Thursday, May 11, 2017

Inclusive Librarianship: from limited Identity to limitless possibilities

By Bharat M. Chaudhari (MLS)


Inclusion mean or are at the very core of what libraries are all about and libraries and librarians have an essential, catalytic role to play in facilitating the full participation with people and Inclusive librarians ensure that their library’s facilities, services, programs, collections, and technology are designed in ways in which all people, regardless of their ability, have an opportunity to participate in and use them.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Installing DSpace 6.0 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Open terminal and put the command
sudo apt-get update

Install Java on your Ubuntu:
sudo apt-get install openjdk-7-jdk

Install ant on your Ubuntu:
sudo apt-get install ant

Install maven on your Ubuntu:
sudo apt-get install maven

Install Apache Tomcat 7:
sudo apt-get install tasksel

sudo tasksel

Select the following packages tomcat java server only by putting (*)

Add DSpace User to system
useradd -m dspace

Install PostgreSQL 9.6 
Add PostgreSQL Apt Repository

sudo sh -c 'echo "deb `lsb_release -cs`-pgdg main" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/pgdg.list'
wget -q -O - | sudo apt-key add -

Install PostgreSQL

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install postgresql postgresql-contrib

sudo su - postgre
createuser --username=postgres --no-superuser --pwprompt dspace
createdb --username=postgres --owner=dspace --encoding=UNICODE dspace
psql --username=postgres dspace -c "CREATE EXTENSION pgcrypto;"

sudo mkdir /build
sudo chmod -R 777 /build
cd /build 

Install DSpace repository

tar -zxf dspace-6.0-src-release.tar.gz
cd /dspace-6.0-src-release
mvn -U package

cd dspace/target/dspace-installer 
(if target is not available in /dspace, then try try cd /dsapce/dspace-6.0-src-release/dspace/target/dspace-installer)

sudo ant fresh_install

/dspace/bin/dspace create-administrator

sudo service tomcat7 stop

udo cp -r /dspace/webapps/xmlui/ /var/lib/tomcat7/webapps
sudo cp -r /dspace/webapps/oai/ /var/lib/tomcat7/webapps
sudo cp -r /dspace/webapps/solr/ /var/lib/tomcat7/webapps

Fix Tomcat permissions, and restart the Tomcat server

sudo chown tomcat7:tomcat7 /dspace -R
sudo service tomcat7 start

Test DSpace xmlui  in your browser
That is all that is required to install DSpace on Ubuntu.
There are two main webapps that provide a
similar turn-key repository interface

Dspace Demo