Re: [CODE4LIB] New books RSS feed / badge with cover images?

2010-04-15 Thread Amy Drayer
Dear Laura: We have Millennium and are doing this. We have a few issues with images not being available, but that is a separate problem we are working on: http://mylibraryeu.fmwr.net Millennium is great because your RSS feed can be pulled right back into the WebPAC without requiring an outside

Re: [CODE4LIB] New books RSS feed / badge with cover images?

2010-04-15 Thread Amy Drayer
Dear Laura: I may have misinterpreted your intent for the tool... I've liked WidgetBox if you want patrons to be able to paste the widget on like a course page that isn't in the WebPAC. http://www.widgetbox.com -- In peace, Amy M. Drayer Web and Systems Librarian amost...@gmail.com

Re: [CODE4LIB] New books RSS feed / badge with cover images?

2010-04-14 Thread Michael Beccaria
Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:code4...@listserv.nd.edu] On Behalf Of Laura Harris Sent: Friday, April 09, 2010 10:07 AM To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU Subject: [CODE4LIB] New books RSS feed / badge with cover images? Hi, all - I suspect something like this is being done already, so I

[CODE4LIB] New books RSS feed / badge with cover images?

2010-04-09 Thread Laura Harris
Hi, all - I suspect something like this is being done already, so I thought I would check in and ask. Essentially, what I would like to do is display the library's new books on a web page in a graphic format - I'd like it to look very similar to the sorts of widgets that GoodReads or

Re: [CODE4LIB] New books RSS feed / badge with cover images?

2010-04-09 Thread Alejandro Garza Gonzalez
Some ideas: 1) Use Feeds Imagegrabber (http://drupal.org/project/feeds_imagegrabber) along with Feeds to create nodes that include their enclosures (cover images) from the RSS feed. Once you have the items as nodes you can use Views and the plethora of Views carrousel-like modules to display

Re: [CODE4LIB] New books RSS feed / badge with cover images?

2010-04-09 Thread Sean Hannan
I would suggest using Yahoo! Pipes (http://pipes.yahoo.com/pipes/) for something like this. You can feed it your RSS feed, and add in some logic to strip out extraneous information and the grey boxes. -Sean --- Sean Hannan Web Developer Sheridan Libraries Johns Hopkins University On Apr 9,

Re: [CODE4LIB] New books RSS feed / badge with cover images?

2010-04-09 Thread Boheemen, Peter van
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