ResCarta Toolkit

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The ResCarta Toolkit is professional grade software designed to build and organize your digital collections.

The Toolkit is licensed under the Apache 2.0 open source license and you are free to use the software, subject to the license agreement. Install the complete toolkit from a single installer. This installer works on Windows, MAC and Linux operating systems. Source code is available in the ResCarta Git repository.

Use existing scans, digital photographs, PDF files, WAV audio files to create digital books, pamphlets, postcards and text searchable oral histories.

Your metadata will be embedded into standard tiff images or Broadcast WAV files in Library of Congress METS/MODS/MIX/AudioMD. Download the ResCarta-Web tool and point it at your image or audio data location to add metadata to raw files in Library of congress standard xml. Convert image files to full text searchable TIF format using the Data Conversion tool with it's one-click OCR (Tesseract) or convert your wav files to full blown Broadcast Wav format with embedded MODS/BEXT metadata. The Collection Manager can arrange yor digital objects and output simple oai_dc xml formats for use in your OAI/PMH provider. Create a Lucene index for an instant searchable website. Pop up a site in seconds using the ResCarta-Web application. Use the checksum validator to test your archive over time.

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