Browsing by Subject "Greenstone"

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  • Browsing a digital library: A new approach for the New Zealand digital library

    McKay, Dana; Cunningham, Sally Jo (Springer, 2003)
    Browsing is part of the information seeking process, used when information needs are ill-defined or unspecific. Browsing and searching are often interleaved during information seeking to accommodate changing awareness of ...
  • Building digital library collections with greenstone

    Witten, Ian H.; Bainbridge, David (ACM, 2005)
    This tutorial will demonstrate how to build a variety of different kinds of digital library collections with the Greenstone digital library software, a comprehensive, open-source system for constructing, presenting, and ...
  • Co-browsing the Greenstone digital library collection

    Alzahrani, Saad Ghorom (University of Waikato, 2014)
    Context: Social interaction is an important aspect of a successful web page. Social network sites attract many people worldwide. The social interaction aspect is missing from digital libraries, including the Greenstone ...
  • Greenstone: Open-source digital library software

    Witten, Ian H.; Bainbridge, David; Boddie, Stefan J. (http://www.dlib.org/dlib/october01/witten/10witten.html, 2001-10)
    The Greenstone digital library software is an open-source system for the construction and presentation of information collections. It builds collections with effective full-text searching and metadata-based browsing ...
  • Keeping track of electronic reading material

    Alanazi, Mohammed Subhi (University of Waikato, 2013)
    Because reading electronically has become widespread, keeping track of the wide range of material one reads has become a problem. To explore this issue, a user study was conducted concerning how people keep track of the ...
  • Mining Domain-Specific Thesauri from Wikipedia: A case study

    Milne, David N.; Medelyan, Olena; Witten, Ian H. (IEEE Computer Society, 2006)
    Domain-specific thesauri are high-cost, high-maintenance, high-value knowledge structures. We show how the classic thesaurus structure of terms and links can be mined automatically from Wikipedia. In a comparison with a ...
  • Parallel processing videos in very large digital libraries

    Thompson, John; Bainbridge, David; Roüast, Maxime (Springer, 2012)
    Nowhere are the 'growing pains' of Very Large-scale Digital Libraries more pronounced than in collections containing multimedia data. Not only do such collections contain large numbers of items, but they also push the ...
  • Portable digital libraries on an iPod

    Bainbridge, David; Jones, Steve; McIntosh, Samuel John; Jones, Matt; Witten, Ian H. (ACM, 2008)
    This paper describes the facilities we built to run a self-contained digital library on an iPod. The digital library software used was the open source package Greenstone, and the paper highlights the technical problems ...
  • Practical digital library interoperability standards

    Bainbridge, David; Witten, Ian H. (ACM, 2005)
    As the field of digital libraries matures and new systems and standards develop, the ability to interoperate between systems becomes paramount. This tutorial gives a practical introduction to many recent standards and de ...
  • Re-designing Greenstone for Seniors

    Bennett, Erin Kay (The University of Waikato, 2008)
    The golden generation have a wealth of experience and knowledge from throughout their lifetimes that younger generations wish to retain. In our technology filled world an obvious means of collecting this information is ...
  • A retrospective look at Greenstone: Lessons from the first decade

    Witten, Ian H.; Bainbridge, David (ACM, 2007)
    The Greenstone Digital Library Software has helped spread the practical impact of digital library technology throughout the world, with particular emphasis on developing countries. As Greenstone enters its second decade, ...
  • Semantics in Greenstone

    Hinze, Annika; Buchanan, George; Bainbridge, David; Witten, Ian H. (Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2008)
    This chapter illustrates the impact on a well known digital library system - Greenstone - when it is moved from fixed modules and simple metadatabased structures, to open semantic digital library modules. This change has ...
  • A Service for Audio Icon and Audio Books in the Mobile Tourist Information System (TIP) via the Greenstone Digital Library

    Gao, Xin (The University of Waikato, 2007)
    This project provides an audio notification about nearby tourism place to visit (named sight in this thesis), a chapter based Audio Books related to the current sight and involving Digital Library to provide text for the ...
  • StoneD: A bridge between Greenstone and DSpace

    Witten, Ian H.; Bainbridge, David; Tansley, Robert; Huang, Chi-Yu; Don, Katherine J. (University of Waikato, Department of Computer Science, 2005-04)
    Greenstone and DSpace are widely-used software systems for digital libraries, and prospective users sometimes wonder which one to adopt. In fact, the aims of the two are very different, although their domains of application ...
  • Stress-testing general purpose digital library software

    Bainbridge, David; Witten, Ian H.; Boddie, Stefan J.; Thompson, John (Springer, 2009)
    DSpace, Fedora, and Greenstone are three widely used open source digital library systems. In this paper we report on scalability tests performed on these tools by ourselves and others. These range from repositories populated ...
  • Text mining in a digital library

    Witten, Ian H.; Don, Katherine J.; Dewsnip, Michael; Tablan, Valentin (Springer, 2004)
    Digital library strive to add value to the collections they create and maintain. One way is through selectivity: a carefully chosen set of authoritative documents in a particular topic area is far more useful to those ...
  • Usability and open-source software development

    Nichols, David M.; Thomson, Kirsten; Yeates, Stuart Andrew (ACM SIGCHI NZ, 2001)
    Open-source is becoming an increasingly popular software development method. This paper reports a usability study of the open-source Greenstone Digital Library collection-building software. The problems highlighted by the ...
  • A User-Oriented Approach to Scheduling Collection Building in Greenstone

    Osborn, Wendy; Bainbridge, David; Witten, Ian H. (Springer, 2008)
    We propose a user-oriented approach for the automated and scheduled maintenance of Greenstone digital library collections. Existing systems require the user either to add new data manually to a collection, or to have ...