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VuFind. IAMSLIC Annual Conference Biennial EURASLIC Conference Confluence of Ideas: Evolving to Meet the Challenges of Global Change Brugge, Belgium 1 October , 2009. Benoit PAUWELS Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) Brussels. Agenda. Overview of functionality

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VuFind

IAMSLIC Annual Conference

Biennial EURASLIC Conference

Confluence of Ideas:

Evolving to Meet the Challenges of Global Change

Brugge, Belgium

1 October, 2009

Benoit PAUWELSUniversité Libre de Bruxelles (ULB)

Brussels


Agenda

  • Overview of functionality

  • Technical overview

  • VuFind @ ULB


VuFind

  • VuFind is a library resource portal

    • designed and developed by Villanova University’s Falvey Memorial Library

    • open source; web based

    • project leader: Andrew Nagy

  • In the first place conceived as a new OPAC experience

    • Export/Import MARC records from ILS into VuFind

    • ILS specific drivers for holding information and availability

  • VuFind can be used as a portal solution for all library resources

    • librarycatalog, article databases, digital library, institutionalrepository & bibliography, and other library collections and resources

  • http://www.vufind.org


  • Customizable interface: localization and branding

    • Uses Yahoo User Interface CSS, PHP Smarty templates, XML/XSL, AJAX, Javascript


  • ILS specific ‘drivers’ for holding information and availability status

    • Voyager, Aleph, III, SirsiDynix , Koha, Evergreen


Faceted search experience


“More like this” (algorithmically generated suggestions)


Save resource to organized lists


Browse


Internationalization


Social bookmarks


Zotero compatible (COINS)


Persistent URLs (bookmarkable searches)

Persistent URLs (bookmarkable searches)


Persistent URLs (bookmarkable searches)


RSS feed per search query


CiteThis, EmailThis, TextThis


Export record to Endnote, Refworks


Social features: tagging, comments


  • Enrichment:

    • book covers: Amazon, Syndetic, Google Books

    • book item reviews: Amazon, Syndetic


Technical overview

  • Linux, Solaris, Windows

  • Uses Apache SOLR, an open source search engine based on Lucene

  • Apache HTTP Server 2.2 or later

  • PHP 5.1.0 or later, Smarty templates

  • XSL, Javascript, CSS, YUI

  • MySQL 4.1 or later

  • Java J2SE JDK 1.5 or later

  • GNU Aspell Library (optional spell checker)


Technical overview

  • Export MARC records from ILS

  • Use VuFind import facilty

    • Store each record in a separate file

    • Index in Lucene through SOLR web service

      • Delivered SOLR schema.xml for MARC records

  • Searching

    • VuFind communicates with Lucene through SOLR web service

    • Returns unique identifier for records

    • Data of records fetched from filesystem (XSL)


VuFind @ ULB

  • Keep VuFind functionality

  • Don’t keep:

    • MARC based

    • Filesystem

    • Import utility; rather OAI harvest


Metadata

OAI-PMH

MySQL

Metadata

Harvester

JDBC

Samburu

Lucene

Lucene doc

Indexer

SOLR

VuFind


Metadata exchange format

Compound Object DIDL / MODS (*)

Metadata

OAI-PMH

MySQL

Metadata

DIDL/MODS XML record stored as-is in MySQL field

Harvester

didl2solr.xsl

transform DIDL/MODS XML record intoLucene document, according to specificschema.xml SOLR config file

<originalRecord>

containscompleteDIDL/MODS record

JDBC

Samburu

Lucene

Lucene doc

Indexer

SOLR

solr2brief.xsl

solr2full.xsl

transform <originalRecord>

fieldinto HTML

VuFind

(*) http://homepages.ulb.ac.be/~bpauwels/NEEO/WP5/

WP5 Technical guidelines.pdf/


VuFind @ ULB

  • DI-fusion

    • Institutional library resources: IR, etheses repo, digithèque, [ catalog, iconothèque ]

  • BICTel

    • Regional e-theses repository

  • Unicat

    • Belgian national virtual catalog


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