Re: [CODE4LIB] Email Forwards to Database

2013-05-08 Thread Patrick Berry
Not to needlessly push vendor products, but have you considered LibAnswers from Springshare? We're using it with a similar workflow to what you describe (all emails to a queue, people claim messages and answer them). Pat On Wed, May 8, 2013 at 7:57 AM, scott bacon sdanielba...@gmail.com wrote:

Re: [CODE4LIB] EZ Proxy and Google Analytics

2013-03-24 Thread Patrick Berry
Google Analytics is run in the client browser, so EZProxy should not have any impact on that. I assume you are trying to filter based on IP? You can see an effect if you look at hostname details though, if you're using the domain rewriting functionality. Pat On Fri, Mar 22, 2013 at 11:38 AM,

Re: [CODE4LIB] Libraries Sharing Code: The List Making

2013-02-17 Thread Patrick Berry
indication of what kind of thing you'll see at the other end of the links, but that might be more maintenance than anyone wants to do. Jason On Sat, Feb 16, 2013 at 5:26 PM, Patrick Berry pbe...@gmail.comjavascript:; wrote: I don't see any reason to not list repos that contain

Re: [CODE4LIB] Libraries Sharing Code: The List Making

2013-02-16 Thread Patrick Berry
, 2013 at 11:29 PM, Patrick Berry pbe...@gmail.comjavascript:; wrote: First, to the organizations doing this, thank you so much for sharing. I'm sure I'm not the only person to notice the growth in code sharing, especially through Github. As we're associated with libraries, I thought

[CODE4LIB] Freenode

2013-02-15 Thread Patrick Berry
Hi all, Our irc channel (love or hate it, and for the record it's 2:1 in favor of love at the moment) runs on the fantastic freenode service which is maintained by the PDPC. They gladly take donations to help deal with operational costs, which are of course non-zero sums of money.

Re: [CODE4LIB] editing code4lib livestream - preferred format

2013-02-15 Thread Patrick Berry
According to the HTML5 VIDEO NOW! talk: h.264 and WebM :) On Fri, Feb 15, 2013 at 11:20 AM, Tara Robertson trobert...@langara.bc.cawrote: Hi, I'm editing the video from code4lib into the sesison chunks. What format should I export the videos as? Anything else I should be aware of?

Re: [CODE4LIB] editing code4lib livestream - preferred format

2013-02-15 Thread Patrick Berry
And this kind of ties into my question at the conf about are we archiving our stuff. Sorry, Mark, I didn't get a chance to chat with you about this and more specifically what I was talking about. But this really falls inline with what I was wondering about. Pat On Fri, Feb 15, 2013 at 11:42

[CODE4LIB] Libraries Sharing Code: The List Making

2013-02-15 Thread Patrick Berry
First, to the organizations doing this, thank you so much for sharing. I'm sure I'm not the only person to notice the growth in code sharing, especially through Github. As we're associated with libraries, I thought it might be good to have a list, no matter how incomplete, of libraries sharing

Re: [CODE4LIB] Stand Up Desks

2013-02-07 Thread Patrick Berry
I have a dual computer setup. I do the majority of my work on a mac and that's my sitting computer. I do the majority of email, scheduling, IE testing on a PC and that's my stand up station. On the mac I use an app called BreakTime set at 20 minute intervals to remind me to get up off my butt.

[CODE4LIB] Thank you for embracing Lanyrd

2013-02-01 Thread Patrick Berry
I just want to say a quick thank you to everybody that has contributed to the Lanyrd setup (http://lanyrd.com/2013/c4l13/) even if it's just saying that you're coming. I know I just went and did it without really asking, but it was mostly driven by my own selfish needs to have that information in

Re: [CODE4LIB] usability testing software

2013-01-31 Thread Patrick Berry
This is great for A/B https://www.optimizely.com/ On Thursday, January 31, 2013, Stephen Francoeur wrote: If all you need is something that will capture the screen as video and add audio from a mic, then CamStudio or SnagIt will work (I've used both). But, I have to admit, I've had those

Re: [CODE4LIB] Call for Code4Lib 2014 Hosts

2013-01-30 Thread Patrick Berry
Wasn't Chicago volunteered *at *the last conference? ;-) On Wed, Jan 30, 2013 at 2:25 PM, Cynthia Ng cynthia.s...@gmail.com wrote: I am more than happy to extend the deadline on behalf of the community, but as we'd like to announce the next place at the conference, it'll still have to be

[CODE4LIB] Thoughts on Code4lib

2013-01-23 Thread Patrick Berry
Hi, I'm Pat and I have a bit of a long story for you. I work at California State University, Chico. I'm new to the library world. I don't have a MLS. I don't have a degree in computer science, computer engineering, or management systems. I have a BS in Biology. When I got my degree the

Re: [CODE4LIB] project management system

2013-01-14 Thread Patrick Berry
We have various groups on campus utilizing Asana, which is free as long as the team is less than (I think) 20. http://asana.com On Mon, Jan 14, 2013 at 10:27 AM, Lin, Kun l...@cua.edu wrote: Hi all, Our library is looking for a project management system. Does anyone has any suggestions on

Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib 2013 location

2013-01-11 Thread Patrick Berry
I'll take this opportunity to remind folks that if you spot anything amiss, please let me know (or sign up and fix it!) and I will clean it up. Thanks! On Fri, Jan 11, 2013 at 11:51 AM, Francis Kayiwa kay...@uic.edu wrote: On Fri, Jan 11, 2013 at 10:41:54AM -0800, Erik Hetzner wrote: Hi

Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib 2013 location

2013-01-11 Thread Patrick Berry
So, the location field on Lanyrd is not super specific. It likes big things, like cities. On the reg page for code4lib the UIC Forum is listed as the location though. http://www.regonline.com/builder/site/Default.aspx?EventID=1167723 I'll see if I can put that somewhere in the event on Lanyrd.

Re: [CODE4LIB] Extremely critical Ruby on Rails bug

2013-01-09 Thread Patrick Berry
The Phusion folks did a nice summary write up. http://blog.phusion.nl/2013/01/03/rails-sql-injection-vulnerability-hold-your-horses-here-are-the-facts/#.UOX7xfhdeHG On Wed, Jan 9, 2013 at 6:27 AM, Ian Walls iwa...@library.umass.edu wrote: Folks, I know a lot of you are running Ruby on

[CODE4LIB] c4l13 on Lanyrd

2012-12-11 Thread Patrick Berry
Yes, once again I thought it would be fun to duplicate all the information from the web site into Lanyrd. Yes, people routinely point out that I'm not that bright. C'est la vie. http://lanyrd.com/2013/c4l13/ I'm missing a ton of twitter handles. If I missed yours, well, you already know I'm

Re: [CODE4LIB] c4l13 on Lanyrd

2012-12-11 Thread Patrick Berry
, Cynthia Ng cynthia.s...@gmail.com wrote: Curious, what criteria are you using to say someone is involved? On Tue, Dec 11, 2012 at 5:44 PM, Patrick Berry pbe...@gmail.com wrote: Yes, once again I thought it would be fun to duplicate all the information from the web site into Lanyrd. Yes, people

Re: [CODE4LIB] Chat Options

2012-11-15 Thread Patrick Berry
We just switched from h3lp to LibChat. That was facilitated by also recently going live with LibAnswers. There was some confusion at first, as with any change...but over all the response from librarians has been not negative (can't really say positive). If you're using LibAnswers, I think it's

Re: [CODE4LIB] Mobile device usage (iOS vs. Android)

2012-10-31 Thread Patrick Berry
Our numbers show a similar situation. For our campus web server, which includes the library site, we see 7.5% mobile, which includes tablets. Of that traffic, just under 75% is iPhone/iPad (47.12%/23.58%). Various iPod models are 4%. There is a discrepancy between device numbers and OS

Re: [CODE4LIB] VPN EZ Proxy

2012-10-18 Thread Patrick Berry
It depends on your configuration. In our instance, EZProxy is configured so that 132.241.x.x represents on campus. Our VPN will give out 132.241.x.x IPs. So, if you use VPN, you are on campus in the eyes of EZProxy (and thus would not be prompted for authentication). So, basically what IPs is

Re: [CODE4LIB] ERIC PDF download

2012-08-20 Thread Patrick Berry
We've heard that there was a privacy issue with the documents and they took large chunks down because they didn't know the extent of the problem. If student data was exposed, it will probably be a while before they can get stuff back online as they'll have to vet things before releasing them

Re: [CODE4LIB] Online Room Reservations

2012-06-12 Thread Patrick Berry
LibCal from Springshare is excellent in this regard. We're about to replace an aging, unmaintainable solution with LibCal. It has all the settings we needed to stay with our existing, overly complicated set of rules. It's not free. We're working in the $899 version just fine.

[CODE4LIB] Library site design patterns

2012-05-10 Thread Patrick Berry
So, there are a gajillion and one design pattern libraries out there...has anybody come across a set of design patterns focused on library web sites? Thanks, Pat

Re: [CODE4LIB] 'Send to Kindle' link

2012-03-06 Thread Patrick Berry
It looks like that may even be a special relationship between OL/IA and Amazon/Kindle http://www.teleread.com/paul-biba/send-selected-full-text-ebooks-from-open-library-to-a-kindle-with-only-a-couple-of-clicks/ All other services that I know of need to use the Amazon Send to Kindle app or the

Re: [CODE4LIB] Project Management Software Question

2012-02-23 Thread Patrick Berry
On Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 7:04 PM, Brian McBride brian.mcbr...@utah.eduwrote: Question for all the code4lib developers out there: --What project management software are you using? We're getting into Asana. --What made you choose the system? Other departments had tried it and actually

[CODE4LIB] Thanks for everything

2012-02-10 Thread Patrick Berry
I just wanted to, again, say thanks, in no particular order, to - The organizers - The presenters - The volunteers - The streamers - The people who voted on presentations (even though mine didn't make it, next time I'll make sure my entry starts with an 'A' and not a 'W') -

[CODE4LIB] Metadata

2012-02-10 Thread Patrick Berry
So, one question I forgot to toss out at the Ask Anything session is: When do you know you have enough metadata? You'll know it when you have it, isn't the response I'm looking for. So, I'm sure you're wondering what the context for this question is, and honestly there is none. This is geared

Re: [CODE4LIB] Conference size

2012-02-08 Thread Patrick Berry
. Cary On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 10:17 AM, John Fereira ja...@cornell.edu wrote: Hi Patrick, Yes, Jenn (from Concentra) is awesome. -Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] On Behalf Of Patrick Berry Sent: Tuesday, February 07, 2012 1:00 PM

[CODE4LIB] Conference size

2012-02-07 Thread Patrick Berry
So, the keynote bomb has gone off. One of the issues is that it's really hard to put on a conference. Another conference I used to attend used Concentra CMS to run their conferences. http://www.concentra-cms.com/services.html I'm just throwing that out there. Pat

Re: [CODE4LIB] *The* big game

2012-02-07 Thread Patrick Berry
We're televising the craft brew meetup? Via mobile keyboard On Feb 6, 2012, at 10:28, Simon Spero sesunc...@gmail.com wrote: Anyone interested in getting together to watch the big game on weds? Simon

Re: [CODE4LIB] Amazon Technology Open House Evening of Feb 8th

2012-02-03 Thread Patrick Berry
Nice find and it's right down the road from the hotel! http://g.co/maps/rw959 On Fri, Feb 3, 2012 at 1:04 PM, William Gunn william.g...@gmail.com wrote: Hi all, just noticed this and thought some of you may be interested.

Re: [CODE4LIB] Amazon Technology Open House Evening of Feb 8th

2012-02-03 Thread Patrick Berry
...@gmail.com wrote: Sounds interesting! I've added it to the social activities page for Wed. http://wiki.code4lib.org/index.php/2012_c4l2012_social_activities#Wednesda y.2C_February_8.2C_2012 Kevin On Fri, Feb 3, 2012 at 4:55 PM, Patrick Berry pbe...@gmail.com wrote: Nice find and it's

[CODE4LIB] Super Bowl

2012-01-29 Thread Patrick Berry
I'll be flying in Sunday around noon. Is anybody is interested in finding a pub near the hotel to catch the game? Via mobile keyboard

[CODE4LIB] Kindle Lending Programs

2011-12-14 Thread Patrick Berry
Hi all, I was recently charged with re-vamping our Kindle lending program. In the middle of this my 6 Kindles updated to the 3.3 firmware which threw a gigantic DRM wrench into my workflow. So, if you are thinking about doing Kindles (not Fires by the way) you might want to give this a read:

[CODE4LIB] Lanyrd

2011-11-17 Thread Patrick Berry
Hi all, I started a Lanyrd page for the conf. It works best if you have a twitter account, so you know, fair warning. http://lanyrd.com/2012/code4lib/ Pat

[CODE4LIB] Parallel Flickr

2011-11-15 Thread Patrick Berry
If you're running a Flickr account for your library, you might be interested in this project (from a former Flickr developer). http://straup.github.com/parallel-flickr/ Create a parallel version of your account on your own server, with access controls and all that goodness baked in. A grain of

Re: [CODE4LIB] iPhone App for a talk proposal

2011-10-31 Thread Patrick Berry
On Mon, Oct 31, 2011 at 10:06 AM, Park,Go-Woon gop...@nwmissouri.eduwrote: I haven't been in Code4Lib conference before, and my friends suggested that I should either volunteer or submit talk proposal to guarantee a registration ticket. In such hope, I am thinking of proposing a talk and

Re: [CODE4LIB] Examples of Web Service APIs in Academic Public Libraries

2011-10-08 Thread Patrick Berry
We're (CSU, Chico) using http://code.google.com/p/googlebooks/ to provide easy access to partial and full text books. On Sat, Oct 8, 2011 at 10:33 AM, Michel, Jason Paul miche...@muohio.eduwrote: Hello all, I'm a lurker on this listserv and am interested in gaining some insight into your

Re: [CODE4LIB] Examples of Web Service APIs in Academic Public Libraries

2011-10-08 Thread Patrick Berry
Via mobile keyboard On Oct 8, 2011, at 10:58 AM, Michel, Jason Paul miche...@muohio.edu wrote: Patrick - What ILS are you using? On 10/8/11 1:40 PM, Patrick Berry pbe...@gmail.com wrote: We're (CSU, Chico) using http://code.google.com/p/googlebooks/ to provide easy access to partial

Re: [CODE4LIB] Trends with virtualization

2011-07-11 Thread Patrick Berry
As others have mentioned, you have to know what problem you're trying to solve before you start looking at solutions. Crazy, I know... We're looking at a virtual lab environment because we don't have a lot of qualified lab managers in departments that refuse to allow central IT to manage their

Re: [CODE4LIB] Same CMS for both Intranet and Public websites?

2011-06-09 Thread Patrick Berry
While we don't use it for precisely this scenario, it would be pretty simple to implement. We use Cascade from Hannon Hill. It was the tool that best fit our model of web site management (aka complete chaos). I was involved in selecting Cascade, so if you want to know more about that just hit

Re: [CODE4LIB] Is there a (current) CONTENTdm support group?

2011-06-02 Thread Patrick Berry
I'm going to be hacking on CDM6 this summer, so I'm +1 for github and will do whatever I can to contribute to a wiki. On Thu, Jun 2, 2011 at 9:57 AM, Brice Stacey brice.sta...@umb.edu wrote: I'd be interested in a ContentDM wiki. I don't like closed communities either, so I planned to put

Re: [CODE4LIB] Is there a (current) CONTENTdm support group?

2011-06-02 Thread Patrick Berry
On Thu, Jun 2, 2011 at 10:41 AM, Thomas Krichel kric...@openlib.org wrote: Patrick Berry writes I'm going to be hacking on CDM6 this summer, so I'm +1 for github and will do whatever I can to contribute to a wiki. Well, would it not be better to hack on an open-source competitor

Re: [CODE4LIB] NY Times Bookmarklet

2011-04-27 Thread Patrick Berry
I've collected these two versions in a public gist for easier hacking. https://gist.github.com/944541 Pat

Re: [CODE4LIB] Google Book Search and Millennium

2011-04-26 Thread Patrick Berry
GitHub org. On Mon, Apr 25, 2011 at 5:48 PM, Patrick Berry pbe...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, We're working on integrating links to Google Books from Millennium. I'm not a fan of rewritting things from scratch, so I've borrowed heavily from those that already have this working. Props

[CODE4LIB] Google Book Search and Millennium

2011-04-25 Thread Patrick Berry
Hi, We're working on integrating links to Google Books from Millennium. I'm not a fan of rewritting things from scratch, so I've borrowed heavily from those that already have this working. Props to the gbsclasses.js folks, MSU, and Temple. One thing I noticed is that IE 9 (perhaps earlier

Re: [CODE4LIB] Online Room Reservation System

2011-03-07 Thread Patrick Berry
I've been tackling this as well. Currently we have a mess...I'm sure you're shocked to hear this. Some rooms on campus (and even in the library) are booked through Exchange/Outlook. Some rooms aren't. The rooms that aren't are done through a custom Rails app (

Re: [CODE4LIB] irc back channel logs

2011-02-12 Thread Patrick Berry
On Sat, Feb 12, 2011 at 6:01 AM, Jay Luker lb...@reallywow.com wrote: Hi Eric, The entire log for the conference can be accessed here: http://irc.code4lib.org/c4l11/static/logs/irclog I would have hoped that you could fetch the whole log for each day by manipulating the url, e.g.,

Re: [CODE4LIB] Anyone up for a 5 mile morning run during the conference?

2011-02-07 Thread Patrick Berry
Sorry all, count me out. Feel the start of a cold and/or bird flu coming on. Via mobile keyboard On Feb 7, 2011, at 17:15, Jakub Skoczen ja...@indexdata.dk wrote: I thought we were meeting a 7:15, no? On Mon, Feb 7, 2011 at 10:11 PM, Gerald Snyder gsny...@ufl.edu wrote: Anyone still

Re: [CODE4LIB] experiences with Liferay/Unicon and/or CampusEAI

2010-12-21 Thread Patrick Berry
I've worked with Unicon before on our uPortal and CAS implementation. They are quality. I wouldn't hesitate to call on them again. Pat On Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 11:34 AM, Rob Casson rob.cas...@gmail.com wrote: our university is currently evaluating products/vendors for our campus portal, and