digilib - The Digital Image Library
A versatile image viewing environment for the internet.
What is digilib?
digilibis a web based client/server technology for images. The image content is processed on-the-fly by a Java Servlet on the server side so that only the visible portion of the image is sent to the web browser on the client side.
digilibenables very detailed work on an image as required by scholars with elaborate viewing features like an option to show images on the screen in their original size.
digilibfacilitates cooperation of scholars over the internet and novel uses of source material by image annotations and stable references that can be embedded in URLs.
digilibfacilitates federation of image servers through a standards compliant IIIF image API.
digilibis Open Source Software under the Lesser General Public License, jointly developed by the Max-Planck-Institute for the History of Science, the Bibliotheca Hertziana, the University of Bern and others.
Where can I get digilib?
How do I run digilib?
Clone the digilib repository
git clone https://github.com/robcast/digilib.git
Change to the repository
build and run the webapp in the embedded Jetty runtime for development
mvn jetty:run-exploded --projects webapp
and watch digilib at http://localhost:8080/digilib/digilib.html
or follow the build and install instructions on the documentation pages.