[CODE4LIB] Job: Head Of Library Technology at Radford University

2013-02-21 Thread jobs
John P. McConnell Library at Radford University seeks a collaborative, user- centered Head of Library Technology to provide leadership to a highly committed and outstanding technology department. The Head of Library Technology brings vision and expertise to planning, developing, implementing

Re: [CODE4LIB] GitHub Myths (was thanks and poetry)

2013-02-21 Thread MJ Ray
Shaun Ellis sha...@princeton.edu * Myth #1 : GitHub creates a barrier to entry. That's a fact, not a myth. Myself, I won't give GitHub my full legal name and I suspect there are others who won't. So, we're not welcome there and if we lie to register, all our work would be subject to deletion

Re: [CODE4LIB] Fuseki and other SPARQL servers

2013-02-21 Thread Ethan Gruber
Thanks everyone for the info. This soothed my apprehensions of running Fuseki in a production environment. Ethan On Wed, Feb 20, 2013 at 4:05 PM, Ross Singer rossfsin...@gmail.com wrote: I'll add that the LARQ plugin for Fuseki (which adds Lucene indexes) is pretty awesome, as well. -Ross.

Re: [CODE4LIB] Providing Search Across PDFs

2013-02-21 Thread gibert julien
As far as the google custom search solution, I'd add that sometimes it yields weird results : for instance, we indexed a site and for a given search term, google says about 16 results (we have 10 hits displayed on the page) and when we click on page 2, it says about 12 results (showing the two

[CODE4LIB] Full Legal Names on the Web, was GitHub Myths (was thanks and poetry)

2013-02-21 Thread Michael Schofield
@Shaun, That is really interesting. I never looked at Github that way. I jumped on the github bandwagon for purely selfish, web-culture reasons and for the purpose of having a code portfolio (even if I'm a little embarrassed by it). This split topic I'd like to see maybe in another thread is

Re: [CODE4LIB] PHP YAZ

2013-02-21 Thread Stephen Marks
I've done it before, but it's been a while. What problem are you having particularly? s On Feb-20-2013 1:57 PM, Brent Ferguson wrote: Is there anyone that has experience working with PHP and YAZ on a Windows Box... Have a few questions to help clarify what is needed to get up and running...

Re: [CODE4LIB] Providing Search Across PDFs

2013-02-21 Thread Jay Luker
On Wed, Feb 20, 2013 at 2:33 PM, Nathan Tallman ntall...@gmail.com wrote: @Péter: The VuFind solution I mentioned is very similar to what you use here. It uses Aperture (although soon to use Tika instead) to grab the full-text and shoves everything inside a solr index. The import is managed

Re: [CODE4LIB] GitHub Myths (was thanks and poetry)

2013-02-21 Thread Shaun Ellis
If you read my email, I don't tell anyone what to use, but simply attempt to clear up some fallacies. Distributed version control is new to many, and I want to make sure that folks are getting accurate information from this list. Unfortunately, this statement is not accurate either: //

Re: [CODE4LIB] GitHub Myths (was thanks and poetry)

2013-02-21 Thread Andrew Hankinson
Also, as a side note (and of interest to some) you *can* add pull requests to your repo: https://gist.github.com/piscisaureus/3342247 On 2013-02-21, at 10:29 AM, Shaun Ellis sha...@princeton.edu wrote: If you read my email, I don't tell anyone what to use, but simply attempt to clear up

Re: [CODE4LIB] GitHub Myths (was thanks and poetry)

2013-02-21 Thread Megan O'Neill
Jonathan++ The more the merrier, says I. If we decide we need complete record of all the poetry we create at some point in the future, we can deal with that then. For right now, everybody have fun! This is supposed to be fun, right? On Thu, Feb 21, 2013 at 10:33 AM, Andrew Hankinson

Re: [CODE4LIB] Question on CONTENTdm and Linked Data

2013-02-21 Thread Matthew Sherman
Thanks, both of those give me a much better idea. I know I had used CONTENTdm data with a Google map almost 2 years ago for a class project but that involved extracting the data from the admin end into an excel table, so these show marked improvement. On Wed, Feb 20, 2013 at 9:27 PM, Chad

[CODE4LIB] Job: Project Manager at University College Dublin - National University of Ireland, Dublin

2013-02-21 Thread jobs
The Office of the Vice-President for Research supports the President's vision of UCD becoming a research intensive university by building an environment that supports and attracts world class research, enhances UCD's research reputation and builds confidence in UCD as a destination for quality

[CODE4LIB] A newbie seeking input/suggestions

2013-02-21 Thread Greenspun, Cindy
Hello - I'm a newbie to this listserv. I'm not a librarian, nor am I a coder. I primarily do systems related work with our library management system, run SQL reports as needed and project management. I also work for Access Services and even though I'm considered IT, I'm not in the library

Re: [CODE4LIB] A newbie seeking input/suggestions

2013-02-21 Thread Andreas Orphanides
Hey Cindy, Welcome! Glad to see your question here, we like new people. Here at NC State we've set up a (mostly semi-working) system for requesting backup using LibraryH3lp webchat. Basically we have a staff webpage that has a chat box in it. If you type something in the box, say Backup! or

Re: [CODE4LIB] Question on CONTENTdm and Linked Data

2013-02-21 Thread Mark Jordan
Hi, - Original Message - Hi Matt, The largest hurdle you would face with linked data and ContentDM are the inconsistently persistent URLs (to say nothing of the application specific jankyness in the url). When an item is added to a collection in ContentDM, it is assigned an ID

Re: [CODE4LIB] A newbie seeking input/suggestions

2013-02-21 Thread Paul Butler (pbutler3)
For something like this I would go the hardware route. A walkie-talkie on a charging stand at each service point. The walkie-talkies would always be on and tuned to the same channel. That way the staff person is not tied to the PC itself, they can grab the walkie-talkie and still do what they

[CODE4LIB] Job: Outreach and Assessment Librarian at University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

2013-02-21 Thread jobs
**Come work with us!** The UTC Library seeks a motivated, creative, and user-focused professional to fill our new Outreach and Assessment Librarian position at the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga (UTC). The librarian in this position will plan, develop, and implement outreach and

Re: [CODE4LIB] A newbie seeking input/suggestions

2013-02-21 Thread Mark Pernotto
I second Paul's suggestion. All due respect to the institution you work for, but this doesn't sound like a problem best solved with software. If I'm the backup help, and I'm talking with a colleague in their office, or making another pot of coffee, I won't get your notice on my computer until I

Re: [CODE4LIB] A newbie seeking input/suggestions

2013-02-21 Thread Karen Coyle
Cindy, Welcome! I think your situation in your library is a very common one, most likely more common than being a coder in the sense of creating new software or adding functionality to existing software. In fact, in every office I have been in, including ones not in libraries, many people

Re: [CODE4LIB] A newbie seeking input/suggestions

2013-02-21 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Feb 21, 2013, at 11:20 AM, Paul Butler (pbutler3) wrote: For something like this I would go the hardware route. A walkie-talkie on a charging stand at each service point. The walkie-talkies would always be on and tuned to the same channel. That way the staff person is not tied to the

Re: [CODE4LIB] A newbie seeking input/suggestions

2013-02-21 Thread Ellen Wilson
There was an article on this topic in issue 2 of the code4lib journal - I tried to get it done here but got shot down by systems, but it seems simple and might be what you need: http://journal.code4lib.org/articles/45 -- Ellen Knowlton Wilson Instructional Services Librarian Room 250, University

Re: [CODE4LIB] GitHub Myths (was thanks and poetry)

2013-02-21 Thread Erik Hetzner
At Thu, 21 Feb 2013 10:29:28 -0500, Shaun Ellis wrote: If you read my email, I don't tell anyone what to use, but simply attempt to clear up some fallacies. Distributed version control is new to many, and I want to make sure that folks are getting accurate information from this list.

Re: [CODE4LIB] A newbie seeking input/suggestions

2013-02-21 Thread Greenspun, Cindy
Thank you!! This looks promising! I'll take a look into this to see if this will work for us. Cindy -Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] On Behalf Of Ellen Wilson Sent: Thursday, February 21, 2013 12:12 PM To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU

Re: [CODE4LIB] A newbie seeking input/suggestions

2013-02-21 Thread Greenspun, Cindy
Thank you for your warm welcome, encouragement and ideas. I'd like to respond to some of the suggestions while this topic is still fresh, so to speak. Walkie-talkies, we did try this route. Not as easy and straight-forward as one would wish. There were battery problems (needed coverage from

[CODE4LIB] You are a *pedantic* coder. So what am I?

2013-02-21 Thread Eric Hellman
OK, pedant, tell us why you think methods that can be over-ridden are static. Also, tell us why you think classes in Java are not instances of java.lang.Class On Feb 18, 2013, at 1:39 PM, Justin Coyne jus...@curationexperts.com wrote: To be pedantic, Ruby and JavaScript are more Object

Re: [CODE4LIB] You are a *pedantic* coder. So what am I?

2013-02-21 Thread Justin Coyne
I did misspeak a bit. You can override static methods in Java. My major issue is that there is no getClass() within a static method, so when the static method is being run in the context of the inheriting class it is unaware of its own run context. For example: I want the output to be Hi from

Re: [CODE4LIB] A newbie seeking input/suggestions

2013-02-21 Thread Karen Coyle
On 2/21/13 9:00 AM, Joe Hourcle wrote: We had a policy of trying our best *not* to go into the computer labs, because if you did, you'd get 6+ people who suddenly had questions they wanted to ask ... but couldn't have been bothered to actually go to the office to ask. When I first started,

Re: [CODE4LIB] You are a *pedantic* coder. So what am I?

2013-02-21 Thread Ethan Gruber
Look, I'm sure we can list the many ways different languages fail to meet our expectations, but is this really a constructive line of conversation? -1 On Thu, Feb 21, 2013 at 12:40 PM, Justin Coyne jus...@curationexperts.comwrote: I did misspeak a bit. You can override static methods in

Re: [CODE4LIB] You are a *pedantic* coder. So what am I?

2013-02-21 Thread Justin Coyne
with regards to Class extending Object, should this error be possible? error: clone() has protected access in Object Class.clone(); ^ Of course this sort of nit-picking is absolutely not constructive. I'm just saying that if you're teaching the Object Oriented programming

Re: [CODE4LIB] You are a *pedantic* coder. So what am I?

2013-02-21 Thread Ian Walls
Agreed. Each language has its own strengths and weaknesses. Pick the one that works best for your situation, factoring in not only what the application needs to do, but your and your team's level of experience, and the overall community context in which the project will live. The

Re: [CODE4LIB] A newbie seeking input/suggestions

2013-02-21 Thread Robin Sewell
Hi Cindy, I am a newbie to the list as well. Our staff man the libraries single service point and librarians take turns working on call reference. When the desk staff get an reference question that requires a librarian's expertise, they page the librarian on call through a simple computer

Re: [CODE4LIB] You are a *pedantic* coder. So what am I?

2013-02-21 Thread Andreas Orphanides
Concur. I think everyone should just switch to APL [0], then we'll all suffer equally. [0] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/APL_(programming_language) On Thu, Feb 21, 2013 at 12:53 PM, Ian Walls iwa...@library.umass.eduwrote: Agreed. Each language has its own strengths and weaknesses. Pick the

Re: [CODE4LIB] You are a *pedantic* coder. So what am I?

2013-02-21 Thread Adam Wead
Actually, I'm finding this thread very enlightening. I've only had a little java experience, but always assumed it was the ur-implementation of OO principles. Now, I've had that assumption corrected. Thanks, …adam On Feb 21, 2013, at 12:53 PM, Ian Walls iwa...@library.umass.edu wrote:

Re: [CODE4LIB] You are a *pedantic* coder. So what am I?

2013-02-21 Thread Justin Coyne
Ian, I have to caution against taking the attitude we only code in what we already know. Of course you are going to be able to hit the ground running faster in what you are expert in. Putting on the blinders is a great way to become irrelevant in the technology sphere. If you want to be a

Re: [CODE4LIB] You are a *pedantic* coder. So what am I?

2013-02-21 Thread Devon
This ... saddens me. We can have evermore threads which hit the daily post limit about the community and how everyone feels. But a thread about programming language strength/weakness has to be shut down. I think it's time to change the name. I'm completely serious. /dev On Thu, Feb 21, 2013

Re: [CODE4LIB] You are a *pedantic* coder. So what am I?

2013-02-21 Thread Benjamin Armintor
If this thread is just code nerdery: You can't override static methods in Java. It looks like you can because there's a generous search for statically bound names (if B extends A, and A defines static a(), B.a() works), but it's not the overriding mechanism because if you try to refer to super in

Re: [CODE4LIB] GitHub Myths (was thanks and poetry)

2013-02-21 Thread Shaun Ellis
Once again, these are not “fallacies”: they are disagreements. When you say that GitHub is not team-centered, it's not a disagreement; it's simply false. If you say I don't agree with the way GitHub implements the concept of teams, then that is a disagreement. You said the first, but

Re: [CODE4LIB] Full Legal Names on the Web, was GitHub Myths (was thanks and poetry)

2013-02-21 Thread MJ Ray
Michael Schofield mschofi...@nova.edu [...] This split topic I'd like to see maybe in another thread is about giving full legal names to web services. If anyone watched the PS4 reveal last night, you might have noticed that PS4 is giving up gamertags (read: aliases) for full names to easily

Re: [CODE4LIB] GitHub Myths (was thanks and poetry)

2013-02-21 Thread Andrew Hankinson
An open tool is Internet email: I can send an email from my provider (ucop.edu) to yours (princeton.edu). A closed tool is github, where I need a github account to send you a pull request. An open tool would be one where I can send a pull request bitbucket to github. (Obviously, bitbucket is

Re: [CODE4LIB] GitHub Myths (was thanks and poetry)

2013-02-21 Thread Tom Johnson
Devon: I don't think anyone is asking you to accommodate them in your choice of tools or even approve of what they see as barriers. This conversation started because of an understanding that the poetry folks *do want* to accommodate others' needs and preferences. Taking that assumption in hand, I

Re: [CODE4LIB] You are a *pedantic* coder. So what am I?

2013-02-21 Thread Hugh Cayless
Can't resist a bit of nerdery :-) If I'm not mistaken, this is bumping up against the differences between what happens (in Java) at compile-time vs. what happens at runtime. Static method calls in Java are always resolved at compile-time. Overridden methods, on the other hand, are decided on

Re: [CODE4LIB] You are a *pedantic* coder. So what am I?

2013-02-21 Thread Sullivan, Mark V
I was just curious, so I threw the same thing into C#. class Foo { public static void sayHello() { hi(); } public static void hi() { Console.WriteLine(Hi from foo); } } class Bar : Foo { public

Re: [CODE4LIB] A newbie seeking input/suggestions

2013-02-21 Thread Kyle Banerjee
At a meeting recently, I was listening to a work leader lament how, if she is the only person there, she is just too busy to make a phone call or send an email asking for help - a common occurrence. After I heard her, I wondered how possible it would be to create some sort of desktop 'app'.

Re: [CODE4LIB] A newbie seeking input/suggestions

2013-02-21 Thread Cab Vinton
This seems like a good application for text messaging -- as long as all librarians have smartphones, which they surely would at Yale :-) Cheers, Cab Vinton Sanbornton Public Library

Re: [CODE4LIB] You are a *pedantic* coder. So what am I?

2013-02-21 Thread Jay, Michael
you really derailed me . . . i might be able to help with the javascript ypu're messing with though . . . maybe . . . mj

Re: [CODE4LIB] A newbie seeking input/suggestions

2013-02-21 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Feb 21, 2013, at 2:28 PM, Cab Vinton wrote: This seems like a good application for text messaging -- as long as all librarians have smartphones, which they surely would at Yale :-) The problem is that you'd have to have it dynamically generate the list of who to text based on who's

[CODE4LIB] Recall: [CODE4LIB] You are a *pedantic* coder. So what am I?

2013-02-21 Thread Jay, Michael
Jay, Michael would like to recall the message, [CODE4LIB] You are a *pedantic* coder. So what am I?.

[CODE4LIB] Project Ride Share Breakout Google Group created

2013-02-21 Thread Ross Singer
Hi everybody. On the Wednesday breakout sessions in Chicago, we had a breakout that was titled Project Rideshare Board, which was about trying to come up with a solution to help libraries find cross-institutional development partners; advertise specs, needs and membership; and foster learning

Re: [CODE4LIB] back to minorities question, seeking guidance

2013-02-21 Thread Rosalyn Metz
Tim, This too has been sitting in my inbox, and I've been trying to find time to respond. I have to say that I love your questions. Now that Karen has piped up, I'll follow suit. I've addressed each of your questions below to the best of my ability. *For those of you who came into this

Re: [CODE4LIB] You are a *pedantic* coder. So what am I?

2013-02-21 Thread Genny Engel
I feel that this is true. However, the more languages I learn, the more I find myself doing embarrassing things like trying to update a JavaScript file and then realizing I'm actually writing in PHP or C++. If only my brain had an automatic language gearshift. Genny Engel Sonoma County

Re: [CODE4LIB] GitHub Myths (was thanks and poetry)

2013-02-21 Thread Devon
As far as the poetry goes, not my thing, so I don't have a comment on what is actually used. The thread appeared to fork onto a discussion about github use more generally. My apologies to all if it is still tightly coupled to the poetry thing. The rest of my comments assume the more general

Re: [CODE4LIB] back to minorities question, seeking guidance

2013-02-21 Thread Andromeda Yelton
Like Rosy, I've been sitting on this wondering what to say, and am now following Karen, even though I wish I had more in the way of anthropological or statistical insight... Anyway. I recommend reading Unlocking the Clubhouse, which sheds a lot of light on the sometimes-subtle factors that

Re: [CODE4LIB] PHP YAZ

2013-02-21 Thread Péter Király
Hi, in the PHP Black Book you can find some usage examples. http://www.amazon.com/PHP-Black-Book-Peter-Moulding/dp/1588800539 It was quite long time ago when I played with YAZ on Windows, I don't remember any troubles. Have you got installation problem? Péter ps. Warning: PHP Black Book is

Re: [CODE4LIB] You are a *pedantic* coder. So what am I?

2013-02-21 Thread Ian Walls
Justin, I certainly agree that to become a better coder, it's good to experiment with many languages and applications. I'm not advocating that any given shop should always rule out a project in a new (to them) language. What I'm saying is that the context of what you already know and what your

[CODE4LIB] eXtensible Catalog Drupal Toolkit 1.3

2013-02-21 Thread Péter Király
Dear List, I happily announce, that after several months of development the eXtensible Catalog Drupal Toolkit 1.3 is just released. The eXtensible Catalog Drupal Toolkit is the front end of eXtensible Catalog (XC) built on Drupal content management system. It contains a set of 25 Drupal modules,

Re: [CODE4LIB] A newbie seeking input/suggestions

2013-02-21 Thread Kyle Banerjee
On Thu, Feb 21, 2013 at 11:47 AM, Joe Hourcle onei...@grace.nascom.nasa.gov wrote: The problem is that you'd have to have it dynamically generate the list of who to text based on who's currently on duty. If an app/service is generating the messages, it can take a parameter that allows people

[CODE4LIB] Job: Software Engineer—Application Development at TeachingBooks.net

2013-02-21 Thread jobs
TeachingBooks.net, a provider of digital multimedia resources for K-12 education, is hiring a software engineer to build and integrate new web applications into our established infrastructure. We need a programmer who enjoys working with data, solving programming problems related to database

[CODE4LIB] Job: Unicorn/Symphony Systems Librarian at Progressive Technology Federal Systems

2013-02-21 Thread jobs
Progressive Technology Federal Systems (PTFS) is seeking a self-motivated, innovative systems librarian to help a traditional paper-bound U.S. Federal government library move into a 21st century e-learning site. The successful candidate will guide the Public Services and Technical Services staff

Re: [CODE4LIB] back to minorities question, seeking guidance

2013-02-21 Thread Abigail Goben
Tim, I'll jump in with, from a curriculum standpoint, making sure there are a variety of class levels offered. When I went through my graduate program there was assistance for people who'd never used email, attached documents, created Powerpoints--basic level stuff that was taught by myself

[CODE4LIB] Drummers?

2013-02-21 Thread Joseph Lucia
Please pardon the list-jacking and cross-posting. Marc Fields Bad Data is planning a performance at the ACRL Conference in Indianapolis, at the Lyrasis Reception on the evening of April 11th. The band is comprised of library-connected musicians. We've had some changes in ensemble membership

[CODE4LIB] Looking for Print Management Software

2013-02-21 Thread Joselito Dela Cruz
Hi All, We are looking for a print management software that will not take too much work from IT dept. We wanted to track/limit no. of copies the students use. Thanks, Jay Dela Cruz

Re: [CODE4LIB] A newbie seeking input/suggestions

2013-02-21 Thread Reiswig, Jennifer
OK, this is embarrassing but our solution was buying a pair of walkie talkies. On the back end, we have a schedule of who is the backup person and they carry the other walkie talkie around with them and don't leave the building during their backup hour. But they can be in their office, in the

Re: [CODE4LIB] Full Legal Names on the Web, was GitHub Myths (was thanks and poetry)

2013-02-21 Thread Tom Johnson
It took me a minute to find this--remembering it from when it made the rounds a few years ago. Falsehoods Programmers Believe About Names. It's a useful reality check for anyone who thinks they can find and record someone's real name.

Re: [CODE4LIB] GitHub Myths (was thanks and poetry)

2013-02-21 Thread David Friggens
If you're not willing to provide even your name to make use of a free service, then I dare say you are erecting your own barriers. Such is your choice, of course, but I don't think others need to be compelled to accommodate the barriers you create for yourself. And just because the terms of

Re: [CODE4LIB] GitHub Myths (was thanks and poetry)

2013-02-21 Thread Kyle Banerjee
On Thu, Feb 21, 2013 at 2:44 PM, David Friggens frigg...@waikato.ac.nzwrote: To all the people complaining about the Code4Lib 2014 conference being unwelcoming because of our new No Clothes Policy, I say you are wrong. We are entitled to enact our own conditions of entry, and if you are

Re: [CODE4LIB] back to minorities question, seeking guidance

2013-02-21 Thread phoebe ayers
On Thu, Feb 14, 2013 at 8:34 AM, Shearer, Timothy J tshea...@email.unc.eduwrote: Hi Folks, I'm teaching systems analysis at SILS (UNC CH) this semester. Though the course is required for the IS degree, it's not required for the LS degree. However, the majority of my students this semester

Re: [CODE4LIB] GitHub Myths (was thanks and poetry)

2013-02-21 Thread Cary Gordon
Don't you mean I hope to see all of you there. On Thu, Feb 21, 2013 at 2:44 PM, David Friggens frigg...@waikato.ac.nz wrote: If you're not willing to provide even your name to make use of a free service, then I dare say you are erecting your own barriers. Such is your choice, of course, but I

Re: [CODE4LIB] A newbie seeking input/suggestions

2013-02-21 Thread Shirley Lincicum
I wrote a little app in PHP to address this exact problem. I wrote it to work the the LibraryH3lp webchat service, but the code could probably be adapted to another context. You can download the source code and instructions here: http://shirley.alptown.com/SOS_Button.zip Best wishes, Shirley

Re: [CODE4LIB] back to minorities question, seeking guidance

2013-02-21 Thread Emily Morton-Owens
I didn't spot this when Tim first posted it, but this question jumped out at me now: A person who said or modeled the right thing? Around the time I was applying to library school, a friend told me Since you love foreign languages and are interested in computers, you might enjoy programming. This

Re: [CODE4LIB] A newbie seeking input/suggestions

2013-02-21 Thread Andreas Orphanides
It strikes me from a couple of people's comments -- and from some of my own experiences -- that there's more going on here than just implementation. The right implementation is important for adoption, of course, but for a backup system to be helpful it needs to encourage compliance -- including

[CODE4LIB] Job: Digital Assets Specialist at Reed College

2013-02-21 Thread jobs
Reed College, one of the country's leading private liberal arts colleges invites applications for the position of Digital Assets Specialist. This is a .75 FTE, regular position reporting to the Digital Assets Librarian. The digital assets specialist provides support for building and maintaining

[CODE4LIB] Job: Metadata Librarian/Special Collections at Georgetown University

2013-02-21 Thread jobs
Reporting to the Head of Metadata Services, the Metadata Librarian will work collaboratively with other Metadata Librarian(s) and Metadata Specialists to support the discovery of and access to Library acquired materials in a variety of languages and formats, special collections and digital content

[CODE4LIB] Job: Archivist/Curator of Manuscripts at Northern Illinois University

2013-02-21 Thread jobs
NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES Regional History Center University Archives Archivist/Curator of Manuscripts Anticipated: April 1, 2013 Position Type: Supportive Professional Staff Term of Appointment: Twelve-month, full-time Reports to: Director of Regional History Center and

[CODE4LIB] Job: Senior Developer to work on Open Access to ‘Big Knowledge’ at National ICT Australia

2013-02-21 Thread jobs
We are looking for someone to join our technical team at NICTA to work on our distributed search system, the Lens. The Lens provides a free 'Innovation Cartography' service to the general public, allowing related innovation data to be discovered and shared easily by anyone. Over the coming year we

[CODE4LIB] Job: Full-Stack Web Developer at National ICT Australia

2013-02-21 Thread jobs
We are seeking a full-stack web developer to join the development team to work on our patent/scientific search engine. You will be working on expanding the user-facing side of our search system; as well as greenfield collaborative editing and interactive data-exploration systems. We're a small

Re: [CODE4LIB] A newbie seeking input/suggestions

2013-02-21 Thread Louis St-Amour
I think the last idea with a doorbell is on the right track. Forget tiny notifications on individuals' computers and instead put up a screen in a central spot which you can use as an informal notice board and buzzer, connected perhaps to a webcam or security image so people can see the traffic and

[CODE4LIB] (most) video from the conference are up on Internet Archive

2013-02-21 Thread Tara Robertson
Most of the video from the conference is up on Internet Archive. I say most, as the Tuesday morning video wasn't available. Searching for code4lib 2013 seems to get all the videos: https://archive.org/search.php?query=code4lib%202013page=1 Jason Ronallo is still working on HTML5-ifying stuff

Re: [CODE4LIB] You are a *pedantic* coder. So what am I?

2013-02-21 Thread Chris Fitzpatrick
pendantic and ruby go together about as well as brevity and this mailing list class Foo private def bar Calling a private method is foobar end end $ irb 1.9.3p286 :009 Foo.new.bar NoMethodError: private method `bar' called for #Foo:0x007f9e9184b8b8 1.9.3p286 :010 Foo.new.send(:bar)