Archive | October 2013

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Where is all of our digital stuff?

I like to think that we, at the University of Maryland, are not unlike other university libraries, in that we have a lot of digital content, and, just like with books, we have it in a lot of different places.    Unfortunately, unlike our dependable analog collections, keeping track of all of this digitized content […]

Fedora Commons With Apache Hadoop: A Research Study

Mohamed Mohideen Abdul Rasheed, a software developer in Software Systems Development and Research, worked for about six months at the beginning of 2013 on a special project to evaluate Apache Hadoop for use as a backend storage solution both for applications we already use, such as Fedora Commons and DSpace, and for future Research Data services. The outcome of […]