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What's Inside

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Our Internet in a Box™ solution for institutions that wish to make the eGranary Digital Library available to users on a pre-existing LAN or as a stand-alone unit.

The full-sized server includes:

  • A new Intel Dual Core eGranary Appliance Server with 16 GB RAM and 1TB operating system hard disk
  • The eGranary Digital Library: millions of educational resources on a 6TB hard drive
  • 500-watt auto switching (international) power supply
  • Windows 10 operating system 

The 12-volt (battery-powerable) server includes:

  • A new Intel Atom Quad Core eGranary Appliance Server with 8 GB RAM and 500 GB operating system hard disk
  • The eGranary Digital Library: millions of educational resources on a 6TB hard drive
  • 12-volt switching (international) power supply
  • Windows 10 operating system 


Both servers include the following:

Basic Services

Apache HTTP Server - a web server application notable for playing a key role in the initial growth of the World Wide Web.

Apache Solr - an open source enterprise search platform from the Apache Lucene project. Its major features include full-text search, hit highlighting, faceted search, dynamic clustering, database integration, and rich document (e.g., Word, PDF) handling.

Apache Tomcat - an open source web server and servlet container developed by the Apache Software Foundation (ASF).

Drupal - a free and open-source content management framework written in PHP and distributed under the GNU General Public License. It is used as a back-end framework for at least 2.1% of all websites worldwide ranging from personal blogs to corporate, political, and government sites including and

PHP - a server-side scripting language designed for web development but also used as a general-purpose programming language.

Moodle - a popular open-source e-learning platform, also known as a Learning Management System, or Virtual Learning Environment (VLE).

MySQL - the world's second most widely used open-source relational database management system (RDBMS). 

OpenDS Software - a free, open source directory service, written in Java.  Provides the capacity for user logins and security.

Vufind - an open source library search engine that allows users to search and browse beyond the resources of a traditional online public access catalog.

User Interface

Full-text Search Engine | Catalog (OPAC) | Custom Portals | Community Information Platform 

Any Web browser software can be configured to use the eGranary, or patrons can use the custom eGranary Browser

Administrator Interface

eGranary Control Center | eGranary Installer | Community Information Platform Control Panel