INDIGO is a hybrid repository platform designed to simplify the development of digital records, collection management, dissemination, online search and retrieval of information of digital content, based on semantic technologies. It delivers a flexible and highly customizable solution for managing the digital resources of any type.
For what it is used?
INDIGO use archives, libraries, museums, academic and governmental institutions that need functionalities for data ingestion, repository, indexing, cataloging, searching and retrieving information. Catalogers, curators, archivists or documentalists use INDIGO for dissemination of relevant content when publishing records, files and collections. Authorized or public access can be prepared according to the institutional copyright policy.
How it works?
INDIGO is available either as a fully hosted SaaS digital platform solution in a dedicated Cloud or as an onsite solution, installed on local server. When we start a new project our data migration experts will move your data from old database system, make deduplication, normalization and semantic enrichment to get the most out of your data to take new level of semantic functionality.
Is installation on local computer needed?
All you need is internet access. INDIGO is available as a web application and can be licensed as SaaS in a Cloud or installed on local server.
How to start building digital infrastructure?
Talk to us. 🙂
In the last 10 years we had passed trough every project stage for more than 100 digitization projects. We will help you define your needs with our expert team. From defining requirements to planing migration, digitization, data ingestion, aggregation, customization, training and support, you can get turn key solution for your digital infrastructure.
Which kind of material can be stored in the system?
The system support heterogeneous data types, so you can upload and search text, image, audio, video, 3D materials of any type or format. It can be also adapted for new types as they emerge.
Can I send my records to EUROPEANA or GETTY?
INDIGO platform has embedded modules for metadata preparation and aggregation for EUROPEANA and GETTY. For any third party aggregation system we can prepare data according to the required metadata schema.
How do we search the material?
The system provides object search against cataloged descriptive metadata fields and an object’s full text. Result list supports functionality such as relevance ranking, or personal ranking by any selected entity as well as a powerful content discovery tool. Dynamic smart faceting module uses facets for easier rendering of the material, showing semantic related items to the users.
What standards and protocols are supported?
In a single system you can describe your objects aligned with international standards and protocols such as: MARC21 an UNIMARC for libraries, ISAD(G) and EAD for archives and CIDOC-CRM and LIDO for museums.
How can I get my data from library catalog or other databases?
Library catalogs use Z39.50 protocol for data exchange. INDIGO has configuration interface for any catalog for which you would have access. Configuration is easy and fast.
OAI-PMH protocol is default communication and export module in INDIGO and is also on disposition for any third party system that support a standardized data harvesting and exchange.
Some examples of INDIGO implementations and virtual exhibitions?