Distributed Digital Libraries Platform in the PIONIER Network

  • Cezary Mazurek
  • Tomasz Parkoła
  • Marcin Werla
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4172)

Abstract

One of the main focus areas of the PIONIER: Polish Optical Internet program was the development and verification of pilot services and applications for the information society. It was necessary to create a base for new developments in science, education, health care, natural environment, government and local administration, industry and services. Examples of such services are digital libraries, allowing to create multiple content and metadata repositories which can be used as a basis for the creation of sophisticated content-based services. In this paper we are presenting the current state of digital library services in the PIONIER network, we shortly describe dLibra – a digital library framework which is the software platform for the majority of PIONIER digital libraries. We also introduce two content-based services enabled on PIONIER digital libraries: distributed metadata harvesting and searching and virtual dynamic collections.

Keywords

Digital libraries service-oriented architecture metadata harvesting virtual collections distributed searching distributed resources syndication 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Cezary Mazurek
    • 1
  • Tomasz Parkoła
    • 1
  • Marcin Werla
    • 1
  1. 1.Poznan Supercomputing and Networking CenterPoznańPoland

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