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1 1 ETD-db, the Short Story ETD 2008: 11 th Int. Symp. on ETDs Aberdeen, Scotland: Newcomers Edward A. Fox, Executive Director, NDLTD, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA USA Mobile:

2 Outline Acknowledgements History Requirements

3 Acknowledgements Gail McMillan Tony Atkins and his successors Hussein Suleman Ming Luo, Paul Mather, … James Volpe, Srinivas Santhanam Andrew Fabian

4 Outline Acknowledgements History Requirements

5 History – 1 of SURA, FIPSE support for systems,info,dissem Database driven set of scripts for submission, review, maintenance Z39.50 support in annual refit of ETD database Sharing ETD-db version 1 - first distribution for adapting locally –scripts, installation, help –submit, review, catalog, browse, search, and maintain an ETD database –also info on NDLTD, ETDs new software in use at VT after transition LSU sent ETD-db Pablo de la Fuente interested in incorporating flexible workflow model Library of Open University of Hong Kong evaluating ETD-db Caltech goes live with ETD-db software ETD-db OAI extensions made available

6 History – 2 of Discussions of using EPrints, DSpace, ETD-db with OAI version 2 support ETD-db branch of development at Cape Town Ariadne article comparing DSpace and ETD-db software ADT workshop explaining options, including Australian ETD-db version ETD0db updated to work with Banner 2008 Summer independent study by Srinivas Santhanam 2008 Summer coordination by Andrew Fabian of planned enhancements, e.g., CAS authentication

7 Outline Acknowledgements History Requirements

8 Student support for submission –Prior to completion –Plagiarism detection (turnitin) –References upload / check / enhance –Semi-automatic classification –Semi-automatic translation / summarization –Help ensure migration (e.g., use XML, international standards)

9 Requirements Student support for access –Search Metadata, full-text, multilingual, multimedia –Browse Categories / dimensions / attributes Hypermedia (inside and between ETDs) –Alert / notify / recommend –Annotate –…

10 Requirements Administrator support –Easily change workflow –Connect with local systems: Banner, LDAP –Connect with partners (Proquest, turnitin, …) Harvest in Allow harvest –Quality analysis and reporting

11 Requirements Technology to use –Database: MySQL, Oracle, … –Workflow management –Multilingual –Multimedia –Search, SRU/SRW –OAI: bi-directional

12 Requirements Please contact Andrew Fabian and cc to me –Requirements –Technologies –Solutions –…


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