Invenio enables you to run your own electronic preprint server, your own online library catalogue or a digital document system on the web. It complies with the Open Archive Initiative metadata harvesting protocol and uses MARC21 as its underlying bibliographic standard.
Invenio is developed at, and maintained by, the CERN Document Server Software Consortium. At CERN, Invenio installation manages over 600 collections of data, consisting of over 800,000 bibliographic records, including 400,000 fulltext documents, covering preprints, articles, books, journals, photographs, videos, and more. Please consult http://cdsweb.cern.ch/ for details.
We aim at user friendliness and speed. Among the features are:
- Navigable collection tree
. Documents organised in collections . Regular and virtual collection trees . Customizable portalboxes for each collection . At CERN, over 800,000 documents in 500 collections
- Powerful search engine
. Specially designed indexes to provide Google-like search speeds for repositories of up to 1,500,000 records . Customizable simple and advanced search interfaces . Combined metadata, fulltext and citation search in one go . Results clustering by collection
- Flexible metadata
. Standard metadata format (MARC) . Handling articles, books, theses, photos, videos, museum objects and more . Customizable batch imports and web submission lines . Customizable output display and linking rules
- Collaborative features and personalization
. User-defined document baskets . User-defined automated email notification alerts . Basket-sharing within user groups . Messaging between users . Open peer commentin and reviewing of repository documents and in group-shared baskets
The Invenio is free software licenced under terms of GNU General Public Licence (GPL). It is provided on an "as is" basis. However, please note that a support contract can be arranged with the Invenio Development Team in which we, the developers, can help you to install, configure, and maintain the system (featuring email and telnet support throughout the year), including development of new local features should such a need arise. If you are interested in concluding a support contract with us, please contact the Invenio Development Team at <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Invenio runs on Unix-like systems and requires MySQL database server and Apache/Python web application server. Please consult the INSTALL file for more information.
Good luck, and thanks for choosing Invenio.
- Invenio Development Team <email@example.com> http://invenio-software.org/