OJAX 0.7

OJAX provides a highly dynamic AJAX based user interface to a federated search service for OAI-PMH compatible repository.
OJAX provides a highly dynamic AJAX based user interface to a federated search service for OAI-PMH compatible repository metadata.

OJAX is simple, non-threatening but powerful. It attempts to minimise upfront user investment and provide immediate dynamic feedback, thus encouraging experimentation and enabling enactive learning.

Benefits of OJAX

· Provide a single search interface across all the repositories in use in an institution or consortium.
· Or provide an improved search interface to a single repository
· Faster resource discovery.
· Easy to use, and support.

Here are some key features of "Ojax":

· Auto-completion of search terms
· Triggering of auto-searches
· Dynamically scrollable search results - no more navigating between pages
· Auto-expansion of search result details
· Rapid sorting of results
· Integrated with the Firefox 2 / IE 7 search feature
· Supports OpenSearch Discovery
· Stored searches as Atom feeds
· Includes an OAI-PMH harvester
· Easy to install in your own institution

What's New in This Release:

· This is a beta release.
· Performance, stability, and user feedback were improved.
· New features include supporting Atom feeds of stored searches to alert users when new content matching their interests is harvested.

last updated on:
January 17th, 2007, 17:55 GMT
price:
FREE!
developed by:
Dr. Judith Wusteman and Pádraig O'h...
homepage:
ojax.sourceforge.net
license type:
The Apache License 2.0 
category:
ROOT \ Internet \ HTTP (WWW)

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