Changes between Version 16 and Version 17 of DiscoveryComponents


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29/04/10 13:01:27 (9 years ago)
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mpritcha
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  • DiscoveryComponents

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    1414[#DataProvider Data Providers] create metadata documents describing [#DataResources data resources]. These are [#Publishing published] by each data provider to make them available for others to access. An automatic process gathers or [#OAIHarvesting "harvests"] these documents from each data provider, and [#DiscoveryDatabaseIngest ingests] them into a [#DiscoveryDatabaseIngest database] where they are stored alongside those from other data providers. Data providers have control over their publishing tool via an [#OAIAdminInterface admin interface]. 
    15 A [#DiscoveryWebService web service] carries out searches of this database in response to search requests received from a [#SearchInterface search interface], possibly hosted by a third party as part of a [#WebPortal web portal]. The web service returns results back to the search interface, for presentation by the search inteface to display to the user. Search tools included in the search interface help the user construct search requests based on time periods, geographic areas and text terms from [#ControlledVocabularies controlled vocabularies], provided by a [#VocabServer vocab server]. 
     15A [#DiscoveryWebService web service] carries out searches of this database in response to search requests received from a [#SearchInterface search interface], possibly hosted by a third party as part of a [#WebPortal web portal]. The web service returns results back to the search interface, for presentation by the search inteface to display to the user. Search tools included in the search interface help the user construct search requests based on time periods, geographic areas and text terms from [#ControlledVocabulary controlled vocabularies], provided by a [#VocabServer vocab server]. 
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    1717== Definitions ==