Monthly Archives: May 2011

Technical Approaches

There are numerous technical challenges and milestones relating to the RISE project, this post will aim to address some of the most important aspects. Database Structure The database’s design is probably the most important aspect of the RISE Project’s development, … Continue reading

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Search focus groups

In parallel with the RISE project OU Library Services have been running an evaluation of the One-Stop search system now it has been in place for a few months.  So we’ve had a survey running and Duncan from our Learning and … Continue reading

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Google Gadget and Search Interfaces page

The RISE prototype Google Gadget is now available for use.  This is a Google Gadget version of the main RISE interface that allows you to search our One-Stop e-resources service and see recommendations provided by RISE. It can be downloaded … Continue reading

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Open Recommender data

One of the aspirations of the RISE project is to be able to release the data in our recommendations database openly.  So we’ve been thinking recently about how we might go about that.  A critical step will be for us … Continue reading

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Project update April

RISE search interface April was the month that saw a lot of the technical developments come together.  The RISE search interface went ‘live’ at in the middle of the month just before Easter.  We’ve managed to pick a fairly … Continue reading

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