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 +====== Blacklight ======
 +===== Vendor =====
 + Open Source\\ http://​​\\ \\  Blacklight is a free and open source Ruby on Rails based discovery interface (a.k.a. “next-generation catalog”) especially optimized for heterogeneous collections. You can use it as a library catalog, as a front end for a digital repository, or as a single-search interface to aggregate digital content that would otherwise be siloed.\\ \\ 
 +===== Key Features =====
 + ​Blacklight uses Apache Solr\\ \\ \\ __,__ an enterprise-scale index for its search engine. Blacklight features faceted browsing, relevance based searching (with the ability to locally control the relevancy algorithms),​ bookmarkable items, permanent URLs for every item, user tagging of items.\\ \\ 
 +===== Customers =====
 + ​Please see the '​[[he_systems_review|Discovery - Who uses what systems]]'​ section for an updated list.\\ ​
 +  * University of Hull: __http://​​__\\ ​ Article of Hulls Implementation of Blacklight: [[http://​​sites/​default/​files/​documents/​Catalogue%20and%20Index%20issue%20170,​%20March%202013.pdf|"​Blacklight:​ a next-generation discovery interface]]."​ By Chris Awre, Head of Information Management, & Diane Leeson, Content and Access Team Leader, Information Management, Library and Learning Innovation, University of Hull\\ ​ IN Catalogue and Index.Periodical of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) Cataloguing and Indexing Group\\ ​ March 2013, Issue 170\\ \\ 
 +===== External Links =====
 +  * Blacklight blog: http://​​blog.html
 +  * Blacklight wiki: https://​​projectblacklight/​blacklight/​wiki
 +  * Bibliographic Wilderness Blog (Jonathan Rochkind - JohnHopkins Uni):​[[http://​​s=blacklight| http://​​s=blacklight]]\\ \\ 
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