[CODE4LIB] Mike, Ryan, others, subscribe to this list under new eMail address

2010-07-19 Thread Ziso, Ya'aqov
not sure who's taking care of this (Mike, Ryan): by the end of this week I NEED to be subscribed under a new email address; what to do, what to do, what to do? please reply to eternally thankful yaaq...@gmail.com

Re: [CODE4LIB] SRU indexes for Aleph

2010-06-09 Thread Ziso, Ya'aqov
Ere, This may be the first time the issue comes up at this level with Aleph. Are YOU an ALEPH or Voyager customer? If you are on ALEPH, simply open a support_ticket requesting what you need/want. Any ALEPH customer can do that (Please!) and keep CODE4LIB up-to-date. ./Ya’aqov On 6/9/10 11:29

Re: [CODE4LIB] algorithm for Summon's Recommender

2010-05-07 Thread Ziso, Ya'aqov
Thanks Andrew, Everything's fine, and no need to go beyond documentation SerialsSolutions plan on makiing public. Ya'aqov From: Andrew Nagy [asn...@gmail.com] Sent: Thursday, May 06, 2010 5:00 PM To: Ziso, Ya'aqov; Code for Libraries Subject: Re

[CODE4LIB] algorithm for Summon's Recommender

2010-05-06 Thread Ziso, Ya'aqov
hi Andrew, bX derives from research done at Los Alamos National Laboratory by Johan Bollen and Herbert Van de Sompel. Its ranking and algorithm can be analyzed in the published article http://www.slideshare.net/hvdsomp/the-bx-project-federating-and-mining-usage-logs-from-linking-servers Can

Re: [CODE4LIB] What do you want out of a frbrized data web service?

2010-04-21 Thread Ziso, Ya'aqov
Here's a thought: John Riley in an authority record is linked through the 670 field (author of Cells today) where Cells today is the 245 in a bibliographic record. Let's assume there are about 4 John Riley(s) who wrote about cells, each in their own bib record. If any bibliographic record is

Re: [CODE4LIB] What do you want out of a FRBRized data web service?

2010-04-21 Thread Ziso, Ya'aqov
Karen Coyle, By ‘create entities’ (below) is it NECESSARY to create records (and keep them up-to-date), or is it possible/preferable to create them on the fly? ./Ya’aqov It would be ideal to have an actual entity for each of the FRBR 1, 2 and 3 entities. We could even create entities

Re: [CODE4LIB] ILS short list

2010-04-08 Thread Ziso, Ya'aqov
Ed, Eric, Bill, please confirm) to my knowledge ALEPH had API to BIB, AUTH, HOLD, ITEM since version 16+ Ya’aqov On 4/8/10 2:47 PM, Bill Dueber b...@dueber.com wrote: On Thu, Apr 8, 2010 at 2:32 PM, Ryan Eby ryan...@gmail.com wrote: Unicorn * Export Built in. MARC21 or flat file formats.

Re: [CODE4LIB] WorldCat Terminologies

2010-03-21 Thread Ziso, Ya'aqov
I'm certain that as Ralph indicated, this file has been kept weekly up-to-date. The html page header will be, eventually, fixed as well to reflect accurately the file's last update and its SRU searchability. The fact remains that for all: terminologies/identities/xISSN/xISBN WC-DEVNET is the

[CODE4LIB] Asheville, Wednesday: Breakout on API queries to vocabularies

2010-02-24 Thread Ziso, Ya'aqov
Several speakers and participants touched on these services: Ross Singer, Karen Coombs, Ryan Scherle, the VuFind group all discussed yesterday working with names or subject thesauri/vocabularies. I am suggesting a Wednesday BREAKOUT session to address more specifically: combining API

Re: [CODE4LIB] good and best open source software

2009-12-29 Thread Ziso, Ya'aqov
A few lessons learned while monitoring the vuFIND community: Documentation needs to be evolving and accurate. Someone needs to OWN that responsibility and keep documentation up to date (and vuFIND are so lucky to have Demian Katz!). UNIX/man is not the best example for this. Developer

Re: [CODE4LIB] good and best open source software

2009-12-29 Thread Ziso, Ya'aqov
Telling people to use what others are using is just simple propaganda to stifle competition +++ Respectfully, inviting people to an open discussion is exactly the opposite of telling people and propaganda

Re: [CODE4LIB] New WorldCat Basic API Released

2009-12-16 Thread Ziso, Ya'aqov
Information included in results are authors, titles, ISBNs and OCLC numbers ... == Roy Tennant, no results for subjects? if yes, from which specific indexes? Ya'aqov Ziso

[CODE4LIB] vuFIND -- long term direction

2009-05-16 Thread Ziso, Ya'aqov
As our users and we are having fun with vuFIND, I'm taking stock after 1-2 years of working with vuFIND, to send out a few general questions, 1. is vuFIND primarily an experiment? if not why haven’t more sites switched to production like VU or NLA? 2. is SOLR indexing satisfactory? 3.

[CODE4LIB] bad news on SKOS ?

2008-12-26 Thread Ziso, Ya'aqov
uncool URIs (posted on December 19, 2008, 10:32 pm, by Ed Summers, under Uncategorized, lcsh, semweb) On December 18th I was asked to shut off lcsh.info by the Library of Congress. As an LC employee I really did not have much choice other than to comply. The lcsh.info domain was registered by

Re: [CODE4LIB] NAF notification service from OCLC

2008-10-13 Thread Ziso, Ya'aqov
Roy, OCLC gets the weekly NAF updates, can simply run a grep command to extract the 010 fields to a new file, and put the new file in a place available for OCLC members' retrieval. Explaining why OCLC needs to take 2 years for considering their competing priorities with those of their