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Green stone

  1. 1. GreenStone Shyama C Digital Library Trainee IIITM-K
  2. 2. Contents <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Making Greenstone Collections </li></ul><ul><li>Using Greenstone Collections </li></ul>
  3. 3. Introduction <ul><li>Greenstone is a suite of software for building and distributing digital library collections </li></ul><ul><li>It provides a new way of organizing information and publishing it on the Internet or on CD-ROM. </li></ul><ul><li>It is open-source, Comprehensive and multilingual software </li></ul><ul><li>. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Making Greenstone Collections <ul><li>To build new collections is to use Greenstone’s“librarian” interface (GLI). </li></ul><ul><li>This allows you to collect sets of documents,import or assign metadata, and build them into a Greenstone collection. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Starting The New Collection <ul><li>To create a new collection </li></ul><ul><li>File New </li></ul>
  6. 6. Downloading Files from the Internet <ul><li>The &quot;Download&quot; view helps you download resources from the Internet. </li></ul>
  7. 7. The Download view <ul><li>Web: downloads web pages and files via HTTP and FTP. </li></ul><ul><li>MediaWiki: downloads web pages and files via HTTP from a MediaWiki website. </li></ul><ul><li>OAI: downloads metadata records (and optionally documents) from an OAI-PMH (Open Archives Initiative) server. </li></ul>Cont’d ….
  8. 8. Cont”d…… <ul><li>Z39.50: downloads MARC records that match a particular search criterion from a Z39.50 server. </li></ul><ul><li>SRW: downloads MARCXML records that match a particular search criterion from an SRW server. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Gather View <ul><li>Importing the files . </li></ul><ul><li>Selected some documents from an existing collection and dragging files of interest from the left to the right panel. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Enrich View <ul><li>Use the &quot;Enrich&quot; view to assign metadata to the documents in the collection. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Assigning metadata using Enrich View <ul><li>Selected for each folder and assigned Metadata. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Design View <ul><li>Reviewing and editing the general information about the collection. </li></ul><ul><li>Document Plugins, Search Indexes, Partition Indexes, Browsing Classifiers. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Search Indexes
  14. 14. Cont’d…
  15. 15. Partition Indexes
  16. 16. Cont’d…
  17. 17. Cont’d…
  18. 18. Browsing Classifiers
  19. 19. Cont’d…
  20. 20. Ready to Build a New Collection <ul><li>For building new collection Click “Build Collection”. </li></ul><ul><li>Once the collection has successfully built, clicking &quot;Preview Collection&quot; will launch a web browser showing the home page of the collection. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Previewing the newly built collection
  22. 22. Using Greenstone Collections <ul><li>Table 1 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Home </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Help </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Preferences </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Table 2 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Search </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Titles a-z </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Subjects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Organizations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How to </li></ul></ul>Figure 1
  23. 23. Using Greenstone Collections
  24. 24. Thank You

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