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Welcome to the <strong>Behind-the-Scenes Portal </strong>for the Miranda Digital Asset Platform<strong>.</strong> This portal has been created to help those interested in learning about the human and technical development processes that make the Miranda project possible. The Miranda prototype was made public in fall 2017, with an alpha release in May 2018 and a beta launch upcoming in October 2018.
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Welcome to the <strong>Behind-the-Scenes Portal </strong>for the Miranda Digital Asset Platform<strong>.</strong> To explore Miranda, visit '''[https://collections.folger.edu collections.folger.edu]'''.  
  
There is information about what is currently available on the Miranda platform alpha and outlines some of the work we will be doing in advance of the full beta launch. For technical (and technical-leaning) folks, there is also information on how the platform itself works, how to interact with the platform's APIs, and data import processes.  
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This portal documents the human and technical development processes that make the Miranda project possible. The Miranda prototype was made public in fall 2017, with an alpha release in May 2018 and a beta launch in January 2019. The grant period concluded at the end of February 2020. We will continue to update the platform throughout 2020 and beyond.  
  
All of the platform code will be linked here by the project's conclusion, and it will be perfectly usable for anyone who wants to examine it or learn from it. However, we regret that we cannot provide technical support for other installations of the platform besides [http://collections.folger.edu the official site]. The code repository for the 2017 Miranda [https://github.com/ParsonsTKO/FolgerMirandaClient prototype client] and the [https://github.com/ParsonsTKO/FolgerMirandaServer prototype server] is hosted on Github. Our primary technical partner is [https://parsonstko.com ParsonsTKO]. The Miranda project is supported by generous support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.   
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This portal contains information about what is currently available on the Miranda platform and outlines some of the work completed throughout the project. For technical (and technical-leaning) folks, there is also information on how the platform itself works, how to interact with the platform's APIs, and the platform's data model.  
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The code repository for Miranda as well as the 2017 Miranda prototype is [https://github.com/parsonstko available on Github] under the MIT License. Our primary technical partner is [https://parsonstko.com ParsonsTKO]. We regret that we cannot provide support for other installations of the platform outside of [http://collections.folger.edu the official site]. 
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The Miranda project is made possible with generous support from the [https://www.mellon.org Andrew W. Mellon Foundation]. Miranda is a work in progress. We would love to hear your comments, questions, and ideas. Send us a note at miranda@folger.edu - we look forward to hearing from you.   
  
 
== Table of contents ==
 
== Table of contents ==
 
* [[Introduction to the platform]]
 
* [[Introduction to the platform]]
* [[Technical Architecture]]
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* [[What's in Miranda: Content Types|Platform contents]]
 
* [[International Image Interoperability Framework|International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF)]]
 
* [[International Image Interoperability Framework|International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF)]]
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* [[My Shelf]]
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* [[Topics and Stories]]
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* [[Taxonomies]]
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* [[Data model]]
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* [[The Miranda API]]
 
* [[Advanced search]]
 
* [[Advanced search]]
* [[Data model]]
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* [[Technical Architecture]]
* [https://wiki.folger.edu/collections-architecture-portal/The_%22My_Shelf%22_Feature The "My Shelf" feature]
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* [[Licensing Agreements]]
* [[Taxonomies]]
 
* [https://wiki.folger.edu/collections-architecture-portal/Licensing_Agreements Licensing agreements]
 
 
* [[Team]]
 
* [[Team]]
 
* [[Advisory committee]]
 
* [[Advisory committee]]
* [[What's in Miranda: Content Types|Platform contents]]
 

Latest revision as of 12:59, 17 June 2020

Welcome to the Behind-the-Scenes Portal for the Miranda Digital Asset Platform. To explore Miranda, visit collections.folger.edu.

This portal documents the human and technical development processes that make the Miranda project possible. The Miranda prototype was made public in fall 2017, with an alpha release in May 2018 and a beta launch in January 2019. The grant period concluded at the end of February 2020. We will continue to update the platform throughout 2020 and beyond.

This portal contains information about what is currently available on the Miranda platform and outlines some of the work completed throughout the project. For technical (and technical-leaning) folks, there is also information on how the platform itself works, how to interact with the platform's APIs, and the platform's data model.

The code repository for Miranda as well as the 2017 Miranda prototype is available on Github under the MIT License. Our primary technical partner is ParsonsTKO. We regret that we cannot provide support for other installations of the platform outside of the official site.

The Miranda project is made possible with generous support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Miranda is a work in progress. We would love to hear your comments, questions, and ideas. Send us a note at miranda@folger.edu - we look forward to hearing from you.

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