Decomate: Unified Access to Globally Distributed Libraries

  • Thomas Place
  • Jeroen Hoppenbrouwers
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1923)


The Decomate project enables mutual access to heteroge- neous, distributed, and pooled digital resources of consortium members. Using a mediator architecture with a Broker and several back-end ser- vers, a scalable and flexible system has been developed that is going in production in major European universities. Ongoing work focuses on ac- cess improvements using graphical browsing and thesaurus integration.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas Place
    • 1
  • Jeroen Hoppenbrouwers
    • 1
  1. 1.Tilburg UniversityLE TilburgThe Netherlands

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