[CODE4LIB] Job: Digital Preservation Software Engineer at The British Library

2012-07-24 Thread jobs
Fixed Term Contract until 01 February 2015 St. Pancras, London or Boston Spa (Yorkshire) London: £30,768 to £34,853 per annum Boston Spa: £27,477 to £31,912 per annum The Library's impressive digital collection is growing rapidly. In order to ensure its long term survival, the

[CODE4LIB] Job: Academic Applications Support Officer at Queen Mary, University of London - IT Services

2012-07-24 Thread jobs
QMUL0969 Queen Mary, University of London is the fourth largest College of the University of London and has gained a reputation for the high-quality of its academic teaching and research. It has some 15,000 students studying for undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in three sectors: Science

[CODE4LIB] Liebert MCR / Other air conditioned racks

2012-07-24 Thread Edward M. Corrado
Hi Code4Libers, This is slightly off topic but it seems like one of the best places to ask because I'm sure other libraries have similar situations where they do not having a proper server room and would have major difficulty or expense retro-fitting an existing room. I have come across a few

Re: [CODE4LIB] Liebert MCR / Other air conditioned racks

2012-07-24 Thread James Gilbert
Hello, We have a quasi-server room. Half of the room is used for book storage for our ongoing book sale. The other half houses our two racks (a 2-post wiring tower, 4-post rack for our servers). We have a separate air handler on the roof for this room; and we keep it at 69F. I haven't looked

[CODE4LIB] Wikis

2012-07-24 Thread Nathan Tallman
There are a plethora of options for wiki software. Does anyone have any recommendations for a platform that's easy-to-use and has a low-learning curve for users? I'm thinking of starting a wiki for internal best practices, etc. and wondered what people who've done the same had success with.

Re: [CODE4LIB] Wikis

2012-07-24 Thread Stuart Yeates
The wiki software with the largest user base is undoubtedly media wiki (i.e. wikiepdia). We're moving to it as a platform precisely because to leverage the skills that implies. We're not far enough into our roll out to tell whether it's going to be a success cheers stuart Stuart Yeates

Re: [CODE4LIB] Wikis

2012-07-24 Thread Cary Gordon
You might want to look at Atlasssian Confluence. They offer free licenses to non-profit and edu. Thanks, Cary On Tue, Jul 24, 2012 at 3:24 PM, Stuart Yeates stuart.yea...@vuw.ac.nz wrote: The wiki software with the largest user base is undoubtedly media wiki (i.e. wikiepdia). We're moving

Re: [CODE4LIB] Wikis

2012-07-24 Thread Friscia, Michael
I would second this, for the use you describe, it seems like the simplest option. ___ Michael Friscia Manager, Digital Library Programming Services Yale University Library (203) 432-1856 From: Code for Libraries

Re: [CODE4LIB] Wikis

2012-07-24 Thread Dhanushka Samarakoon
Confluence is free for non-profits, but for academics they charge a reduced fee. http://www.atlassian.com/licensing/confluence If you just want a basic wiki mediawiki would work, but for more elaborated access control (and other features) Confluence would be better. On Tue, Jul 24, 2012 at 5:33

Re: [CODE4LIB] Wikis

2012-07-24 Thread Gary Thompson
We are very happy with Confluence at UCLA. It supports the wiki metaphor of a pool of labeled/tagged documents with a hierarchical directory-like structure, so you don't have to choose between the two models. Although I usually edit pages in the wiki markup view, many of our users prefer the