At USQ, there was a team involved in this work: Oliver Lucido, Ron Ward, Linda Octalina, Bronwyn Chandler Caroline Drury and Duncan Dickinson all assisted in programming and/or project management.
Alison Dellit at the National Library of Australia and Neil Dickson from Monash were on the project team as stakeholder/drivers.
Demonstrate the benefits of a Jython-scriptable indexer for Fedora.
Functionally, The Fascinator offers:
Easy to configure security based on a filter system, the repository owner can express security in terms of saved-searches that define what a user or group is allowed to see.
Highly flexible indexing of a Fedora repository for administrators (and by extension anything the harvesting module can scrape-up).
Runs on a server or (experimentally) the desktop.
The Fascinator desktop finds all your stuff:
Treats directories/folders as metadata in their own right.
Folksy tagging and formal ontology/taxonomy support.
Route data to departmental, institutional or global repositories.
Configurable to deal with ANY data type – automatic conversion.
Configurable to deal with the way you work.