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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This paper describes a prototype dissertation information system. The various components of the system include the database, the information retrieval engine, dynamic Webpages via markup languages, and client side Java Scripts.Managerial and information retrieval issues associated with a digital dissertation information system arediscussed and the database configurations and codeswritten for performing various operations online are described. The paper ends with a discussion of the projectresults and future developmental opportunities.