Re: [CODE4LIB] Hours on Library Websites?

2016-07-07 Thread Tom Keays
We use LibCal's hours module to create calendars for our locations (just the one actually, but we use a sub-location to track when patrons need to swipe their card for evening entry). LibCal hours has a module that can be embedded to display a rolling monthly calendar.

Re: [CODE4LIB] Help me build a QA dataset for a Wayback search engine

2016-04-21 Thread Tom Keays
I am almost always looking for a known website to find some lost piece of information, so I'll be interested in how a topic search interface would actually work. Of no utility to your question, but fun: the wayback_exe project, where a bot runs against the Wayback Machine API and makes a screen

Re: [CODE4LIB] Interim data storage for researchers

2016-04-12 Thread Tom Keays
Nature magazine recommends figshare or the Dryad Digital Repository. They also list others by subject. http://www.figshare.com/ http://www.datadryad.org/ http://www.nature.com/sdata/data-policies/repositories On Tue, Apr 12, 2016 at 8:25 AM, K. Godfrey wrote: > Hi

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

2015-05-22 Thread Tom Keays
GitHub Pages is one way. You can even use CNAME to wrap them within another domain. https://pages.github.com/ https://help.github.com/articles/tips-for-configuring-a-cname-record-with-your-dns-provider/ On Fri, May 22, 2015 at 8:40 AM, Sarles Patricia (18K500) psar...@schools.nyc.gov wrote:

Re: [CODE4LIB] Library Hours

2015-05-06 Thread Tom Keays
I'd like to find out how and why Google is parsing this information. If you go to the the SFPL hours page (first link in the Google results), and look at the source code, this is all you find. http://sfpl.org/index.php?pg=010101 Is the ID in the DIV sufficient? It would be nice to have a set

Re: [CODE4LIB] Library Hours Fail

2015-01-13 Thread Tom Keays
the offset from 0 to 1 (from current week to next week), you can see what that looks like. Tom On Mon, Dec 15, 2014 at 4:11 PM, Tom Keays tomke...@gmail.com wrote: I've been playing with the hours options in LibCal. I especially like being able to pull out today's hours so easily. LibCal gives

Re: [CODE4LIB] Library Hours Fail

2014-12-15 Thread Tom Keays
I've been playing with the hours options in LibCal. I especially like being able to pull out today's hours so easily. LibCal gives you options to do this using HTML (iframe), JavaScript, JSON, or RSS. HTML and JavaScript both format the output in a table, which is probably desirable if you have

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

2014-12-11 Thread Tom Keays
Ken: are you looking for pivot table functions? I thought you were describing something more akin to the Excel TRANSPOSE function. If you are looking for a pivot table library, ADO is a good abstraction library and has it built in. http://phplens.com/adodb/pivot.tables.html If you want to

Re: [CODE4LIB] what good books did you read in 2014?

2014-12-10 Thread Tom Keays
Thanks for all the good additions to my own reading list. Here are some of mine. Fiction Books - I tend to read urban fantasy and sci-fi, with other stuff thrown in. I tend to graze tech books, so I won't record them. The Rivers of London by Ben Aaronovitch - I'm currently reading book #4 in the

Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib stickers

2014-11-08 Thread Tom Keays
I might place an order if you provided a mockup of what they would look like. Tom On Wed, Nov 5, 2014 at 2:58 PM, Karen Coyle li...@kcoyle.net wrote: and for those of us with mushy brains who can't remember if they responded previously? ... kc On 11/4/14 4:29 PM, Riley Childs wrote: This

Re: [CODE4LIB] Stickers

2014-08-15 Thread Tom Keays
I was interested in the idea but I *still *need to see a mock-up of the design before I commit to making a purchase. On Fri, Aug 15, 2014 at 11:36 AM, Riley Childs ri...@tfsgeo.com wrote: So far I have 14 people that have indicated interest in stickers, for this to be economically viable I

Re: [CODE4LIB] software for a glossary

2014-06-20 Thread Tom Keays
The Web Ahead podcast had an episode that covered the current state of web annotation. Something there might work. http://5by5.tv/webahead/60 Crossing the thread over to linked author data, this item made me laugh.

Re: [CODE4LIB] 15% off of all tshirts on the code4lib store (MYSHIRT2014

2014-05-26 Thread Tom Keays
Probably a good time to flog the store URL then. http://code4lib.spreadshirt.com/ On Mon, May 26, 2014 at 10:46 AM, Riley Childs rchi...@cucawarriors.comwrote: Spreadshirt is offering 15% off of all tshirts on our store this week with coupon code MYSHIRT2014 Riley Childs Junior IT

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

2014-05-23 Thread Tom Keays
I want the t-shirt too. Somebody should make it so! (To be fair, I might occasionally velcro other other listserv names over the code{4}lib logo.) On Fri, May 23, 2014 at 10:10 AM, Doran, Michael D do...@uta.edu wrote: I honestly have no opinion as to whether we have full job postings, a

Re: [CODE4LIB] SubjectsPlus themes

2014-04-29 Thread Tom Keays
I searched briefly in the SubjectsPlus group archive but found no mention of themes. https://groups.google.com/forum/?hl=en#!forum/subjectsplus On Tue, Apr 29, 2014 at 11:54 AM, Wilhelmina Randtke rand...@gmail.comwrote: Does anyone have a theme for SubjectsPlus up on github? I'm playing

Re: [CODE4LIB] Jobs Digest

2014-02-25 Thread Tom Keays
filters++ I do like to receive them here, but filtering removes them from my inbox until I'm ready to go through a batch of them. On Mon, Feb 24, 2014 at 7:39 PM, Nick Ruest rue...@gmail.com wrote: Email filters ;-) On 14-02-24 07:32 PM, Riley Childs wrote: I just got like 25 Jobs

Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib.org down

2014-02-21 Thread Tom Keays
Interesting. The Journal was also down last night with a mysql database error. Pure coincidence since they are not served at uoregon. Tom On Fri, Feb 21, 2014 at 4:19 PM, Rosalyn Metz rosalynm...@gmail.com wrote: :(

Re: [CODE4LIB] Python CMSs

2014-02-14 Thread Tom Keays
Here's a little digression, getting away from talk about the underlying technology... Most CMSes, rather than being *content *management systems, are actually *page *management systems. They provide a few different page templates -- blog posts, about pages, product descriptions, etc. -- but when

Re: [CODE4LIB] Faculty publication database

2013-10-25 Thread Tom Keays
Correct that. 1.1.2 was Sept 2011 [1] and the developer release on the GitHub repo [2] has activity as of 6 months ago. [1] http://bibapp.org/download/ [2] https://github.com/BibApp/BibApp On Fri, Oct 25, 2013 at 2:21 PM, Tom Keays tomke...@gmail.com wrote: At one point BibApp looked like

[CODE4LIB] Looking for an Announcements system

2013-10-23 Thread Tom Keays
Our campus uses DotNetNuke as the backend for its website. Opinions aside about the wisdom of that particular CMS choice, one DNN module that has proven to be extremely useful at MPOW is the DotNetNuke Announcements module. http://dnnannouncements.codeplex.com/documentation We are currently

Re: [CODE4LIB] What can be done to stop deleting of records belonging to users of our Minuteman Library Network in Massachusetts?

2013-10-10 Thread Tom Keays
Innovative Users Group has a listserv. http://www.innovativeusers.org/iug-discussion-list On Thu, Oct 10, 2013 at 8:45 PM, don warner saklad warnersak...@gmail.comwrote: Any other online forums, groups, email lists about difficulties with Innovative Interfaces software?... Innovative

Re: [CODE4LIB] LibGuides: I don't get it

2013-08-13 Thread Tom Keays
I'm not sure I understand the more-heat-than-light criticisms of LibGuides. It perfectly fits the needs of many libraries. The most valid criticism that has been lodged -- that the CMS is so easy to use that librarians create content which they then don't maintain -- could be said of any website

Re: [CODE4LIB] EAD vs. HTML for finding aids

2013-05-11 Thread Tom Keays
The advice to transform EAD to HTML using an xsl transform stylesheet seems to still be the best practice. http://saa-ead-roundtable.github.io/ If you want an example of what the HTML looks like, here's one from Syracuse University http://library.syr.edu/digital/guides/a/aaace.htm On Fri, May

Re: [CODE4LIB] EAD vs. HTML for finding aids

2013-05-11 Thread Tom Keays
I also found this http://www.cdlib.org/services/dsc/tools/ead_toolkit.html On Sat, May 11, 2013 at 8:22 AM, Tom Keays tomke...@gmail.com wrote: The advice to transform EAD to HTML using an xsl transform stylesheet seems to still be the best practice. http://saa-ead-roundtable.github.io

Re: [CODE4LIB] File based CMSes

2013-04-29 Thread Tom Keays
I've used DokuWiki as a CMS for several website projects. The default theme is no great shakes, but you can theme it to look like anything and there are hundreds of plugins. I think the syntax it uses is much friendlier than that used by Mediapress. http://dokuwiki.org/ I've also been curious

Re: [CODE4LIB] Library CDNs

2013-03-30 Thread Tom Keays
: Would you mind sharing what CDNs you seriously considered as alternatives, and what led you to go with Rackspace? On Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 11:35 AM, Tom Keays tomke...@gmail.com wrote: A couple of months ago I asked for suggestions for a CDN that a library without its own web server (other

Re: [CODE4LIB] Library CDNs

2013-03-28 Thread Tom Keays
A couple of months ago I asked for suggestions for a CDN that a library without its own web server (other than our OPAC) might use to deploy image, javascript and css resources for use on third-party systems such as LibGuides, Serials Solutions A-Z journal lists, etc. We're a small institution

Re: [CODE4LIB] A Responsibility to Encourage Better Browsers ( ? )

2013-02-19 Thread Tom Keays
jQuery 2.x will support IE 9+ . Jonathan is correct that 1.x will continue to support IE 6+ and there are techniques to deliver the older version of jQuery to older browsers if the developer deems it necessary. http://jquery.com/browser-support/ However, I think Michael is in good company in

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

2013-02-15 Thread Tom Keays
Nice start on a list. I added the directory links to the wiki page for new coders. I bet there are more that could be added. http://wiki.code4lib.org/index.php/One_recommended_tool/resource_for_n00bs#Meetups_and_User_Groups On Fri, Feb 15, 2013 at 9:30 AM, Joe Hourcle

[CODE4LIB] Streaming URL

2013-02-12 Thread Tom Keays
The URL for streaming was given in the IRC channel http://new.livestream.com/accounts/2768983/events/1865025?device_panel=true You apparently need to register for an account to avoid ads.

Re: [CODE4LIB] Code4Lib Conference streaming?

2013-02-11 Thread Tom Keays
it widely when we have them. Margaret Heller Margaret Heller Digital Services Librarian Loyola University Chicago 773.508.2686 Tom Keays tomke...@gmail.com 01/29/13 20:36 PM I was wondering if talks from the conference would be streamed this year? It was really great to have it the last

Re: [CODE4LIB] Editing Code4lib Wiki

2013-02-11 Thread Tom Keays
There's a timely article on the subject in SitePoint, http://www.sitepoint.com/captcha-inaccessible-to-everyone/ The article concludes: There is a fundamental disconnect in intent that means it is highly unlikely that a universally accessible CAPTCHA, or even a set of different CAPTCHAs will

Re: [CODE4LIB] Anyone have a SUSHI client?

2013-02-04 Thread Tom Keays
[mailto:CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] On Behalf Of Tom Keays Sent: Friday, January 25, 2013 8:40 AM To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] Anyone have a SUSHI client? I've been looking briefly at sushi.py, as a way to orient myself to collecting stats this way. I'm not intending to single

Re: [CODE4LIB] Code4Lib Conference streaming?

2013-01-30 Thread Tom Keays
UIC++ On Wed, Jan 30, 2013 at 9:22 AM, Jon Gorman jonathan.gor...@gmail.comwrote: Three cheers for UIC folks! Jon Gorman

[CODE4LIB] Code4Lib Conference streaming?

2013-01-29 Thread Tom Keays
I was wondering if talks from the conference would be streamed this year? It was really great to have it the last time I was unable to attend. Tom

Re: [CODE4LIB] Anyone have a SUSHI client?

2013-01-25 Thread Tom Keays
I've been looking briefly at sushi.py, as a way to orient myself to collecting stats this way. I'm not intending to single out sushi.py, but looking at it (mainly the data structure at this point, and not the code itself), raises some questions about the best approach for collecting SUSHI data.

Re: [CODE4LIB] Anyone have a SUSHI client?

2013-01-24 Thread Tom Keays
The one I know of is http://code.google.com/p/sushicounterclient/ which is offered by Serial Solutions. It's a .NET framework. On Thu, Jan 24, 2013 at 8:28 AM, Van Mil, James (vanmiljf) vanmi...@ucmail.uc.edu wrote: Hi Bill, There's a lightweight python client:

Re: [CODE4LIB] Anyone have a SUSHI client?

2013-01-24 Thread Tom Keays
Hey. NISO has a list of SUSHI tools. http://www.niso.org/workrooms/sushi/tools/ Tom

Re: [CODE4LIB] Anyone have a SUSHI client?

2013-01-24 Thread Tom Keays
From the NISO list, JISC's SUSHI Starter, written in PHP, looks pretty good. http://cclibweb-4.dmz.cranfield.ac.uk/projects/sushistarters/ On Thu, Jan 24, 2013 at 9:10 AM, Tom Keays tomke...@gmail.com wrote: Hey. NISO has a list of SUSHI tools. http://www.niso.org/workrooms/sushi/tools

Re: [CODE4LIB] Help with WordPress for Code4Lib Journal

2013-01-15 Thread Tom Keays
, Tom Keays tomke...@gmail.com wrote: I spent the past week teaching myself how to properly use Git and have finally updated the repository with Mark's contribution to the Code4Lib Journal Issue Manager plugin. https://github.com/tomkeays/issue-manager Thanks again for the help. Tom

Re: [CODE4LIB] Help with WordPress for Code4Lib Journal

2013-01-14 Thread Tom Keays
I spent the past week teaching myself how to properly use Git and have finally updated the repository with Mark's contribution to the Code4Lib Journal Issue Manager plugin. https://github.com/tomkeays/issue-manager Thanks again for the help. Tom On Thu, Jan 3, 2013 at 9:48 AM, Tom Keays tomke

[CODE4LIB] Library CDNs

2013-01-04 Thread Tom Keays
Is anybody out there using a CDN[1] that is separate from their website to host JavaScript, CSS, and image files? I'm looking for a one place where I can consolidate and organize these files that is reliable (good uptime and good response time) and affordable (less expensive than hosting a

Re: [CODE4LIB] Library CDNs

2013-01-04 Thread Tom Keays
I got 3 suggestions so far, all of them good. Thanks! I think I'm going to check out Rackspace Cloud Files. Though not free, it looks like it would fit my need. They seem to have a clearer web interface and API than other services I've looked at already. Not requiring a contract gives me some

Re: [CODE4LIB] Help with WordPress for Code4Lib Journal

2013-01-03 Thread Tom Keays
The Code4Lib Journal is now running an up-to-date version of WordPress on our server and all of our plugins are similarly updated and operational. I'd especially like to acknowledge the contribution of Mark Pernotto, whose good knowledge of the WordPress codex allowed him to see the problem that I

Re: [CODE4LIB] Responsive Web Site Live

2013-01-03 Thread Tom Keays
Browserstack and other emulators help quite a bit in testing, and testing on real devices is always advisable. But here's a nifty tool I discovered which is really useful if you are just playing around with breakpoint testing on your desktop browser.

Re: [CODE4LIB] T-Shirt voting is now open!

2013-01-03 Thread Tom Keays
Link is broken in my email program, so here it is again, further corrected. http://vote.code4lib.org/election/25 Tom On Thu, Jan 3, 2013 at 4:41 PM, Andreas Orphanides akorp...@ncsu.eduwrote: Minor correction: The correct address for voting is http://vote.code4lib.org/**election/25

Re: [CODE4LIB] Request for submissions: Code4Lib 2013 T-Shirt designs!

2012-12-11 Thread Tom Keays
Doubt it was intended as a conference shirt, but, yeah, I'd buy it as general C4L merch. Cafepress or Zazzle anyone? Beat it proudly, people. On Tue, Dec 11, 2012 at 8:29 AM, Mark Sullivan sull...@geneseo.edu wrote: I thought we had settled on Michael Doran's design?

Re: [CODE4LIB] Help with WordPress for Code4Lib Journal

2012-12-10 Thread Tom Keays
After a bit of dithering on this, I'm pretty sure that Mark's revision of the plugin is working under the current version of WordPress I'm testing on (3.4.2). I have a few other things I'm going to need to do before I declare this solved, upgrade the Journal's instance of WordPress and upload the

Re: [CODE4LIB] Choosing fora. was: Proliferation of Code4Lib Channels

2012-12-04 Thread Tom Keays
Or just use Reddit's OS codebase*. https://github.com/reddit Tom * though I'm personally hoping there won't be another channel to keep track of. On Tue, Dec 4, 2012 at 9:33 AM, Shaun Ellis sha...@princeton.edu wrote: On 12/3/12 2:14 PM, MJ Ray wrote: This listserv looks threaded to me.

[CODE4LIB] Help with WordPress for Code4Lib Journal

2012-12-04 Thread Tom Keays
codex that is causing the problems and maybe help me understand how to prevent this from happening again with future releases? Thanks, Tom Keays / tomke...@gmail.com

Re: [CODE4LIB] Help with WordPress for Code4Lib Journal

2012-12-04 Thread Tom Keays
Hijacking my thread back. To answer all the questions in one go: From Chad Nelson: What version of WP are you currently on? Embarrassed, but you just have to do a view source of the Journal to learn the dirty truth: WordPress 3.0.4 As you can see from the wiki, upgrading is something we want

Re: [CODE4LIB] Help with WordPress for Code4Lib Journal

2012-12-04 Thread Tom Keays
On Tue, Dec 4, 2012 at 1:01 PM, Shaun Ellis sha...@princeton.edu wrote: You can upload it to your account and then someone with admin rights to Code4Lib can fork it if they think our Code4Lib Journal custom code should be a repo there. Doesn't really matter if they do actually. I think for

Re: [CODE4LIB] Help with WordPress for Code4Lib Journal

2012-12-04 Thread Tom Keays
! And here it is in code4lib github https://github.com/code4lib/IssueManager On Tue, Dec 4, 2012 at 1:47 PM, Tom Keays tomke...@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, Dec 4, 2012 at 1:01 PM, Shaun Ellis sha...@princeton.edu wrote: You can upload it to your account and then someone with admin rights

Re: [CODE4LIB] Code4lib Registration 2013 Redux.

2012-11-27 Thread Tom Keays
Thanks for giving us a week notice. I would be screwed if it was today, both for schedule reasons and for being given funding (which still isn't). In the original proposal, http://tigger.uic.edu/~kayiwa/code4lib.html , you said: Our plan will include staggered registration divided in 3 equal

Re: [CODE4LIB] anti-harassment policy for code4lib?

2012-11-27 Thread Tom Keays
I think a good code is Try not to be an asshole. You can but try. Never-the-less, I feel it mitigates the need for an angry god and makes the 10 commandments redundant. Anyway, thanks to Bess for raising the issue. I think all of you have made a great start. I think there are more than enough

[CODE4LIB]

2012-11-27 Thread Tom Keays
What makes it work for SXSW is that they have a formal organization -- an incorporated body, in fact -- that gives them the continuity and structure to do things that can be highly structured or ad hoc, depending on the need of the situation. They have to be this way because they are freakin'

Re: [CODE4LIB] PBCore 2.0 to MARC XML?

2012-11-06 Thread Tom Keays
PBCore lists a bunch of crosswalk mapping schemes that they've identified. http://www.pbcore.org/PBCore/PBCore_Mappings.html Some of them are listed but aren't done yet, including a direct mapping to MARC 21. However, a mapping of PBCore to Dublin Core exists, so you could probably get there by

Re: [CODE4LIB] one tool and/or resource that you recommend to newbie coders in a library?

2012-11-01 Thread Tom Keays
I won't expand on Michael's excellent summary of using SASS, but he did leave out one crucial bit -- it comes in two formats, which causes some confusion. The format that Michael was describing is the second one, SCSS, which is basically CSS with some fancy nesting patterns that you can't do

Re: [CODE4LIB] one tool and/or resource that you recommend to newbie coders in a library?

2012-11-01 Thread Tom Keays
And here's my coding tool, which is supported by most of the common code editors via plugins: Zen Coding, http://code.google.com/p/zen-coding/ The idea is that it lets you use CSS-like selectors as tags that can be expanded into full HTML snippets. I'll just use the example from the project page

Re: [CODE4LIB] archiving a wiki

2012-05-23 Thread Tom Keays
I haven't tried it on a wiki, but the command-line Unix utility wget can be used to mirror a website. http://www.gnu.org/software/wget/manual/html_node/Advanced-Usage.html I usually call it like this: wget -m -p http://www.site.com/ common flags: -m = mirroring on/off -p =

Re: [CODE4LIB] Bootstrap vs Foundation

2012-05-11 Thread Tom Keays
I read this awhile back. It's by someone associated with the Foundation project. http://www.alistapart.com/articles/dive-into-responsive-prototyping-with-foundation/ Both look good. Like you, I looked hard at Bootstrap after the conference, but haven't really done anything with it. I'd be

Re: [CODE4LIB] Q.: MARC8 vs. MARC/Unicode and pymarc and misencoded III records

2012-03-09 Thread Tom Keays
I'm out of my depth here, but I'm curious how this all works. Is it true that, in MARC8 records, there is supposed to be an 066 field included that defines non-Latin character sets? I'm making this conclusion from some things I read on the LOC website. ANSEL is mentioned as one of the instances

Re: [CODE4LIB] Transcription/dictation software?

2012-02-27 Thread Tom Keays
My wife, for a linguistics research project, recorded the responses of her subjects to a list of questions, so that she could transcribe them and analyze them. She got Dragon Dictate with the intention of getting a rough transcription and then, listening to the tape, correct the errors. With so

Re: [CODE4LIB] Pre confirm when where?

2012-02-05 Thread Tom Keays
I was just downstairs (escalator down out of the bar near the lobby) and saw that they are start at 9:00 in various rooms. Tom On Sun, Feb 5, 2012 at 8:47 PM, Jonathan Rochkind rochk...@jhu.edu wrote: Is there some obvious way I'm not seei g to figure out when and where the conf pre conf

Re: [CODE4LIB] NEcode4lib?

2011-12-19 Thread Tom Keays
Just a reminder that there is a NE Code4Lib space on the wiki -- http://wiki.code4lib.org/index.php/NEC4L (or http://ne.code4lib.org ) that was used as part of the planning for a 2008 meeting in Boston. On Fri, Dec 16, 2011 at 9:42 AM, Joseph Montibello joseph.montibe...@dartmouth.edu wrote:

Re: [CODE4LIB] Pandering for votes for code4lib sessions

2011-12-01 Thread Tom Keays
One thing I would be open to is to put a disclaimer splash page before any ballot (only to be seen the first time a person votes) briefly explaining how the ballot works and to mention that ballot stuffing is unethical, undemocratic and tears at the fabric that is Code4Lib or some such. I

Re: [CODE4LIB] Voting is open for code4lib 2012 presentations.

2011-11-22 Thread Tom Keays
Mine are being remembered from this morning when I filled it out at home. I'm now on a different network/OS/browser. Tom On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 2:22 PM, Andrew Nagy asn...@gmail.com wrote: My votes are not showing after returning to the voting page. I thought I remembered being able to

Re: [CODE4LIB] _[CODE4LIB] Code4Lib National 2012 Registration is now OPEN!!!!

2011-11-16 Thread Tom Keays
Non-obvious, then. I always enter my name in the Description field. Since my name was in the Billing Information, I hope that suffices. --- Description: Tom Keays On Wed, Nov 16, 2011 at 11:31 AM, Elizabeth Duell edu...@uoregon.eduwrote: The Description field is for the PARTICIPANT'S NAME

Re: [CODE4LIB] Code4Lib National 2012 Registration is now OPEN!!!!

2011-11-16 Thread Tom Keays
I got a confirmation email for registration billing. I assume, therefore, that the delayed confirmation message you refer to below is the success of completing the SurveyMonkey form. Is it safe to assume that when the SurveyMonkey registration portion reaches a threshold, that people won't be

Re: [CODE4LIB] opening a pdf file [diva]

2011-10-03 Thread Tom Keays
On Mon, Oct 3, 2011 at 11:57 AM, Andrew Hankinson andrew.hankin...@gmail.com wrote: I'm one of the developers of Diva. I noticed that you've been getting your files from the Internet Archive. They also have the full high-quality JPEG and JPEG2000 images available.

Re: [CODE4LIB] opening a pdf file [diva]

2011-10-03 Thread Tom Keays
Another idea, if you are looking for an app-based rather than web-based reader is VuDroid, which supports both PDF and DjVu formats. http://code.google.com/p/vudroid/ I suggest it, not because I use it but because, at least in the Open Library version of the book's record,

Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib New York one-day minicon, Mon Sept 26

2011-07-07 Thread Tom Keays
Since there is a Code4Lib NYC group but no evidence of a Code4Lib NY State group, I think it was pretty unabiguously NYC. If you really need to check, click the link for Yitzchak's organization, http://www.tourolib.org/ and there is no doubt. For reference, in the recent past, the closest

Re: [CODE4LIB] source of marc geographic code?

2011-06-22 Thread Tom Keays
It can be found at http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/geographicAreas.html Look near the bottom of the page for links to the codes as RDF, N-triples, and JSON. Tom On Wed, Jun 22, 2011 at 6:38 PM, Stephen Hearn s-h...@umn.edu wrote: Have you looked at id.loc.gov? One of its vocabularies defines

Re: [CODE4LIB] RDF for opening times/hours?

2011-06-07 Thread Tom Keays
There was a time, about 5 years ago, when I assumed that microformats were the way to go and spent a bit of time looking at hCalendar for representing iCalendar-formatted event information. http://microformats.org/wiki/hcalendar Not long after that, there was a lot of talk about RDF and RDFa for

Re: [CODE4LIB] Seth Godin on The future of the library

2011-06-02 Thread Tom Keays
I wonder if Mr Godin, in articulating his vision of the library as a place filled with so many web terminals there's always at least one empty, isn't framing it around the Digital Public Library of America proposal? He didn't specifically name it but, with all the acclaim for the idea in the

Re: [CODE4LIB] 2012 Conference Dates

2011-04-21 Thread Tom Keays
Apparently no date set as yet. http://code4lib.org/node/405 http://sites.google.com/site/code4lib2012seattle/\ On Thu, Apr 21, 2011 at 8:23 AM, Richard, Joel M richar...@si.edu wrote: Good morning, I know that Seattle has been chosen for the next code4lib conference, but I can't find any

Re: [CODE4LIB] code hosting / versioning

2011-03-28 Thread Tom Keays
You might also try out jsFiddle http://jsfiddle.net . It can be used to implement source code snippets either stored directly in your fiddle or pulled from a gist repository, http://doc.jsfiddle.net/use/gist_read.html . Tom On Sun, Mar 27, 2011 at 2:05 PM, Nate Hill nathanielh...@gmail.com

Re: [CODE4LIB] An alternate presentation of Code4Lib Journal

2011-01-04 Thread Tom Keays
As I recall, one of the editors mentioned Anthologize a while back and, at the time, we decided it wasn't a super good fit. Perhaps we ought to reconsider. We're running WordPress 3.0.4, so that's not an issue. On Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 11:45 AM, Eric Lease Morgan emor...@nd.edu wrote: On Jan 4,

Re: [CODE4LIB] WorldCat as an OpenURL endpoint ?

2010-06-16 Thread Tom Keays
We have been trying to enumerate serials holdings as explicitly as possible. E.G., this microfiche supplement to a journal, http://summit.syr.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=274291 shows apparently missing issues. However, there are two pieces of inferred information here: 1) every print issue had

Re: [CODE4LIB] WorldCat as an OpenURL endpoint ?

2010-06-15 Thread Tom Keays
On Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 3:47 PM, Jonathan Rochkind rochk...@jhu.edu wrote: The trick here is that traditional library metadata practices make it _very hard_ to tell if a _specific volume/issue_ is held by a given library. And those are the most common use cases for OpenURL. Yep. That's true

Re: [CODE4LIB] WorldCat as an OpenURL endpoint ?

2010-06-15 Thread Tom Keays
...@listserv.nd.edu] On Behalf Of Tom Keays [tomke...@gmail.com] Sent: Tuesday, June 15, 2010 8:43 AM To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] WorldCat as an OpenURL endpoint ? On Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 3:47 PM, Jonathan Rochkind rochk...@jhu.edu wrote: The trick here is that traditional

Re: [CODE4LIB] WorldCat as an OpenURL endpoint ?

2010-06-15 Thread Tom Keays
I do provide the user with the proxied WorldCat URL for just the reasons Jonathan cites. But, no, being an otherwise open web resource, you can't force a user to use it. On Tue, Jun 15, 2010 at 12:22 PM, Jonathan Rochkind rochk...@jhu.eduwrote: I haven't yet found any good way to do this if

Re: [CODE4LIB] Location of Code4Lib 2011

2010-03-23 Thread Tom Keays
I attended IU Bloomington (and was a bike rider) when the movie was filmed. The dad's car lot was just a few blocks from my house and I biked a lot of the places that the main character, David, rode in the movie.Much of the campus, including a scene outside the IUB library (made of limestone from

Re: [CODE4LIB] favorite jQuery plugins for libraries?

2010-02-05 Thread Tom Keays
Since you mentioned that you were modifying your OPAC, you should check into the Juice Project, a jQuery framework for doing just that. http://code.google.com/p/juice-project/ On Thu, Feb 4, 2010 at 11:36 AM, Ken Irwin kir...@wittenberg.edu wrote: Hi all, I'm on a mission to finally learn

Re: [CODE4LIB] favorite jQuery plugins for libraries?

2010-02-04 Thread Tom Keays
I have been using a resource that takes advantage of the html5 offline storage capabilities of the iPod/iPhone version of Safari to install itself as a standalone jQuery Reference app that is current with jQuery 1.4. I think it has the capability to update itself after installation too.

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

2010-01-25 Thread Tom Keays
I've been listening to the suggested locations for the past few days and, with the exception of Sudbury, all the suggestions are doable for me (a traveler who would be coming from central NY). In order of distance, and therefore preference, Kingston would be my first choice, followed by Ottawa,

Re: [CODE4LIB] University of Rochester Releases IR+ Institutional Repository System

2009-12-15 Thread Tom Keays
+1 that suggestion! On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 4:44 PM, Jonathan Rochkind rochk...@jhu.edu wrote: I would appreciate that too. And if you want to write an article for the Code4Lib Journal on how it differs from other IR software, why you did it, and how you did it, it would be welcome. :)

Re: [CODE4LIB] Assigning DOI for local content

2009-11-23 Thread Tom Keays
Interesting stuff. I never really thought about it before that DOIs can be served up by the Handle server. E.G., http://dx.doi.org/10.1074/jbc.M004545200 = http://hdl.handle.net/10.1074/jbc.M004545200 But, even more surprising to me was realizing that Handles can be resolved by the DOI server.

Re: [CODE4LIB] Assigning DOI for local content

2009-11-19 Thread Tom Keays
On Tue, Nov 17, 2009 at 6:58 PM, Jodi Schneider jodi.a.schnei...@gmail.com wrote: The first question is: what are they trying to accomplish by having DOIs? DOIs are just a form of Handle, which is a persistent URL schema. I don't think I need to explain what PURLs are designed to accomplish.

Re: [CODE4LIB] preconference proposals

2009-11-10 Thread Tom Keays
Bad URL there. The real one is http://code4lib.org/files/chicks-lightning.pdf (that's where all the other lightning talks were stored). t On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 10:14 AM, Jay Luker jay.lu...@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 10:06 AM, Dan Chudnov daniel.chud...@gmail.com wrote:  -

Re: [CODE4LIB] [Web4lib] [lita-l] Journal Usage Statistical collection software - suggestions?

2009-10-30 Thread Tom Keays
Serials Solutions provides an open source (you host it) client for harvesting SUSHI stats. It is intended to be used with 360 Counter, but I don't think that's a requirement. As Aaron said, it is still early days for SUSHI compliance. Tom On Fri, Oct 30, 2009 at 1:05 PM, Dobbs, Aaron

Re: [CODE4LIB] [Web4lib] [lita-l] Journal Usage Statistical collection software - suggestions?

2009-10-30 Thread Tom Keays
Sorry. Link is: http://code.google.com/p/sushicounterclient/ On Fri, Oct 30, 2009 at 2:35 PM, Tom Keays tomkeays.li...@gmail.com wrote: Serials Solutions provides an open source (you host it) client for harvesting SUSHI stats. It is intended to be used with 360 Counter, but I don't think

[CODE4LIB] ANNOUNCEMENT: Code4Lib Journal: new issue 7 now available

2009-06-26 Thread Tom Keays
Sorry for the cross-posting, but I'd like to announce that Issue 7 of The Code4Lib Journal was published this afternoon. Code4Lib: Long May You Run [Editorial Introduction] by Tom Keays http://journal.code4lib.org/articles/1695 The Code4Lib Journal mirrors the diversity and depth of interests

Re: [CODE4LIB] Something completely different

2009-04-06 Thread Tom Keays
The linked open data crowd might suggest: Bibliographic Ontology Specification (aka bibo) http://bibliontology.com/ Abstract: The Bibliographic Ontology Specification provides main concepts and properties for describing citations and bibliographic references (i.e. quotes, books, articles, etc) on

Re: [CODE4LIB] Something completely different

2009-04-06 Thread Tom Keays
give us an idea of what isn't there. For example, I don't see the various work/work, work/expression relationships. But it has great detail in some areas, like time intervals and access rights. kc Tom Keays wrote: The linked open data crowd might suggest: Bibliographic Ontology Specification

[CODE4LIB] Code4Lib Journal: Call for Papers, June issue

2009-02-17 Thread Tom Keays
Call for Papers: The Code4Lib Journal (C4LJ) exists to foster community and share information among those interested in the intersection of libraries, technology, and the future. The Code4Lib Journal is now accepting proposals for publication in its 7th issue. Don't miss out on this opportunity

Re: [CODE4LIB] hotel for conf?

2009-01-12 Thread Tom Keays
with me. I was going to be sharing the room with someone, so two of us are currently out of luck. If I need to book with another hotel, I need to know pretty soon. Jean: can you check on this? Tom Keays On Sun, Jan 11, 2009 at 7:14 PM, Bess Sadler eo...@virginia.edu wrote: Hey, Brian. I ran

Re: [CODE4LIB] eXtensible Catalog - New Website

2008-10-21 Thread Tom Keays
Heh. I was using the Chromifox theme for Firefox 3.0.1 (Windows XP) and got that message too. I changed themes back to Firefox default and all was well. I'll have to try Firefox on my Mac tonight and see how that behaves. Is this a Drupal issue or something specific to XC? Either way, regardless

Re: [CODE4LIB] Code4Lib Logo

2008-09-29 Thread Tom Keays
I submit this for a logo: http://code4lib.org/themes/panizzi/panizzi-watermark.png Flogging the I don't give a rat's ass vote since 1 minute ago. On Tue, Sep 23, 2008 at 11:13 AM, Roy Tennant [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Since we've been getting a variety of responses to my suggestion that now

Re: [CODE4LIB] New Open Source Citation Parser

2008-09-15 Thread Tom Keays
I might add CrossRef's Simple Text Query for generating article DOIs from citations. Not open source though. http://www.crossref.org/SimpleTextQuery/ On Fri, Sep 12, 2008 at 3:50 PM, Jonathan Rochkind [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: This is the third open source citation parser I know of now. A

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