End-to-end data management
Butterfly supports the whole spectrum of your data management needs, offering an end-to-end
data management platform for your organization.
Deposit your data items
If your data items are born-digital, use Butterfly's data deposit and submission workflows to collect the items
in a single place.
If your data items are digitized, Butterfly data submission workflows can speed up your digitization
process by automating the file conversions your staff performs manually.
Classify your data and link them with each other
Unlimited collection hierarchies
Use Butterfly to classify and organize your data items in collection/sub-collection hierarchies with unlimited depth.
Use Butterfly to link your data items with each other and transform your collection hierarchy into a user-consumable graph.
Describe and document your data items
Exploit Butterfly's metadata features to describe, curate and document your data in terms of their descriptive,
technical and administrative attributes.
uses digital library best practices to
hold your metadata in open, interoperable formats,
while offering effective form widgets
that support keywords, autocompleted text-boxes, drop-down select boxes
and clickable calendars to hide the underlying
complexity from users.
Present and publish your data
Search the information space
Butterfly allows users to search the information space in a multitude of ways to
discover items of interest.
Browse the information space
Butterfly allows users to browse the information space and navigate through your data collections
and data-association graphs.
Share and reuse your data items
Butterfly supports well-established interoperability formats and protocols to allow your information space to be shared with the world.
Butterfly supports a
RESTful Application Programming Interface (API) that permits your
information space to be reused in any applications.
Preserve and export your data
Preserve your data
Butterfly can archive your data items using a variety of data-storage formats, depending on your selection of
the storage subsystem.
Open data export
Butterfly can also export your data item in open, standards-compliant data encodings and formats.