The aim of this project was to develop a visual tool to create digital library systems from components, thereby avoiding problems in management of components. The tool was created as a client-server system, with a desktop GUI and a server-based component pool.


Team Members

Linda Eyambe, Stephen Emslie, David Moore, hussein


Linda Eyambe, and H. Suleman (2004). "A Digital Library Component Assembly Environment", in G. Marsden, P. Kotzé and A. Adesina-Ojo (eds): Proceedings of SAICSIT 2004, 4-6 October, Stellenbosch, ACM Press, pp. 15-22. ISBN: 1-58113-982-9. Available

Linda Eyambe, and H. Suleman (2005). A component assembly approach to digital library systems, South African Computer Journal, Vol. 35, pp. 59-68. ISSN 1015-7999. Available

Suleman, H., Linda Eyambe, M. Luo and E. A. Fox (2003) "New Directions in Digital Library Componentisation", at 7th European Conference on Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries (ECDL2003), Trondheim, Norway, 17-21 August 2003.