CRRA in San Diego

This is a simple annotated list of links used as an outline for a presentation to the CRRA in San Diego:

  1. CRRA website - The good ol' look & feel but wrapped around new content and functionality. ("Thank you, Eric Frierson!")
  2. Web 2.0 - All the Web 2.0 links (cite this, email this, favorite this) that did not work previously now function correctly.
  3. EAD viewer - It is now possible to view EAD files locally or from the originating institution.
  4. Item-level indexing - The content of EAD files is indexed at the item level making for finer-grained searching.
  5. PDF display - Records linking to digitized versions of books now enable a person to get the full text. Examples include content from the St. Michael's and the University of Notre Dame
  6. Text mining - After extracting the full text from the PDF documents, it is possible to apply concordancing techniques to the full text for analysis.
  7. Automated updating - The "Portal" can be updated automatically by harvesting metadata from member institutions, massaging it for the Portal, and re-indexing it on a regular basis.
  8. Use statistics - Rudimentary Web server log file analysis as well as Google Analytics reports illustrate how the Portal is being used.
  9. Blog - A running commentary on what's happening with Portal development.
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