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NDL Search (beta)


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NDL Search (beta)

  1. 1. NDL Search (beta) Kosuke TanabeKeio University, Tokyo, Japan @nabeta
  2. 2. What is NDL Search? New discovery interface of National Diet Library – Developmemt started on Jan, 2010 – First beta released on Aug, 2010 Features – searching library catalogs, digital archives, and reference records – query translations from Japanese into English / Chinese / Korean – finding the closest library that has the book you search for
  3. 3. Built on open-source softwares Next-L Enju – storing and managing metadata – providing user interface and Web APIs – RSS / Atom / SRU / DCNDL(RDF) Hadoop – automatic grouping of bibliographic data – creating Solr index GETassoc – getting related keywords Solr, Heritrix and PostgreSQL
  4. 4. Next-L Enju Open-source ILS (like Koha and EverGreen) developed by library community in Japan – – Written in Ruby on Rails – implements FRBR structure 5 libraries use (or are planning to use) Enju
  5. 5. Retrieved from
  6. 6. Schedules New betas are released every month – optimized for smartphone – improving performance Official version will be released on Jan, 2012 – any comments are welcome!
  7. 7. Links NDL Search Next-L Enju – Demo: – On Heroku: – Project site (in Japanese) GETassoc