Re: [CODE4LIB] Any Experiences with In-House Training and Development?

2011-07-20 Thread Simon Spero
On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 10:55 AM, Nordstrom, Kurt kurt.nordst...@unt.eduwrote: Unfortunately, in today's economic climate, the prospect of being able to ship your developer team across the country to attend week-long seminars or conferences or what-have-you is not quite as realistic as it

Re: [CODE4LIB] REST interface types

2011-07-20 Thread Simon Spero
On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 11:33 AM, Ralph LeVan ralphle...@gmail.com wrote: Where at all possible, I want a true REST interface. I recognize that sometimes you need to use POST to send data, but I've found it very helpful to be able to craft URLs that can be shared that contain a complete

Re: [CODE4LIB] Preservation of Listserv Archives

2011-07-20 Thread Kevin Hawkins
Last fall the TEI community arranged to have TEI-L archived at http://n5.nabble.com/archive-your-mailing-list.html . It's a commercial services but fits the LOCKSS model (not officially but as a concept). Nabble archives as of the date you set up archiving through them, but they can also

Re: [CODE4LIB] Programmer Orientation to Library/Lib Sci

2011-07-20 Thread Cowles, Esme
Laura- One of the things I wish someone had explained to me at the beginning is all the different metadata standards we use and how they fit together. I'd been working with MARC metadata for years before anyone explained what AACR2 was, or various other controlled vocabulary content

Re: [CODE4LIB] Programmer Orientation to Library/Lib Sci

2011-07-20 Thread Michael J. Giarlo
Somewhat related is the developing Guide for the Perplexed on the code4lib wiki: http://wiki.code4lib.org/index.php/A_Guide_for_the_Perplexed Feel free to add to it! -Mike On Wed, Jul 20, 2011 at 12:04, Laura Smart laura.j.sm...@gmail.com wrote: Hi folks - What do you include in

Re: [CODE4LIB] Programmer Orientation to Library/Lib Sci

2011-07-20 Thread Bess Sadler
Hi, Laura. Great question, and one that I have asked myself many times. It is sparsely populated, but there is a wiki page about this here: http://wiki.code4lib.org/index.php/A_Guide_for_the_Perplexed It would be a service to the community if you added any answers you find there. Bess On

Re: [CODE4LIB] REST interface types

2011-07-20 Thread Joe Hourcle
On Jul 19, 2011, at 11:33 AM, Ralph LeVan wrote: Where at all possible, I want a true REST interface. I recognize that sometimes you need to use POST to send data, but I've found it very helpful to be able to craft URLs that can be shared that contain a complete request. But there's more

Re: [CODE4LIB] Preservation of Listserv Archives

2011-07-20 Thread Eric Lease Morgan
On Jul 19, 2011, at 10:13 AM, Nathan Tallman wrote: Has anyone worked on preserving a Listserv (proprietary) archive of messages? What can one do, other than make sure that the server hosting the list in question is backed up (LOCKSS style, with geographic separation) and kept up in good

Re: [CODE4LIB] Preservation of Listserv Archives

2011-07-20 Thread Nathan Tallman
Thanks Kevin and Eric for your replies. Good areas to investigate. Quick question for Eric: Are the lists you archive ones that you host or are some of them simple ones you subscribe to? Thanks again! Nathan On Wed, Jul 20, 2011 at 1:09 PM, Eric Lease Morgan emor...@nd.edu wrote: On Jul 19,

Re: [CODE4LIB] Preservation of Listserv Archives

2011-07-20 Thread Eric Lease Morgan
Are the lists you archive ones that you host or are some of them simple ones you subscribe to? Both. I currently and actively archive five lists: * Code4Lib * Usability4Lib * NGC4Lib * ACQNET-L * colldv-l I subscribe/manage the first three. I am the official archivist for the later

Re: [CODE4LIB] Programmer Orientation to Library/Lib Sci

2011-07-20 Thread Peter Schlumpf
Laura, This is a great question, but a very difficult one for me to answer in a clear way. The no-brainers you list make sense to me. For me, libraries and programming developed almost inseperably. I saw the one as the context in which to do the other. I graduated from the University of

Re: [CODE4LIB] Programmer Orientation to Library/Lib Sci

2011-07-20 Thread Roy Zimmer
Hi Laura: I started working with/for Library stuff in 1994. Been working on it more or less full-time now for nearly half that time. I moved from the IT department and became a library employee several years back. So...CS degree, no library education, but have picked a lot up over the years.

Re: [CODE4LIB] REST interface types

2011-07-20 Thread Devon
Actually, what I really wanted to know was whether or not the people here-subscribed would expect a proper REST interface to have an associated media type and to use hypertext as the engine of application state. In the link I originally provided [1], that's the final distinguishing characteristic

[CODE4LIB] Position Announcement: Electronic Resources and Digital Scholarship Librarian

2011-07-20 Thread Mark Sullivan
SUNY Geneseo seeks a service-oriented, versatile and dynamic librarian to provide leadership for organizing and accessing digital collections, serials, and providing knowledgebase maintenance, licensing, and usage analysis of resources. This librarian will also play an integral role in shaping

Re: [CODE4LIB] REST interface types

2011-07-20 Thread Rubinstein, Aaron D.
On 7/20/11 12:28 PM, Bill Janssen jans...@parc.com wrote: A couple of good rules-of-thumb to keep in mind: 1. URIs name objects; they do not name actions. So if you've got requests like GET /foo/getAuthors?doc=bar, you're doing it wrong. It should be something like GET

Re: [CODE4LIB] Programmer Orientation to Library/Lib Sci

2011-07-20 Thread Laura Smart
Esme (and all) Would Jenn Riley Devin Becker's metadata standards visualization have been helpful to you if it had been available back in the day? http://www.dlib.indiana.edu/~jenlrile/metadatamap/ Perhaps a detailed sub-set thereof? Perhaps at minimum a glossary of acronyms commonly tossed

Re: [CODE4LIB] Programmer Orientation to Library/Lib Sci

2011-07-20 Thread Mike Taylor
On 20 July 2011 22:47, Laura Smart laura.j.sm...@gmail.com wrote: Esme (and all) Would Jenn Riley Devin Becker's metadata standards visualization have been helpful to you if it had been available back in the day? http://www.dlib.indiana.edu/~jenlrile/metadatamap/ Perhaps a detailed sub-set

Re: [CODE4LIB] Programmer Orientation to Library/Lib Sci

2011-07-20 Thread Genny Engel
Reminds me of a joke about someone new to libraries, whose ideas kept getting shot down because that doesn't work with the way LC does it. Finally the exasperated new person asks, Who is this Elsie and how come everybody does what SHE wants? Genny Engel Internet Librarian Sonoma County