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Manakin Workshop DSpace User Group, February 2006 Scott Phillips Texas A&M University

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1 Manakin Workshop DSpace User Group, February 2006 Scott Phillips Texas A&M University

2 Outline Part I – Concepts  Cocoon fundamentals  Manakin’s Sitemaps  Digital Repository Interface (DRI) Part II – How to make a Theme  Creating a new sitemap.xmap  Installing the theme  Theme tools

3 Cocoon Fundamentals Web development framework  SAX-based pipelines Components Pipelines Sitemap http:// /

4 Cocoon Components Generators Transformers Serializers Matchers & Selectors Others...

5 Cocoon’s Pipeline Model Transformer A Transformer B Generator Serializer

6 Manakin Manakin uses a pipeline architecture composed of two parts: Aspect 1Aspect 2Aspect 3Theme Content GenerationStyle Application ( example Aspect chain )

7 Aspects Aspects implement a set of related features Generate content, perform operations No Style “Chained Together” to form all the features Aspect Previous AspectNext Aspect

8 Aspects Four “core” Aspects for DSpace:  ArtifactBrowser Browsing communities, collections, items, and bitstreams  E-Person Authenticating users, editing profiles, change passwords  Submission Ingesting new items into the repository through a workflow  Administrative Administering the repository, creating & modifying objects

9 Themes Stylize content into a particular look-and-feel May apply to a particular:  A Single page  All pages in a Collection  All pages in a Community For XHTML based themes:  A standard XSL is provided  Range in complexity

10 Manakin’s Sitemaps

11 Digital Repository Interface Abstract representation of a DSpace page Metadata elements  METS, MODS, DIM  Extendable to other metadata formats Structural elements  TEI (light)

12 Dissecting a DSpace page Examining a normal DSpace page: Available navigational options The main body Meta information about the page

13 Digital Repository Interface Digital Repository Interface (DRI) metadata elements structural elements document meta body options Based primarily upon TEITEI Native metadata formats: METS, MODS, & DIM METSMODSDIM

14 Digital Repository Interface Aspect 1Aspect 2Aspect 3Theme Where is DRI used?

15 Part II: How to make a Theme

16 Making a theme Create a new sitemap  Create a new sitemap.xmap  Add (X)HTML Transformations  Add Internationalization  Add Style (CSS & Images) Installing the theme  Create the directory  Install the theme Theme tools

17 Create a new sitemap

18 Add (X)HTML Transformations

19 Add Internationalization

20 Add Stlye (CSS & Images)

21 Installing the new theme Create a new theme directory  [source] /xmlui/cocoon/themes/ Inside the directory put:  sitemap.xmap  CSS stylesheet(s)  Images  Any static resources

22 Install the new theme Themes may be applied to:  A regular expression  A DSpace handle (Inheritable) Add a element to “xmlui.xml” configuration  Some examples:

23 Theme Tools Browse specific CSS stylesheets  Deliver different style sheets based upon the browser  Works well Client side XSL transformations  Deliver the DRI document to the browser  Only works in some cases No use of XSL includes or imports

24 Example Theme Digital Initiatives Labs  or  Embedded screenshots Embedded screenshots

25 Questions

26 Manakin Homepage ( back )

27 Browse By Title

28 Item View

29 DRI Document ( Item View ) ( back )

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