CiteBank is an open access repository to aggregate citations for biodiversity publications and deliver access to biodiversity related articles. It provides search and browse capabilities to biodiversity publications stored in multiple international repositories. There is a storage platform for articles and documents that are digitized, but not yet online. It also provides a common system for scholars to share their specialist bibliographies.
Collection casting is a process for advertising a data set by creating a structured Atom news feed so people and computer systems can find your data. The "Collection Caster" tool is a web-based application that creates a "cast" (an eXtensible Markup Language/XML file) for your data set. You then place the XML file on your web server and create links to it from wherever you would like to advertise your data.
The Data Asset Framework (DAF) provides a toolkit for organizations to identify their digital assets and assess how they are managed. Previously known as the Data Audit Framework, this tool guides the user through a DAF assessment. It is primarily useful for institutions, departments or research groups starting to think about data management, and who need to prepare a register of their data assets.
Data Turbine (DT) is middleware for streaming sensor data based at environmental observatories. It provides reliable data transport for a wide range of sensors and a comprehensive suite of services for data management, and real time data visualization. It manages data sources and data sinks, data routing, scheduling, and security.
NASA's Earth Observing System (EOS) Clearinghouse (ECHO) is a metadata registry and order broker that allows query and access to data from a large number of repositories, primarily NASA repositories, though any repository can request to have their metadata included in the ECHO database.
ESRI Geoportal Server is a free open source product that enables discovery and use of geospatial resources including datasets, rasters, and Web services. It can help organizations manage and publish metadata for their geospatial resources and provides access to users. The Geoportal Server supports standards-based clearinghouse and metadata discovery applications. There are four key features: cataloging, geoportal administration, data publishing, and data discovery.
The eXtensible Text Framework (XTF) is an open source platform for providing access to digital content. Developed and maintained by the California Digital Library (CDL), XTF functions as the primary access technology for the CDL's digital collections and other digital projects worldwide.
XTF is widely used in the digital library community and there is extensive help, tutorials, and a community of users for assistance in using the tool.
The Forest Sector Carbon Calculator is a tool to help users learn about how carbon stores in the forest change over time.
The Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) contains collection / data set level metadata from repositories located around the world holding Earth or environmental science data. The GCMD website offers facetted search and browse for data sets by spatiotemporal extent, resolution, data center, location, instrument, platform, and project.
Mercury is a web-based system to search for metadata and retrieve associated data. Mercury provides a single portal to information contained in disparate data management systems. It collects metadata and key data from contributing project servers distributed around the world and builds a centralized index. The Mercury search interfaces then allow the users to perform simple, fielded, spatial and temporal searches across these metadata sources.
The Outwit suite of Firefox extensions that allows you to harvest materials on the web. The suite currently includes Outwit Hub, Outwit Images, and Outwit Docs.
RAMADDA is a web-based application framework that provides a broad suite of services for content and data management, publishing and collaboration. RAMADDA brings together a number of concepts and technologies to provide an easy to use but powerful system for publishing, organizing, discovering. and accessing data and other holdings.
RAMADDA Is a freely available web application that runs on your own server. Java is necessary for operation.