[CODE4LIB] Code4Lib North: Car pooling from Brock residences to downtown

2015-06-01 Thread David Fiander
I'm staying at Brock for C4LN this week, but I won't have a car with me, so who's going to be around that I could catch a ride with downtown? - David

[CODE4LIB] Something is messed up with the code4lib wiki main page

2015-02-26 Thread David Fiander
The main page (http://wiki.code4lib.org/Main_Page) is displaying as blank, and the history does not indicate any changes that would cause it to be so. In fact, the history for EARLIER changes (eg, my change to remove the new! text from the link to C4LN) are not displaying properly in the

Re: [CODE4LIB] Anybody using the Open Library APIs?

2013-01-22 Thread David Fiander
Singer rossfsin...@gmail.com wrote: On Jan 21, 2013, at 8:04 PM, David Fiander da...@fiander.info wrote: The documentation for the APIs is weak, and it looks like it hasn't been updated for a while. Has anybody used them much, or know what the state of ongoing development of them is? I am

Re: [CODE4LIB] Anybody using the Open Library APIs?

2013-01-22 Thread David Fiander
is better because it is a little closer to getting work level metadata. Karen On Tue, Jan 22, 2013 at 11:57 AM, Ross Singer rossfsin...@gmail.com wrote: On Jan 21, 2013, at 8:04 PM, David Fiander da...@fiander.info wrote: The documentation for the APIs is weak, and it looks like

Re: [CODE4LIB] Anybody using the Open Library APIs?

2013-01-22 Thread David Fiander
an xISBN request and have your eligibility verified. Your library has to be a cataloging member to get the higher level of access but we can tweak the usage based on your needs if you're eligible. Karen On Tue, Jan 22, 2013 at 2:56 PM, David Fiander da...@fiander.info wrote: Karen, Thanks

Re: [CODE4LIB] Code4Lib Gender Survey

2012-11-28 Thread David Fiander
This just sounds like you don't care about counting the gender variant members of the community. On Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 4:52 PM, Rosalyn Metz rosalynm...@gmail.com wrote: I'm going to leave it as is for now, let's think of this as a first draft. As I think I said to the list (not sure

Re: [CODE4LIB] EPUB and ILS indexing update : Question on CIP Usage for e-books

2012-11-05 Thread David Fiander
On 12-11-05 10:31, Henri-Damien LAURENT wrote: Hi I have managed to create marcrecord from epub files fairly easily : a) unzip my_epub.epub content.opf b) xsltproc DC2MARC21slim.xsl content.opf my_epub.marcxml And you get a fairly good MARC21slim bibliorecord. Thanks Library of Congress

Re: [CODE4LIB] It's all job postings!

2012-08-15 Thread David Fiander
I'd buy that shirt. On Wed, Aug 15, 2012 at 9:16 AM, Doran, Michael D do...@uta.edu wrote: Second the motion to stop beating this dead horse. Dang, and I was already working on this 2013 conference t-shirt design... [cid:image001.png@01CD7ABE.541F6150] -Original Message-

Re: [CODE4LIB] Code4Lib Indoctrination link added to the Wiki main page

2012-02-22 Thread David Fiander
Would the upright code4lib brigade be opposed by the horizontal code4lib posse? On Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 11:49, Bohyun Kim k...@fiu.edu wrote: In my defense, I didn't pick the term, 'indoctrination.' =) But it shows something about the community, eh? The alternative title to the doc that

Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib North : May 2012 : The University of Windsor : is a go!

2012-02-15 Thread David Fiander
Don't forget that May 21 is Victoria Day, so that could be a either a good thing or a bad thing for scheduling at the end of the previous week. On Wed, Feb 15, 2012 at 10:07, Mita Williams mita.willi...@gmail.comwrote: The third installment of Code4Lib North is a go!

Re: [CODE4LIB] Metadata war stories...

2012-01-28 Thread David Fiander
Stephen, regarding the question of ambiguity about chronology vs enumeration, this is what I did with my parser: # If items are identified by chronology only, with no separate # enumeration (eg, a newspaper issue), then the chronology is # recorded in the enumeration subfields $a - $f. We can

Re: [CODE4LIB] Hotel registration - This was a test, right?

2011-11-16 Thread David Fiander
But then you would get fewer nickels. We need to figure out the equilibrium point for this function now. On Wed, Nov 16, 2011 at 21:23, Cary Gordon listu...@chillco.com wrote: I concur. If I had a nickel for every clueless person who makes more money than me, I would make more money than I

Re: [CODE4LIB] A suggested role for text mining in library catalogs?

2011-02-23 Thread David Fiander
One of the difficulties with your surface analysis of Thoreau vs Austen is that Thoreau wrote a memoir and Austen wrote fictional narrative. If the texts were available, it might be interesting to see how something like Bridget Jones compares. It will clearly have a lot of female 3rd person in it,

Re: [CODE4LIB] Code4Lib North | Meetup!

2011-02-20 Thread David Fiander
Right now both weekends work for me. I know that for me, and probably for many others, the sooner the date is made firm, the easier it will be to make sure that the chosen one *cough* will stay free for this. - David On Sat, Feb 19, 2011 at 13:02, Graham McCarthy gmccar...@ryerson.ca wrote:

Re: [CODE4LIB] to link or not to link: PURLs

2011-01-26 Thread David Fiander
If you don't have any confidence in the URL, then why would you bother giving it out at all? Links are links. Make them active. On Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 14:57, Pottinger, Hardy J. pottinge...@umsystem.edu wrote: Hi, this topic has come up for discussion with some of my colleagues, and I was

Re: [CODE4LIB] SIP2 SDK available

2010-11-04 Thread David Fiander
Yes, LibLime took that code that I wrote for the Evergreen OpenILS project and incorporated it into the Koha codebase without attribution. Once it was finished, it was pretty stable, and there have been very few problems with it, although I have heard that there might be problems with the checksum

Re: [CODE4LIB] mailing list administratativia

2010-10-27 Thread David Fiander
Ray, I think that the constraint makes more sense as a positive real number. While the length of a thread will never be exactly a non-integer length, it will eventually exceed any finite real-valued limit imposed, which is all that's necessary. (Actually, the non-negative part is optional. A

Re: [CODE4LIB] Kingston? And now the date (was Re: [CODE4LIB] Location of the first Code4Lib North meeting?)

2010-01-28 Thread David Fiander
I concur. Thursday afternoon/evening and all day Friday works for me. +1 Thursday-Friday 6-7 May On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 06:45, John Fereira ja...@cornell.edu wrote: MJ Suhonos wrote: +1 Thursday-Friday 6-7 May here as well. As long as things don't get started until late afternoon or early

[CODE4LIB] Location of the first Code4Lib North meeting?

2010-01-20 Thread David Fiander
So far on the wiki the proposals for the location range from the center of known space to let's all visit Dan!: - Toronto - Kingston - Ottawa - Sudbury - Montreal Given some of the far-flung people who have expressed interest in the meeting, including some people in Wisconsin (!), it would be

Re: [CODE4LIB] Location of the first Code4Lib North meeting?

2010-01-20 Thread David Fiander
Of course, as a corollary to the fact that all the locations being discussed are Canadian (well, except for Montreal), any Americans resident in the USA on the list do need to make sure that their passports will be valid through to the end of May, at least, in order to ensure you will be able to

Re: [CODE4LIB] Location of the first Code4Lib North meeting?

2010-01-20 Thread David Fiander
I'm not sure, but everybody entering the US is required to present a passport or other enhanced ID, so if the Americans don't have passports, it's more that they can't go home without. On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 14:36, Walter Lewis lew...@hhpl.on.ca wrote: On 20 Jan 10, at 2:30 PM, David Fiander

Re: [CODE4LIB] Location of the first Code4Lib North meeting?

2010-01-20 Thread David Fiander
Walter plans on going to Kingston by way of Buffalo and Cape Vincent, just so he can take the ferries. On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 14:45, Walter Lewis lew...@hhpl.on.ca wrote: On 20 Jan 10, at 2:39 PM, Wendy Huot wrote: Regarding travel to Kingston: * For an interesting drive from upstate NY,

Re: [CODE4LIB] FW: PURL Server Update 2

2009-09-02 Thread David Fiander
And how does that absolve such sites from being named and shamed or permanently filtered? If Millenium is acting like a robot in its monthly maintenance processes, then it should be checking robots.txt. On Wed, Sep 2, 2009 at 9:02 AM, Chris Kingck...@asl.edu wrote: stuart yeates wrote: GPO

Re: [CODE4LIB] WARC file format now ISO standard

2009-06-02 Thread David Fiander
This is a common problem with ISO standards, and the common solution is to do just this: release the final draft before it's approved by ISO as an official standard. That's what the ISO Forth programming language group did as well. - David On Tue, Jun 2, 2009 at 5:35 PM, st...@archive.org

Re: [CODE4LIB] exact title searches with z39.50 [resolved]

2009-04-28 Thread David Fiander
On Tue, Apr 28, 2009 at 8:27 AM, Eric Lease Morgan emor...@nd.edu wrote: Wow, isn't the Internet cool, and /me wonders, Did the Bath Profile come from... Bath? [2] Yes. http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/bath/tp-bath2.1-e.htm#c

Re: [CODE4LIB] RDA in RDF, was: Something completely different

2009-04-07 Thread David Fiander
On Tue, Apr 7, 2009 at 1:24 PM, Eric Lease Morgan emor...@nd.edu wrote: Listen...  What you hear from over here is the sound of a very heavy sigh coming from a computer type who really wants to help improve the way library data is used in a networked environment, but they can't convince their

Re: [CODE4LIB] RDA in RDF, was: Something completely different

2009-04-07 Thread David Fiander
have the XOBIS work from Stanford that ksclarke was involved with. Roy On 4/7/09 4/7/09 € 10:41 AM, David Fiander da...@fiander.info wrote: On Tue, Apr 7, 2009 at 1:24 PM, Eric Lease Morgan emor...@nd.edu wrote: Listen...  What you hear from over here is the sound of a very heavy sigh coming

Re: [CODE4LIB] Lightning Talk ideas

2008-11-26 Thread David Fiander
Ross, that's the Hackfest topic. On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 6:30 PM, Ross Singer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I Had This Idea That I Have No Idea How To Do, Do You? -Ross. On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 11:36 AM, Jay Luker [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I know its a bit early to start thinking of these, but in

[CODE4LIB] Converting Elsevier CSV usage reports to COUNTER XML?

2008-11-24 Thread David Fiander
Elsevier provides a variety of options for downloading ScienceDirect journal usage stats, including HTML, PDF, and CSV, but the one format they don't support is COUNTER-compliant XML, even for the COUNTER reports. So, before I burn off a couple of days on this, has anybody written a utility that

Re: [CODE4LIB] Code4lib mugs?

2008-11-03 Thread David Fiander
Giving out a travel mug at the conference, especially if the attendees were informed of this at registration time (or at least before they packed) would be a fantastic idea. - David On Mon, Nov 3, 2008 at 9:03 AM, Edward M. Corrado [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I like the idea. If giving out at the

Re: [CODE4LIB] LOC Authority Data

2008-09-23 Thread David Fiander
One of the most important pages in the print volumes of the Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH), is the title page verso, which includes publication and copyright details. The folks at LC very clearly understand US copyright law, since on that page you can see that they claim that the LCSH

Re: [CODE4LIB] KR (was: Gartner on OSS)

2008-03-31 Thread David Fiander
Vi is just as programmable as emacs. It's possible to write a vi macro that runs a turing machine. - David On Mon, Mar 31, 2008 at 1:43 PM, Cloutman, David [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I use nano, which is the same thing as pico, more or less. I wrote my first web pages using pico in a unix

[CODE4LIB] Usability evaluation of library online catalogues

2008-02-04 Thread David Fiander
A New Zealand based study published by the ACM White, H., Wright, T., and Chawner, B. 2006. Usability evaluation of library online catalogues. In Proceedings of the 7th Australasian User interface Conference - Volume 50 (Hobart, Australia, January 16 - 19, 2006). W. Piekarski, Ed. ACM

Re: [CODE4LIB] Usability evaluation of library online catalogues

2008-02-04 Thread David Fiander
Markus, Thanks. It's also available in the ACM digital library, which is where I found it. - David On Feb 4, 2008 2:24 PM, Markus Fischer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: White, H., Wright, T., and Chawner, B. 2006. Usability evaluation of library online catalogues. In Proceedings of the 7th