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Inventory database source code and documentation released

by , Wednesday December 5th, 2012

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As a part of the Global Impact Study's commitment to open research, we have released the source code for the inventory database for other developers to use and adapt. The web application is written in PHP, using the Symfony framework, with a MySQL database back-end. Accompanying the source code is basic documentation describing the various components of the system. The extent of documentation is intended for individuals with experience deploying these types of environments. Please note that development of the Global Impact Study inventory database has ended. Although most bugs have been addressed, there is the possibility that some remain. As such, please treat the code as beta. This is open-source software licensed under the terms of the GNU General Public License v. 3.

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Updated version of inventory web database available

by , Thursday August 30th, 2012

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The Global Impact Study has recently updated the public access venue inventory web database. Access to the inventory database is easy and free - just sign up and sign in below to explore the different types of venues, number of venues, location of venues, and much more in six countries: Bangladesh, Brazil, Chile, Ghana, Lithuania, and the Philippines.

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Release of public access ICT venue database

by , Friday September 10th, 2010

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Release of public access ICT venue database

The Global Impact Study is excited to announce the release of our public access ICT venue database. Utilizing the inventory data collected in Bangladesh, Brazil, Chile, Lithuania, and the Philippines, the web database offers multiple search options, three different visualizations of the data, and is part of the Global Impact Study's commitment to open research.

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Global Impact Study presents poster at IFLA

by , Monday August 23rd, 2010

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Global Impact Study presents poster at IFLA

The Global Impact Study presented a poster, Open data and open tools: The Global Impact Study inventory and web application, at the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) annual conference in Sweden. The theme of the conference — open access to knowledge — offered the perfect opportunity to highlight the project's achievements.

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