Providing First World Library services By using Koha, DSpace, vufind and Drupal

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Providing First World Library services By using Koha, DSpace, vufind and Drupal

Library Automation and Digitization at Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University 6 December 2012 Providing First World Library services By using Koha, DSpace, vufind and Drupal Presented By Nur Ahammad Consultant of the project- Modernization of Central Library of CVASU

Koha with Solr

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Now Solr is available with koha. This will provide more accurate result than previous. It is more helpful for other language search.

http://koha-community.org

http://wiki.koha-community.org/wiki/SearchEngine_Layer_RFC

Archivists Toolkit

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The Archivists’ Toolkit™, or the AT, is the first open source archival data management system to provide broad, integrated support for the management of archives. It is intended for a wide range of archival repositories. The main goals of the AT are to support archival processing and production of access instruments, promote data standardization, promote efficiency, and lower training costs. You can get more information from here

Enable Discovery and Mirage theme in DSpace

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Mirage Theme of DSpace looks nice. Many people try to enable this theme. I am mentioning here the process of enabling Mirage theme and DSpace Discovery.

go /home/dspace/config/xmlui.xconf

comment Default Reference Theme and uncomment Atmire Mirage Theme

<themes>

<!– Example configuration –>

<!– <theme name=”Test Theme 1″ handle=”123456789/1″ path=”theme1/”/> –>

<!– <theme name=”Test Theme 2″ regex=”community-list” path=”theme2/”/> –>

<!– Default theme –>

<theme name=”Default Reference Theme” regex=”.*” path=”Reference/” />

<!– Mirage theme, @mire contribution of new theme to support easier development and branding –>

<!– <theme name=”Atmire Mirage Theme” regex=”.*” path=”Mirage/” /> –>

<!– Classic theme, inspired by the JSP UI –>

<!– <theme name=”Classic” regex=”.*” path=”Classic/” /> –>

<!– Table based browse display –>

<!– <theme name=”Table Theme” regex=”.*” path=”TableTheme/” /> –>

</themes>

</xmlui>

Then go aspect section

<aspects>

<!–

@deprecated: the Artifact Browser has been devided into ViewArtifacts,

BrowseArtifacts, SearchArtifacts

ArtifactBrowser/” />

–>

ViewArtifacts/” />

BrowseArtifacts/” />

SearchArtifacts/” />

<aspect name=”Administration” path=”resource://aspects/Administrative/” />

EPerson/” />

<aspect name=”Submission and Workflow” path=”resource://aspects/Submission/” />

<aspect name=”Statistics” path=”resource://aspects/Statistics/” />

<aspect name=”Original Workflow” path=”resource://aspects/Workflow/” />

<!–<aspect name="XMLWorkflow” path=”resource://aspects/XMLWorkflow/” />–>

<!–

<!–

To enable Discovery, uncomment this Aspect that will enable it

within your existing XMLUI

Also make sure to comment the SearchArtifacts aspect

as leaving it on together with discovery will cause UI overlap issues

<aspect name=”Discovery” path=”resource://aspects/Discovery/” />

comment Searching Artifacts and uncomment Discovery

And edit /home/dspace/config/dspace.cfg in Event System Configuration section

### Event System Configuration ####

# default synchronous dispatcher (same behavior as traditional DSpace)

event.dispatcher.default.class = org.dspace.event.BasicDispatcher

#

# uncomment below and comment out original property to enable discovery indexing

# event.dispatcher.default.consumers = search, browse, discovery, eperson, harvester

#

event.dispatcher.default.consumers = search, browse, eperson, harvester

add discovery above line

Then find

#### Additional configuration for Recent Submissions code ####

# the sort option name (from webui.itemlist.sort-option above) to use for

# displaying recent submissions. (this

# is used by the Recent Submissions system and any other time based

# browse query such as FeedServlet)

#

recent.submissions.sort-option = dateaccessioned

# how many recent submissions should be displayed at any one time

recent.submissions.count = 5

and change value 5 with 0

Ensure solr search port and tomcat port are same

/home/dspace/config/modules/discovery.cfg

#—————————————————————#

#—————–DISCOVERY CONFIGURATIONS———————-#

#—————————————————————#

# Configuration properties used solely by the Discovery #

# faceted-search system. #

#—————————————————————#

##### Search Indexing #####

search.server = http://localhost:8080/solr/search

Finally run the command to enable DSpace Discovery

bin/dspace update-discovery-index

Blog migration from blogger to wordpress

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It is easy to migrate a blog from Google blogger to WordPress. I am stating here the step by step process of migration:-

1. Go your WordPress admin panel and click on Tools >import

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2. Then you will get the following Screen:-

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and click on blogger.

3. After clicking on blogger you will get the following screen:-

The above screen you will get if your blog is private. First make your blogger blog as public then try to import and you will get all of your blogs.

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The above screen shows your blog information. Just click on import on you can do this by uploading your blogger export file in the following way:-

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Enjoy your WordPress blog.

Open Source School management System

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There are some open source school management system which are useful for managing our educational institutions.

FEDENA IS A FREE & OPENSOURCE SCHOOL MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE THAT HAS MORE FEATURES THAN A STUDENT INFORMATION SYSTEM. USE FEDENA TO EFFICIENTLY MANAGE STUDENTS, TEACHERS, EMPLOYEES, COURSES & ALL THE SYSTEM & PROCESS RELATED TO YOUR INSTITUTION.
project web site http://www.projectfedena.org/

Open-School is an Open Source School Management System that handles all requirements for easy school management. The purpose of this software is better interaction between students, teachers, parents & management.
http://www.open-school.org/

openSIS is a student information system sponsored by Open Solutions for Education, Inc. Its features include Student Demographic, Goals and Progresses, Contact Information, Gradebook, Report Cards management, Health Records management, Attendance management, Parent Portal and lot more.
http://opensis.com/

SchoolTool is an open source, web based student information system designed for schools in the developing world, with strong support for translation, localization and automated deployment and updates via the Ubuntu Linux installer and package management system.
http://www.schooltool.org/

Maarch

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Maarch is a Open Source Electronic Archiving and Document Management System.

You can get more information at http://www.maarch.com

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