Gyldendal launches their Danish encyclopedia – Den Store Danske as a Wikipedia online portal

Gyldendal’s business challenge was to provide an online Wikipedia based on the “Den Store Danske” which is an encyclopedia.

The online Wikipedia should work as a Wikipedia where everybody can contribute with content but with a [verified] function on each content entry.


  • Make the “Den Store Danske” available online
  • Support a [verified] function on each entry


  • Installation and setup of Lucene to index the xml based editorial system containing the encyclopedia with 200.000 full text documents
  • Solution developed using DekiWiki Open source CMS - Alpha Solutions has developed a layer to handle the “verified” functionality with Lucene
  • To enhance search results stemming and Did you mean was implemented