Sharing a project management experience: SOAR / DSpace upgrade and enhancement
Matveyeva, Susan J.
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Matveyeva, Susan J. Sharing a project management experience: SOAR / DSpace upgrade and enhancement. Presented at the KLA-CULS Fall Conference, Emporia State University, Kansas, October 15, 2010
This summer SOAR (Shocker Open Access Repository) was going through major upgrade and enhancement. The software system was upgraded from DSpace 1.4.2 to DSpace 1.6.2. A new Manakin XML UI was built for SOAR. Submission system was enhanced with SWORD Easy Deposit add on. Embargo feature was implemented. To provide access to closed collections to WSU community, authentication method was chosen and implemented. Solr statistics was implemented and customized. Audi-visual streaming viewer, document streaming viewer and image zoom modules were installed. In the presentation, the project manager shares her experience on working with a vendor and a team comprised of librarians and IT.