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VRE Literature Review Kit for SharePoint 2010

The Research Information Centre, RIC, was developed in response to the need for:
  • A single environment available to scientific researchers allowing them to access and manage all aspects of their work.
  • An integrated, structured way for individuals and groups of researchers to have access to content, tools and other resources such as people and organisations.

The RIC is a dynamic, evolving framework that supports a network of interconnected hosted services and local installations, underpinned by a pool of shared resources.

Rather than creating one big solution package that has all the functionalities that you might ever need, RIC 2.0 has been broken down into different WSPs (SharePoint Solution Packages). These WSPs enable specific features, allowing those deploying or using the RIC to select just what they need for their particular environments.

Note : This guide lists the steps to deploy Meta Search WSP on SharePoint 2010 default template. All the names and examples are for illustration purpose only and should be replaced according to your environment.

In the first instance, please refer to the Pre-requisites and Softedge Templates page for instructions on:

  • RIC Install Sequence (Essential)
  • Pre-requisite installation and configuration for RIC 2.0
  • Softedge template deployment (Optional)

This Kit allows a user to:

  • Search information sources via an Open Search API
  • Save the results as bookmarks and save queries.

Provides documentation detailing how to install and configure the WSP and add different search sources to the plugin that run the open search API, and includes download links for:

VRE Search Toolkit for SharePoint 2010

The VRE Search Toolkit demonstrates the integration of external scholarly search sources with Sharepoint 2010. There are several components to this toolkit:

Both software components are independent but share some common underlying functionality.  Full source code is given to show how to write your own components. 

You do not need to install the above Literature Review Kit to use these components:  a standalone installation package is provided.



Last edited May 31, 2012 at 4:15 PM by AlexWade, version 32