Ace Features

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  1. Example collections
    1. Recipes
    2. Handplanes
    3. Family addresses
    4. Geneological data
    5. China
    6. Wine
    7. Bibliographic references
    8. Books, CDs, DVDs, etc.
    9. Inventories (jewelry, china, etc.)
  2. Supplied files
    1. WorldCat
      1. In DC view only
      2. The most used 10 million records
    2. FAST
    3. LC Name authorities (via Web)
  3. Security
    1. Login required
    2. Anonymous login for searching
    3. Limits on storage consumed
    4. No limits on transactions?
    5. Need reports on activity
    6. Control access to collections
    7. Control access to records
    8. Control access to fields
  4. User Management
    1. Profile
    2. Group membership
  5. Group Management
    1. Create a group
    2. Add/delete members
    3. Establish permissions for group
    4. Virtual clubs
      1. Club registry
      2. Discussion forums
  6. Record Management
    1. Create (within collection)
    2. Delete
    3. Edit
    4. Track items value and/or rating
    5. Unique URL
    6. Customizable views, each with unique URL
    7. Authority control
    8. Item records
      1. Links to other records
      2. Fields
      3. Attach images
      4. Shared so that other's changes are visible
      5. Item status/location
    9. New DC profiles
      1. Specify default fields
      2. Specify required fields
      3. Allow checklists
      4. Change labels
      5. Add new fields
      6. Share profiles across collections
      7. Extend profiles
      8. Share base profiles
    10. New authority files/records (Can these just look like regular records?)
  7. Collection management
    1. Create and name collections
    2. Create sub collections within collections
    3. Join collections into union views
    4. Allow customization via image files, css
    5. Allow creation of DTML for customized views
    6. Policies
    7. Duplicate resolution
    8. Browse
    9. Search
      1. by metadata element
      2. by authority data
    10. Default template
    11. Control access
      1. Private
      2. Groups
      3. Public
    12. Importing
      1. Into existing collection
      2. Collection types
      3. As new collection
      4. In batches
    13. Exporting
      1. All
      2. Subsets
      3. Z39.50
      4. OAI
      5. Into Access DB
      6. As flat text file
      7. via Email
      8. Support PDA listings
    14. Add item
    15. Delete item
    16. Edit/change item
    17. Move item between collections
    18. Generate reports
      1. HTML pages
      2. Visualization
      3. Labels
  8. Wish/Gift Lists
    1. Missing items
    2. Record finished/promoted as aquired
    3. email notification
  9. Misc.
    1. Links to museums, galleries, experts, parts catalogs, etc.
    2. 'Ask an expert' service
    3. Regional events calendar
    4. Theft reports
    5. Classified ads
    6. Virtual museum
    7. FAQ files
    8. Pathfinders
    9. Web-rings
    10. Preservation guidelines
    11. Restoration service providers
    12. Grading standards and terminology
    13. Glossaries
    14. Lending
    15. Site administration
    16. Metadata quality indicators
  10. Help
    1. Context-sensitive help pages
    2. Ability to send message to us within Zope (i.e. no email needed)
    3. Links to Dublin Core, other documentation
    4. Tutorials (various, including DC)

    Thom Hickey
    Last modified: Wed Aug 15 11:08:24 Eastern Daylight Time 2001