Author Archives: Felix Lohmeier


Minor release deployed at

We have made great progress since our last release in December 2014 that we would like to share with you. Next regular release is scheduled for June 2015 so we have decided to deploy an interim release. Please have a look at!

Version Wed Apr 01 2015 17:54:03; Web: build-331-0-g2e77c4c-dirty; API: build-137-0-g9fb3853

new features:

  • xml export
  • new inbuilt-schemata (PNX, OAI-PMH+MARCXML, OAI-PMH+DC-Elements, OAI-PMH+DC Terms) especially for import
  • new inbuilt-schemata (finc solr schema) for target side
  • new mapping functions
  • mapping to nested attributes


  • many backend re-factorings (e.g. established UUIDs as entity identifiers)

known issues:

  • saving a project takes a bit longer but saving is performed successfully (DD-998)
  • there is a variety of problems using small screen resolutions (DD-1044)

While we have submerged ourselves into the d:swarm development our friends from Dortmund University Library released the first extension for d:swarm: We are delighted by this contribution, especially as it came as a surprise. Many thanks to Hans-Georg Becker and his team!

Version 0.9 – a simple solution to be used in the production environment @SLUB Dresden will be released in June 2015. Stay tuned!


Presentation at SWIB14 Conference

Yesterday we gave a talk about the current state of d:swarm at the Semantic Web in Libraries (SWIB14) conference. It is amazing to hear all the excellent and inspiring presentations here in Bonn. The first feedback from the SWIB community encourages us to intensify our ambition to create an open source developer community.

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D:SWARM Modelling Perspective

D:SWARM beta release on the occasion of SWIB14

D:SWARM is truly #opensource, please participate!

Today, we have released a public beta of d:swarm on the occasion of the conference Semantic Web in Libraries (SWIB14). The SWIB conference aims to foster the exchange of ideas and experiences among practitioners on Linked Open Data (LOD) developments relevant to the library world. And this is what we ask you to do: please help us test our web application, guide our development or fork our code. We are looking forward to your feedback, your ideas, and your opinion.

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