SRU Open Search: Open Source Customizable Interface for Displaying SRU-Formatted XML

The Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services at the University of Strathclyde has released SRU Open Search, an open source customizable interface for displaying SRU-formatted XML.

Here are some features selected from a more comprehensive list:

  • Bookmarkable pages, so you can share a page of results via email
  • Share items via social bookmarking sites (Delicious, Digg, Google)
  • Featured audio highlighting—inline mp3 player via flash
  • Featured content highlighting . . .
  • Visualisation of search terms via pie chart, tag cloud & tree map . . .
  • Portable version of search so users can add to their own site
  • Browser search plugin for Firefox & Internet Explorer (inc Auto Suggest)