Broader Resource Access

Provide resources digitally that were once only available at a single location and to a finite number of patrons. By eliminating the limitations traditionally encountered by information seekers, this technology grants access to materials for all authorized end users, from professional researchers to recreational learners.

Handles Large Text and Rich Content with Ease

Vital provides every feature required for ingesting, storing, indexing, cataloging, searching, and retrieving. Vital takes advantage of technology standards such as XML, TEI, EAD, MODS, MADS, and Dublin Core to easily describe and index an assortment of electronic resources.

Handles Large Text and Rich Content with Ease

Vital provides every feature required for ingesting, storing, indexing, cataloging, searching, and retrieving. Vital takes advantage of technology standards such as XML, TEI, EAD, MODS, MADS, and Dublin Core to easily describe and index an assortment of electronic resources.

Conforms to Common Internet Data Communications Standards

Vital conforms to TCP/IP, HTTP/HTTPS, SRU, SOAP, and FTP. Additional standards supported with Vital and the Fedora Object Repository include OAI-PMH, MARCXML, and MIX (Metadata for Images in XML Schema).

Conforms to Common Internet Data Communications Standards

Vital conforms to TCP/IP, HTTP/HTTPS, SRU, SOAP, and FTP. Additional standards supported with Vital and the Fedora Object Repository include OAI-PMH, MARCXML, and MIX (Metadata for Images in XML Schema).

Highlighted repository content

Highlight special collections by choosing up to six repository objects for inclusion in a Home page slideshow.

Google Indexing and Exposure

Vital facilitates the exposure of repository content to Google via a MARCXML to XHTML conversion of metadata.

International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF)

Vital offers support for the Presentation and Image APIs as well as an Image server. Vital’s image viewer is IIIF compliant.

Administrative Reporting

Vital provides administrators with a robust toolkit to perform reporting against repository content.

Native format content

When you import image, text, sound, video, and other digital files, basic metadata and XML content is created dynamically based on MIME-Type.

Metadata Synchronization

Vital objects contain a Dublin Core descriptive metadata datastream for indexing, searching, harvesting, and as source metadata for gathering citations.

Works with:

Polaris
Sierra