Monday, November 17, 2003

Scout Portal Toolkit

The Scout Portal Toolkit version 1.2.0 is now available for download.

This release incorporates functionality from the Content Workflow Integration System (CWIS) software the Internet Scout Project is currently developing for the NSF's National Science Digital Library.

Some of the more significant changes and improvements in this release include:

  • Improved user account management
  • Documentation and script to assist in customizing or creating a new user interface
  • Ability to list, search through, and delete users
  • New permissions to control posting comments and posting to forums
  • Expanded OAI configuration interface
  • Support for specifying display and editing order of metadata fields
  • Revised and expanded help
  • Support for metadata qualifiers
  • RSS and OAI test links
  • Software registration option
  • Various minor bugs fixes

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