Re: [CODE4LIB] Open Source Course reserves management

2008-03-06 Thread Sean Hannan
Reserves Direct (http://www.reservesdirect.org/wiki/index.php/Main_Page) is the only one that I am aware of. I'd be very interested if people know of any others. Sean Hannan Web Content Coordinator The Sheridan Libraries Johns Hopkins University 410-516-7642 [EMAIL PROTECTED] Jeffrey

Re: [CODE4LIB] what's friendlier less powerful than phpMyAdmin?

2008-07-30 Thread Sean Hannan
I was in a similar situation and I just used CodeIgniter's scaffolding (http://codeigniter.com/user_guide/general/scaffolding.html ) feature to allow my users to add/edit data. It's pretty safe, and it looks neat and clean, too. Sean Hannan Web Developer, Sheridan Libraries Johns Hopkins

Re: [CODE4LIB] code4lib Keynote Speaker Suggestions

2008-09-12 Thread Sean Hannan
homepage: http://davidhuynh.net/ Sean Hannan Web Developer Sherdian Libraries Johns Hopkins University [EMAIL PROTECTED] jean rainwater [EMAIL PROTECTED] 09/10/08 11:33 AM I don't think we're doing an official vote but if you want to add your endorsement to a name mentioned below or suggest

Re: [CODE4LIB] Code4Lib Logo

2008-09-30 Thread Sean Hannan
emolanphy++ I, too, being a closet design nerd, would also volunteer to be on some sort of committee. -Sean Emily Molanphy [EMAIL PROTECTED] 09/29/08 4:51 PM Ignite, Drupal, Ubuntu, OLPC and lots of other tech groups have logos and brand identities. Actually some of the best- known logos

Re: [CODE4LIB] OAI-PMH Harvester in PHP?

2008-10-06 Thread Sean Hannan
There's some good skeleton code (not sure how far it will get you) in Omeka's SVN: https://omeka.org/svn/plugins/OaiPmhImport/trunk/ Sean Hannan Web Developer Sheridan Libraries Johns Hopkins University [EMAIL PROTECTED] Walker, David [EMAIL PROTECTED] 10/06/08 4:52 PM Hi all, Anyone

Re: [CODE4LIB] PHP Frameworks

2008-10-27 Thread Sean Hannan
, but it tends to be overkill for most things PHP. Sean Hannan Web Developer Sheridan Libraries Johns Hopkins University [EMAIL PROTECTED] Susan Teague Rector [EMAIL PROTECTED] 10/27/08 4:50 PM Hi All, We're exploring Zend as a framework for php based Web applications. I'm curious to see if anyone

Re: [CODE4LIB] Good advanced search screens

2008-11-15 Thread Sean Hannan
/index.asp) and book (http://rosenfeldmedia.com/books/webforms/info/description/) might be other good places to look for inspiration. -Sean Sean Hannan Web Developer Sheridan Libraries Johns Hopkins University [EMAIL PROTECTED] Walker, David [EMAIL PROTECTED] 11/14/2008 4:48 PM I'm working

Re: [CODE4LIB] Q: what is the best open source native XML database

2010-01-19 Thread Sean Hannan
I've had the best experience (query speed, primarily) with BaseX. This was primarily for large XML document processing, so I'm not sure how much it will satisfy your transactional needs. I was initially using eXist, and then switched over to BaseX because the speed gains were very noticeable.

Re: [CODE4LIB] Q: what is the best open source native XML database

2010-01-20 Thread Sean Hannan
, 2010, at 1:00 PM, Godmar Back wrote: On Tue, Jan 19, 2010 at 10:09 AM, Sean Hannan shan...@jhu.edu wrote: I've had the best experience (query speed, primarily) with BaseX. This was primarily for large XML document processing, so I'm not sure how much it will satisfy your transactional needs

Re: [CODE4LIB] Newcomer dinner reminder

2010-02-17 Thread Sean Hannan
Apart from the steakhouse, all of the remaining restaurants have vegetarian (and some vegan) options. Check out their menus, they look tasty. -Sean (Token Vegetarian) On Feb 17, 2010, at 11:12 AM, Joyce Chapman wrote: I heard concerns from some vegetarians that all the slots are taken at

Re: [CODE4LIB] Sunday in Asheville

2010-02-17 Thread Sean Hannan
If I'm remembering correctly, NBC is opting to show Ice Dancing over the USA/Canada game. Yay, NBC. -Sean On Feb 17, 2010, at 2:53 PM, David Fiander wrote: Seriously, are any other sports going to be broadcast during that time slot? On Wed, Feb 17, 2010 at 14:51, Julia Bauder

[CODE4LIB] Conference Twitter List

2010-02-18 Thread Sean Hannan
/code4lib/attendees-2010 Vielen dank. Sean Hannan Code4Lib Twitter Wrangler

Re: [CODE4LIB] Code4Lib 2011 Proposals

2010-03-02 Thread Sean Hannan
As someone who has done a lot of US-Vancouver travel, here's a protip: Fly into Sea-Tac and then take the Quick Shuttle (http://www.quickcoach.com/) across the border ($40ish USD). You won't get dinged on airport international travel fees and you will have a lot more flight options. Just in

Re: [CODE4LIB] Vote for Code4Lib 2011 host is OPEN

2010-03-15 Thread Sean Hannan
Not to mention that the SkyTrain will get you to Main in 3 minutes, and there your options increase exponentially. -Sean On Mar 14, 2010, at 5:35 PM, Paul Joseph wrote: Here's a few pubs and brewpubs that have decent beers and are within easy walking distance to the proposed hotel in

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

[CODE4LIB] Blacklight Developers Open Skype Call April 26

2010-04-13 Thread Sean Hannan
Apologies for cross-posting... On April 26 at 1pm (EST)/10am (PST) Blacklight (http://www.projectblacklight.org/) developers will be having an hour-long Skype call open to anyone that cares to participate. If you have any questions or concerns or things you want to discuss with Blacklight

Re: [CODE4LIB] Bibliographic data on Freebase

2010-04-22 Thread Sean Hannan
Also, David Huynh (of Gridworks and Freebase Parallax fame) dropped into IRC last week asking about MARC4J and its possible use with Gridworks. Things are afoot. -Sean On Apr 22, 2010, at 7:27 AM, Owen Stephens wrote: Thought that some on the list might be interested in various discussions

Re: [CODE4LIB] OCLC Service Outage Update

2010-05-10 Thread Sean Hannan
After poking around, it seems that there is: Wt (http://www.webtoolkit.eu/wt). After looking through the source of the Hello World example[1], I'm not sure why anyone would go through the trouble, but then again, I feel that way about a lot of lower-level compiled languages. -Sean [1]

Re: [CODE4LIB] audio transcription software

2010-05-12 Thread Sean Hannan
Not software, exactly, but this seems like an ideal thing to set up in Mechanical Turk. This guy did it with an audio interview: http://waxy.org/2008/09/audio_transcription_with_mechanical_turk/ -Sean On 5/12/10 2:18 PM, Eric Lease Morgan emor...@nd.edu wrote: Does anybody here use or know

Re: [CODE4LIB] PHP MVC frameworks

2010-11-15 Thread Sean Hannan
It really depends on the use case. If I'm trying to get something up quickly and it isn't too involved, CodeIgniter. If it's going to be a much more fully developed application that is to be maintained for a lengthy amount of time, Symfony. -Sean On 11/15/10 6:19 AM, David Kane dk...@wit.ie

Re: [CODE4LIB] Fwd: Code4lib 2011 Conference Registration

2010-12-08 Thread Sean Hannan
On 12/8/10 12:45 PM, Westman, Stephen srwes...@uncc.edu wrote: There seems to be a great deal of interest in the conference opening time. It almost reminds me of people lining up for the IPhone. ;-) Is there a reason for this? Not having gone to code4lib before, do slots fill up quickly?

[CODE4LIB] Wednesday Afternoon Video?

2011-02-11 Thread Sean Hannan
So, it looks like the Wednesday Afternoon archive video cuts off at lunch. Did the afternoon talks get recorded.? -Sean

[CODE4LIB] Job Posting: Systems Engineer, Sheridan Libraries, Johns Hopkins University

2011-02-22 Thread Sean Hannan
We’re looking for a sysadmin at Hopkins. Come work with me. It’ll be cool, I promise. -Sean --- https://hrnt.jhu.edu/jhujobs/job_view.cfm?view_req_id=46964 The Systems Engineer will provide systems administration and, to a lesser extent, programming support for the Systems department’s

Re: [CODE4LIB] MARC magic for file

2011-04-08 Thread Sean Hannan
http://i.imgur.com/6WtA0.png (Sorry, it's Friday. Also, blame dchud for the idea.) -Sean On 4/6/11 4:53 PM, Mike Taylor m...@indexdata.com wrote: On 6 April 2011 19:53, Jonathan Rochkind rochk...@jhu.edu wrote: On 4/6/2011 2:43 PM, William Denton wrote: Validity does mean something

Re: [CODE4LIB] linking catalog records to IMDB

2011-04-27 Thread Sean Hannan
If I were doing this, I'd use the Freebase (freebase.com) API and write a little app that returns the IMDB title stem (ex: tt0460791) for each of the films you're trying to match up. -Sean On 4/27/11 10:56 AM, R. Levi rrlevi1...@yahoo.com wrote: I would like to add a link to IMDB for the

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

2011-05-20 Thread Sean Hannan
I think in many circumstances, this sort of disclosure is covered by a site's privacy policy (or it should be). -Sean On 5/20/11 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

Re: [CODE4LIB] Code4Lib 2012 Seattle Update.

2011-06-15 Thread Sean Hannan
Honestly, I'm the most concerned that there was only one proposal last year. Let's try to solve that problem. -Sean On 6/15/11 1:46 PM, Kevin S. Clarke kscla...@gmail.com wrote: On Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 1:27 PM, Jonathan Rochkind rochk...@jhu.edu wrote: Heresy I know, but I wonder if we

[CODE4LIB] FW: [Blacklight-development] Release 3.0 of Project Blacklight

2011-07-12 Thread Sean Hannan
FYI, y’all. Big, big thanks to dfunk for getting the lion’s share of the code working in Rails 3. -Sean -- Forwarded Message From: Dan Funk daniel.h.f...@gmail.com Reply-To: blacklight-developm...@googlegroups.com Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2011 18:11:02 -0400 To:

Re: [CODE4LIB] Brief Survey: Reasons you've been given for NOT having a CMS in your library

2011-09-09 Thread Sean Hannan
This assumes that you want a CMS. I don't. http://www.slideshare.net/MrDys/lets-get-small-a-microservices-approach-to-l ibrary-websites -Sean On 9/9/11 3:21 PM, Varnum, Ken var...@umich.edu wrote: * Apologies for cross-posting * We are doing a presentation at Internet Librarian

[CODE4LIB] Job: Software Engineer - Sheridan Libraries, Johns Hopkins University

2011-09-16 Thread Sean Hannan
*Apologies for cross-posting.* Want do do some fun work exposing special collections/repository materials with Solr/Blacklight? Sure you do. Come work with us. This is a one-year full time position. -Sean Details: Software Engineer General Description: Position will perform a major role

[CODE4LIB] Job: Techy Library Position at SAIS, Johns Hopkins University - Washington, DC

2011-09-23 Thread Sean Hannan
Sorry for the vague title, but ‘LAN Administrator III’ (the official title) doesn’t really describe the position... BUT THIS DOES: The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) is a leading graduate school of international affairs, educating students for professional

Re: [CODE4LIB] ISBN Regular Expression

2011-10-21 Thread Sean Hannan
GitHub search knows all: https://github.com/zapnap/isbn_validation/blob/master/lib/isbn_validation.rb -Sean On 10/21/11 1:44 PM, Kozlowski,Brendon bkozlow...@sals.edu wrote: Hi all. I'm somewhat surprised that I've never had to validate an ISBN manually up until now. I suppose that's

Re: [CODE4LIB] Code4Lib 2012 Registration Cost?

2011-11-09 Thread Sean Hannan
How about we call it a generously free preconference instead? -Sean On 11/9/11 4:29 PM, Timothy McGeary timmcge...@gmail.com wrote: So based on these responses - can the costs of the pre-confs be separated out? Is there lunch provided? Is it only room rental? Either way, if it's going

Re: [CODE4LIB] Conference Schedule 2012

2011-11-16 Thread Sean Hannan
The draft schedule (http://code4lib.org/conference/2012/schedule) says we're done at 12:15. -Sean On 11/16/11 12:00 PM, Lepczyk, Timothy tlepc...@wustl.edu wrote: Hi, Any idea when things wrap up on the 9th? I'm trying to gauge leaving that day vs the 10th. Best, Tim - -

Re: [CODE4LIB] Pandering for votes for code4lib sessions

2011-12-01 Thread Sean Hannan
On Dec 1, 2011, at 8:34 AM, Richard, Joel M richar...@si.edu wrote: In the end, the conference organizers can invite whoever they want to speak. The voting ends up being a courtesy to the rest of us. --Joel Joel Richard Lead Web Developer, Web Services Department Smithsonian

Re: [CODE4LIB] Conference size

2012-02-08 Thread Sean Hannan
This should fill some gaps: http://cynng.wordpress.com/2012/02/07/code4lib-day-keynote-on-code4libcon/ -Sean From: Code for Libraries [CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] on behalf of Benjamin Florin [benjamin.flo...@gmail.com] Sent: Wednesday, February 08, 2012

Re: [CODE4LIB] Issue Tracker Recommendations

2012-02-22 Thread Sean Hannan
Not Jira. -Sean On 2/22/12 12:36 PM, Cynthia Ng cynthia.s...@gmail.com wrote: Hi All, We're looking at implementing an issue tracker for internal use, so I'm looking for recommendations. What's key: 1) minimal effort in install/setup i.e. ready to use out of the box 2) small scale is

Re: [CODE4LIB] Local catalog records and Google, Bing, Yahoo!

2012-02-23 Thread Sean Hannan
Our Blacklight-powered catalog (https://catalyst.library.jhu.edu/) comes up a lot in google search results (try gil scott heron circle of stone). Some numbers: 59% of our total catalog traffic comes from google searches 0.04% of our total catalog traffic comes from yahoo searches 0.03% of our

Re: [CODE4LIB] Local catalog records and Google, Bing, Yahoo!

2012-02-24 Thread Sean Hannan
@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] On Behalf Of Sean Hannan Sent: Thursday, February 23, 2012 11:37 AM To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] Local catalog records and Google, Bing, Yahoo! Our Blacklight-powered catalog (https://catalyst.library.jhu.edu/) comes up a lot in google search results (try gil

Re: [CODE4LIB] Transcription/dictation software?

2012-02-27 Thread Sean Hannan
Mechanical Turk it. (I hear that's what all the hipsters do while they watch Downton Abbey.) -Sean On 2/27/12 1:52 PM, Suchy, Daniel dsu...@ucsd.edu wrote: Hello all, At my campus we offer podcasts of course lectures, recorded in class and then delivered via iTunes and as a plain Mp3

Re: [CODE4LIB] Anyone implementing common LIS applications on PaaS providers?

2012-03-29 Thread Sean Hannan
If you already have everything indexed in Solr elsewhere, a way to cut down the BL slug size is to remove/ignore the SolrMarc.jar. It's pretty sizable. -Sean On 3/29/12 12:16 PM, Chris Fitzpatrick chrisfitz...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, I've deployed Blacklight on both Heroku and Elastic

Re: [CODE4LIB] Library site design patterns

2012-05-10 Thread Sean Hannan
There's this thing: http://influx.us/onepager But I don't really believe in it. I know the library world is full of people that think that we're unique snowflakes, but at least in my case (for library websites) I find that to be true. This is based on a number of factors: how librarians

Re: [CODE4LIB] library hours database/tool?

2012-06-14 Thread Sean Hannan
I'm implementing this in Google Calendar. Easy to update for non-tech staff. Easy to have multiple calendars (one per location), and the API is baked in. Amenities info, etc. can be included in the notes field of the calendar entry. -Sean --- Sean Hannan Web Developer Sheridan Libraries Johns

Re: [CODE4LIB] Browser Wars

2012-07-12 Thread Sean Hannan
I go by my statistics (and you should, too). I can't make users use another browser (as much as I'd like them to). The bulk of our users still use IE (well, the bulk use a WebKit browser--Chrome/Safari--but lumping those together isn't an assumption I'm ready to lean on yet). That IE majority is

Re: [CODE4LIB] Wikis

2012-07-25 Thread Sean Hannan
As an administrator of a Confluence installation, I have to say that I hate it. Confluence is fine if you are not going to be touching it or doing any kind of local customizations (hooking it into local auth, etc.). If that's the case, you should really be looking at the hosted version. I've

[CODE4LIB] Job: Software Engineer, Johns Hopkins University

2012-07-27 Thread Sean Hannan
The Sheridan Libraries of the Johns Hopkins University seeks a Software Engineer for its new Digitization Services Unit. This position will perform a major role in the design, software development, and implementation of the University Libraries and Museums’ digital collections discovery and

Re: [CODE4LIB] Seeking examples of outstanding discovery layers

2012-09-20 Thread Sean Hannan
Every one of these sites is not going to work for everyone. Please conduct your own user research for your own audience. Our users, for example, have no interest in visualizations of search results. Our researchers actually want just a list of results. They are compiling bibliographies or

Re: [CODE4LIB] Seeking examples of outstanding discovery layers

2012-09-20 Thread Sean Hannan
That's what user research is. Qualitative evidence, too. -Sean On 9/20/12 1:18 PM, Karen Coyle li...@kcoyle.net wrote: And I presume that you have quantitative evidence to show that. kc On 9/20/12 8:49 AM, Sean Hannan wrote: Every one of these sites is not going to work for everyone

Re: [CODE4LIB] preconf ideas

2012-11-09 Thread Sean Hannan
Slight derail, but for everyone considering a workshoppy preconf, you might consider using something like http://showterm.io so that people can follow along. -Sean On 11/8/12 8:16 PM, Heidi P Frank h...@nyu.edu wrote: Hi Jason, I'd definitely be interested in the Ruby workshop. I know a

Re: [CODE4LIB] project management system

2013-01-14 Thread Sean Hannan
As someone that's had to fight with maintaining a Jira system for the last 6 years, I'm going to have to steer people away from it. It's a giant pain in the ass (in my experience). If you go with Jira, at the very least, go with a hosted solution. You don't want Jira's blood on your hands. It

Re: [CODE4LIB] Code4LibCon 2013 T-Shirt Contest Winner

2013-01-16 Thread Sean Hannan
Or just black ink on a black T-shirt. You know, The Black Album style. -Sean On 1/16/13 12:19 PM, Suchy, Daniel dsu...@ucsd.edu wrote: I vote that the code4lib 2013 portion be added in backlight ink. \m/ -Dan On 1/16/13 8:55 AM, Cynthia Ng cynthia.s...@gmail.com wrote: Curious,

Re: [CODE4LIB] Stand Up Desks

2013-02-07 Thread Sean Hannan
I'm a big fan of just having an obscenely large monitor. I can work on the other side of the room. Standing, sitting, whatevs. http://instagram.com/p/RqaKH0DRQN/ -Sean On 2/7/13 2:37 PM, Peter Murray peter.mur...@lyrasis.org wrote: I don't have a standing desk, but I'm a big fan of using PVC

Re: [CODE4LIB] A Responsibility to Encourage Better Browsers ( ? )

2013-02-19 Thread Sean Hannan
Let's not forget that Google has a business case for dropping IE8 support. Alerting folks to their old browser could (in SEO terms) turn into Chrome conversions. -Sean On 2/19/13 12:22 PM, Eric Phetteplace phett...@gmail.com wrote: I guess my general philosophy is that, for any browser with a

Re: [CODE4LIB] ADVICE: Applied Computing Program at Tulane

2013-04-22 Thread Sean Hannan
Honestly, if you're interested in and looking to focus on Content Strategy and UX, the only course there that comes close is Human-Computer Interaction. If those are really your interests, I'd look at a strictly HCI program (they're out there) or something that leans more towards Knowledge

Re: [CODE4LIB] File based CMSes

2013-04-29 Thread Sean Hannan
I'm a big fan of middleman (http://middlemanapp.com). It's more coder-oriented, but you're not locked into the horrible UI of a wiki product. Once it's set up, it's good to go. There's lots of nice extensions for it, including a WYSIWYG blog post manager/editor, and it's simple to code for.

Re: [CODE4LIB] MARC record model to be inserted in mongodb

2013-07-05 Thread Sean Hannan
Also, I'm sure you have your reasons for wanting (or needing) to use mongodb, but you might want to take a look at this presentation: http://thebuild.com/presentations/pg-as-nosql-pgday-fosdem-2013.pdf and the benchmarks in the latter half of it. -Sean On 7/5/13 5:47 AM, dasos ili

Re: [CODE4LIB] LibGuides: I don't get it

2013-08-11 Thread Sean Hannan
All of this, plus SpringShare has great support. Like, the best of any library vendor I've dealt with. I've had them implement features within an hour of me sending the email suggesting it. The big downside of LibGuides is that it's ease of use (and ease if reuse) leads to content sprawl like

Re: [CODE4LIB] LibGuides: I don't get it

2013-08-12 Thread Sean Hannan
Again, this not a technical issue. It's a content strategy issue. Believe me, I was where you were. I was using all kinds of javascript and CSS hacks to try to prevent people from getting creative with color. I was getting to the point of setting up Capybara tests to run against the guides to

Re: [CODE4LIB] Separate library CMS systems vs Campus-wide CMS systems (was [CODE4LIB] LibGuides: I don't get it)

2013-08-14 Thread Sean Hannan
You could do something like what I did and run your own data backend and use whatever you need to/have to to display content. Our website is just static HTML, CSS, and Javascript. Everything dynamic/data-powered is javascript that is pulling from a centralized API (written using grape:

Re: [CODE4LIB] Separate library CMS systems vs Campus-wide CMS systems (was [CODE4LIB] LibGuides: I don't get it)

2013-08-14 Thread Sean Hannan
the content of library pages on the CMS? Josh Welker On Aug 14, 2013, at 8:35 AM, Sean Hannan shan...@jhu.edu wrote: You could do something like what I did and run your own data backend and use whatever you need to/have to to display content. Our website is just static HTML, CSS

Re: [CODE4LIB] pdf2txt

2013-10-11 Thread Sean Hannan
Very cool. But, why only for a limited period of time? -Sean On 10/11/13 11:16 AM, Eric Lease Morgan emor...@nd.edu wrote: For a limited period of time I am making publicly available a Web-based program called PDF2TXT -- http://bit.ly/1bJRyh8 PDF2TXT extracts the text from an OCRed PDF

Re: [CODE4LIB] edUi Discount

2013-10-14 Thread Sean Hannan
Hey, that's me! Come see me talk! It's a good conference. I've gone the last two years. Cheapest design-thinking conference you'll ever see. -Sean On 10/14/13 8:24 AM, EdUI Conference i...@eduiconf.org wrote: This is how you do digital collections in

Re: [CODE4LIB] MARC field lengths

2013-10-16 Thread Sean Hannan
That sounds like a request for Roy to fire up the ole OCLC Hadoop. -Sean On 10/16/13 1:06 PM, Karen Coyle li...@kcoyle.net wrote: Anybody have data for the average length of specific MARC fields in some reasonably representative database? I mainly need 100, 245, 6xx. Thanks, kc -- Karen

Re: [CODE4LIB] Code4Lib Conference Registration

2013-11-20 Thread Sean Hannan
Did someone say colors? http://dysinterested.com/rainbows.html -Sean From: Code for Libraries [CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] on behalf of Doran, Michael D [do...@uta.edu] Sent: Wednesday, November 20, 2013 4:55 PM To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU Subject: Re:

Re: [CODE4LIB] Lorem Ipsum metadata? Is there such a thing?

2013-12-08 Thread Sean Hannan
In ruby, there's the ffaker gem (https://github.com/EmmanuelOga/ffaker), which itself is a port of Perl's Data::Faker. -Sean From: Code for Libraries [CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] on behalf of Pottinger, Hardy J. [pottinge...@missouri.edu] Sent: Saturday,

Re: [CODE4LIB] Publishing an RSS feed on a Confluence page

2014-02-21 Thread Sean Hannan
You need the Confluence HTML Macros plugin installed. -Sean (Who hates Confluence with the passion of a thousand suns.) On 2/21/14, 11:12 AM, Kimberly Silk kimberly.s...@rotman.utoronto.ca wrote: Thanks, Christina and Dre --- I've tried these macros, to no avail. I'm wondering if it's blocked

Re: [CODE4LIB] Screencasting Usability Studies

2014-02-27 Thread Sean Hannan
with using a Mac. It made usability testing a bit tricky, since they were apprehensive about even using the trackpad. ³How do I go back?² ³You press the back button, just as you would in Firefox on a PC.² That kind of thing. I definitely didn¹t expect that. -Sean ‹ Sean Hannan Senior Web Developer

Re: [CODE4LIB] A ticketing system for internal troubleshooting purpose

2014-03-24 Thread Sean Hannan
Reporting staff are somewhat indifferent. It’s a bit of a hassle and the native interface makes no sense for help desk ticketing (it’s very clear that it’s for development). Staff that respond to issues are trained on it and it works for them, but it’s still not ideal. I would not recommend JIRA

Re: [CODE4LIB] Usability resources

2014-03-25 Thread Sean Hannan
OptimalWorkshop.com -Sean From: Code for Libraries [CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] on behalf of Coral Sheldon-Hess [co...@sheldon-hess.org] Sent: Tuesday, March 25, 2014 9:48 AM To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU Subject: [CODE4LIB] Usability resources Here is one

Re: [CODE4LIB] distributed responsibility for web content

2014-04-18 Thread Sean Hannan
? Maybe it would be better suited on its own page with similar content that is of a more digestible length. That sort of thing. -Sean --- Sean Hannan Senior Web Developer Sheridan Libraries Johns Hopkins University On 4/17/14, 7:42 PM, Simon LeFranc simonlefr...@hotmail.com wrote: My organization has

Re: [CODE4LIB] Transcription services

2014-04-25 Thread Sean Hannan
We¹ve had good experience with just using our student employees. They get quite fast at it and become content experts at the same time, which comes in really handy if the content is user research and the like. -Sean On 4/25/14, 9:24 AM, Rachel Shaevel rshae...@chipublib.org wrote: Piggybacking

Re: [CODE4LIB] Any good introduction to SPARQL workshops out there?

2014-05-02 Thread Sean Hannan
That source seems, shall we say, less than legitimate. -Sean From: Code for Libraries [CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] on behalf of Daron Dierkes [daron.dier...@gmail.com] Sent: Friday, May 02, 2014 2:23 PM To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB]

Re: [CODE4LIB] Community anti-harassment policy

2014-07-03 Thread Sean Hannan
Pull requests welcome. From: Code for Libraries [CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU] on behalf of Andreas Orphanides [akorp...@ncsu.edu] Sent: Wednesday, July 02, 2014 9:33 PM To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] Community anti-harassment policy In

Re: [CODE4LIB] Hiring strategy for a library programmer with tight budget - thoughts?

2014-08-15 Thread Sean Hannan
Would it be possible to re-write this position as a project-based contract? Such a position is more appealing for short-term (part-time) gig-type work and telework types. Also, it helps you out in that if the telework thing doesn¹t work for various reasons, you¹re done with it at the end of the

Re: [CODE4LIB] LibGuides v2 - Templates and Nav

2014-09-17 Thread Sean Hannan
On 9/16/14, 7:15 PM, Michael Schofield mschofi...@nova.edu wrote: Q4. No nav? Okay, nobody actually brought this up, but users don¹t tend to look at sidebars at all. Most libraries have a top menu in the header. If this is the case, consider dropping sidebars entirely and positioning your single

Re: [CODE4LIB] Library community web standards (was: LibGuides v2 - Templates and Nav)

2014-09-30 Thread Sean Hannan
I'm just going to jump in here and question the need for it to be ALA or LITA affiliated. Plenty of stuff has been accomplished and respected (like, oh, hey, code4lib) without an attachment of ALA or LITA. Ad...discuss. -Sean From: Code for

Re: [CODE4LIB] what good books did you read in 2014?

2014-12-10 Thread Sean Hannan
This thread reminded me that there exists a code4lib Goodreads group: https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/72219-code4lib -Sean On 12/10/14, 9:10 AM, Foster, Meredith mfos...@wcupa.edu wrote: Interesting post and responses. Books: Started the year by finishing up the Dresden Files (Jim

Re: [CODE4LIB] state of the art in virtual shelf browse?

2015-01-28 Thread Sean Hannan
For those investigating a shelf browse (and for those that have implemented one), I have a few questions: Where is the feature demand originating? Staff? Faculty? Students? Grad students? Undergrad students? (Not to exclude publics or special libraries, but this seems to be an academic catalog