Re: [CODE4LIB] Open Source Federated Library Search

2010-05-06 Thread Jakob Voss
David Kane wrote: Anyone got any suggestions? I am liking LibraryFind at the moment, but am not sure if anyone is using it. Has anyone else got experience with this or any other federated search programs? How about YaCy (see http://yacy.net/oai.html). Or did you mean metasearch instead of

Re: [CODE4LIB] Open Source Federated Library Search

2010-05-06 Thread Jonathan Rochkind
Theoretically, it sounds like Xerxes could maybe be rewritten to make PazPar2 an alternate metasearch engine, instead of Metalib as it uses now. The intended goal of Xerxes and PazPar2 complicate each other nicely and would work together well. Just another one to add to the list of cool

[CODE4LIB] Open Source Federated Library Search

2010-05-05 Thread David Kane
Anyone got any suggestions? I am liking LibraryFind at the moment, but am not sure if anyone is using it. Has anyone else got experience with this or any other federated search programs? Thanks in advance, David. -- David Kane Systems Librarian Waterford Institute of Technology Ireland

Re: [CODE4LIB] Open Source Federated Library Search

2010-05-05 Thread Karen Coombs
David, There is also Pazpar2 from IndexData - http://www.indexdata.com/pazpar2 and dBWiz (which is pretty old) - http://dbwiz.lib.sfu.ca/dbwiz/ We implemented LibraryFind and used it for several years at University of Houston. I left there in January and think that they were looking at other

Re: [CODE4LIB] Open Source Federated Library Search

2010-05-05 Thread David Kane
Thanks Karen, My understanding is that Dbwiz is no longer being supported, or something, which is unfortunate. Do all of these do article-level search? David. On 5 May 2010 16:25, Karen Coombs librarywebc...@gmail.com wrote: David, There is also Pazpar2 from IndexData -

Re: [CODE4LIB] Open Source Federated Library Search

2010-05-05 Thread Karen Coombs
All three search for articles. When I last spoke to the IndexData staff in December they were continuing work on Pazpar2. Its in my opinion the most complicated to implement from a configuration perspective but its being used a at least 3-5 projects that I know of. Perhaps someone from IndexData