D-World – Web- based Digital Object Repository & Retrieval System

Brief Description

D-World is a web-based, open Digital Object archival & retrieval software. It preserves and enables user-friendly access to all types of digital objects including books, text, images, audio, video and data sets. With the ever-growing need of digitally archiving and preserving heritage materials of social, political, cultural and scientific worth, D-World provides unique solution for archiving digital objects having compliance to Open Archive Information System (OAIS). The solution offers role-based access control and metadata ingest workflow with validation and verification. It is customizable, configurable and user friendly.

Main uses and domain

Heritage Computing / Digital Preservation / Digitization.

Features and Technical Specifications

  • Digital Object based data archival
  • Ingest module with validation and verification workflow
  • XML based metadata batch ingest
  • Role-based access control
  • User Management
  • Metadata Extraction in Extended Dublin Core Standard
  • Metadata based search and retrieval
  • Unicode compliant
  • Indexing
  • Content based search facility
  • File Format Conversion
  • Migration Tools
  • Data object import and export facility
  • Scalability
  • Backup and Recovery
  • Platform independence
  • Inter operability
  • Audit Trail

Platform required(if any)

Apache Tomcat 7.0 or above; Java 1.6 or above; MySQL 5.6 or above.

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Contact Details for Techno Commercial Information

Mrs. Mina H.K. Desai, Software Technology Group
E-mail: mina[dot]desai[at]cdac[dot]in