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Technology & Features Update, dLOC Executive Board Meeting Packet, 2014


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Technology & Features Update, dLOC Executive Board Meeting Packet, 2014
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Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC)
Taylor, Laurie N.
Wooldridge, Brooke
Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC)
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Draft of the dLOC new features and enhancements document loaded on 4/21/2014, which will be part of the full dLOC Executive Packet, which will be loaded for ACURIL 2014 in The Bahamas.

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DRA F T: dL OC New Features Handout 2014 New Features and Enhancements Curator Tools o The new Curator Tools allow easy online access to statistics (usage, and items for each workflow status) online editing for collection web pages, and fully online workflow support for digital curation. o dLOC Training Series for Curators & Collection Managers of 4 recorded webi nars is available: www.dloc.com/ IR00003545 and www.youtube.com/user/sobekcm o Guide to the Curator Dashboard & Curator Tools: www.dloc. com/ AA00016133 Linked Data support with Schema.org microd ata o Sc hema. org microdata enables search engines and other systems to bet ter find, index, and c onnect to site reso urces. M icrodata powers semantic web functionality. H TML5 update for all header, navigation footer, and item viewers Multi file upload through the online interface Sear c h functionality update for easily refining searches (part of SobekCM 4.0) o Like the search facets which narrow a search, this f unctionality expands sear ch results by allowing users to click the X to easil y remove a search term Dataset support for data and database curation (Prototype) o F unctional prototype support for datasets and a grant proposal has been submitted for expanded support For more, see: http:// dloc.com/ AA00017907/00001/pdf Updated METS editor, with additional mappings supported through the spreadsheet importer Online QC (Online Quality Control) Full Release o Online QC allows use rs to create chapters, name pages, swap pages, and more directly in online interface, allowin g anyone to easily create structural metadata for an item.


Workflow Guides o dLOC Advanced T raining Institute Presentations & More: www.dloc.com/ AA00016149 o Filenaming for Digital Production & Cura tion : www.dloc.com/ AA00016465/ o Adding Publication s as Records with Excerpts: www.dloc.com/l/AA00016039 o Enhancing Metadata and Creating Context: www.dloc.c om/ AA00016041 Enhancements Underway: Djatoka and Open Layers EAD enhancements released in 2013, and additional enhancements underway Searching by date (and date facets by decade, year, and date) Ability to add coordinates by placing markers on a Google Map display A u thority system integration, for linking and referencing other authority systems (Virtual Intern ational Authority File, ORCID and other researcher IDs, and more) About the SobekCM Software dLOC is powered by the SobekCM open source software, which was created for dLOC and with collaboration among dLOC partners. o Recent Sob ekCM software enhancements : http://sobekrepository.org/ o SobekCM email list for SobekCM and tools: SOBEKCM DISCUSS@googlegroups.com

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