File /Humanist.vol22.txt, message 325

From: Humanist Discussion Group <>
Date: Sat, 15 Nov 2008 10:50:43 +0000 (GMT)
Subject: [Humanist]  22.329 software for a digital objects repository

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        Date: Fri, 14 Nov 2008 07:12:17 -0500
        From: jeremy hunsinger <>
        Subject: Re: [Humanist]  22.325 software for a digital objects repository?
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I would use .  It is simple to customize(you probably  
won't need a programmer, common sense will probably do just fine),  
free, and meets the standards.

You'll need a programmer for fedora, I've not used Contentdm because  
it's not free.  I've used software and it is pretty  
standard if labor intensive to customize.

I've never heard of stellant, but i checked it out on 
  and it seems fairly normal.  If I had to choose a cms-based system,   
I'd choose drupal.   It is easy enough to customize and it has a huge  
user community which is growing in education.   It also has the  
plugins that would make a digital object repository work fairly  
easily, almost rising to the ease of

> Hi everyone,
> I am about to begin a project dealing with a digital objects
> repository. There are many software options. Is there someone who can
> give me some advice about these different solutions?
> - Fedora Commons
> - a generalist CMS as Stellent (with its digital objects management
> option)
> - others?
> I am seeking a software that can manage easily different access types
> and many collections, generates standard metadata outputs and requires
> very light programming for search and browse interfaces...
> Thanks,
> Ren� Audet

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