Re: [CODE4LIB] Catalog Enhancements Extensions (Re: mylibrary @ockham)

2005-10-27 Thread Roy Tennant
There's also XTF,, which we are presently using to index our records in an experiment to see if we can do retrieval/ranking better than our ILS vendor (a bit of a straw man, but). Roy On Oct 27, 2005, at 3:38 PM, John Durno wrote: You might want to have a look

Re: [CODE4LIB] A code4lib journal proposal

2006-02-23 Thread Roy Tennant
+1 I know there has been a lot of sentiment toward simply hacking on our web site, but as useful as that might be, it is still preaching to the choir. As Peter and others have said, if we want to broaden our reach we will most likely need to produce something that will get much wider notice --

[CODE4LIB] JOBS: 2 positions at CDL

2006-03-09 Thread Roy Tennant
Begin forwarded message: From: Patricia Cruse [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: March 9, 2006 9:22:54 AM PST To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: two preservation positions... Reply-To: Patricia Cruse [EMAIL PROTECTED] Colleagues, There are two new CDL jobs posted this week at: http://


2006-03-15 Thread Roy Tennant
I'm looking for an XSLT that can detect which version of RSS it is being handed and process it appropriately so I end up with the same elements out the back no matter what RSS format it was when it went in. Surely someone has done this already out there, but I can't seem to find it if they have.

Re: [CODE4LIB] analysis of referrer data

2006-03-30 Thread Roy Tennant
On Mar 30, 2006, at 5:12 AM, Eric Lease Morgan wrote: I see that a lot of the hits to my site come from where teenaged and college aged girls have incorporated some of my pictures into their pages. Another common use is on bulletin board systems where someone used one of my pictures

Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib journal

2006-05-03 Thread Roy Tennant
Eric, Surely you must realize it was a vote. Once it was put to a vote, under specific rules, if the rules are followed (and they were as far as I know), then we're stuck with it, for good or evil. Unfortunately, I think poor Jeff Davis was quite against that choice. Roy On May 3, 2006, at 7:27

Re: [CODE4LIB] tidy

2006-06-06 Thread Roy Tennant
Eric, I can't speak to the Perl module aspect, but tidy itself has a switch that tries to do that: -asxhtml convert HTML to well formed XHTML But it won't do such things as dump tables used only for formatting purposes and generate an appropriate stylesheet, so the output will not

Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib london

2007-01-04 Thread Roy Tennant
I found it and forwarded it to Ed. Roy On 1/4/07 7:52 AM, Carol Bean [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Gee, I'm glad someone else asked that. I remember the discussion, too, and was looking for the post this morning but couldn't find it and thought maybe I was dreaming. :-) Carol Bean On 1/4/07,

[CODE4LIB] KGS and Evergreen

2007-01-11 Thread Roy Tennant
Interesting prediction from Karen Schneider (c4lcon keynoter): at Evergreen, the open source ILS, will reach a tipping point in 2007--just enough new customers to put it on the brink of being to the ILS what Apache has become for web

Re: [CODE4LIB] Getting data from Voyager into XML?

2007-01-19 Thread Roy Tennant
Finally getting caught up on this discussion, see if you want to mess around with our date normalization utility (it's in Java). Roy On 1/19/07 7:52 AM, Kevin S. Clarke [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 1/19/07, Jonathan Gorman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:

Re: [CODE4LIB] RE: [CODE4LIB] Polls open for Code4Lib 2007 T-Shirt design

2007-01-26 Thread Roy Tennant
Those of you (are there any?) who can't or don't want to login to see berick's response should know that it is: aren't we all morons in the face of MARC? Which I agree would go well on the back. ;-) Roy On 1/26/07 7:03 AM, Edward Summers [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Jan 26, 2007, at 9:31 AM,

Re: [CODE4LIB] Polls open for Code4Lib 2007 T-Shirt design

2007-01-26 Thread Roy Tennant
I hate to be the one to raise this, but it seems like I must since the design is leading in the polls, but do we have (or can we obtain) the right to reproduce that photo? Roy

[CODE4LIB] Call for Code4Lib 2008 Hosting Proposals

2007-01-31 Thread Roy Tennant
The Code4Lib Conference Planning Group [1] is putting out a call for proposals to host the 2008 Code4Lib Conference. Information on the kind of venue we seek can be found at our web page on hosting the conference [2]. The deadline for proposals is Friday, February 16, 2007 to allow time for a

Re: [CODE4LIB] Call for Code4Lib 2008 Hosting Proposals

2007-01-31 Thread Roy Tennant
- From: Code for Libraries [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Roy Tennant Sent: Wednesday, January 31, 2007 8:28 AM To: Subject: [CODE4LIB] Call for Code4Lib 2008 Hosting Proposals The Code4Lib Conference Planning Group [1] is putting out a call for proposals

[CODE4LIB] Conference feedback

2007-03-03 Thread Roy Tennant
I scooped up all the evaluations from the boxes outside the room, I don't know if anyone else found any left in the room itself. If so, let's figure out how to get all the info in one place. For the evaluations I gathered, I typed them up in a document and wrote a quick little CGI to pump them

Re: [CODE4LIB] Planet code4lib

2007-03-06 Thread Roy Tennant
Yeah, I just want to gove Kevin Clarke, Dan Chudnov, and Ed Summers a lot of recognition and credit for keeping the c4l server going. Ed and Dan pulled off a small miracle at the conference in the lobby while the rest of us were relaxing and having drinks, just so we could keep going until Kevin

[CODE4LIB] FW: Aquifer positions available

2007-03-07 Thread Roy Tennant
-- Forwarded Message From: Katherine Kott [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Tue, 27 Feb 2007 10:42:20 -0800 To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Aquifer positions available Hi Roy, This information about positions we expect to have funded for Aquifer soon went out on DLF-Announce so you may have seen it

[CODE4LIB] Mea Culpa time

2007-03-07 Thread Roy Tennant
At the conference I said I was taking down the names and titles of the lightning talks and breakouts. Honest I was. But I realized that I forgot to transcribe at least the last session of Lightning Talks (the last day). Mea culpa. Plus, it would be very helpful if anyone who gave a lightning talk

Re: [CODE4LIB] Mea Culpa time

2007-03-07 Thread Roy Tennant
Cool, thanks! Roy On 3/7/07 10:50 AM, Edward Corrado [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Roy, I have the lightning talks posted in my blog (httP:// I'll try to edit the wiki latter on today after I get some of the work I haven't done while being at code4lib and other meetings. I think I

Re: [CODE4LIB] Posting the conference video?

2007-03-08 Thread Roy Tennant
On 3/8/07 9:21 AM, Binkley, Peter [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Or just ask the speakers to download, sign and send in a new form? To support this, I've put a new release form up at the bottom of this page: That does not specify where on the web the materials might appear.

Re: [CODE4LIB] Posting the conference video?

2007-03-08 Thread Roy Tennant
at the bottom and send. I think this should be sufficient. So let the spam begin! Roy On 3/8/07 9:43 AM, Kevin S. Clarke [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: And to whom do we snail mail it or is our typed name sufficient (and attach it to an email)? Thanks, Kevin On 3/8/07, Roy Tennant [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote

Re: [CODE4LIB] Videos

2007-03-09 Thread Roy Tennant
I just want to reflect on the fact that how the videotaping and the aftermath of the videotaping is the essence of code4lib. From beginning to end (not there yet, but soon), it has been a volunteer effort by an ad hoc group of willing individuals. People came forward to do it, and are still

Re: [CODE4LIB] Video encoding done - Mashup idea request

2007-03-15 Thread Roy Tennant
This is so wonderful to have the video available that I have a hard time figuring out how to express my appreciation. Being able to relive the conference (for those of us who were there), or to experience it for the first time (for those of us who were not) is incredibly cool. As someone who was

Re: [CODE4LIB] Code4Lib 2007 Podcast and More

2007-04-03 Thread Roy Tennant
I noticed that the downloadable MP3 (the link is next to the Odeo player) is normal speed. Roy On 4/3/07 12:21 PM, Mark Sandford [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm trying to listen to them, and they seem to be playing at high speeds. Everyone sounds like a Disney character. Something on my end,

Re: [CODE4LIB] Code4Lib listserv archives

2007-07-18 Thread Roy Tennant
Not that the official archive shouldn't be open (it should), but at least the discussion can be openly browsed from two other locations: Which is something, at least. Roy On 7/18/07

Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib hosting/future

2007-08-02 Thread Roy Tennant
On 8/2/07 8:13 AM, William Denton [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Maybe we should use Karen's list and some of the other points to issue an RFP, to which Oregon State and ibiblio and others could respond? I don't think an RFP is practical given what we're asking for. That is, if I was offering to do

Re: [CODE4LIB] weird worldcat results?

2007-09-04 Thread Roy Tennant
On 9/4/07 2:29 PM, Keith Jenkins [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: So, Jonathan, I'd suggest reporting this via the feedback link at the bottom of the page. Hopefully they can correct this odd behaviour (while it's still in beta). I already did that... Roy

[CODE4LIB] FW: OWC User Feedback - Roy Tennant

2007-09-06 Thread Roy Tennant
At the request of Chuck Costakas of the Open WorldCat team, I'm getting back to you all on Jonathan's good question about how an ISSN link is handled. At the moment, I think we're in agreement that it doesn't work exactly as it should. That is, we believe a link to an ISSN should be treated

[CODE4LIB] Code4Lib 2008 Call for Proposals

2007-10-31 Thread Roy Tennant
Code4lib 2008 Call for Proposals We are now accepting proposals for prepared talks for Code4lib 2008. Code4lib 2008 is a loosely structured conference for library technologists to commune, gather/create/share ideas and software, be inspired, and forge collaborations. It is also an outgrowth of

Re: [CODE4LIB] Library Software Manifesto

2007-11-06 Thread Roy Tennant
On 11/6/07 10:27 AM, Jonathan Gorman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: How about an equivalent list from the vendor/software developer's perspective? I think that would help balance the picture, but perhaps that's already in your plans ;). Funny you should ask...I had originally intended to do this,

Re: [CODE4LIB] Library Software Manifesto

2007-11-07 Thread Roy Tennant
could help me to see it? Thanks, Roy On 11/7/07 11:24 AM, D Chudnov [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 11/6/07, Roy Tennant [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have a presentation coming up and I'm considering doing what I'm calling a Library Software Manifesto. It's a fine line between focusing people's

Re: [CODE4LIB] [Fwd: [NGC4LIB] A Thought Experiment]

2007-11-09 Thread Roy Tennant
I agree with Jonathan's points below, and would suggest that a robust enough WorldCat API should be sufficient to allow any library that has the desire and the capacity to integrate everything available there with whatever else they wish. Roy On 11/9/07 9:42 AM, Jonathan Rochkind [EMAIL

Re: [CODE4LIB] [Fwd: [NGC4LIB] A Thought Experiment]

2007-11-09 Thread Roy Tennant
PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Roy Tennant Sent: Friday, November 09, 2007 2:11 PM To: Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] [Fwd: [NGC4LIB] A Thought Experiment] I agree with Jonathan's points below, and would suggest that a robust enough WorldCat API should be sufficient to allow any

[CODE4LIB] Library Software Manifesto now online

2007-11-12 Thread Roy Tennant
As you may recall, last week I asked for input and feedback on a draft library software manifesto I was going to talk about at a conference. I did, and I've taken the key points of the talk and posted them on my site at: I specifically created

Re: [CODE4LIB] 2008 Conference - registration?

2007-12-04 Thread Roy Tennant
Nope, the boat is still at the dock. Roy On 12/4/07 8:01 AM, Yitzchak Schaffer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Greetings all -- I've been following the conference site, and haven't seen any mention of registration. I just want to make sure I don't miss the boat - is registration happening yet?

[CODE4LIB] FW: Do You Have a Metadata Creation Tool to Share?

2007-12-17 Thread Roy Tennant
-- Forwarded Message From: RLG [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2007 09:55:26 -0500 Conversation: Do You Have a Metadata Creation Tool to Share? Subject: Do You Have a Metadata Creation Tool to Share? As a follow-up to the successful 2006 RLG Forum on the economics of description, RLG

Re: [CODE4LIB] DOI registry

2008-01-17 Thread Roy Tennant
By the way, it's important to note that there isn't a strict one-to-one correspondence between a given institution and a DOI preface. For example: University of California Press|10.1525|unca University of California Press|10.2191|unca University of California Press(JEHRE)|10.2483|unca csue Roy

[CODE4LIB] Congratulations Brown University!

2008-02-28 Thread Roy Tennant
The election is over, and Brown University has won a decisive victory to host Code4Lib 2009 in Providence, RI. Let me be among the first to congratulate them on their successful proposal. I'm certain we will have a great conference in 2009 and I look forward to helping them make it so. And if our

Re: [CODE4LIB] presentation files

2008-02-29 Thread Roy Tennant
I'd like to see the slides as well as the videos put on the talk page on the c4l site. For example, would be where I would expect to find Rob's slides and the video of him speaking. Roy On 2/29/08 12:13 PM, Jon Phipps [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What

[CODE4LIB] C4L 2008 Presentations

2008-03-03 Thread Roy Tennant
I know a few of you have your Code4Lib 2008 slides up on the web site (on the page that describes your talk), but I want to encourage anyone who hasn't yet to feel free to send them to me. I'll make sure they get uploaded and linked to your page. This is not altruism, folks, it's naked,

Re: [CODE4LIB] Access to server--how to work it?

2008-03-21 Thread Roy Tennant
I think this is yet another example of the group maturing to the point of needing a tad more structure. One way we can provide this is to elect a board that manages administrative stuff like this. But to do that we'd probably need some bylaws, even if not formally part of a 501c3 process. The


2008-04-04 Thread Roy Tennant
I think between this and Walter's pebbles crushed under the wheels of wagons we've just about reached the profitable end of this joke. But just to put the nail in the coffin, what predated this was cave paintings in BASIC. Been there, done that. Roy On 4/4/08 8:21 AM, Mark Sandford [EMAIL

Re: [CODE4LIB] e-journal publishing software

2008-04-04 Thread Roy Tennant
Sunny, I've had experience with's Digital Commons/Edikit combo for journal publication at, although for up-to-date information you should contact [EMAIL PROTECTED] at the California Digital Library. The best thing about this is the integration of the

[CODE4LIB] JOB: Manager Library Systems

2008-04-04 Thread Roy Tennant
Posted on behalf of Elizabeth Cody, [EMAIL PROTECTED] Roy --- Manager Library Systems- International Law Firm Description: Key responsibilities may include: € Creation of project plans outlining schedules, parameters, costs, equipment and timelines

[CODE4LIB] FW: CDL releases eXtensible Text Framework (XTF) 2.1

2008-05-14 Thread Roy Tennant
-- Forwarded Message From: Lisa Schiff [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Tue, 13 May 2008 14:53:30 -0700 To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: CDL releases eXtensible Text Framework (XTF) 2.1 **This announcement is being widely released; apologies in advance for duplication.** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Re: [CODE4LIB] CODE4LIB Digest - 13 Jun 2008 to 14 Jun 2008 (#2008-132)

2008-06-16 Thread Roy Tennant
On 6/16/08 6/16/08 € 6:14 AM, Joe Hourcle [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'd completely agree -- for those of you who haven't had to cut your teeth on multiple flavors of un*x, you're in for a world of hurt trying to learn two at the same time and trying to keep everything straight. And to think of

Re: [CODE4LIB] use of OpenSearch response elements in libraries?

2008-06-23 Thread Roy Tennant
I believe WorldCat qualifies, although the API is not yet ready for general release (but soon): Roy On 6/23/08 6/23/08 € 8:55 PM, Godmar Back [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, are there any examples of functioning OpenSearch interfaces to

Re: [CODE4LIB] WorldCat API account

2008-06-25 Thread Roy Tennant
The WorldCat API is not yet in general release. It is presently being beta tested by invited developers, many of whom (if not all) are on this list. Thus the confusion. Sorry, but stay tuned. A good way to do that is to sign up on the WorldCat Developer's Network listserv. A link to the signup

[CODE4LIB] List of library-related APIs

2008-07-18 Thread Roy Tennant
In following the UK effort to put together a mashed up libraries event, I was struck with how useful having a list of library-related APIs would be for this and other unconference kind of events. Unfortunately, I thought that the list that Owen Stephens began at would

Re: [CODE4LIB] Powerless Camp?

2008-09-08 Thread Roy Tennant
On 9/7/08 9/7/08 € 6:56 PM, Michael J. Giarlo [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: You pretty much sold me with #4. Nothing says tons o' fun like beer and dangerous water sports. The combination, in particular, is what is so compelling. It puts me in mind of the times I've cracked a beer at 8am (the

[CODE4LIB] WorldCat Hackathon at the New York Public Library

2008-09-10 Thread Roy Tennant
institution, reviews, citations (lists), tagging * Terminologies * Metadata Crosswalk Bring your laptop, your ideas and your curiosity, and we'll supply breakfast, lunch and snacks. Space is limited to the first 65 participants, so register early to assure your participation. Roy Tennant Senior Program

[CODE4LIB] Code4Lib Logo?

2008-09-19 Thread Roy Tennant
I was in the middle of writing a blog post about Code4Lib going regional when it hit me -- here we have this incredibly successful brand and yet we lack a t-shirt. But I guess we lack a t-shirt because we lack a logo to put on it. The closest we get are the items that decorate our web site. Are we

Re: [CODE4LIB] Code4Lib Logo?

2008-09-19 Thread Roy Tennant
and open it up to a vote? Kevin On Fri, Sep 19, 2008 at 11:29 PM, Roy Tennant [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I was in the middle of writing a blog post about Code4Lib going regional when it hit me -- here we have this incredibly successful brand and yet we lack a t-shirt. But I guess we lack

Re: [CODE4LIB] Code4Lib Logo

2008-09-23 Thread Roy Tennant
Since we've been getting a variety of responses to my suggestion that now may be a good time to establish a graphic identity for Code4Lib, I've set up a poll to try to gauge the sense of the community on this issue. Please see Roy

[CODE4LIB] Logo vote

2008-09-26 Thread Roy Tennant
The logo voting seems to have died down at 109 votes cast, and it breaks down like this (you can see these results at No logo: 8% Do it ourselves: 8% Combo of professional designer and ourselves: 26% Don't care: 27% Professional designer:

Re: [CODE4LIB] LOC Authority Data

2008-09-30 Thread Roy Tennant
Actually, member is more appropriate, and it is not presently behind any sort of wall in its current experimental mode, but it could become part of the WorldCat Grid Services which are free to the folks listed here: With other audience groups

Re: [CODE4LIB] LOC Authority Data

2008-10-03 Thread Roy Tennant
On 10/2/08 10/2/08 € 2:39 PM, Jenn Riley [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thanks for the link, Roy. I hadn't taken the time to look this far into the Grid Services terms of use. One thing stuck out to me, though. What does Library members that do ***all*** their cataloging with an OCLC subscription

[CODE4LIB] FW: Logo vote

2008-10-10 Thread Roy Tennant
the same login and password. Please see: And vote early and often! Roy -- Forwarded Message From: Roy Tennant [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Fri, 26 Sep 2008 10:53:07 -0700 To: Code for Libraries CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU Subject: Logo

Re: [CODE4LIB] FW: Logo vote

2008-10-10 Thread Roy Tennant
and just have a no logo option? 2c Kevin On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 10:17 AM, Roy Tennant [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thanks to Ross Singer, the second vote on the logo idea is now open, and will be open until Tuesday evening, 10:45-ish EST (I didn't make this up). The options are listed below

Re: [CODE4LIB] NAF notification service from OCLC

2008-10-11 Thread Roy Tennant
Forwarded by permission. Roy On 10/10/08 10/10/08 • 2:57 PM, Calhoun,Karen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dear Ya'aqov Ziso, Your email request/proposal of 4 October 2008 to Roy Tennant (My proposal to you is that OCLC will start offering a NEW service to its members/subscribers. That service

Re: [CODE4LIB] NAF notification service from OCLC

2008-10-13 Thread Roy Tennant
PM, Roy Tennant [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Forwarded by permission. Roy On 10/10/08 10/10/08 • 2:57 PM, Calhoun,Karen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dear Ya'aqov Ziso, Your email request/proposal of 4 October 2008 to Roy Tennant (My proposal to you is that OCLC will start offering a NEW

[CODE4LIB] FW: Logo vote

2008-10-15 Thread Roy Tennant
with this. Thanks, Roy [1] -- Forwarded Message From: Roy Tennant [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Fri, 26 Sep 2008 10:53:07 -0700 To: Code for Libraries CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU Subject: Logo vote The logo voting seems to have died down

[CODE4LIB] WorldCat Hackathon still has room

2008-10-16 Thread Roy Tennant
We have a great group of people signed up to attend the two-day WorldCat Hackathon in New York City on November 7-8, but we still have room for more. The event is being co-hosted by OCLC and NYPL Labs, and is focused on using Web services and library-related APIs. You'll hear about the growing set

[CODE4LIB] Code4Lib 2009

2008-11-13 Thread Roy Tennant
As I write this I'm in Providence, attending the Digital Library Federation Fall Forum. Today Birkin Diana was kind enough to take me on a tour of the conference hotel for Code4Lib 2009 -- the Renaissance Providence, see:

[CODE4LIB] JOB: RD Software Engineer, CrossRef, Oxford UK

2008-12-10 Thread Roy Tennant
A job opening at CrossRef: Says an organization representative: Ideally, we'd like to get somebody who not only has excellent technical skills, but who also groks the scholarly publishing field- either from the publisher side or from the

[CODE4LIB] Call for volunteers

2009-01-05 Thread Roy Tennant
, and unified input back to Stephanie so she can continue work. Our hope is to have the logo finalized well in time for the conference ‹ perhaps in time to make it onto the t-shirt. So if you qualify and have time this week to participate, please contact me directly. Thanks, Roy Tennant Emily Molanphy

Re: [CODE4LIB] BISAC Subject Headings Lookup or Crosswalk

2009-01-21 Thread Roy Tennant
The BISG licenses BISAC to institutions that want to incorporate the terminology into their internal systems[1]. I'm not sure what this means for API access. But an email to the BISG seems the minimum of due diligence. Roy [1] On 1/21/09

Re: [CODE4LIB] LAST REMINDER: Call for Code4Lib 2010 Hosting Proposals

2009-02-09 Thread Roy Tennant
Just about last call? Since when have inebriated library technologists ever submitted anything except at the last minute? We are SO FAR from last call, my friend. That would be 3 DAYS from now by my watch. mjgiarlo, you of all inebriated technologists know this. ;-) Roy On 2/9/09 2/9/09 € 8:16

Re: [CODE4LIB] ticTOCs makes its data available to developers

2009-02-19 Thread Roy Tennant
Terry, I appreciate you making this data available. FWIW (and that wouldn't be much) I integrated your RSS data with my somewhat stale data of peer-reviewed journals at Roy As you may know, ticTOCs is a project funded by JISC in the UK to create a single,

[CODE4LIB] Conference Presentations

2009-02-25 Thread Roy Tennant
Conference speakers, I¹ve been trying to snag presentation slides from the podium computer, via email, and USB drives, but I am still lacking a number of them. If you want to check whether I¹ve trapped your slides please check the following two pages: Scheduled Talks:

Re: [CODE4LIB] 2009 WorldCat Mashathon in Amsterdam

2009-04-08 Thread Roy Tennant
? kc Roy Tennant wrote: Join fellow coders for a WorldCat Mashathon in Amsterdam, May 13-14. Sponsored by the OCLC Developer Network and International Institute of Social History (IISH), the two-day event will be held Wednesday and Thursday at IISH headquarters in Amsterdam

Re: [CODE4LIB] 2009 WorldCat Mashathon in Amsterdam

2009-04-08 Thread Roy Tennant
the relevant page explaining the difference between full and default service levels: This is very helpful. kc Roy Tennant wrote: The WorldCat Mashathon is not limited to OCLC member institutions, and we certainly had non-OCLC

Re: [CODE4LIB] 2009 WorldCat Mashathon in Amsterdam

2009-04-08 Thread Roy Tennant
On 4/8/09 4/8/09 € 6:58 PM, Karen Coyle wrote: Is there a full list of API's somewhere? The only other one I find with a search is xISBN... and possibly an ILL API. See although we'll be adding quite a bit to that list over the coming

[CODE4LIB] OCLC Announces Third Research Software Contest

2009-04-13 Thread Roy Tennant
I¹m pleased to announce that OCLC has opened its Third Research Software Contest: The prize is $2,500 and an expenses-paid visit to OCLC Research in Dublin, Ohio to discuss your contest entry and related issues and ideas with scientists,

Re: [CODE4LIB] Ten years

2009-04-18 Thread Roy Tennant
At first I was thinking only ten years? Really? But then I realized that you were talking about true library open source software (as opposed to librarians involved with open source projects, which clearly predated 1999), and that it was when the movement became self-aware. So then I became


2009-05-16 Thread Roy Tennant
Although the message below was posted to the OPENURL list, it didn¹t make it onto Code4Lib, where this also came up, so I¹m forwarding it to this list. Roy -- Forwarded Message From: Karen Wetzel Reply-To: A discussion listserv for topics surrounding the Open URL NISO


2009-05-16 Thread Roy Tennant
-- Forwarded Message From: Karen Wetzel Reply-To: A discussion listserv for topics surrounding the Open URL NISO standard Z39.88. Date: Fri, 15 May 2009 12:11:01 -0400 To: Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] ? Greetings, I just wanted to


2009-05-17 Thread Roy Tennant
: Code for Libraries namens Roy Tennant Verzonden: zo 17-5-2009 2:03 Aan: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU Onderwerp: [CODE4LIB] FW: [CODE4LIB] ? -- Forwarded Message From: Karen Wetzel Reply-To: A discussion listserv for topics surrounding the Open URL NISO standard

Re: [CODE4LIB] A Book Grab by Google

2009-05-19 Thread Roy Tennant
On 5/19/09 5/19/09 € 9:59 AM, Ethan Gruber wrote: Google isn't a dumb company. They knew this would be the result all along. The real losers here are the libraries, especially the ones that funded the packaging and transport of their materials to the Google scanning centers

Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib / elag2010

2009-06-04 Thread Roy Tennant
FWIW, I agree with Jeremy, and I just want to remind folks that the logo assets are available from this page on the Code4Lib web site: For use in promoting your event, etc. Roy On 6/4/09 6/4/09 € 8:51 AM, Frumkin, Jeremy wrote: Hi

[CODE4LIB] OCLC Research Software Contest

2009-06-08 Thread Roy Tennant
Coombs, University of Houston Thom Hickey, OCLC Tod Matola, OCLC Jonathan Rochkind, Johns Hopkins University Ross Singer, Talis (and the winner of the Second OLC Research Software Contest) Roy Tennant, OCLC Don¹t let this opportunity pass to pick up a cool $2,500 and the chance to have your coding

Re: [CODE4LIB] Newbie asking for some suggestions with javascript

2009-06-11 Thread Roy Tennant
This data (the Tic-Tocs RSS URLs) is also available via xISSN. For example: format=xmlfl=* Look for the rssurl attribute. For information on xISSN see: Roy On 6/11/09 6/11/09 €

[CODE4LIB] FW: [CODE4LIB] Newbie asking for some suggestions with javascript

2009-06-15 Thread Roy Tennant
It is worth following up on Xiaoming's statement of a limit of 100 uses per day of the xISSN service with the information that exceptions to this limite are certainly granted. Annette probably knows that just such an exception was granted to her LibX project, and LibX remains the single largest

Re: [CODE4LIB] FW: [CODE4LIB] Newbie asking for some suggestions with javascript

2009-06-16 Thread Roy Tennant
accidentally by people who don't know they can get an exception, it needs to say that on the same page that talks about the 100/day limit, not just on the code4lib listserv. Roy Tennant wrote: It is worth following up on Xiaoming's statement of a limit of 100 uses per day of the xISSN service

Re: [CODE4LIB] HTML mark-up in MARC records

2009-06-22 Thread Roy Tennant
On 6/22/09 6/22/09 € 4:17 PM, Alexander Johannesen wrote: Even *if* HTML in MARC records probably is a bad idea. Yes, it's such a bad idea it's hard to know where to begin. I'd like to thank Kyle Banerjee for bringing up ISBD. This is like the HTML of the 60's in

Re: [CODE4LIB] Suggest a keynote speaker for Code4Lib 2010!

2009-07-23 Thread Roy Tennant
I hadn't wanted to rain on the parade, but David's comment inspires me to do so. Does anyone really think we will hear anything new from Richard Stallman? I mean, seriously? Roy On 7/23/09 7/23/09 € 9:20 AM, David Fiander wrote: If you were to invite Stallman as your

Re: [CODE4LIB] Suggest a keynote speaker for Code4Lib 2010!

2009-07-23 Thread Roy Tennant
Great nomination Bess! I've known Paul for years, although unfortunately my interactions with him in recent years have been few. In addition to the bio below, he's funny and his sense of humor gains an additional kick by being delivered in a Southern drawl. hyperboleI'd run over kids in strollers

Re: [CODE4LIB] Suggest a keynote speaker for Code4Lib 2010!

2009-07-23 Thread Roy Tennant
I'd like to second the Joan Frye Williams nomination, mostly because I know of few people with such a practical bent and I think it would be helpful to hear her perspective on what library coders might be able to do to help the largest number of people. Also, I'd like to ask the ad hoc committee

[CODE4LIB] WorldCat Mashathon in Seattle, Nov. 5-6

2009-09-28 Thread Roy Tennant
of the next wave of online library development. Roy Tennant of OCLC Research and longtime Code4Lib participant will kick off the session. OCLC staff will also be available for questions and breakout facilitation. Ideas, outcomes and code from

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

2009-10-16 Thread Roy Tennant
Maybe you should look into using what CDL uses to get that functionality, which is also based on Lucene: Roy On 10/16/09 10/16/09 € 12:12 PM, Eric James wrote: For our finding aids, we are using fedoragenericsearch 2.2 with solr

[CODE4LIB] no subject

2009-10-21 Thread Roy Tennant
Registration continues for the upcoming WorldCat Mashathon in Seattle, Nov. 5-6, 2009. If you're a library developer (or an interested project manager with technical curiosity), this 2-day unconference event at Odegaard Library on the University of Washington's campus in Seattle will be hard to

Re: [CODE4LIB] Library Linked Data

2009-10-28 Thread Roy Tennant
David, Could you elaborate a bit? In my mind, the only semantic web technology of any note is linked data. How that fits into library search is anyone's guess, and I'm wondering what, specifically, you're referring to when you say that Talis is active in this area. If you are asking about library

Re: [CODE4LIB] Assigning DOI for local content

2009-11-23 Thread Roy Tennant
But minting DOIs requires a Registration Agency which as far as I understand it, requires $1,000 and approval from the International DOI Federation.[1] Roy [1] On 11/23/09 11/23/09 € 10:07 AM, Eric Hellman wrote: For

Re: [CODE4LIB] calling another webpage within CGI script

2009-11-23 Thread Roy Tennant
Ken, I tested your script on my server and it also worked for me on the command line and failed via my web server. All I did was add /usr to your path to perl and it worked: #!/usr/bin/perl Roy On 11/23/09 11/23/09 € 8:17 AM, Ken Irwin wrote: Hi all, I'm moving to a

[CODE4LIB] New WorldCat Basic API Released

2009-12-16 Thread Roy Tennant
of the OCLC Web Services is welcome on the OCLC Developer Network blog and mailing list, available from the OCLC Developer Network site Roy Tennant

Re: [CODE4LIB] T-shirt Design Contest

2010-01-04 Thread Roy Tennant
Ross, you are entirely too kind. ;-) Roy On 1/4/10 1/4/10 € 7:34 PM, Ross Singer wrote: I note they also have a boxer short option -- so, I'll up the ante to an entire line of Roy Tennant Undergarments -Ross. On Mon, Jan 4, 2010 at 10:31 PM, Ross Singer rossfsin

Re: [CODE4LIB] Choosing development platforms and/or tools, how'd you do it?

2010-01-05 Thread Roy Tennant
Thanks to Ross for forestalling what might have easily sunk into yet another platform war. He makes some excellent points, with none better than that it is an entirely personal choice, barring other criteria that must be considered (e.g., demands of your place of employment). Therefore, his advice

[CODE4LIB] Karen Coombs joins OCLC Developer Network Team

2010-01-15 Thread Roy Tennant
APIs and Web Services from OCLC. Fellow co-founder of the Developer Network Roy Tennant adds, Her expertise will expand the breadth and depth of Developer Network activities, and help further our efforts to expose OCLC data to make it easy to use in other systems through mashups and applications. Ms

Re: [CODE4LIB] Location of the first Code4Lib North meeting?

2010-01-25 Thread Roy Tennant
I agree with Nick. The only time I've been hassled (and I have, worse than when I went to Romania), was when I happened to reply that yes, I was being paid to speak. Canada seems to be ultra-sensitive to American carpet-bagging. Not that I can blame them, but frankly I think Canada has sent more

[CODE4LIB] Code4Lib 2011 Proposals

2010-02-23 Thread Roy Tennant
Two weeks ago we announced the opening of proposals to host Code4Lib 2011: Code4Lib 2010 is going on now, and applications to host the 2011 conference will close at the end of next week. Since it might be an opportune time to discuss potential venues and hosts at the

  1   2   3   >