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Design of a digital dissertation information management system

Glisson, W.B. and Chowdhury, G. (2002) Design of a digital dissertation information management system. Program, 36 (3). pp. 152-165. ISSN 0033-0337

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Abstract

This paper describes a prototype dissertation information system. The various components of the system include the database, the information retrieval engine, dynamic Web pages via markup languages, and client side JavaScripts. Managerial and information retrieval issues associated with a digital dissertation information system are discussed and the database configurations and codes written for performing various operations online are described. The paper ends with a discussion of the project results and future developmental opportunities.