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Digital Discovery System - Overview

The Digital Discovery System (DDS) is a Java-based open source XML repository, search and discovery system that is built with Lucene. Its repository is accessed through Web service APIs that may be used for a wide variety of applications.

Using DDS

Collection Manager - View and manage collections and items in the repository using a Web interface.

Search Service API - Search the repository and access it's contents using a RESTful Web service API.

Repository Update Service API - Create, update and delete collections and items in the repository using a RESTful Web service API.

Installing and Configuring DDS

Download DDS - Download the DDS software.

Installation Instructions - Install DDS in a Tomcat servlet container.

Configure Data Sources - Configure DDS to use either the NSDL Data Repository (NDR) or the file system as a data source.

Configure Search Fields - Configure standard and custom search fields for any XML framework.

More information

About DDS - Read about development, licensing, and recent changes in the DDS project.

University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) National Science Foundation (NSF) National Science Digital Library (NSDL)