this depends on the requirements, availability of
resources and future plans. however, some interesting projects have been
implemented using fedora (http://www.fedora.info/). there are other
databases which are also worth exploring.
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Sent: Sunday, August 05, 2007 11:25
Subject: [oss4lib-discuss] Alternatives
I work at an audio archive that holds over 10000
hours of recorded North Indian Classical Vocal Music in Bombay, India. Our
entire catalog is currently on paper and we're contemplating moving to a
digital library system. Our archive doesn't need many typical library software
functions like issuing books, sending recall notices and the like because none
of our audio material leaves the building and we do not maintain user
accounts. Our primary need is a digitized catalog that can respond to
moderately complicated and very specific search queries.
I'm new to
the digital library world and so far, I've tried winisis and it does serve our
needs, but I'd like to know if there are any better, more powerful open source
library systems available. Winisis's 16-bit interface is a little
disappointing and hard to customize.
Could someone please help me out
here and recommend some other open source library applications that we could