A Flexible Framework for Content-Based Access Management for Federated Digital Libraries

  • K. Bhoopalam
  • K. Maly
  • F. McCown
  • R. Mukkamala
  • M. Zubair
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3652)

Abstract

Recent advances in digital library technologies are making it possible to build federated discovery services which aggregate metadata from different digital libraries (data providers) and provide a unified search interface to users. In this work we develop a framework that enables data providers to control access to their content in the federation. We have built and tested such a framework based on XACML and Shibboleth.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Bhoopalam
    • 1
  • K. Maly
    • 1
  • F. McCown
    • 1
  • R. Mukkamala
    • 1
  • M. Zubair
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer Science DepartmentOld Dominion UniversityNorfolkUSA

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