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Installer's Guide
Describes in detail the Greenstone installation process.

User's Guide
General details on using Greenstone collections, the Collector web interface for building new collections, and Greenstone's administrative facilities.

Developer's Guide
A more detailed description of Greenstone's collection building process, including building collections from the command line or DOS prompt. Also a description of the structure of the Greenstone runtime system.

From Paper to Collection
A document describing the entire process of creating a digital library collection from paper documents. This includes the scanning and OCR process and the use of the "Organizer".

Inside Greenstone Collections
The document presents and explains the configuration files for a few actual Greenstone collections, and also gives an example of how Greenstone's appearance can be customized. (Note, this document is intended to be used with Greenstone version 2.40 and higher.)


User Supplied Documentations

CSV exercise
One-Stop-Search for A-Z Fulltext Electronic Periodicals Through Greenstone (MICA-KEIC Example)
DL Team, IIMK

Greenstone 2.85: New Features for Institutional Repositories
For creation of institutional repositories
DL Team, IIMK

Realistic Book with PDF Documents
How to make realistic books with PDF without converting to HTML
DL Team, IIMK

Greenstone Interface Customization
Home Page Customizaton using Apache webserver
DL Team, IIMK

Running Greenstone with in-built Webserver
How to run weblibrary with in-built Apache webserver
DL Team, IIMK

OAI Implementation in Greenstone
Tutorial Exercises for OAI-PMH implementation in GSDL
DL Team, IIMK

Configuring Realistic Books in Greenstone
How to make Realistic Books in Greenstone
DL Team, IIMK

Customizing Greenstone Default Pages
Customizing About and Home page contents
Anuradha, K.T. and Sivakaminathan, R.

Integrating library automation package with DL software
Enhancing Full text Search Capability in Library Automation Package
Anuradha, K.T. and Sivakaminathan, R. More...

Web Library with Greenstone 2.82
Configuring Web Library in Greenstone 2.82 Using Apache Webserver
DL Team, IIM Kozhikode

User Administration & Collection Authentication
A Manual for User Administration and Collection Authentication in GSDL
DL Team, IIM Kozhikode

A Manual for Community Radio Managers
Digital Archiving of Audio Content using Winisis and Greenstone
Mr. K. Rajasekharan and Mrs. K.M. Nafala

Web Library using Greenstone 2.81
Configuring Web Library in Greenstone 2.81 Using Apache Webserver
DL Team, IIM Kozhikode

Building / Searching Multilingual Collection
Building and Browsing Multilingual Collections in Greenstone
Ms. K.T. Anuradha, NCSI, India

WINISIS Catalogue to Greenstone
Converting a Winisis library Catalogue into a Greenstone Digital Library Application (as is conversion)
Mr. K. Rajasekharan and Mrs. K.M. Nafala

Web Library and Remote Greenstone
Web Library and Remote Collection Building using GLI Client
DL Team, IIM Kozhikode

How to set vietnamese as the default language of Greenstone
Steps for making vietnamese as the default language of Greenstone Digital Library
DL Team, IIM Kozhikode

Greenstone Interface Customisation: A Beginner's Guide
Customizing Greenstone easily : A Self-Instructional Guide for Beginner's
Mr. K. Rajasekharan and Mrs. K.M. Nafala

Greenstone: A Beginner's Guide
Building up a Digital Library with Greenstone: A Self-Instructional Guide for Beginner's
Mr. K. Rajasekharan and Mrs. K.M. Nafala

WINISIS to Greenstone: A Guide
Creating a Greenstone Digital Library with Winisis Database
Mr. K. Rajasekharan and Mrs. K.M. Nafala

Creating Digital Archives with Winisis
Creation of Digital Document Archives with Winisis
Mr. K. Rajasekharan and Mrs. K.M. Nafala

How to get CDS/ISIS database into Greenstone?
Creating digital libraries based on CDS/ISIS databases is a detailed guide for using CDS/ISIS databases in Greenstone
Mr. Pablo Morete and Prof. John Rose


Video Library
Documentation for creating Streaming Video Library in Greenstone
Mr. Sharad Jadhav, NIA, Pune, India

Essential Strategies and Skill Sets Towards Creating Digital Libraries Using Open Source Software
M.G. Sreekumar and T. Sunitha, Center for Development of Digital Libraries (CDDL), Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK)

Other documentation is available on the Greenstone Wiki http://greenstone.sourceforge.net/wiki/index.php/GreenstoneWiki .