MIR (MyCoRe/MODS Institutional Repository)



The MIR application is used to give quick start in setting up your own institutional repository. Your repository will feature support for the most important standards:

  • MODS as it only metadata format
  • METS for structuring digital content
  • OAI-PMH to share your repository content with others
  • XSL to transform your metadata to different formats
  • Sitemaps protocol
  • GND

In addition to that MIR features also are range of convenient functions, as of:

  • Online editor to insert and alter meta data
  • Supports different type of documents with inheritance support:
    • Articles
    • Audio/Video material
    • Books (w/w.o. chapters)
    • Conference proceedings
    • Conference publications
    • Journals
    • Reports
    • Thesis
  • File upload (Upload a bunch of files easily)
  • Multi-Language support
  • Classifications (including online editor)
  • Fulltext embargoes
  • ACLs to restrict access further
  • Versioning of metadata
  • Audio-/Video- Streaming (through Helix Universal Server)
  • uses SOLR as search engine with all its rich feature set
  • Internal and external user system

    Link-in your LDAP or Shibboleth infrastructure

  • Export to:
  • Support Import from public catalogs:
    • ZDB
    • More to come ...
  • Powerful Image-Viewer

    Supports books with more than 1000 pages and maps larger than 1 Gigapixel

  • You will find more if you try it out


As of now there is no real quick start. So stay tuned. But for now you can already read early documentation:


Currently MIR is not ready for productive deployment but feel free to give it a try. If you need support or want to help out. Please do not wait and ask at the MyCoRe-User mailing list.