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Open repositories 2009 Atlanta, 18-21 May. EIAH's Experience in Localization and Customization of Dspace. Emad Khazraee Saeed Moaddeli Hamed Malek Encyclopedia of Iranian Architectural History. Introduction to eiah. EIAH Founded at 2007 Nonprofit Organization

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Eiah s experience in localization and customization of dspace

Open repositories 2009 Atlanta, 18-21 May

EIAH's Experience in Localization and Customization of Dspace

Emad Khazraee

Saeed Moaddeli

Hamed Malek

Encyclopedia of Iranian Architectural History


Introduction to eiah
Introduction to eiah

  • EIAH

    • Founded at 2007

    • Nonprofit Organization

    • Head director of the project: Mohammad Beheshti the Former head of Iranian Cultural Heritage Organization

  • Sponsors

    • The Iranian Academy of Art

    • Iran Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts & Tourism Organization

    • The Iranian Ministry of Housing and Urban Development

  • Partners

    • National Library & Archive of Iran

    • Polytechnic University of Iran

    • ShahidBeheshti University of Iran

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Goals and objectives
Goals and objectives

  • EIAH Goals

    • Increasing the quantity and improve the quality of information on Iranian culture

    • Facilitating the recovery of vernacular identity

    • Presenting the joint heritage of the countries in the region for further interaction and focusing on cultural unity

  • Objectives

    • Providing varied types of resources

    • Providing eligible and accurate resources

    • Providing accessible resources

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Eiah cake
EIAH cake

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Dspace
Dspace

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Digital repository why dspace
Digital repository: why Dspace?

  • Open Source software

  • The community around Dspace

  • Features

  • The development team behind it

  • Other options…

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Localization
Localization

  • Persian translation of messages

  • Persian calendar

  • Persian user interface

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Persian localization issues
Persian localization issues

  • Right to left writing system (like Arabic and Hebrew)

  • Bi-directional text

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Persian localization issues1
Persian localization issues

  • Different characters for numbers

  • Different punctuation

  • Non-joiners

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Persian calendar
Persian calendar

  • Iranian calendar based on Jalali calendar

  • 33-year algorithm

  • Standard time and date representation

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Persian search issues
Persian search issues

  • Some Arabic characters

  • Joiners and non-joiners

  • diacritics

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Recently developed lucene search engine
Recently developed:Lucene search engine

  • Persian language approximate search

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Recently developed linking mediawiki and dspace
Recently developedLinking Mediawiki and Dspace

  • dspaceBox extension

  • Uses OAI-PMH 2.0

  • Stores in SQLite database

  • Searches on the index

  • Capable of searching on a federation of repositories

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Customization eiah metadata scheme
Customization: EIAH metadata scheme

  • Application profile based on Dublin Core

  • Comprehensive metadata element set

term

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Future works
Future works

  • Manakin XMLUI

  • Implementing DC application profile based on Singapore framework

  • Book viewer plug-in

  • Preservation policy

  • RPM packaging

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Resources
Resources

  • http://eiah.org

  • Iranian_calendar on Wikipedia

  • Persian language on Wikipedia

  • Dublin Core Website

  • Open Archive initiative website

  • http://isiri.org ISIRI 9147 & ISIRI 6219

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