NewGenLib and Apache Tika – Create digital library conveniently

Dear Patron:
Do you want to create an open digital repository (Digital library) for your organization? You can do it very easily using NewGenLib. NewGenLib now takes Digital Libraries to the next step by providing Full-text indexing of digital attachments. This makes the your digital attachments also searchable through NewGenLib. NewGenLib also connects to URLs provided in the catalogue record and indexes the remote content.

What content will go into my digital library?
You library may be having following material in digital form
– E-books
– E-Journals
– Digitized and digitally born theses and dissertations
– Lecture notes and presentations
– Digitized maps, plans, blue prints etc… (Any digitized content)
– Audio/Video files
– Software
– Any material in digitized form

Why is it convenient?
You do not need any additional training for the same. You use the Primary Cataloging functionality to catalog and publish the material in the digital library.
Your users do not have to access two different systems for information. They search the unified database.

NGL now indexes digital attachments and makes them searchable
NGL now indexes digital attachments of the catalogue records. The supported document formats are available at NGL uses Apache Tika for full text indexing. NGL also connects to URLs specified in 856 Tag and indexes the remote content.

What standards does NewGenLib follow for building digital library?
– OAI-PMH – Open Archives Initiative – Protocol for metadata harvesting
– Metadata standards – Dublin core, MODS 3.0 and MARC21 (XML)

What is the technology used for streaming data?
NewGenLib uploads the data into the repository using FTP. However data is streamed either in FTP or HTTP.

How to get this functionality working in my NewGenLib installation?
Simple steps to enable this functionality are mentioned in
Also, when ever you catalog an item that belongs to the open repository you must check the “Open Archive” check box in the Primary Cataloging screen.

Why should I choose NewGenLib over popularly available Digital Library Software?
– If you want a unified database of conventional and digital library. This is convenient to you as well as the users.
– If you do not have a work flow, then it is very simple to use NewGenLib than an exclusive digital library software.

Happy to help you
NewGenLib Team is awaiting for your call to help you. Get help from us, there are no obligations and no conditions whatsoever.
For any assistance in Installation or upgrade contact us at
Telephone: +91 741 678 3719,+91 741 678 2119, +91 402 771 9161,+91 402 771 9162
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We will be looking forward to help you

Wishing you a happy library management.

Warm regards,
NewGenLib Open Source Team


One Response to “NewGenLib and Apache Tika – Create digital library conveniently”

  1. L J Haravu Says:

    Very well written. Congratulations.

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