logging in or signing up ELF Search Demo Overview Gulkund Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Uploaded from authorPOINT Insert YouTube videos in PowerPont slides with aS Desktop Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 194 Category: Education License: All Rights Reserved Like it (0) Dislike it (0) Added: June 24, 2007 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 0 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript Who ?: Who ? Project Name Heriot-Watt ELF Search Service Demo Team at ICBL, Heriot-Watt. Roger Rist (Director) Phil Barker (Project Manager) Santiago Chumbe (Technical) Neil Fegen (Human Factors) Malcolm Moffat (EEVL projects) What ?: What ? Three search service toolkits... d+ elf toolkit from Edinburgh MDC elf toolkit from Oxford SPP xSearch portlet from RDN ...embedded in two VLEs ... WebCT Campus Edition 4 Moodle ... As simply as possible. Why ? (human factors): Why ? (human factors) Initial rationale Lecturers wish to find resources for use in courses they run, and wish to make those resources available to their students via the course VLE. E.g. as reading lists Is there any benefit to having resource discovery tool embedded in VLE? Slide4: Why ? (human factors) Interviews with staff have identified the use cases relating to: Assessing the quality of online material retrieved according to Author/source, date, URL (e.g. ac.uk), citations Relevancy of resources discovered Notification of new resources Post-search saving, printing, reviewing/rating, citing How: Embedding in WebCT: How: Embedding in WebCT All three embedded as URL tool Inspired by d+ WebCT 'widget' Very simple, very loose. How: MDC & SPP xSearch in Moodle: How: MDC andamp; SPP xSearch in Moodle Embedded as a Moodle 'resource' Very simple, very loose Behaves as external resource SPP Portlet could not be decoupled from SSP portal framework (which doesn’t implement WSRP) How: d+ in Moodle: How: d+ in Moodle Embedding as simple 'web resource' did not work: query went OK but d+ timed out before replies received. (Possibly know how to fix this now.) Created a Moodle activity to interface with d+ via SRU. (Attempted to use MDC via SRW failed —lack of time to explore this) Challenges and Problem Areas : Challenges and Problem Areas Timing for talking to users SPP WSRP implementation (or not) Licensing/availability d+ A few bugs, quickly fixed with help Time-out in Moodle (fixed?) MDC Late (but stable) Can’t save resource lists The Future : The Future Demos online for anyone to see, extensions available... Have not (yet) had time to Solicit opinion on whether our implementation meets use cases Look into resource lists Recommendations: Recommendations Open source lifecycle: cradle and death Start development as O.S., sort out ownership, licences, distribution Ensure maintenance. Need community of users We have solved problems through contact with developers and other implementers Standard XML for Config files (environment, libraries) Specify target repositories Search results (RLI??) You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.