Re: [CODE4LIB] looking for free hosting for html code

2015-05-22 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Fri, 22 May 2015, Sarles Patricia (18K500) wrote: [trimmed] I plan to teach coding to my 6th and 12th grade students next school year and our lab has a mixture of old (2008) and new Macs (2015) so I want to make all the Macs functional for writing code in an editor. My next question is

Re: [CODE4LIB] free html editors

2015-05-17 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Sat, 16 May 2015, Miles Fidelman wrote: [trimmed] Your real problem might be running a browser that's new enough to support HTML5 and CSS3. Otherwise, editing HTML isn't going to do you much good. Apple won't let the most recent version of Safari run on 10.6.8 (you're stuck at 5.1.10),

Re: [CODE4LIB] free html editors

2015-05-16 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Sat, 16 May 2015, Nathan Rogers wrote: If you do not need all the bells and whistles I would recommend TextWrangler. Free versions should still be available online and its bigger brother BBEdit is overkill for basic web editing. Actually, the significant difference between TextWrangler

Re: [CODE4LIB] pdf and web publishing question

2015-04-29 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Wed, 29 Apr 2015, Sergio Letuche wrote: Dear all, we have a pdf, that is taken from a to be printed pdf, full of tables. The text is split in two columns. How would you suggest we uploaded this pdf to the web? We would like to keep the structure, and split each section taken from the table

Re: [CODE4LIB] Data Lifecycle Tracking Documentation Tools

2015-03-13 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Wed, 11 Mar 2015, davesgonechina wrote: Hi John, Good question - we're taking in XLS, CSV, JSON, XML, and on a bad day PDF of varying file sizes, each requiring different transformation and audit strategies, on both regular and irregular schedules. New batches often feature schema changes

Re: [CODE4LIB] Get It Services / Cart

2015-03-06 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Fri, 6 Mar 2015, Smith, Steelsen wrote: Hi All, I'm new to this list, so if there are any conventions I'm ignoring I'd appreciate someone letting me know. I'm working on a project to allow requests that will go to multiple systems to be aggregated in a requesting interface. It would be

[CODE4LIB] Fwd: [CNI-ANNOUNCE] Call for Participation: Security and Privacy Agenda Workshop, March 3, 2015

2015-02-06 Thread Joe Hourcle
I saw 'hardening OAI-PMH', and thought this might be of interest to this group. -Joe Begin forwarded message: From: Clifford Lynch cni-annou...@cni.org Date: February 6, 2015 4:16:15 PM EST To: CNI-ANNOUNCE -- News from the Coalition cni-annou...@cni.org Subject: [CNI-ANNOUNCE] Call for

Re: [CODE4LIB] Plagiarism checker

2015-01-23 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Jan 23, 2015, at 9:44 AM, Mark A. Matienzo wrote: I believe Turnitin and SafeAssign both compare the text of submissions to against external sources (e.g., SafeAssign uses ABI/INFORM, among others). I am not certain if they compare submissions against each other. My understanding of

Re: [CODE4LIB] Lost thread - centrally hosted global navbar

2015-01-10 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Jan 10, 2015, at 8:37 PM, Jason Bengtson wrote: Do you have access to the server-side? Server side scripting languages (and the frameworks and CMSes built with them) have provisions for just this sort of thing. Include statements in PHP and cfinclude tags in coldfusion, for example. Every

Re: [CODE4LIB] linked data and open access

2014-12-19 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Dec 19, 2014, at 9:48 AM, Eric Lease Morgan wrote: I don’t know about y’all, but it seems to me that things like linked data and open access are larger trends in Europe than here in the United States. Is there are larger commitment to sharing in Europe when compared to the United

Re: [CODE4LIB] linked data and open access

2014-12-19 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Dec 19, 2014, at 12:28 PM, Kyle Banerjee wrote: On Fri, Dec 19, 2014 at 7:57 AM, Joe Hourcle onei...@grace.nascom.nasa.gov wrote: I can't comment on the linked data side of things so much, but in following all of the comments from the US's push for opening up access to federally

Re: [CODE4LIB] looking for a good PHP table-manipulating class

2014-12-11 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Dec 11, 2014, at 4:32 PM, Ken Irwin wrote: Hi folks, I'm hoping to find a PHP class that designed to display data in tables, preferably able to do two things: 1. Swap the x- and y-axis, so you could arbitrarily show the table with y=Puppies, x=Kittens or y=Kittens,x=Puppies 2.

[CODE4LIB] Fwd: [Rdap] Call for Editors for IMLS-funded DataQ Project (Due 1/30/15)

2014-12-11 Thread Joe Hourcle
A few months ago, there was a discussion of trying to try to make a libraries site on Stack Exchange. For those that were interested, this might be an interesting project to participate in, although their scope isn't necessarily all library questions. -Joe Begin forwarded message: From:

Re: [CODE4LIB] Balancing security and privacy with EZproxy

2014-11-20 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Nov 19, 2014, at 11:47 PM, Dan Scott wrote: On Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 4:06 PM, Kyle Banerjee kyle.baner...@gmail.com wrote: There are a number of technical approaches that could be used to identify which accounts have been compromised. But it's easier to just make the problem go away by

Re: [CODE4LIB] Wednesday afternoon reverie

2014-11-06 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Nov 6, 2014, at 5:17 PM, Karen Coyle wrote: Cynthia, it's been a while but I wanted to give you feedback... Ranking on importance based on library ownership and/or circulation is something that I've seen discussed but not implemented -- mainly due to the difficulty of gathering the

Re: [CODE4LIB] Past Conference T-Shirts?

2014-11-06 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Nov 6, 2014, at 8:11 PM, Josh Wilson wrote: The Code4Lib version is clearly of superior quality, design, and provenance, but I actually thought this was an internet thing of unknown origin? e.g., http://www.cafepress.com/mf/17182533/metadata_tshirt

Re: [CODE4LIB] Stack Overflow

2014-11-04 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Nov 4, 2014, at 9:12 AM, Schulkins, Joe wrote: Presumably I'm not alone in this, but I find Stack Overflow a valuable resource for various bits of web development and I was wondering whether anyone has given any thought about proposing a Library Technology site to Stack Exchange's Area

Re: [CODE4LIB] Stack Overflow

2014-11-04 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Nov 4, 2014, at 1:33 PM, Mark Pernotto wrote: I think all of this is really useful. I'd be lying if I said I didn't get a lot of great ideas and results from StackOverflow. However, I've been burned quite a bit as well - deprecated code, inaccurate results, or just the wrong answer gets

Re: [CODE4LIB] Terrible Drupal vulnerability

2014-10-31 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Oct 31, 2014, at 11:46 AM, Lin, Kun wrote: Hi Cary, I don't know from whom. But for the heartbeat vulnerability earlier this year, they as well as some other big providers like Google and Amazon were notified and patched before it was announced. If they have an employee who

Re: [CODE4LIB] Why learn Unix?

2014-10-28 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Oct 28, 2014, at 10:07 AM, Joshua Welker wrote: There are 2 reasons I have learned/am learning Linux: 1. It is cheaper as a web hosting platform. Not substantially, but enough to make a difference. This is a big deal when you are a library with a barebones budget or an indie developer (I

Re: [CODE4LIB] Subject: Re: Why learn Unix?

2014-10-28 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Oct 28, 2014, at 8:11 PM, Alex Berry wrote: And that is why alias rm='rm -I' was invented. Do not *ever* set this to be a default for new users. During my undergrad, I worked at helpdesk for the group that managed the computer labs, the general use unix cms systems (not content

Re: [CODE4LIB] Why learn Unix?

2014-10-27 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Oct 27, 2014, at 12:38 PM, Bigwood, David wrote: Learning UNIX is fine. However, I do think learning SQL might be a better investment. So many of our resources are in databases. Understanding indexing, sorting and relevancy ranking of our databases is also crucial. With linked data

Re: [CODE4LIB] CrossRef/DOI content-negotiation for metadata lookup?

2014-10-23 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Oct 23, 2014, at 11:19 AM, Jonathan Rochkind wrote: Hi, the DOI system supports some metadata lookup via HTTP content-negotiation. I found this blog post talking about CrossRef's support: http://www.crossref.org/CrossTech/2011/04/content_negotiation_for_crossr.html But I know

Re: [CODE4LIB] Citation Publication Tool

2014-10-22 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Oct 22, 2014, at 4:10 PM, Bigwood, David wrote: Any suggestions for publishing citations on the Web? We have a department that has lots of publications with citations at the end of each. Keeping the citations up-to-date is a chore. Many here use Endnotes, and I know that can publish to

Re: [CODE4LIB] Linux distro for librarians

2014-10-19 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Oct 19, 2014, at 3:20 PM, Francis Kayiwa wrote: [trimmed] I'm willing to bet it would be much less effort to fix this Ubuntu problem dealing with the Ubuntu devs (I've found them reasonable to work with) than trying to heard the cats around yet another debian fork Another alternative

[CODE4LIB] Citation hackathon tomorrow at PLOS

2014-10-17 Thread Joe Hourcle
I was just looking at the PLOS website, and noticed they had a banner: PLOS is hosting a hackathon on Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at our SF office. So, if you're in the San Francisco area, and are interested in citations (the theme of the hackathon), and don't have plans for tomorrow,

Re: [CODE4LIB] Requesting a Little IE Assistance

2014-10-14 Thread Joe Hourcle
It sounds like the issue already has a solution, but ... On Oct 13, 2014, at 10:13 PM, Matthew Sherman wrote: The DSpace angle also complicates things a bit as they do not have any built in CSS that I could edit for this purpose. I am hoping they will be amenable to the suggestions to

Re: [CODE4LIB] Requesting a Little IE Assistance

2014-10-13 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Oct 13, 2014, at 9:59 AM, Matthew Sherman wrote: For anyone who knows Internet Explore, is there a way to tell it to use word wrap when it displays txt files? This is an odd question but one of my supervisors exclusively uses IE and is going to try to force me to reupload hundreds of

Re: [CODE4LIB] Requesting a Little IE Assistance

2014-10-13 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Oct 13, 2014, at 5:15 PM, Kyle Banerjee wrote: You could encode it quotable-printable or mess with content disposition http headers. Oh, please not quoted-printable. That's= the one that makes you think that something= is wrong with your mail client because= there are strange equals signs

Re: [CODE4LIB] Informal survey regarding library website liberty

2014-09-02 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Sep 2, 2014, at 11:39 AM, Brad Coffield wrote: Hi all, I would love to hear from people about what sort of setup they have regarding linkage/collaboration/constrictions/freedom regarding campus-wide IT practices and CMS usage and the library website. [trimmed] I'm hoping that I can

Re: [CODE4LIB] Hiring strategy for a library programmer with tight budget - thoughts?

2014-08-15 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Aug 15, 2014, at 12:44 PM, Kim, Bohyun wrote: I am in a situation in which a university has a set salary guideline for programmer position classifications and if I want to hire an entry-lever dev, the salary is too low to be competitive and if I want to hire a more experienced dev in a

Re: [CODE4LIB] Hiring strategy for a library programmer with tight budget - thoughts?

2014-08-15 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Aug 15, 2014, at 2:49 PM, BWS Johnson wrote: Salvete! My first thought was a project-based contract, too. But there are few programmer projects that would require zero maintenance once finished. As someone who has had to pick up projects completed by others, there are always bugs,

Re: [CODE4LIB] Dewey code

2014-08-11 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Aug 8, 2014, at 10:13 PM, Riley Childs wrote: Ok, so you want to access LC data to get Dewey decimal numbers? You need to use a z39.50 client to pull the record, you can do it with marc edit but it is labor intensive. You would need to roll your own solution for this or use

Re: [CODE4LIB] very large image display?

2014-07-26 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Jul 25, 2014, at 11:36 AM, Jonathan Rochkind wrote: Does anyone have a good solution to recommend for display of very large images on the web? I'm thinking of something that supports pan and scan, as well as loading only certain tiles for the current view to avoid loading an entire

Re: [CODE4LIB] Publishing large datasets

2014-07-23 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Jul 23, 2014, at 5:29 PM, Kyle Banerjee wrote: We've been facing increasing requests to help researchers publish datasets. There are many dimensions to this problem, but one of them is applying appropriate metadata and mounting them so they can be explored with a regular web browser or

Re: [CODE4LIB] net.fun

2014-07-14 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Jul 14, 2014, at 8:21 AM, Riley Childs wrote: My MOTDs are not as fun... RUN GET OUT OF HERE YOU ARE NOT WELCOME TODAY RESTRICTED ACCESS HERE. I would expect that in the banner, not the motd: $ more /etc/banner This US Government computer is for authorized

Re: [CODE4LIB] net.fun

2014-07-14 Thread Joe Hourcle
for ASCII art? On Monday, July 14, 2014, Joe Hourcle onei...@grace.nascom.nasa.gov wrote: On Jul 14, 2014, at 8:21 AM, Riley Childs wrote: My MOTDs are not as fun... RUN GET OUT OF HERE YOU ARE NOT WELCOME TODAY RESTRICTED ACCESS HERE. I would expect that in the banner, not the motd

Re: [CODE4LIB] net.fun

2014-07-14 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Jul 14, 2014, at 11:56 AM, Riley Childs wrote: I know I might be little youn but code4lib needs a bbs I can see it now ... someone re-writing TradeWars 2000 so you're an intergalactic bookmobile. -Joe

Re: [CODE4LIB] net.fun

2014-07-14 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Jul 14, 2014, at 5:25 PM, Lisa Rabey wrote: The cause of the problem is: /dev/clue was linked to /dev/null Teehee. http://pages.cs.wisc.edu/~ballard/bofh/bofhserver.pl It's difficult to use the excuse 'solar flares' when your boss is (1) a solar physicist and (2) reads BOFH.

Re: [CODE4LIB] Why not Sharepoint?

2014-07-11 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Jul 11, 2014, at 10:33 AM, Thomas Kula wrote: On Fri, Jul 11, 2014 at 10:10:40AM -0400, Jacob Ratliff wrote: Hi Ned, The biggest case for SP is boiled down to 2 things in my mind. 1) its terrible at preservation. If you are just using it as a digital asset mgmt system its fine, but if

Re: [CODE4LIB] Is ISNI / ISO 27729:2012 a name identifier or an entity identifier?

2014-06-20 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Jun 20, 2014, at 4:30 PM, Karen Coyle wrote: On 6/20/14, 11:38 AM, Richard Wallis wrote: In what ways does ISNI support linked data? See: http://www.isni.org/how-isni-works#HowItWorks_LinkedData accessible by a persistent URI in the form isni-url.oclc.nl/isni/000134596520 (for

Re: [CODE4LIB] College Question!

2014-05-29 Thread Joe Hourcle
On May 28, 2014, at 11:17 PM, Riley Childs wrote: I was curious about the type of degrees people had. I am heading off to college next year (class of 2015) and am trying to figure out what to major in. I want to be a systems librarian, but I can't tell what to major in! I wanted to hear

Re: [CODE4LIB] jobs digest for 2014-05-16

2014-05-16 Thread Joe Hourcle
On May 16, 2014, at 3:46 PM, Andreas Orphanides wrote: THIS IS SLIGHTLY DIFFERENT THAN WHAT WE DISCUSSED. Agreed, but there's no need for shouting. It looks to me like it's a change in the messages that 'jobs.code4lib.org' generates and sends to the list ... *not* the change that Eric made to

Re: [CODE4LIB] separate list for jobs

2014-05-15 Thread Joe Hourcle
thanks go to Jodi Schneider and Joe Hourcle who pointed me in the direction of this LISTSERV functionality. Thank you! The LISTSERV topics feature is new to me, and I hope it works as advertised. I think it will. [1] blog posting - http://bit.ly/1nSCG2u ? Eric Lease Morgan, Mailing List Owner

Re: [CODE4LIB] statistics for image sharing sites?

2014-05-14 Thread Joe Hourcle
On May 13, 2014, at 10:16 PM, Stuart Yeates wrote: On 05/14/2014 01:39 PM, Joe Hourcle wrote: On May 13, 2014, at 9:04 PM, Stuart Yeates wrote: We have been using google analytics since October 2008 and by and large we're pretty happy with it. Recently I noticed that we're getting 100

Re: [CODE4LIB] statistics for image sharing sites?

2014-05-13 Thread Joe Hourcle
On May 13, 2014, at 9:04 PM, Stuart Yeates wrote: We have been using google analytics since October 2008 and by and large we're pretty happy with it. Recently I noticed that we're getting 100 hits a day from the Pinterest/0.1 +http://pinterest.com/; bot which I understand is a reasonably

Re: [CODE4LIB] separate list for jobs

2014-05-08 Thread Joe Hourcle
On May 8, 2014, at 11:35 AM, Ben Brumfield wrote: I suspect I'm not the only mostly-lurker who subscribes to CODE4LIB in digest mode, finding value in a glance over the previous day's discussions each morning, then (very) occasionally weighing in on individual threads via the web

Re: [CODE4LIB] separate list for Jobs

2014-05-08 Thread Joe Hourcle
On May 8, 2014, at 3:54 PM, Coral Sheldon-Hess wrote: I have another, maybe minor, point to add to this: I've posted a job to Code4Lib, and I did it wrong. I have no idea how I'm supposed to make a job show up correctly, and now that I have realized I've done it wrong, I probably won't send

Re: [CODE4LIB] separate list for discussing a separate list for jobs

2014-05-06 Thread Joe Hourcle
On May 6, 2014, at 12:34 PM, Dan Chudnov wrote: Is it time to reconsider: should we start a separate list for Job: postings? code4lib-jobs, perhaps? I think the real question here is if we should have a separate list for discussing if we need a separate list for jobs. I propose

Re: [CODE4LIB] CD auto-loader machine and/or services to rip CD's to disk

2014-04-30 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Apr 30, 2014, at 11:31 AM, Derek Merleaux wrote: I have few thousand CD's and DVD's of images scanned back in the days of more expensive server storage. I want the files on these transferred to a hard-drive or cloud storage where I can get at the them and sort out the keepers etc. I have

Re: [CODE4LIB] CFP: A Librarian's Introduction to Programming Languages

2014-03-27 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Mar 26, 2014, at 9:32 AM, Simon Spero wrote: I would structure the book by task, showing how different languages would implement the same task. For example, using a marc parsing library in java, groovy, python, ruby, perl, c/c++/objective c, Haskell. Implementing same. Using a

Re: [CODE4LIB] CFP: A Librarian's Introduction to Programming Languages

2014-03-25 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Mar 25, 2014, at 9:03 AM, Miles Fidelman wrote: Come to think of it, there's nothing there to frame the intent and scope of the book - is it aimed at librarians who write code, or at librarians who are trying to guide people to topical material? An excellent question, so I'm cc'ing the

Re: [CODE4LIB] Usability resources

2014-03-25 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Mar 25, 2014, at 4:07 PM, Coral Sheldon-Hess wrote: Some things that came up in the UX discussion (well, the third of it I was in) at the breakout session, about how to get your library to be more open to UX: [trimmed, although, I agree on the Steve Krug books] I apologize for the self

Re: [CODE4LIB] Job: PERL PROGRAMMER at The Center for Research Libraries

2014-03-10 Thread Joe Hourcle
For those looking to hire a Perl programmer, two suggestions: 1. Don't put it in all caps: http://www.perl.org/about/style-guide.html 2. Make sure you post on the Perl jobs board: http://jobs.perl.org/ -Joe ps. I have no idea how the Java folks like their language

Re: [CODE4LIB] Job: PERL PROGRAMMER at The Center for Research Libraries

2014-03-10 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Mar 10, 2014, at 12:19 PM, Lisa Rabey wrote: On Mon, Mar 10, 2014 at 11:46 AM, Joe Hourcle onei...@grace.nascom.nasa.gov wrote: For those looking to hire a Perl programmer, two suggestions: 1. Don't put it in all caps: http://www.perl.org/about/style-guide.html

Re: [CODE4LIB] Book scanner suggestions redux

2014-03-04 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Mar 3, 2014, at 10:54 AM, Aaron Rubinstein wrote: Hi all, We’re looking to purchase a book scanner and I was hoping to get some recommendations from those who’ve had experience. I don't have experience, but a couple of years back, a group started selling kits to make book scanners:

Re: [CODE4LIB] online book price comparison websites?

2014-02-26 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Feb 26, 2014, at 3:14 PM, Jonathan Rochkind wrote: Anyone have any recommendations of online sites that compare online prices for purchasing books? I'm looking for recommendations of sites you've actually used and been happy with. They need to be searchable by ISBN. Bonus is if

Re: [CODE4LIB] Question about OAI Harvesting via Perl

2014-01-14 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Jan 14, 2014, at 3:01 PM, Eka Grguric wrote: Hi, I am a complete newbie to Perl (and to Code4Lib) and am trying to set up a harvester to get complete metadata records from oai-pmh repositories. My current approach is to use things already built as much as possible - specifically the

Re: [CODE4LIB] The lie of the API

2013-12-02 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Dec 2, 2013, at 1:25 PM, Kevin Ford wrote: A key (haha) thing that keys also provide is an opportunity to have a conversation with the user of your api: who are they, how could you get in touch with them, what are they doing with the API, what would they like to do with the API, what

Re: [CODE4LIB] The lie of the API

2013-12-01 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Dec 1, 2013, at 3:51 PM, LeVan,Ralph wrote: I'm confused about the supposed distinction between content negotiation and explicit content request in a URL. The reason I'm confused is that the response to content negotiation is supposed to be a content location header with a URL that is

Re: [CODE4LIB] The lie of the API

2013-12-01 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Dec 1, 2013, at 7:57 PM, Barnes, Hugh wrote: +1 to all of Richard's points here. Making something easier for you to develop is no justification for making it harder to consume or deviating from well supported standards. [Robert] You can't just put a file in the file system, unlike

Re: [CODE4LIB] The lie of the API

2013-12-01 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Dec 1, 2013, at 9:36 PM, Barnes, Hugh wrote: -Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] On Behalf Of Joe Hourcle (They are on Wikipedia so they must be real.) Wikipedia was the first place you looked? Not IETF or W3C? No wonder people say

Re: [CODE4LIB] The lie of the API

2013-12-01 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Dec 1, 2013, at 11:12 PM, Simon Spero wrote: On Dec 1, 2013 6:42 PM, Joe Hourcle onei...@grace.nascom.nasa.gov wrote: So that you don't screw up web proxies, you have to specify the 'Vary' header to tell which parameters you consider significant so that it knows what is or isn't

Re: [CODE4LIB] calibr: a simple opening hours calendar

2013-11-27 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Nov 27, 2013, at 11:01 AM, Jonathan Rochkind wrote: Many of our academic libraries have very byzantine 'hours' policies. Developing UI that can express these sensibly is time-consuming and difficult; by doing a great job at it (like Sean has), you can make the byzantine hours logic a

Re: [CODE4LIB] Faculty publication database

2013-10-25 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Oct 25, 2013, at 11:35 AM, Alevtina Verbovetskaya wrote: Hi guys, Does your library maintain a database of faculty publications? How do you do it? Some things I've come across in my (admittedly brief) research: - RSS feeds from the major databases - RefWorks citation lists These

[CODE4LIB] Please use HTTP 503 (was: Library of Congress)

2013-10-01 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Oct 1, 2013, at 9:52 AM, Nick Ruest wrote: Welp. XSDs are redirecting. See[1]. -nruest [1] http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/v3/mods-3-4.xsd (*@#!@#% I tried telling people around here to use HTTP 503 ... but GSA sent out advice to use 302s ... If there are any people who are still

Re: [CODE4LIB] Way to record usage of tables/rooms/chairs in Library

2013-08-16 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Aug 16, 2013, at 9:52 AM, Ian Walls wrote: Suma is the most practical and reliable way to do this right now, I think. I've been investigating using a sensor network, but there are a lot of limits on the accuracy of PIR, and trip-lasers are low enough and require enough power that they'd

Re: [CODE4LIB] locking app for iPads

2013-07-25 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Jul 25, 2013, at 3:52 PM, Cheryl Kohen wrote: Dear Fellow Techs, We're looking to create a circulation policy for iPads (gen 4) in the Learning Commons, and were wondering about an app that will lock the device after a specific amount of time (3-4 hours). The idea is if a student does,

Re: [CODE4LIB] Lightweight Autocomplete Application

2013-07-08 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Jul 8, 2013, at 10:37 AM, Anderson, David (NIH/NLM) [E] wrote: I'm looking for a lightweight autocomplete application for data entry. Here's what I'd like to be able to do: * Import large controlled vocabularies into the app * Call up the app with a macro wherever

Re: [CODE4LIB] StackExchange reboot?

2013-07-08 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Jul 8, 2013, at 3:50 PM, Christie Peterson wrote: I agree with both Shaun and Galen's points; when you're asking a how to do X with tool Y type of question, SE is a great forum. Like Christina, I've mostly encountered SE when Googling for answers to these types of questions. However,

Re: [CODE4LIB] Code4Lib 2014: Save the dates!

2013-06-29 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Jun 29, 2013, at 7:16 AM, BWS Johnson wrote: Salvete! I am happy to announce that we have secured the venue and dates for Code4Lib 2014! The conference will be held at the Sheraton Raleigh Hotel in downtown Raleigh, NC on March 24 - 27, 2014. Preconferences will be held Monday March

Re: [CODE4LIB] DOI scraping

2013-05-21 Thread Joe Hourcle
On May 21, 2013, at 9:40 PM, Fitchett, Deborah wrote: Joe and Owen-- Thanks for the ideas! It's a bit of the opposite goal to LibX, in that rather than having a title/DOI/whatever from some random site and wanting to get to the full-text article, I'm looking at the use case of

Re: [CODE4LIB] Policies for 3D Printers

2013-05-20 Thread Joe Hourcle
On May 20, 2013, at 4:47 PM, Bigwood, David wrote: That's a question every library will have to answer for themselves. For us it makes perfect sense. Our scientists are sending out files to have 3D models of craters. When the price drops enough it will become more cost effective to do that

Re: [CODE4LIB] DOI scraping

2013-05-17 Thread Joe Hourcle
On May 17, 2013, at 12:32 AM, Fitchett, Deborah wrote: Kia ora koutou, I’m wanting to create a bookmarklet that will let people on a journal article webpage just click the bookmarklet and get a permalink to that article, including our proxy information so it can be accessed off-campus.

Re: [CODE4LIB] On-going support for DL projects

2013-05-17 Thread Joe Hourcle
On May 17, 2013, at 9:51 AM, Tim McGeary wrote: I'm interested in starting or joining discussions about best practices for on-going support for digital library projects. In particular, I'm looking at non-repository projects, such as projects built on applications like Omeka. In the

Re: [CODE4LIB] makerspaces in libraries workshp

2013-05-15 Thread Joe Hourcle
On May 15, 2013, at 8:30 AM, Edward Iglesias wrote: Hello All, I have the unlikely distinction of getting to offer a 1 day workshop on Makerspaces in libraries. I have a general idea of how it's going to go --morning theory afternoon hands on -- but am a little overwhelmed by the

[CODE4LIB] FW: Digital Forensics Hackathon - June 3-5

2013-05-01 Thread Joe Hourcle
I thought this was something that might interest people in code4lib. -Joe -Original Message- From: Cal Lee [mailto:cal...@email.unc.edu] Sent: Wednesday, May 01, 2013 11:36 AM Subject: Digital Forensics Hackathon - June 3-5 We'll be running a hackathon in Chapel Hill on June 3-5

Re: [CODE4LIB] Tool to highlight differences in two files

2013-04-23 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Apr 23, 2013, at 4:37 PM, Alexander Duryee wrote: The absolute simplest way to do this would be to fire up a terminal (OSX/Linux) and: diff page1.html page2.html | less Unfortunately, this will also catch changes made in other markup, and may or may not be terribly readable. At the

Re: [CODE4LIB] Tool to highlight differences in two files

2013-04-23 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Apr 23, 2013, at 8:12 PM, Genny Engel wrote: There's a list here that may be more along the lines of what you're seeking. http://webapps.stackexchange.com/questions/11547/diff-for-websites Hmm ... I guess I should actually accept the answer as it was the only one ever given. -Joe

[CODE4LIB] password lockboxes (was: what do you do: API accounts used by library software, that assume an individual is registered)

2013-03-05 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Mar 5, 2013, at 8:29 AM, Adam Constabaris wrote: An option is to use a password management program (KeepassX is good because it is cross platform) to store the passwords on the shared drive, although of course you need to distribute the passphrase for it around. So years ago, when I worked

Re: [CODE4LIB] what do you do: API accounts used by library software, that assume an individual is registered

2013-03-04 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Mar 4, 2013, at 11:11 AM, Jonathan Rochkind rochk...@jhu.edu wrote: Whether it's Amazon AWS, or Yahoo BOSS, or JournalTOCs, or almost anything else -- there are a variety of API's that library software wants to use, which require registering an account to use. [trimmed] Has anyone

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 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

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

2013-02-18 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Feb 18, 2013, at 11:17 AM, John Fereira wrote: I suggested PHP primarily because I find it easy to read and understand and that's it's very commonly used. Both Drupal and Wordpress are written in PHP and if we're talking about building web pages there are a lot of sites that use one of

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

2013-02-17 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Feb 17, 2013, at 11:43 AM, John Fereira wrote: I have been writing software professionally since around 1980 and first encounterd perl in the early 1990s of so and have *always* disliked it. Last year I had to work on a project that was mostly developed in perl and it reminded me how

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

2013-02-15 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Feb 15, 2013, at 8:22 AM, Kyle Banerjee wrote: On Thu, Feb 14, 2013 at 7:40 AM, Jason Griffey grif...@gmail.com wrote: The vast, vast, vast, vast majority of people have absolutely no clue how code translates into instructions for the magic glowing screen they look at all day. Even a

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

2013-02-15 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Feb 15, 2013, at 9:00 AM, Lin, Kun wrote: Wow, Interesting. But I am not fun of Perl. Is there other workshop? I don't know of any full workshops in the area, but there are plenty of monthly or semi-monthly meetings of different groups: Python: http://dcpython.org/ R :

[CODE4LIB] Learning programming data (was: You *are* a coder. So what am I?)

2013-02-15 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Feb 15, 2013, at 10:26 AM, Chris Gray wrote: Yes. Exactly. It's like saying you can't go to the doctor or hire a lawyer without a bit of medical or law school. Doctors and lawyers need to be able to explain what they're doing. Another skill that would be useful is understanding

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

2013-02-15 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Feb 15, 2013, at 12:27 PM, Kyle Banerjee wrote: On Fri, Feb 15, 2013 at 6:45 AM, Diane Hillmann metadata.ma...@gmail.comwrote: I'm all for people learning to code if they want to and think it will help them. But it isn't the only thing library people need to know, and in fact, the other

Re: [CODE4LIB] editing code4lib livestream - preferred format

2013-02-15 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Feb 15, 2013, at 2:30 PM, Matthew Sherman wrote: Not to be snarky, but wouldn't the session on HTML5 video tell you what you need to know? Code it in 3+ different formats, and stack your tags in hope that you've used enough different codecs that the browser actually supports one of them?

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

2013-02-14 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Feb 14, 2013, at 8:57 AM, Karen Coyle wrote: EVERYONE should know some code. see: http://laboratorium.net/archive/2013/01/16/my_career_as_a_bulk_downloader But it's hard to find the classes that teach coding for everyone. This would be a good thing for c4l'ers to do in their

[CODE4LIB] Comparison of JavaScript 'data grids'?

2013-02-14 Thread Joe Hourcle
A couple of weeks ago, I posted to Stack Exchange's 'Webmasters' site, asking if there were any good feature comparisons of different Javascript 'data grid' implementations.* The response has been ... lacking, to put it mildly:** http://webmasters.stackexchange.com/q/42847/22457 I can

Re: [CODE4LIB] Comparison of JavaScript 'data grids'?

2013-02-14 Thread Joe Hourcle
implementations. -Joe On Thu, Feb 14, 2013 at 9:48 AM, Joe Hourcle onei...@grace.nascom.nasa.gov wrote: A couple of weeks ago, I posted to Stack Exchange's 'Webmasters' site, asking if there were any good feature comparisons of different Javascript 'data grid' implementations.* The response has been

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

2013-02-14 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Thu, 14 Feb 2013, Jason Griffey wrote: On Thu, Feb 14, 2013 at 10:30 AM, Joe Hourcle onei...@grace.nascom.nasa.gov wrote: Two, 'coding' is a relatively minor skill. It's like putting 'typist' as a job title, because you use your keyboard a lot at work. Figuring out what needs

Re: [CODE4LIB] post your presentation slides before your talk, please!

2013-02-13 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Feb 13, 2013, at 2:10 PM, Cynthia Ng wrote: Adding it to lanyrd is super easy too! http://xkcd.com/949/ On Wed, Feb 13, 2013 at 10:14 AM, James Stuart james.stu...@gmail.com wrote: If our entirely awesome presenters can, just drop an email on this thread or link into the IRC with your

Re: [CODE4LIB] On-the-fly Closed Captioning

2013-02-06 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Feb 6, 2013, at 4:16 PM, John Wynstra wrote: I have been asked to find out whether there are software or hardware solutions for on-the-fly closed captioning. We currently work with University IT production house on campus to perform this task. I'm not involved in any aspect of this at

Re: [CODE4LIB] conf presenters: a kind request

2013-02-05 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Feb 5, 2013, at 9:42 AM, Wilhelmina Randtke wrote: If your university or any local professional groups have brown bag lunches with presentations, or anything informal and about the same amount of time as the conference presentation, then you can ask the group if you can do a dry run there.

Re: [CODE4LIB] conf presenters: a kind request

2013-02-04 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Feb 4, 2013, at 11:25 AM, Bill Dueber wrote: [trimmed (and agreed with all of that)] As Jonathan said: this is a great, great audience. We're all forgiving, we're all interested, we're all eager to lean new things and figure out how to apply them to our own situations. We love to hear

Re: [CODE4LIB] Linked data [was: Why we need multiple discovery services engine?]

2013-02-04 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Feb 4, 2013, at 10:34 AM, Donna Campbell wrote: In mentioning pushing to break down silos more, it brings to mind a question I've had about linked data. From what I've read thus far, the idea of breaking down silos of information seems like a good one in that it makes finding information

Re: [CODE4LIB] Tablets to help with circulation services

2013-01-23 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Jan 23, 2013, at 12:34 PM, Stephen Francoeur wrote: We're looking into ways that tablets might be used by library staff assisting patrons in a long line at the circ desk. With a tablet, an additional staff person could pick folks off the line who might have things that can be handled on a

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