Greenstone User (& Developer) Survey

laura. Thursday, June 18th, 2009.

Please take the Greenstone User Survey!  10-15 minutes of your time can help us learn more about Greenstone software users and developers. With your help, we will gain a better understanding of Greenstone software and support resource use and satisfaction; in what ways Greenstone users interact with and use the software; and the organizational and technical environments in which Greenstone software is used.

If you work with Greenstone to:
•    Develop digital library collections;
•    Teach about digital libraries;
•    Learn about digital libraries;
•    Develop language interfaces for Greenstone;
•    Develop other functionalities or code for Greenstone;
•    Disseminate or otherwise support use of Greenstone,
You are eligible to participate in this study.

How to participate:
Read information about the survey and your rights as a participant at:
Then click the link at the bottom of the survey information page to continue to the survey.

In addition to the online survey, a pdf version is also available.
Contact Laura Sheble at for a copy of the pdf survey.

Want to do more?
Help us distribute the survey:  Inform other Greenstone software users
and developers about this survey by posting a link to this blog entry
or by sending an email with the information above. Thank you for your help!

9 Responses to “Greenstone User (& Developer) Survey”

  1. Usman Says:

    Dear Sir,

    I would like to know that what Programming Language is being used by Green Stone for Windows

    Awaiting your reply
    Usman Hameed
    System Analyst

  2. ricky Says:

    Thanks for your sharing,it could be helpful.

  3. Kieu Van Hot Says:

    I am developing a digital colection by Chinese but Greenstone do not process records including some words such as 上 and 戊 (records are ignored). Please help me - thanks very much

  4. Carla Says:

    Trying to set up Greenstone3 using external tomcat. I get to the welcome page but alas it shows a blank screen. I would appreciate for any help.

  5. Carla Says:

    Trying to set up Greenstone3 using external tomcat. I get to the welcome page but alas it shows a blank screen. I would appreciate any help. Thanks

  6. laura Says:

    Hi All -

    There are several support resources where you may find answers to these and other questions.

    First off, try searching the Greenstone email list archives to see if your question has been answered on one of the Greenstone email lists previously:

    There are also a number of other support resources (including an FAQ and the Greenstone manuals) at the Greenstone Documentation Wiki. See the ‘Support’ tab of the Greenstone website at

    Otherwise, helpful and knowledgeable people experienced with Greenstone are available via the Greenstone email lists. Please post your questions to one of the lists. Information about the lists and instructions for joining are available at:


    Laura Sheble

  7. Documents plugins required Says:


    I have installed greenstone 2.08 but in Design view i have some problems in “Select Plugin to add:”. I mean which plugin may be used…?
    So kindly guide me,I will be waiting………


    Amjid khan
    Assistant Librarian
    Deptt.of pharmacy
    University of Peshawar

  8. Email Blast Software Says:

    Is this compatible with linux based systems?

  9. laura Says:

    Thank you for your interest in the survey. The data collection period has ended. An overview of survey results is available online at:

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