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eSciDoc Infrastructure: A Fedora-Based e-Research Framework

  • Matthias Razum
  • Frank Schwichtenberg
  • Steffen Wagner
  • Michael Hoppe
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5714)

Abstract

eSciDoc is the open-source e-Research framework jointly developed by the German Max Planck Society and FIZ Karlsruhe. It consists of a generic set of basic services (“eSciDoc Infrastructure”) and various applications built on top of this infrastructure (“eSciDoc Solutions”). This paper focuses on the eSciDoc Infrastructure, highlights the differences to the underlying Fedora repository, and demonstrates its powerful und application-centric programming model. Further on, we discuss challenges for e-Research Infrastructures and how we addressed them with the eSciDoc Infrastructure.

Keywords

Digital Library Content Model Virtual Resource Metadata Record Local Identifier 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Matthias Razum
    • 1
  • Frank Schwichtenberg
    • 1
  • Steffen Wagner
    • 1
  • Michael Hoppe
    • 1
  1. 1.FIZ KarlsruheEggenstein-LeopoldshafenGermany

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