That's an impressive viewer, especially if it isn't too tightly coupled to
a particular backend! It would be great to have a look at the code if
you're able to share.
On 24 February 2013 08:21, Rod McFarland <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I've been working in isolation for a while on a book viewer, now soft
> launched at http://bcbib.library.ubc.ca . It is a tiling viewer like
> Diva, with some attempts at making it iPad-friendly. The site uses a
> CONTENTdm + ElasticSearch backend, but the viewer itself is agnostic about
> that stuff as long as the data server can speak its language (supply
> in-book search results, and provide tiles for a given
> document/page/x/y/scale/rotation). I'm a bit distracted on a different
> project now, but I wouldn't mind sharing the code as it is, if you're
> interested in adapting it.
> On Fri, 22 Feb 2013 16:50:51 -0800, Kyle Banerjee <[log in to unmask]>
> >We have a few digitized books, (some of them are old -- we're talking 500
> >years). Sizes are all over the place but the big ones are easily the size
> >of a large briefcase.
> >We want to make these works more accessible/usable and there's some demand
> >to make them available for tablets. What experience do people have with
> >stuff like that, and what software/services/methods do you recommend?
> >Source files are 600 dpi uncompressed tiffs so they're pretty big and
> >there's nothing special about a book being over 10GB in size. Thanks,