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Functional Characteristics of DIGIMUS

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Activity supported by the Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte.



- Cataloguing model based on LIDO (Lightweight Information Describing Objects)

- It supports Markdown language, allowing descriptions to be formatted (bold, italics, bullets and differentiated paragraphs, without interfering on exports).

- It allows for the description of objects, agents, locations, events and concepts

- It allows for multilingual description


- It allows for the management of controlled terms and the possibility of including a thesaurus of materials, subjects, object types, classification, etc.

- It allows for a hierarchical description of each controlled term

Import and export

- Import of of LIDO and SKOS records

- Export of EDM 5.2.7 records


- Accessibility for W3C CSS, W3C XHTML 1.0, W3C WAI AA, WCAG 1.0 and TAW3AA

- Free text search

- It allows for searching ignoring diacritics

- Multilingual search

- Faceted search

- Semantic description and interoperability

- Ability to highlight links to related records

- Multilingual interface It includes the possibility of displaying description in several languages

- It allows for the browsing of objects, agents, locations, events and concepts

- Geolocation of works and museums using WGS84 coordinates

- Full browsing of events in a work (commissioning, creation, acquisition, transfer, etc.)

- Biographical information of agents

- Possibility to browse by classification, stages, techniques, etc.

- Browsing of subjects connected to a record Possibility of displaying semantic relationships of the subjects with external sources

- Browsing by hierarchical collection: continents, countries and cities

- Link to external Linked Data

- Cool-Uris persistent links

- Ability to establish a Highlighted works section

- Chronological and spacial location of works using a timeline.

Europeana API

- It allows for a search performed in a DIGIMUS catalogue to be performed simultaneously and automatically in the Europeana website, providing results retrieved from both databases.

Image management

- This module is fully integrated into the description process

- Ability to link several images to the same object

- Thumbnail generation

- Ability to download PDF files

- Ability to establish persistent links to multimedia object groups

- Ability to include works from external websites in the viewer

- FLV video and audio player

- High-resolution image viewer

- 360-Degree Viewer

Google Analytics reports and statistics

- This provides statistics about the website and the effectiveness of the marketing plan.

- Access to the site search report generated by Google Analytics.

- It allows for the recording of each time a multimedia group is opened through the website.

OAI Repository

- Dynamic updating of the repository from the DIGIMUS cataloguing module.

- Configuration and parametrisation by the administrator, allowing for the configuration of data access to the repository and the creation and administration of sets.

- Records will be coded at least in unqualified Dublin Core and, optionally in ESE 3.4* and EDM 5.2.7*

- It allows for data harvesting by aggregators such as Hispana and Europeana.

Linked Open Data Support

- It includes basic Linked Open Data support: mapping subjects to SKOS, RDF publication and Cool URIs.

- Creation of persistent URLs.


* Available by subscribing to additional modules