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Drupalacademics research


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Drupalacademics research

  1. 1. Presentation Title w w w . u n i m i t y . c o m DEC 2010 Drupal for Academics and Research Unimity Solutions. 3, 5th Floor, "Kasi Arcade" 116, Thyagaraya Road, T.Nagar, Chennai 600017 India, Phone: (91- 44) 43923800
  2. 2. Presentation Path <ul><li>Today’s need in Academics and Research </li></ul><ul><li>How does Drupal Meet this requirement? </li></ul><ul><li>Principles of Drupal </li></ul><ul><li>Key Drupal Modules </li></ul><ul><li>Drupal Distributions For Academics </li></ul><ul><li>Drupal 7 </li></ul><ul><li>Implementation of Collaborative content – Handbook Pages </li></ul><ul><li>Expert Knowledge Groups – Groups.Drupal.Org </li></ul><ul><li>Useful Links </li></ul>
  3. 3. Today’s need in Academics and Research <ul><li>Connect, Interact and Network </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate on Content </li></ul><ul><li>Share different medium of content: Video, Images, Audio or Text </li></ul><ul><li>Manage Knowledge and Interest Groups </li></ul>
  4. 4. How does Drupal Meet this requirement? <ul><li>Content Publishing is it’s Key feature </li></ul><ul><li>At the core is Data/ Assets – Multiple data formats and media are supported </li></ul><ul><li>Modules provide various functionalities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaborate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interact </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Share </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Organizing data to cater to different contexts </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Blocks and menus are output / navigation elements – allows for personalization of representing information </li></ul><ul><li>User Permissions – roles based access to information and functions </li></ul><ul><li>Template – provides for various layout options – allows for presentation and styles </li></ul>
  5. 5. Principles of Drupal <ul><li>Modular and extensible </li></ul><ul><li>Quality coding </li></ul><ul><li>Standards-based </li></ul><ul><li>Low resource demands </li></ul><ul><li>Open source </li></ul><ul><li>Ease of use </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul>
  6. 6. Key Drupal Modules <ul><li>CCK </li></ul><ul><li>Views </li></ul><ul><li>Taxonomy </li></ul><ul><li>Organic Group </li></ul><ul><li>Rating </li></ul><ul><li>Commenting </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Video </li></ul><ul><li>Image </li></ul><ul><li>File field </li></ul><ul><li>Quiz </li></ul><ul><li>Simple News </li></ul>
  7. 7. Drupal Distributions For Academics <ul><li>Preconfigured Drupal Installations with a default set of features </li></ul><ul><li>DrupalEd </li></ul><ul><li>Open Atrium </li></ul><ul><li>Open Scholar </li></ul>
  8. 8. Drupal 7 <ul><li>USABILITY </li></ul><ul><li>Better media handling </li></ul><ul><li>Custom content types in core </li></ul><ul><li>WYSIWYG Editor </li></ul><ul><li>Better Performance </li></ul><ul><li>Better tools to structure/organize content </li></ul><ul><li>Basic Views like module </li></ul>
  9. 9. Implementation of Collaborative content – Handbook Pages
  10. 10. Expert Knowledge Groups – Groups.Drupal.Org
  11. 11. Useful Links <ul><li>http:// </li></ul><ul><li>http:// -research-and-academia </li></ul><ul><li>http:// -education </li></ul><ul><li> Handbook Pages: http:// /handbooks </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Thank You! </li></ul>