I just checked up on CollectiveAccess' features, and the newest version has
faceting search/browse now, so you may want to try that. They support
uploading videos as well. http://www.collectiveaccess.org/about/overview
On Mon, Feb 8, 2010 at 1:25 PM, Ethan Gruber <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I think Omeka may be a good fit for you, but there currently isn't faceted
> searching, though a Solr plugin is currently in development. You have a
> very specific set of requirements, so I'm not sure that any single CMS/DAM
> will work in precisely the way you want right out of the box, but Omeka
> could very well be the closest thing. It's written in the Zend framework
> for PHP. I know that there is great demand for a Solr plugin for Omeka.
> It's in the Omeka svn repo, but it's not really ready yet for primetime.
> Ethan Gruber
> University of Virginia Library
> On Mon, Feb 8, 2010 at 11:58 AM, Earles, Jill Denae <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
>> I would like recommendations for faceted browsing systems that include
>> authentication, and easily support multimedia content and metadata. The
>> ability to add comments and tags to content, and browse by tag cloud is
>> also desirable.
>> My skills include ColdFusion, PHP, CakePHP, and XML/XSL. The only
>> system I've worked with that includes faceted browsing is XTF, and I
>> don't think it's well suited to this. I am willing to learn a new
>> language/technology if there is a system that includes most of what I'm
>> looking for.
>> Please let me know of any open-source systems you know of that might be
>> suited to this. If you have time and interest, see the detailed
>> description of the system below.
>> Thank you,
>> Jill Earles
>> Detailed description:
>> I am planning to build a system to manage a collection of multimedia
>> artwork, to include audio, video, images, and text along with
>> accompanying metadata. The system should allow for uploading the
>> content and entering metadata, and discovery of content via searching
>> and faceted browsing. Ideally it will also include a couple of ways of
>> visually representing the relationships between items (for example, a
>> video and the images and audio files that are included in the video, and
>> notes about the creative process). The views we've conceived of at this
>> point include a "flow" view that shows relationships with arrows between
>> them (showing chronology or this begat that relationship), and a
>> "constellation" view that shows all of the related items, with or
>> without lines between them.
>> It needs to have security built in so that only contributing members can
>> search and browse the contributions by default. Ideally, there would be
>> an approval process so that a contributor could propose making a work
>> public, and if all contributors involved in the work (including any
>> components of the work, i.e. the images and audio files included in the
>> video) give their approval, the work would be made public. The public
>> site would also have faceted browsing, searching by all metadata that we
>> make public, and possibly tag clouds, and the ability to add tags and
>> comments about the work.