OSU’s metasearch development

By reeset / On / In Digital Libraries, Programming

Ah, finally…I can sit back and rest for a minute.  After a bit of hard work, I’ve finally been able to turn over code to the interface group.   As a test — I pulled together a very quick test interface.

Group Interface (grouped and ranked)
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List Interface (ranked)
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Very simple — essentially 2 xslt files.  The query works pretty fast (~2-5 seconds when querying 4-7 databases) and makes use of our php-based OpenURL resolver to do linking to coverage data.  At this point, it still looks like we are on track to making this public in April (knock on wood).

–Terry