- Silesian Digital Library
dLibra is the first Polish system for building digital libraries, which has been developed by the (PSNC) since 1999. dLibra is an effect of research in the field of digital libraries which has been performed in PSNC since 1996.dLibra system is now the most popular software of this type in Poland.
dLibra enables building professional repositories of digital documents which can be accessed by external individuals and systems on the Internet. Communication and data exchange is based on well known standards and protocols such as: RSS, RDF, MARC, DublinCore or OAI-PMH. Digital libraries based on dLibra offer to their users expanded possibilities such as: searching the content of stored elements, searching bibliographic description with use of synonyms dictionary, grouping digital publications and navigating in these structure or precise and expanded access rules to elements. Detailed functional description of dLibra can be found here. Description of architecture and technical requirements can be found here.
dLibra is used by institutions such as academic and public libraries to make stored digital publications available on the Internet. These institutions by using PIONIER network and dLibra software create Polish platform of distributed digital libraries. Current list of installations of dLibra system is available here. In addition PSNC offers training and technical help in the field of dLibra system usage.