Re: [CODE4LIB] eXtensible Catalog - New Website

2008-10-17 Thread Ethan Gruber
I'm running FF3 on Ubuntu. No dice. Tried it in Opera 9.x in Ubuntu. Still doesn't work. On Fri, Oct 17, 2008 at 4:17 PM, Chris Alhambra [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I used Internet Explorer 7 to go this website, and I get the message You are using *Internet Explorer* version *6.0* on

Re: [CODE4LIB] MIME Type for MARC, Mods, etc.?

2009-02-04 Thread Ethan Gruber
Correct me if I'm wrong, but wouldn't the mime type for MARC-XML and MODS be application/xml, like every other xml file? As for MARC-binary, I can't say. I don't have any of those files handy. Ethan On Wed, Feb 4, 2009 at 10:47 AM, Jonathan Rochkind rochk...@jhu.edu wrote: I am actually

[CODE4LIB] code 4 museums

2009-04-14 Thread Ethan Gruber
actually works for a museum or has first-hand experience in providing access to museum collections and has noticed the same general differences between libraries and museums that I have. Ethan Gruber University of Virginia Library

Re: [CODE4LIB] Recommend book scanner?

2009-04-30 Thread Ethan Gruber
(the health system and university are technically two different entities). For all I know, someone from Princeton University is on this list; I don't know what their resources are and don't presume to speak for them. That's just my idea. Ethan Gruber On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 12:49 PM, Erik Hetzner

Re: [CODE4LIB] A Book Grab by Google

2009-05-19 Thread Ethan Gruber
to be part of such a prestigious group of libraries in partnering with Google to deliver content freely* to the public! *not free Pardon my cynicism, Ethan Gruber On Tue, May 19, 2009 at 12:50 PM, st...@archive.org st...@archive.orgwrote: fyi - [the Google Book Settlement] should not be approved

Re: [CODE4LIB] Dublin Core to tab delimited text

2009-10-14 Thread Ethan Gruber
delimited text file. Are you attempting to migrate Dublin Core into a database or something? Ethan Gruber University of Virginia Library On Wed, Oct 14, 2009 at 2:05 PM, Edward Iglesias edwardigles...@gmail.comwrote: Hello there. Does anyone have an xslt stylesheet or know of a tool that can

Re: [CODE4LIB] Dublin Core to tab delimited text

2009-10-14 Thread Ethan Gruber
at 2:09 PM, Ethan Gruber ewg4x...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Edward, The probability of transforming Dublin Core or any other XML standard into tab delimited text is dependent upon how database-like the source XML is. If your Dublin Core files have a lot of hierarchical/nested content, you're

Re: [CODE4LIB] solr - search query count | highlighting

2009-10-16 Thread Ethan Gruber
Hi Eric, You do not have to store the entire text content of the EAD guide in order to enable facets. Here's an example: http://kittredgecollection.org/results?q=*:* . There are about 15 facets enabled on a collection of almost 1500 EAD documents (though quite small in filesize compared to

Re: [CODE4LIB] XForms EAD editor sandbox available

2009-11-13 Thread Ethan Gruber
/programmes/pals3/onixeditor.aspx Questions about Orbeon relate to performance and integrability, but I think it's an impressive use of XForms nonetheless. - Eric On Nov 12, 2009, at 1:30 PM, Ethan Gruber wrote: Hello all, Over the past few months I have been working on and off

Re: [CODE4LIB] XForms EAD editor sandbox available

2009-11-16 Thread Ethan Gruber
relate to performance and integrability, but I think it's an impressive use of XForms nonetheless. - Eric On Nov 12, 2009, at 1:30 PM, Ethan Gruber wrote: Hello all, Over the past few months I have been working on and off on a research project to develop a XForms, web-based editor

Re: [CODE4LIB] XForms EAD editor sandbox available

2009-12-03 Thread Ethan Gruber
. Ethan Gruber University of Virginia Library On Mon, Nov 16, 2009 at 11:56 AM, Ralph LeVan le...@oclc.org wrote: There's been some discussion of the AutoSuggest services we're offering on the WorldCat Developers Network mailing list. We have AutoSuggest services for our WorldCat Identities

[CODE4LIB] Auto-suggest and the id.loc.gov LCSH web service

2009-12-07 Thread Ethan Gruber
the LOC's service if possible. So my question is: has anyone successfully done this before in the way I described? Thanks, Ethan Gruber University of Virginia Library

Re: [CODE4LIB] Auto-suggest and the id.loc.gov LCSH web service

2009-12-07 Thread Ethan Gruber
...@listserv.nd.edu] On Behalf Of Ethan Gruber Sent: Monday, December 07, 2009 11:14 AM To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] Auto-suggest and the id.loc.gov LCSH web service It doesn't seem very efficient. It is taking me at least 30 seconds to load a page

Re: [CODE4LIB] Auto-suggest and the id.loc.gov LCSH web service

2009-12-08 Thread Ethan Gruber
If that isn't LCSH, then is the entirety of LCSH available electronically in some capacity (at least available in some easily accessible file or files that can be processed)? Ethan On Tue, Dec 8, 2009 at 10:16 AM, Karen Coyle li...@kcoyle.net wrote: Quoting Keith Jenkins k...@cornell.edu:

Re: [CODE4LIB] Auto-suggest and the id.loc.gov LCSH web service

2009-12-08 Thread Ethan Gruber
I am going to integrate subject headings into an XForms application. I can work with the authorized headings. Before taking the XML file that LC provides and doing my own thing with Solr, I wanted to see if anyone had used the headings to do their own type of autosuggest. I was especially

Re: [CODE4LIB] Auto-suggest and the id.loc.gov LCSH web service

2009-12-08 Thread Ethan Gruber
Thanks a lot, Ed! I think that could work. On Tue, Dec 8, 2009 at 11:23 AM, Ed Summers e...@pobox.com wrote: On Tue, Dec 8, 2009 at 11:08 AM, Ethan Gruber ewg4x...@gmail.com wrote: my interest is how I (or other people developing their own autosuggest systems based on the subject headings

Re: [CODE4LIB] Auto-suggest and the id.loc.gov LCSH web service

2009-12-10 Thread Ethan Gruber
Nice work, Ralph. That's really slick. I have all the subject terms in the solr index, but I would like to eventually integrate the Worldcat data to make the results more relevant (rather than just sorted alphabetically since each subject occurs only once). I have yet to adapt my Orbeon forms

Re: [CODE4LIB] Auto-suggest and the id.loc.gov LCSH web service

2009-12-11 Thread Ethan Gruber
On 12/10/09 4:35 PM, Ethan Gruber ewg4x...@gmail.com wrote: Nice work, Ralph. That's really slick. I have all the subject terms in the solr index, but I would like to eventually integrate the Worldcat data to make the results more relevant (rather than just sorted alphabetically since

Re: [CODE4LIB] UNIX/LINUX noob looking for UWIN help

2009-12-13 Thread Ethan Gruber
I'd say VirtualBox. VMWare has also has a free client, but I'd just go with VirtualBox. On Sun, Dec 13, 2009 at 11:20 PM, Matt Amory matt.am...@gmail.com wrote: I'm trying to get UNIX/LINUX to run on my Windows laptop. Is UWIN the best and easiest option?

Re: [CODE4LIB] Rails Hosting

2010-01-14 Thread Ethan Gruber
I can attest to Slicehost, which Michael suggested. I have used it for several projects. One has java/tomcat intensive applications--Cocoon/Solr/Orbeon. The other is running game servers haha. It'll run Rails as well as anything, although I have not used slicehost for that in particular. I

Re: [CODE4LIB] Cloud Computing in Higher Education

2010-01-26 Thread Ethan Gruber
Hi Rosalyn, I notice that the survey is constructed from the standpoint of web developers or IT professionals (which makes sense since this is code4lib), but cloud computing is/can be used for more than just that. Some institutions have taken advantage of cloud computing for 3D rendering and

Re: [CODE4LIB] faceted browsing

2010-02-08 Thread Ethan Gruber
could very well be the closest thing. It's written in the Zend framework for PHP. I know that there is great demand for a Solr plugin for Omeka. It's in the Omeka svn repo, but it's not really ready yet for primetime. Ethan Gruber University of Virginia Library On Mon, Feb 8, 2010 at 11:58 AM

Re: [CODE4LIB] faceted browsing

2010-02-08 Thread Ethan Gruber
I just checked up on CollectiveAccess' features, and the newest version has faceting search/browse now, so you may want to try that. They support uploading videos as well. http://www.collectiveaccess.org/about/overview Ethan On Mon, Feb 8, 2010 at 1:25 PM, Ethan Gruber ewg4x...@gmail.com wrote

Re: [CODE4LIB] Code4Lib 2011 Proposals

2010-03-03 Thread Ethan Gruber
Ithaca in February sounds kind of depressing, honestly. On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 9:27 AM, Ma, Hong h...@miami.edu wrote: Agree with Carol. Austin is good. Thanks, Hong Hong Ma Information Systems Librarian Otto G. Richter Library University of Miami 1300 Memorial Dr., Rm.301-A Coral

Re: [CODE4LIB] Code4Lib 2011 Proposals

2010-03-03 Thread Ethan Gruber
It's true. Eastern Carolina barbecue is better. On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 5:53 PM, Simon Spero sesunc...@gmail.com wrote: On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 5:19 PM, Roy Tennant tenna...@oclc.org wrote: West? Asheville, NC is West? It's less than 300 miles from the Atlantic Ocean. I'm not sure how much

Re: [CODE4LIB] A wiki for all things digital collection

2010-03-11 Thread Ethan Gruber
This is a neat idea. On Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 1:30 PM, Ingrid Schneider ingsc...@nmsu.edu wrote: Apologies for cross-posting. Some of you may have seen this last week. I have an idea that I've been tossing around for a while, and I'd like to ask your opinion on it and gauge possible interest.

Re: [CODE4LIB] PHP bashing (was: newbie)

2010-03-25 Thread Ethan Gruber
I thought Duck Tape was a brand of duct tape? On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 2:58 PM, Rosalyn Metz rosalynm...@gmail.com wrote: Simon you can purchase the dongles at the Mac store (did it for another conference the week after code4lib). Also thank you all for the duck tape info. This explains why

[CODE4LIB] EADitor: XForms for EAD 0.4 beta released

2010-03-29 Thread Ethan Gruber
of the server it is running on. I will be demonstrating EADitor at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference in the end of April. I am designing EADitor to be a useful tool for the community it is designed to serve. Feedback can help me refine it further. Thanks, Ethan Gruber Digital Research

Re: [CODE4LIB] need a plan for what to code

2010-03-29 Thread Ethan Gruber
Instead of purchasing a discovery system, I recommend using blacklighthttp://projectblacklight.org/ Ethan On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 2:49 PM, Adam Wead aw...@rockhall.org wrote: Hello All, This is my first post to the list so I thought I'd share my current dilemma and put it to you all to see

Re: [CODE4LIB] need a plan for what to code

2010-03-29 Thread Ethan Gruber
of Ethan Gruber Sent: Mon 3/29/2010 3:00 PM To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] need a plan for what to code Instead of purchasing a discovery system, I recommend using blacklighthttp://projectblacklight.org/ Ethan Rock Roll: (noun) African American slang dating back

Re: [CODE4LIB] Fwd: Webinar: Introducing Cultural Objects Name Authority (CONA)

2010-04-19 Thread Ethan Gruber
I wonder how many thousands of dollars they will charge to use this. On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 11:26 AM, Mark A. Matienzo m...@matienzo.orgwrote: -- Forwarded message -- From: Erin Coburn ecob...@getty.edu Date: Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 9:54 AM The Museum Computer Network (MCN),

Re: [CODE4LIB] Fwd: Webinar: Introducing Cultural Objects Name Authority (CONA)

2010-04-19 Thread Ethan Gruber
, their licensing terms for non-profits are very reasonable. On 4/19/2010 11:43 AM, Ethan Gruber wrote: I wonder how many thousands of dollars they will charge to use this. On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 11:26 AM, Mark A. Matienzom...@matienzo.org wrote: -- Forwarded message -- From: Erin

Re: [CODE4LIB] Microsoft Zentity

2010-04-28 Thread Ethan Gruber
David is right that Microsoft would never develop for multiple platforms because that would undermine their business model, which is of course, to duplicate efforts and reject international standards (or make Microsoft the standard for everything). Fortunately, Microsoft is losing its grip on

Re: [CODE4LIB] Query LCSH terms at id.loc.gov by modification date

2010-05-14 Thread Ethan Gruber
Thanks for the help. It should be doable. Do you know if it's possible to control the number of entries per page, or is that locked? Ethan On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 6:11 PM, Ed Summers e...@pobox.com wrote: As Kevin said, I think you can use the Atom feed to page backwards through time.

Re: [CODE4LIB] Query LCSH terms at id.loc.gov by modification date

2010-05-14 Thread Ethan Gruber
index of LCSH terms up to date. Ethan On Fri, May 14, 2010 at 10:45 AM, Kevin Ford k...@loc.gov wrote: Hard-coded. There's currently no way to pass a type of count parameter. Cordially, Kevin Ethan Gruber ewg4x...@gmail.com 05/14/10 9:58 AM Thanks for the help. It should be doable. Do

Re: [CODE4LIB] online delivery methods/tools

2010-05-17 Thread Ethan Gruber
XTF is probably the best available framework for indexing/displaying EAD files (and several other types, like TEI). I'm working on an XForms application for editing and creating EAD (EADitorhttp://code.google.com/p/eaditor/) which will have a public, Solr-driven faceted search/browse interface,

Re: [CODE4LIB] Query LCSH terms at id.loc.gov by modification date

2010-05-17 Thread Ethan Gruber
seperately (documents and LCSH terms) in Solr, and how to deal with that in an actual application... is not entirely clear to me. Jonathan Ed Summers wrote: On Fri, May 14, 2010 at 3:06 PM, Ethan Gruber ewg4x...@gmail.com wrote: I found it to be pretty fast. I can easily integrate

[CODE4LIB] Exact matching in Solr

2010-06-04 Thread Ethan Gruber
Does anyone on the list know off the top of their head if the query parameter (or some other parameter) can be altered in Solr to default to exact matching without double quotes. For example, I would like http://localhost:8080/solr/vocabularies/select?q=subject:Egypt--Antiquities,%20Romanto yield

Re: [CODE4LIB] Exact matching in Solr

2010-06-04 Thread Ethan Gruber
syntax characters and such. Erik On Jun 4, 2010, at 2:15 PM, Ethan Gruber wrote: Does anyone on the list know off the top of their head if the query parameter (or some other parameter) can be altered in Solr to default to exact matching without double quotes. For example, I would

Re: [CODE4LIB] Facebook JSON results and the privacy problem

2010-06-21 Thread Ethan Gruber
Hmm, interesting. Facebook is on the way out, anyway. The question is what social network, if any, will replace it. On Mon, Jun 21, 2010 at 6:31 PM, Ranti Junus ranti.ju...@gmail.com wrote: For example: http://graph.facebook.com/search?q=whatever ranti. -- Bulk mail. Postage paid.

Re: [CODE4LIB] EAD in Blacklight (was: Re: [CODE4LIB] Batch loading in fedora)

2010-08-06 Thread Ethan Gruber
, if messy, which I hope to have up on github soon. Please let me know if you have any other questions about this. Jason On Fri, Jul 30, 2010 at 11:17 AM, Ethan Gruber ewg4x...@gmail.com wrote: By displays it, do you mean there is a view for displaying some metadata about the EAD guide

Re: [CODE4LIB] EAD in Blacklight (was: Re: [CODE4LIB] Batch loading in fedora)

2010-08-06 Thread Ethan Gruber
I also think it's better to store EAD in a separate system rather than in the Solr index, that way you can use blacklight to serialize it or store a reference to a separate delivery system. Bess's and Matt's approach to storing the whole collection (EAD file) as a solr document in addition to

Re: [CODE4LIB] EAD in Blacklight (was: Re: [CODE4LIB] Batch loading in fedora)

2010-08-06 Thread Ethan Gruber
Hi Adam, I posted an update last Friday on a project I have been working on since last fall called EADitor, an XForms application for creating, managing, and publishing EAD collections. I'm using an eXist datastore, but one could adapt the XForms application to load and save data to and from

Re: [CODE4LIB] EAD in Blacklight (was: Re: [CODE4LIB] Batch loading in fedora)

2010-08-10 Thread Ethan Gruber
Hey Eric, Sounds like a good plan, but I wanted to throw in my two cents on your workflow. unitid is intended to be an optional element and describe an actual unique identifier that the object or collection has been given by the hosting institution. For example, accession number. unitid isn't

Re: [CODE4LIB] Looking for a Word to EAD converter

2010-10-07 Thread Ethan Gruber
Hi Daniel, I don't see how this will be possible. A program can't make semantically appropriate decisions for mapping prose to EAD tags. You'll just have to go with the copy-paste method in something like oXygen. Ethan Gruber On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 1:36 PM, Cornwall, Daniel D (EED

Re: [CODE4LIB] converting video DVDs to something that will play on the web

2010-10-20 Thread Ethan Gruber
Hi Ginny, What operating system will you be using to do this work? Ethan On Wed, Oct 20, 2010 at 2:34 PM, Browne,Ginny brow...@oclc.org wrote: We have a bunch of DVDs that we converted from VHS tapes. And now we would like to put them on the web, but we need some sort of converter from the

Re: [CODE4LIB] converting video DVDs to something that will play on the web

2010-10-20 Thread Ethan Gruber
It's been awhile since I've done AV stuff, but I recall handbrake being a pretty simple, but good tool for ripping the DVDs. For streaming, depending on aspect ratio of the source video, you might want something no larger than 720x480 (though probably smaller since this is more or less DVD

Re: [CODE4LIB] mailing list administratativia

2010-10-27 Thread Ethan Gruber
Come on guys, I was just getting my popcorn ready. On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 8:24 PM, Mike Taylor m...@indexdata.com wrote: We have now used one third of today's allocation in discussing the size of the daily allocation. Just sayin', is all. On 28 October 2010 01:04, Peter Murray

Re: [CODE4LIB] HTML Load Time

2010-12-06 Thread Ethan Gruber
Hi Nathan, A 5 MB EAD XML file will result in an HTML file of at least that size, so certainly 5 MB will result in a long load time for people on a slower DSL connection, or God forbid, dialup (does dialup still exist?). A few questions first: Are your finding aids transformed into HTML files

Re: [CODE4LIB] Solr and AJAX

2011-02-28 Thread Ethan Gruber
from Ajax calls to a Cocoon pipeline that queries Solr and returns results in the form of KML. Ethan Gruber American Numismatic Society On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 5:01 AM, Mike Taylor m...@indexdata.com wrote: Did you consider using an existing open-source project to provide the AJAXy UI to your

[CODE4LIB] EADitor: XForms for EAD beta .1105 released

2011-05-16 Thread Ethan Gruber
Apologies to those who may also be on the EAD list who would have already received this email. EADitor is one of several active XForms projects detailed in XForms for Libraries: An Introduction, an article in the 11th issue of the code4lib journal (http://journal.code4lib.org/articles/3916)

Re: [CODE4LIB] exposing website visitor IP addresses to webcrawlers

2011-05-20 Thread Ethan Gruber
My opinion is that this is a breach of privacy and very dangerous. Ethan On Fri, May 20, 2011 at 10:35 AM, Keith Jenkins k...@cornell.edu wrote: Just out of curiosity, does anyone on this list have any opinions about whether website owners should publicly post lists of their visitors' IP

[CODE4LIB] New xforms4lib Google Group

2011-05-27 Thread Ethan Gruber
Hi all, While I imagine that most people on the old xforms4lib list are also on code4lib and will thus get duplicative emails, I wanted to briefly announce that xforms4lib is migrating to a Google Group. This will provide greater flexibility than the old system, which required list admins to be

Re: [CODE4LIB] mailing list

2011-05-28 Thread Ethan Gruber
True, but I'm hesitant to post mundane bits of code that are irrelevant to most of the user base here. It may be worth discussing XForms in more detail on code4lib, though, since the xforms4lib list never quite took off with only a handful of emails in a year and a half. Ethan On Sat, May 28,

[CODE4LIB] A right way for recording a place name?

2011-05-31 Thread Ethan Gruber
Hi all, I've just about completed a new XForms-based interface for querying geonames.org to populate the geogname element in EAD. An XML representation of a geographical place returned by the geonames APIs includes its name, e.g., Springfield, country name, and several levels administrative

Re: [CODE4LIB] A right way for recording a place name?

2011-05-31 Thread Ethan Gruber
way to use id.loc.gov but for some reason none of your example LCSHeadings show up in a search for springfield -- maybe place headings are not comprehensively included in id.loc.gov? Keith On Tue, May 31, 2011 at 11:02 AM, Ethan Gruber ewg4x...@gmail.com wrote: Hi all, I've just about

Re: [CODE4LIB] A right way for recording a place name?

2011-05-31 Thread Ethan Gruber
, that the latter includes more than just the town of Springfield. Daniel -Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] On Behalf Of Ethan Gruber Sent: Tuesday, May 31, 2011 11:02 AM To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU Subject: [CODE4LIB] A right way for recording

[CODE4LIB] VIAF APIs

2011-06-08 Thread Ethan Gruber
Hi all, I'm assuming someone who works on the VIAF project at OCLC is on the list-- Are there APIs for querying VIAF? For example, is it possible to get a query response (e.g.

Re: [CODE4LIB] VIAF APIs

2011-06-08 Thread Ethan Gruber
-api To get XML back for the query you sent just add httpAccept=text/xml on the end of the query. This will get you XML output. It will look like HTML in your browser, but if you view source you'll see the XML. Karen On Wed, Jun 8, 2011 at 9:45 AM, Ethan Gruber ewg4x...@gmail.com wrote

Re: [CODE4LIB] OCLC Search API with blank ISBN always returns The Social Network

2011-06-09 Thread Ethan Gruber
Because Trent Reznor is the center of all things. On Thu, Jun 9, 2011 at 4:02 PM, Brice Stacey brice.sta...@umb.edu wrote: When I query OCLC's Search API with a blank ISBN, I always get The Social Network's soundtrack. Anyone want to take a guess at why that is so? Here is the URL. You'll

Re: [CODE4LIB] xml stylesheet question

2011-08-02 Thread Ethan Gruber
+1 for Shawn's example. Ethan On Mon, Aug 1, 2011 at 9:30 PM, Shawn Averkamp shawnaverk...@gmail.comwrote: You could also combine the best of both solutions with: xsl:for-each select=//dc:subject tr td scope=col class=width1/ th scope=col

[CODE4LIB] METS question for @USE in file/fileGrp

2011-08-03 Thread Ethan Gruber
Hi all, According to the METS schema, the USE attribute is A tagging attribute to indicate the intended use of files within this file group (e.g., master, reference, thumbnails for image files). I'm using the mets:fileSec to capture images of a coin within a larger numismatic XML schema. The

Re: [CODE4LIB] Examples of Web Service APIs in Academic Public Libraries

2011-10-10 Thread Ethan Gruber
Hi, At the American Numismatic Society (A LAM/academic research organization), we're using APIs for: geonames.org (geographic places) viaf.org (personal and corporate names) flickr id.loc.gov (Atom feed for LCSH) google docs Atom feed We're looking into Worldcat APIs and have developed some of

Re: [CODE4LIB] Ontology Question

2011-11-11 Thread Ethan Gruber
Have you considered EAC-CPF? On Fri, Nov 11, 2011 at 10:54 AM, Lepczyk, Timothy tlepc...@wustl.eduwrote: Hi, So, what we are doing is establishing the relationships between people and organizations from a set of court cases where slaves sued for their freedom. Those interested can get a bit

[CODE4LIB] EADitor December 2011 (.1112) beta released

2011-12-06 Thread Ethan Gruber
and use. Blog: http://eaditor.blogspot.com/ Google Group: http://groups.google.com/group/eaditor SAA 2010 slideshow: http://people.virginia.edu/~ewg4x/saa10_eaditor.ppt code4lib article (XForms for Libraries, an Introduction): http://journal.code4lib.org/articles/3916 Feedback is welcome! Best, Ethan

Re: [CODE4LIB] Linux Laptop

2011-12-14 Thread Ethan Gruber
How much futzing around is required on MacOS since it doesn't have a good package manager? On Wed, Dec 14, 2011 at 12:25 PM, Dave Caroline dave.thearchiv...@gmail.com wrote: You just cannot do the technical futzing easily on mac or doze, I too am a Ubuntu user on my desktop and servers

[CODE4LIB] Embedding XHTML into RDF

2012-01-11 Thread Ethan Gruber
Hi all, Suppose I have RDF describing an object, and I would like some fairly free-form human generating description about the object (let's say within dcterms:description). Is it semantically acceptable to have XHTML nested directly in this element or would this be considered uncouth for LOD?

[CODE4LIB] Announcement for Linked Ancient World Data Institute May 31-June 2, 2012, NYC

2012-01-12 Thread Ethan Gruber
*Applications due February 17* New York University’s Institute for the Study of the Ancient World (ISAWhttp://isaw.nyu.edu/) will host the Linked Ancient World Data Institute (LAWDI) from May 31st to June 2nd, 2012 in New York City. “Linked Open Datahttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linked_Data” is an

Re: [CODE4LIB] Why are we afraid to criticize library software in public?

2012-01-25 Thread Ethan Gruber
+1 On Wed, Jan 25, 2012 at 4:36 PM, Jonathan Rochkind rochk...@jhu.edu wrote: On 1/25/2012 1:13 PM, Kyle Banerjee wrote: itself. For example, there's a system used for many digital archives that splits a field in two anytime a field that needs to be represented by an XML entity is

Re: [CODE4LIB] Metadata war stories...

2012-01-27 Thread Ethan Gruber
EDIT ME http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaxtf/view?docId=uva-sc/viu00888.xml;query=;brand=default#adminlink On Fri, Jan 27, 2012 at 6:26 PM, Roy Tennant roytenn...@gmail.com wrote: Oh, I should have also mentioned that some of the worst problems occur when people treat their metadata like

Re: [CODE4LIB] Job: Head, Digital Projects Metadata, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University

2012-02-07 Thread Ethan Gruber
Why are MLS degrees always required for these sorts of jobs? Ethan On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 4:21 PM, jobs4...@gmail.com wrote: Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut. Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the

Re: [CODE4LIB] Job: Head, Digital Projects Metadata, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University

2012-02-07 Thread Ethan Gruber
of Toronto E: kimberly.s...@martinprosperity.org T: http://twitter.com/kimberlysilk Skype: kimberly.silk On 2012-02-07, at 4:27 PM, Ethan Gruber wrote: Why are MLS degrees always required for these sorts of jobs? Ethan On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 4:21 PM, jobs4...@gmail.com wrote

Re: [CODE4LIB] Metadata

2012-02-10 Thread Ethan Gruber
An interface is only as useful as the metadata allows it to be, and the metadata is only as useful as the interface built to take advantage of it. Ethan On Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 4:10 PM, David Faler dfa...@tlcdelivers.com wrote: I think the answer is make sure you are able to add new elements

Re: [CODE4LIB] RDF advice

2012-02-10 Thread Ethan Gruber
10, 2012, at 4:31 PM, Ethan Gruber ewg4x...@gmail.com wrote: Hi all, I'm working on an RDF model for describing concepts. I have skos:Concept nested inside rdf:RDF. Most documents will have little more than labels and related links inside of skos:Concept. However, for a certain type

Re: [CODE4LIB] RDF advice

2012-02-11 Thread Ethan Gruber
to dbpedia and other web resources. Thanks, Ethan On Sat, Feb 11, 2012 at 12:21 PM, Ross Singer rossfsin...@gmail.com wrote: On Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 11:51 PM, Ethan Gruber ewg4x...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Ross, No, the richer ontology is not an RDF vocabulary, but it adheres to linked data

Re: [CODE4LIB] RDF advice

2012-02-11 Thread Ethan Gruber
hunch is that, depending on the details of the information you want to bring in, there might be more precise alternatives to what's in SKOS. Are you aiming to have a link between a skos:Concept and texts/documents related to that concept? Patrick On 02/11/2012 03:14 PM, Ethan Gruber wrote

Re: [CODE4LIB] RDF advice

2012-02-13 Thread Ethan Gruber
, if I'm following, that might be the closest approach. Hope that helps, Patrick On 02/11/2012 09:53 PM, Ethan Gruber wrote: Hi Patrick, The richer metadata model is an ontology for describing coins. It is more complex than, say, VRA Core or MODS, but not as hierarchically complicated

Re: [CODE4LIB] RDF advice

2012-02-14 Thread Ethan Gruber
Hi Karen, Thanks. Would it be odd to use foaf:primaryTopic when FOAF isn't used to describe other attributes of a concept? Ethan On Mon, Feb 13, 2012 at 5:59 PM, Karen Coyle li...@kcoyle.net wrote: On 2/13/12 1:43 PM, Ethan Gruber wrote: Hi Patrick, Thanks. That does make sense

Re: [CODE4LIB] Representing geographic hiearchy in linked data

2012-04-08 Thread Ethan Gruber
k-mill...@northwestern.edu 847-467-3462 -Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:code4...@listserv.nd.**EDUCODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] On Behalf Of Ethan Gruber Sent: Thursday, April 05, 2012 12:49 PM To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU Subject: [CODE4LIB] Representing

Re: [CODE4LIB] Representing geographic hiearchy in linked data

2012-04-08 Thread Ethan Gruber
that, at some point, you have to model the data. -Original Message- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] On Behalf Of Ethan Gruber Sent: 08 April 2012 15:44 To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] Representing geographic hiearchy in linked data Hi

Re: [CODE4LIB] Representing geographic hiearchy in linked data

2012-04-08 Thread Ethan Gruber
CIDOC-CRM may be the answer here. I will look over the documentation in greater detail tomorrow. Thanks, Ethan On Apr 8, 2012 7:56 PM, Ethan Gruber ewg4x...@gmail.com wrote: The data is modeled, but I want to use an ontology for geographic concepts that already exists, if possible

Re: [CODE4LIB] Representing geographic hiearchy in linked data

2012-04-09 Thread Ethan Gruber
PM, Simon Spero sesunc...@gmail.com wrote: Are you talking about geographical entities, or geopolitical ones? For example, is there an answer to the question what country is constantinople located in? Simon On Apr 8, 2012 8:02 PM, Ethan Gruber ewg4x...@gmail.com wrote: CIDOC-CRM may

Re: [CODE4LIB] Representing geographic hiearchy in linked data

2012-04-11 Thread Ethan Gruber
Thanks to everyone for the suggestions. Ethan On Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 7:43 PM, Simon Spero sesunc...@gmail.com wrote: On Mon, Apr 9, 2012 at 7:13 PM, Ethan Gruber ewg4x...@gmail.com wrote: Ancient geographic entities. Athens is in Attica. Sardis is in Lydia (in Anatolia, for example

Re: [CODE4LIB] Author authority records to create publication feed?

2012-04-13 Thread Ethan Gruber
It appears that academia.edu still does not have an Atom/RSS feed for member activity and listed publications, but I think such a feature would be very useful. If there was a concerted effort to demand such a service, academia.edu might consider implementing it. Ethan On Fri, Apr 13, 2012 at

[CODE4LIB] Representing geographic hiearchy in linked data

2012-04-18 Thread Ethan Gruber
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Re: [CODE4LIB] Omeka and CoSign

2012-04-20 Thread Ethan Gruber
Hi Ken, You may get a response here, but the Omeka Google Group community offers really great support. I'd ask there as well. Ethan On Fri, Apr 20, 2012 at 12:30 PM, Varnum, Ken var...@umich.edu wrote: We're hoping to use our campus CoSign authentication system with Omeka, allowing campus

[CODE4LIB] Anyone using node.js?

2012-05-07 Thread Ethan Gruber
Hi all, It was recently suggested to me that a project I am working on may adopt node.js for its architecture (well, be completely re-written for node.js). I don't know anything about node.js, and have only heard of it in some passing discussions on the list. I'd like to know if anyone on

Re: [CODE4LIB] Anyone using node.js?

2012-05-08 Thread Ethan Gruber
to jump in. Our data is exclusively XML, so LAMP/Rails aren't really options. Ethan On Tue, May 8, 2012 at 10:03 AM, Nate Vack njv...@wisc.edu wrote: On Mon, May 7, 2012 at 10:17 PM, Ethan Gruber ewg4x...@gmail.com wrote: It was recently suggested to me that a project I am working on may adopt

Re: [CODE4LIB] Anyone using node.js?

2012-05-08 Thread Ethan Gruber
, May 7, 2012 at 8:17 PM, Ethan Gruber ewg4x...@gmail.com wrote: Hi all, It was recently suggested to me that a project I am working on may adopt node.js for its architecture (well, be completely re-written for node.js). I don't know anything about node.js, and have only heard of it in some

Re: [CODE4LIB] Anyone using node.js?

2012-05-08 Thread Ethan Gruber
am experienced with, to put a new project into production in the next 4-8 weeks. Ethan On Tue, May 8, 2012 at 1:15 PM, Nate Vack njv...@wisc.edu wrote: On Tue, May 8, 2012 at 11:45 AM, Ross Singer rossfsin...@gmail.com wrote: On May 8, 2012, at 10:17 AM, Ethan Gruber wrote: in. Our data

Re: [CODE4LIB] Anyone using node.js?

2012-05-08 Thread Ethan Gruber
has its pros and cons. I didn't mean to ruffle any feathers with that statement. On Tue, May 8, 2012 at 2:18 PM, Ross Singer rossfsin...@gmail.com wrote: On May 8, 2012, at 2:01 PM, Ethan Gruber wrote: For what it's worth, I have processed XML in PHP, Ruby, and Saxon/XSLT 2, So

Re: [CODE4LIB] Anyone using node.js?

2012-05-08 Thread Ethan Gruber
/08/2012 02:01 PM, Ethan Gruber wrote: For what it's worth, I have processed XML in PHP, Ruby, and Saxon/XSLT 2, but I feel like I'm missing some sort of inside joke here. Thanks for the info. To clarify, I don't develop in java, but deploy well-established java-based apps in Tomcat, like Solr

Re: [CODE4LIB] triple stores ???

2012-05-29 Thread Ethan Gruber
For those using these big triplestores, how are you putting data in? I'm looking for a triplestore which supports SPARQL update. Any comments anyone can add on this interface will be useful. Ethan On May 29, 2012 4:12 PM, Ravi Shankar rshan...@stanford.edu wrote: Thanks, Stefano. The

[CODE4LIB] THATCamp for Computational Archaeology registration extended to June 10

2012-06-04 Thread Ethan Gruber
within the realms of archaeology and technology. You can follow us on twitter at @THATCampCAANA. Look forward to seeing you there! Ethan Gruber American Numismatic Society

Re: [CODE4LIB] Studying the email list (Charcuterie Spectrum)

2012-06-05 Thread Ethan Gruber
The begs the question, what is the official Roy Tennant position on baloney vs. bologna? May I suggest a viaf-like resource for food, in which I may prefer the baloney label while allowing my data to be cross-searchable with bologna records? Is there an RDF ontology for this??? On Tue, Jun 5,

Re: [CODE4LIB] Best way to process large XML files

2012-06-08 Thread Ethan Gruber
Saxon is really, really efficient with large files. I don't really have any benchmarks stats available, but I have gotten noticeably better performance from Saxon/XSLT2 than PHP with DOMDocument or SimpleXML or nokogiri and hpricot in Ruby. Ethan On Fri, Jun 8, 2012 at 2:36 PM, Kyle Banerjee

[CODE4LIB] Reminder: THATCamp for Computational Archaeology registration deadline is TODAY

2012-06-10 Thread Ethan Gruber
Recording 7. Theoretical Approaches Context of Archaeological Computing 8. Human Computer Interaction, Multimedia, Museums More info: http://caana2012.thatcamp.org/ Follow us on twitter at @THATCampCAANA or for email inquiries, use thatcampca...@gmail.com Ethan Gruber American Numismatic

Re: [CODE4LIB] Archival Software

2012-08-09 Thread Ethan Gruber
I find Omeka to be stronger in the area of collections publication and exhibition than hardcore archival management due to the rather rudimentary Dublin Core metadata foundation. You can make other element sets, but it's not a perfect solution. Ethan On Thu, Aug 9, 2012 at 2:57 PM, Kaile Zhu

Re: [CODE4LIB] Timelines (was: visualize website)

2012-08-31 Thread Ethan Gruber
There's also timemap (SIMILE Timeline + mapping libraries like Google Maps or OpenLayers) if you need to display geography in conjunction to chronology. http://code.google.com/p/timemap/ Ethan On Fri, Aug 31, 2012 at 9:27 AM, Walter Lewis wltrle...@gmail.com wrote: On 2012-08-30, at 1:03 PM,

Re: [CODE4LIB] Displaying TGN terms

2012-09-17 Thread Ethan Gruber
I use Geonames for this sort of thing a lot. With cities and administrative divisions being offered in a machine-readable format, it's pretty easy to encode places in a format that adheres to AACR2 or other cataloging rules. There are of course problems disambiguating city names when no country

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