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The source code for this template is in the search project under the infrastructure subversion repository.

Steps for customization:

  1. Determine the fields needed for searching, browsing, facets and sorting, configuration for the fedora-index-service, and build the index.
  2. Create a new subdirectory of the "web" directory in the "search" project for the collection.
    1. Determine the fields needed for display and create a custom search-config.xml (main search configuration), parser-config.xml (query analyzer configuration), fields.xslt (SRU response field extraction code).
    2. Update the search results and item jsp pages to display your custom fields.
    3. Update the navigation, footer, and any other elements whose look and feel you want customized.

Current Features:

  1. Searching
    1. fielded search
    2. boolean search
    3. full-text search
  2. Browsing
  3. Facets
  4. Full-text search result snippets with highlighting
  5. Thesaurus-based term expansion
    See also Delivery System Requirements.

Related Tools

Here we list tools that have been developed to ease development of custom search/browse web applications.