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|Title (Goal)||Structure - Support for derivative objects (e.g. thumbnails, coversheets)|
|Primary Actor||End User|
|Story (A paragraph or two describing what happens)|
Derivative Objects are needed in DSpace to support dissemination of the original content in alternate formats. Cases where derivative formats are needed:
Terrence W Brady
This would be very useful. We have also encountered a need to generate a directory of derivative assets for a single original bitstream. It would be useful to have a mechanism to handle such a situation. See FlexPaper Document Viewer for XMLUI
Just a note that this may be related to Structure - Relationships between objects.
If a "derivative" was actually a new type of object, or even just an alternative bitstream, there may be a better way of using an enhanced "relationship model" to describe how it relates back to the original.