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    • Software Architecture
      • Software architecture is process of designing the global organization of a software system, including:
        • Dividing software into subsystems
        • Deciding how these will interact
        • Determining their interfaces
      © Lethbridge/Laganière 2001
    • Software Project Planning and Estimation
      • Requirements
      • Architecture
      • Estimates
      • Schedule
    • XC Development Team
      • Responsible for implementation, testing, documentation and support
      • Coordination of partner contributions to software
      • Staffing
        • Software Project Manager
        • Software Engineers
        • Computer Scientists
        • Technical Writer
        • Quality Assurance Engineer
    • Partner Contributions
      • Survey participation
      • Knowledge of related projects, standards, technologies
      • Expertise
      • Code
      • User research
      • Resources
      • Adoption of XC
    • Partnership Categories
      • Advisory
      • Deployment
      • Implementation
      • Component
      • User Research
    • Advisory Partners
      • Advice on design and development of one or more XC modules
      • Documentation review and signoff on requirements and software project plan
      • Open-source community planning
    • Deployment Partners
      • Local planning
        • Secure IT resources
        • Create a project schedule
      • Deploy XC in production
      • Support, promote, give feedback
    • Implementation Partners (plug-ins)
      • Implement code to integrate XC with an external system that runs alongside it in a production environment
        • Target systems include major integrated library systems, repositories, and content management systems
      • Contribute to XC software project planning
      • Develop XC plug-ins to connect external systems
    • Component Partners
      • Institutions that have written software that meets some or all of the requirements defined for a particular XC module
      • Provide consultation and support for:
        • Integration of existing component code or
        • New implementation to XC specifications
      • Implementation of XC components with compatible software interface
    • User Research Partners
      • Research partners will participate in a multi-site study by…
      • Conducting local studies as part of basic research
      • Participating in iterative research within the design and development process
    • Architecture XC Platform XC End-User Application Content and metadata repositories and services Web interfaces for an institution Library offerings delivered through XC bundled web interface Library offerings delivered through enhancements to existing interfaces
    • Architecture: End-User Application Integrated web-based user interface XC End-User Application XC Platform Community Services Consortium Services Search and browse Administration and maintenance Authoring and self-publishing
    • Architecture XC Platform XC End-User Application Content and metadata repositories and services Web interfaces for an institution Library offerings delivered through XC bundled web interface Library offerings delivered through enhancements to existing interfaces
    • Architecture: Web Services Integration Online Learning or Course Management System Library Website Web Application Development Platform Portal System Content Management System Web interfaces for an institution XC Platform Drupal PHP + mySQL Sakai Blackboard Community System WSRP XC Drupal Module XC – Sakai Integration XC Portlet for BB Web Services sample PHP code Library offerings delivered through enhancements to existing interfaces
    • Architecture XC Platform XC End-User Application Content and metadata repositories and services Web interfaces for an institution Library offerings delivered through XC bundled web interface Library offerings delivered through enhancements to existing interfaces
    • Architecture: Back End Integration Learning Management System Library website Digital Repository RSS Newsfeed ILS XC Platform Metasearch Engine Aleph Sakai LibraryFind Aleph Integration Sakai Integration LibraryFind Integration Content and metadata repositories and services ILS Integration Scheduled Import ILS Services Scheduled Harvest Spider Content RSS Subscriptions Metasearch Services Metasearch Integration CMS Integration Scheduled Archive
    • Architecture XC Platform XC End-User Application Content and metadata repositories and services Web interfaces for an institution Library offerings delivered through XC bundled web interface Library offerings delivered through enhancements to existing interfaces
    • Modules XC Platform Import Storage External Systems Controller Export XC End-User Application User Interface Consortium Services Indexing Transformation Relationship Web services Search Engine User Information Security
    • Modules Web Services Related Projects, People, and Standards Partner Type Module Consortium Services User Interface User Information Security Controller External System Search Engine Indexing Relationship Storage Transformation Export Import
    • Import Module
      • Goals
        • Maintain synchronized copy of metadata records with external systems
        • Support a wide range of systems and formats
        • Support digital object ingest
      • Partners
        • Implementation Partners
        • Advisory Partners
        • Component Partners
      Import Storage Export
    • Export Module
      • Goals
        • For previously imported metadata records:
          • Return preserved exact-copy
          • Return DC copy
          • Return MODS/MADS copy
          • SRU Explain-like services
        • Support OAI-PMH, OAI-ORE
      • Partners
        • Advisory Partners
        • Component Partners
      Import Storage Export
    • Storage Module
      • Goals
        • Store, organize and manage imported files, converted metadata records, digital objects, and user generated metadata
        • Manage versions and checksums for all items
        • Enforce XC security model for access and update of files
        • Store data about relationships among metadata records and digital objects
      • Partners
        • Advisory
        • Component
      Import Storage Export
    • Transformation Module
      • Goals
        • Transform imported files containing metadata records to XC internal metadata format (based on MODS and MADS), and to DC
        • Transform imported digital objects to access formats
        • Validate XML against schemas
        • Extend XC with new schemas and variants
      • Partners
        • Advisory
        • Component
      Indexing Storage Transformation Relationship
    • Relationship Module
      • Goals
        • Identify and capture relationships among metadata records and digital objects
        • Handle authority control record processing
        • Generate authority and FRBR work-level records as needed
        • Capture relationships to support faceted browsing
      • Partners
        • Advisory
        • Component
      Indexing Storage Transformation Relationship
    • Indexing Module
      • Goals
        • Manage indexes of metadata records, digital objects and relationship data
        • Support optimal search engine performance
      • Partners
        • Advisory
        • Component
      Indexing Storage Transformation Relationship
    • Search Engine Module
      • Goals
        • Interpret XC internal query format
        • Produce ranked results sets, facet-value counts, and FRBR relationship data
        • Deliver results metadata and “live” external-system related metadata (e.g. ILS circulation status and metasearch results)
      • Partners
        • Advisory
        • Component
      External Systems Search Engine User Information Security Controller
    • External Systems Module
      • Goals
        • Pull-in data from external systems in real time (e.g. ILS circulation status and metasearch results)
        • Provide software architecture components that will interact with a standard XC interface, but be implemented by partners
      • Partners
        • Implementation
        • Component
      External Systems Search Engine User Information Security Controller
    • Controller Module
      • Goals
        • Manage global application
        • Control user privileges to software functions
        • Deliver API for the “XC Platform”
      • Partners
        • Advisory
      External Systems Search Engine User Information Security Controller
    • Security Module
      • Goals
        • Manage Authentication
        • Manage Authorization
      • Partners
        • Advisory
        • Component
      External Systems Search Engine User Information Security Controller
    • User Information Module
      • Goals
        • Manage users
        • Allow for relationships between users and user generated metadata
        • Manage personal showcase page, profile, preferences
      • Partners
        • Advisory
        • Component
      External Systems Search Engine User Information Security Controller
    • User Interface Module
      • Goals
        • Provide a built-in user interface component that can be used out of the box or customized to a particular visual design scheme
        • Support search, faceted browse, circulation integration, user-generated metadata, repository submission, repository content organization, personal showcase pages, collaborative authoring, and metasearch
      • Partners
        • Advisory
        • User Research
      Web services User Interface Consortium Services
    • Consortium Services Module
      • Goals
        • Provide services that will meet the needs of multi-institution consortia and larger institutions
      • Partners
        • Advisory
        • Component
      Web services User Interface Consortium Services
    • Web Services
      • Goals
        • Delivers XC functionality to the XC End User Application and external applications
        • Enables institutions to adopt XC and build their own end-user application
      • Partners
        • Advisory
        • Component
      Web services User Interface Consortium Services
    • XC End-User Application XC Platform Search and browse Administration and maintenance Authoring and self-publishing Import Storage External Systems Controller Export Community Services Consortium Services Indexing Transformation Relationship Web services Search Engine User Security
    • Architecture XC Platform XC End-User Application Content and metadata repositories and services Web interfaces for an institution Library offerings delivered through XC bundled web interface Library offerings delivered through enhancements to existing interfaces