NDL Search (beta) http://iss.ndl.go.jp/ Kosuke TanabeKeio University, Tokyo, Japan @nabeta
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
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
Next-L Enju Open-source ILS (like Koha and EverGreen) developed by library community in Japan – http://github.com/nabeta/next-l – Written in Ruby on Rails – implements FRBR structure 5 libraries use (or are planning to use) Enju
Retrieved from http://iss.ndl.go.jp/information/system/
Schedules New betas are released every month – optimized for smartphone – improving performance Official version will be released on Jan, 2012 – any comments are welcome!
Links NDL Search http://iss.ndl.go.jp/ Next-L Enju http://github.com/nabeta/next-l – Demo: http://enju.slis.keio.ac.jp/ – On Heroku: http://enju.heroku.com/ – Project site (in Japanese) http://www.next-l.jp/ GETassoc http://getassoc.cs.nii.ac.jp/