DigiTool – Repository software survey, March 2009


Name: Ex Libris (UK) Ltd.
Home Page URL: http://www.exlibrisgroup.com/
Type: Commercial
Other (Specify): -

Repository Software Product

Product Name: DigiTool
Product URL: http://www.exlibrisgroup.com/category/DigiToolOverview
Latest Version ID: 3
Cost: Commercial

Supported Item Types (Storage and rendition)

Documents (pdf, doc, ppt,...): current standard
Images (jpeg, gif, png,...): current standard
Video (mpeg, avi,...): current standard
Audio (mp3, wav,...): current standard
Learning objects (scorm,...): -
Other: -
Other (specifics): -

Thumbnail Previews

Image Files: current standard
Video Files: current standard
PDF & Texts: current standard

User Interface Functions

End-user Deposition: current standard
Built-in PDF Making: -
Multi-language Support: current standard

Advanced Searching

Field-specific: Field-specific
Boolean logic: Boolean logic
Sorting options: Sorting options

Browse View Options

Author: Author
Academic Unit: Academic Unit
Subjects: Subjects
Year: Year
Title: Title
Collections: Collections
Other: -

Default Subject Classes

LoC Classification: -
LoC Subject Headings: -
DDC: -
UDC: -
Other: -

News Feeds

RSS: -
Atom: -

User Validation

Registration Required: current optional
LDAP Authentication: current standard
Athens Authentication: current standard
Shiboleth Authentication: current standard

Statistical Reporting

Top Downloads: current standard
Count of Full Records: current standard

Software Platforms & Dependencies

Operating Systems

Windows: -
Other: -


MySQL: -
Oracle: Oracle
PostgreSQL: -
Sybase: -
Other: -
Other (Specifics): -

Scripting Languages

PHP: -
JavaScript: -
Other: -
Other (Specifics): -

Metadata Formats

Dublin Core: Dublin Core
Qualified DC: Qualified DC
Other: EAD

Other Specifications

Other Specifications: -

Machine-to-Machine Interoperabilty

OAI-PMH: current standard
RoMEO Integration: -
Other: -

Administrators' Functions

Bulk Import: current standard
Bulk Export: current standard
Cover Sheet Generation: current 3rd party
Customisable Workflow: current standard

Documentation & Help

Online Manual URL: Restricted to customers
Discussion List: Restricted to customers
Helpline Email: infouk@exlibrisgroup.com
Phone: -


Training: Training
Consultancy: Consultancy
Site Visits: Site Visits
Other: -

Exemplar Repositories

1. Name: Digital Resources [University of Aberdeen]
URL: http://digitool.abdn.ac.uk/R
2. Name: DigiTool Collections [Liverpool John Moores University]
URL: http://digitool.jmu.ac.uk:8881/R
3. Name: IREP [Nottingham Trent University]
URL: http://irep.ntu.ac.uk/R


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DigiTool repositories in OpenDOAR

List of Repositories: http://www.opendoar.org/find.php?rSoftWareName=DigiTool&format=titles&step=50
Worldwide Google Map: http://www.opendoar.org/find.php?rSoftWareName=DigiTool&format=gmap


  • Current - Features in the product version that users can download/install and use today.
  • Future - Features that are currently undergoing testing or are planned for a future version.
  • Standard - Features that come "out of the box" and whose removal or disabling would require special effort.
  • Optional - Features that come as part of the normal package but which users must install or enable if they want them.
  • 3rd Party - Features that can be provided using software or add-ins from third party suppliers.
  • [blank] - The product does not have the relevant feature.

The information in this data sheet has been provided by Ex Libris (UK) Ltd. in response to an RSP survey, and has not necessarily been verified by RSP staff.

March 2009