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 Our [[http://​collections.nzdl.org|demonstration web site]] provides many document collections,​ including historical documents, humanitarian and development information,​ computer science technical reports and bibliographies,​ literary works, and magazines. All are available over the Web, and can be accessed through searching and browsing interfaces provided by the [[http://​www.greenstone.org|Greenstone digital library software]]. Behind the query interface lies a huge collection providing gigabytes of information. We hope you find what you want, or at least something intriguing! ​ Our [[http://​collections.nzdl.org|demonstration web site]] provides many document collections,​ including historical documents, humanitarian and development information,​ computer science technical reports and bibliographies,​ literary works, and magazines. All are available over the Web, and can be accessed through searching and browsing interfaces provided by the [[http://​www.greenstone.org|Greenstone digital library software]]. Behind the query interface lies a huge collection providing gigabytes of information. We hope you find what you want, or at least something intriguing! ​
  
-[[people]] who have contributed to the project+===== Research =====
  
 + The goal of our research program is to explore the potential of internet-based digital libraries. Our vision is to develop systems that automatically impose structure on anarchic, uncatalogued,​ distributed repositories of information,​ thereby providing information consumers with effective tools to locate what they need and to peruse it conveniently and comfortably. Our research objectives are to
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 +  *     ​develop technology for creating and automatically maintaining collections;​
 +  *     ​monitor usage to study library users' needs;
 +  *     look at novel interfaces that cater to a wide spectrum of users;
 +  *     find ways to abstract layout and bibliographic information from document files;
 +  *     use this information to enhance presentation and for bibliometric research;
 +  *     ​assess potential subject areas for public-domain collections;​
 +  *     ​survey and critique other digital library projects. ​
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 +===== Project members =====
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 +The New Zealand Digital Library Project is based in the Department of Computer Science at The University of Waikato, but comprises contributors from universities all over the world. A directory of current and past members is available on the [[people]] page. 
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 +=====Projects,​ publications,​ and programs=====
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 +Our project members are actively researching a diverse range of topics. These projects are described on the [[projects]] page.
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 +Our research is regularly published in academic publications,​ and presented at international conferences. Some of these papers may be viewed on our [[publications|Publications]] and [[presentations|Presentations]] pages.
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 +In the course of our research, we have developed a range of practical software packages, many are listed on the [[projects]] page, and are available for download. ​
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 +===== Other links =====
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 +  * [[internal:​old_usage_logs| Old NZDL Usage logs]] - from 2000 - 2003