Category Archives: Technical and Standards

RISE Code Now Released

We are pleased to announce that the RISE code is now released on Google Code. See  It is important to check out the release notes, as this code is not an “out-of-the-box” solution. It can be used as a reference … Continue reading

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Activity Data from Proxy logfiles

As we reach the end of the RISE project we are trying to summarise a lot of the things that we have learnt about the data and systems that we are using to help others who might look at emulating … Continue reading

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EZProxy and activity data

EZProxy pros and cons What RISE has demonstrated to us is that using proxy server logfiles from EZProxy as the source of your recommendations has some major limitations (in comparison with OpenURL data at least).  In part this is due to limitations in the … Continue reading

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RISE EZProxy parser step by step

We thought that it might be useful to set out step by step how we get from an EZProxy logfile entry to a set of bibliographic data that we can use in the display of our recommendations.  As a minimum … Continue reading

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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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