Virtual Library of Science at ICM

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Virtual Library of Science at ICM


Paweł Grochowski and Marek Niezgódka


ICM (Interdisciplinary Centre for Mathematical

and Computational Modelling)

Warsaw University


http://vls.icm.edu.pl



an interdisciplinary research unit of Warsaw University
created in 1993


research in modelling of biomolecular, biomedical, solid
state, atmospheric and decision systems


host for information infrastructure (supercomputers,
servers and software) offered countrywide


Virtual Library of Sciences

About ICM:



a countrywide repository of knowledge resources


includes leading international scientific databases and
electronic journal collections, as well as Polish content


most resources installed „on
-
site”, on the local servers
hosted by ICM


access for the consortia of academic institutions sharing
costs of the licenses


financial support f
rom

the Ministry
of

Scientific Research
and Information
Technology

Virtual Library of Science:


Abstract databases: Math, Inspec, Medline, Science
Citation Index, Scopus (on
-
line)


Chemical databases: Beilstein, Gmelin, PDB


Full text journal collections: OBC archives, Elsevier
(1500+), Springer(400+), Kluwer(600+), EMIS, ACS


to be added in 2006: APS, AIP, Emerald, IEEE (on
-
line
& local archive)



International content:

Licenses for electronic journals:


access to complete publishers’ collection back to 1995
(Elsevier, Springer, Kluwer) or back to 1
st

volume


perpetual archive rights to full collections (Springer,
Kluwer) or to subscribed journals (Elsevier, ACS etc)


current content offered on
-
line only (ACS etc) will be
stored at ICM upon reaching archival status after each
subscription period


e
-
only pricing (ca 110% of former print) and DDP option
for print




Consortia (selected numbers):


Elsevier: 70 members (59 universities, 10 R&D
institutes, PAS); over 50’000 full text
s

downloaded
weekly


Springer & Kluwer: 50 members (inc. PAS)


SCI
-
Ex, Inspec: 22 members (inc. PAS)


Polish content


XX
-
century archive of the Polish School of
Mathematics (journals and book series currently
published by the Institute of Mathematics PAS)


several Polish biomedical journals indexed in

SCI



abstract databases PSJC (PAS), BAZTECH (ATR)


duplicated server: Sunfire 880 (12GB) + Sunfire 440
(8GB)


duplicated storage: 2 x 5 TB
of
used volume


additional Sunfire 440 (16GB) server for develop
ing

Polish

platform


Hardware:


CrossFire


OvidNET


Silverlink WebSPRIS


Web of Science


Science Server


Polish platform (under development)


Software:


unified archive, index and search engine, and user
interface for Polish and international content,
including full text journals, e
-
books, and abstract
databases


standard browse, search, linking, alerting features
enhanced with similarity analysis and multilateral
exploration of the past usage


open source technology


Polish platform:


application platform: J2EE (Java 2 Enterprise Edition)


utilised frameworks and tools: Spring, Hibernate


relational database system (metadata management):
PostgreSQL


Indexing and search engine: Lucene


User interface: JSP/JSF/Struts Tiles

... there is also support for a few other popular acronyms and
buzzwords ...

Technology for the Polish platform:


The Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata
Harvesting (OAI
-
PMH protocol)


BWMETA


a flexible metadata standard comprising
the Dublin Core standard


supports OpenURL standard for resource
localiza
tion


Linking to external resources through CrossRef
service


Metadata and linking standards