Libraries

This group is for libraries - public, academic, school, law, what-have-you. It is not about code libraries.
Ask questions and/or tell us what your library or organization is up to.

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Resources

For an introduction to how Drupal can be used by libraries, take a look at Ellyssa Kroski's excellent overview.

Gwendolyn's picture

Drupal Career Online

Start: 
2016-09-26 12:30 - 2016-12-15 16:30 America/New_York
Organizers: 
Event type: 
Training (free or commercial)

If you want to learn Drupal, or have one or more developers or site administrators that need to get up to speed with Drupal, Drupal Career Online is the best way to ensure training up with expert instruction, expansive learning resources, and a curriculum that emphasizes best practices.

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Shyamala's picture

National Virtual Library of India

The Indian Ministry of Culture has initiated a project to digitise India's libraries and make the content available online. The initiative is called the National Virtual Library of India (http://www.nmlindia.nic.in/pages/display/38-national-virtual-library-of-india-(nvli)) and is is a massive project being executed under the guidance of IIT Mumbai. My Company, UniMity Solutions, along with a few others who are in the Drupal space in India have been selected to build the initial prototype.

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neenaw's picture

Your Library experience with Drupal cloud-based hosting

Hello everyone,

I am a new comer to this group, since i did not know about the existence of this Drupal- Libraries group until attended a BOF session at Drupalcon New Orleans this week.

My Library is currently looking into the possibility of moving to Acquia or Panthenon to host our drupal sites because we do not have DevOps engineer nor server administrators, and most likely would not have the resource to recruit one.

My questions to you would be that:
Are you library using a cloud-based hosting? If you, what is your overall experience?

Thanks in advance!

Neena

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kwfinken's picture

2016 Michigan Drupal Camp

The polling is in and July 16th is the preferred day for the camp. I have reserved the space with the Libraries, now we need to get organizing.

TRACKS/Breakout Sessions

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kwfinken's picture

Michigan Drupal Camp

Start: 
2016-07-16 10:00 - 17:00 America/Detroit
Event type: 
Drupalcamp or Regional Summit

The 2016 Michigan Drupal Camp will be hosted at the MSU Main Library in East Lansing, MI. Save the date and check back here for signup information. Unique to this camp, there will be a track for Digital Humanities and Drupal in Libraries.

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vfranklyn's picture

Drupal 7 node titles - symbols convert to html entities in Zen sub-theme

Hi there. I have a problem with D7. My node titles are converting some symbols to html entities. IE: '&' is converted to '&' etc. This happens on all content types and regardless of whether I'm using automatic node titles. Here's a few examples:

http://dev-ppld-sandbox.gotpantheon.com/databases/library-information-sc...

http://dev-ppld-sandbox.gotpantheon.com/press-releases/new-facility-will...

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thisiskonrad's picture

Program & Event Registration - Entity Registration Module

Hello everyone. Are there any Libraries using the Entity Registration module for your Event/Program Registration? This is something we're trying to implement on our site in the future, but want to know how it worked for others.

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alxbridge's picture

DrupalCon Barcelona - GLAM (Galleries, Libraries, Archives & Museums) BoF

A quick heads-up that I've just added a Birds of a Feather session at DrupalCon Barcelona, to discuss Drupal for GLAM (Galleries, Libraries, Archives & Museums). If anyone with interest or experience in using Drupal for this is going to be there next week, it'd be great to see you there.

https://events.drupal.org/barcelona2015/bofs/drupal-glam-galleries-libra...

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vfranklyn's picture

Problem with SQL statement in Views D7

Hi there, I'm hoping a SQL ninja will find it in his or her heart to provide me with some advice.

I've created a page view which does the following:

  1. Pulls in nodes from two different content types
  2. Filters by two different term references, one for each content type.

It's not working, although in my mind (and limited sql understanding), it should. I think maybe there's an issue with the inner joins, because it seems the sql statement would working if they weren't there.

Anyways, I've attached two images, one of the api and one of the actual sql statement.

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idioma's picture

Using Drupal as a Digital Library System

Hi,
I have just gotten involved in a Digital Library project for which we are considering to use Drupal. I have started looking through the existing digital library projects using Drupal and wondered which distro is best suited for our current requirements. We have started off with a small set of bibliographic data (around 1500) correlated with images (for manuscripts and books) of which some are provided with full text search capabilities via an implementation of the IA BookReader (https://openlibrary.org/dev/docs/bookreader).

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RFP: Website migration and redesign project (government agency, Illinois)

The Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS) is planning to replace our current Drupal 6 website with a mobile-friendly Drupal 7 website. We are seeking to contract with a creative and experienced Drupal developer to build and deliver a complex and feature-rich Drupal 7 installation, including the design of a customized responsive theme, and migration of content from our existing Drupal 6 site.

The deadline for proposals is 3:00pm CDT on Wednesday, September 16, 2015.

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cdmo's picture

How happy are you with Drupal at your library?

It's been great. Hooray Drupal!
100% (3 votes)
It has been good, a very nice tool.
0% (0 votes)
Painful at times but okay.
0% (0 votes)
Drupal has been my own personal hell.
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 3
cdmo's picture

drupal, git and sanity

Thought I'd share out slides from a lightning talk I gave at code4lib 2014.

http://www.slideshare.net/cdmorris22/drupal-git-and-sanity

Any feedback is welcome.

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ge's picture

Drupal-related job at Sonoma County Library

Run a couple of internal Drupal sites and work with numerous vendors and in-house teams on the main public website, database/e-resource offerings, and related systems like EZproxy. Find details through the library's Current Job Openings page:

http://sonomalibrary.org/jobs/scl/open

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vfranklyn's picture

Migrating Taxonomy from D6 to D7

Hi there,

PPLD.org is upgrading from D6 to D7 using a clean D7 instance and migrating data either via Migrate module, or via Feeds somehow. Here’s what is stumping me:

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McRick's picture

Challenges faced when designing for location?

Over the last year, we've worked with UCLA Library and Indiana University Library to design their Library websites. Had a lot of fun and learned a lot. yeah

One of the more challenging aspects was designing for their multiple locations. I'd love to hear from folks what challenges you've faced in designing for locations and how you solved them. I wrote a (long) blog post about the issues we faced in designing for location ... I'll summarize it all here for you.

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mmbeesley's picture

Web Developer | Johnson County Library

Employment type: 
Full time
Telecommute: 
Not allowed

Johnson County Library seeks an innovative, curious, positive, customer-focused Web Developer to work with the Web Content Team to develop Web presences that provide exceptional digital user experiences.

Job duties include development projects like:
• Develop innovative custom Drupal modules to add website functionality

Site building tasks such as:
• Create complex Drupal Views and Content Types
• Add thrilling functionality via plugging and configuring Drupal modules
• Research exciting and mundane new Drupal modules for improved functionality and features

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attheshow's picture

Manager of Marketing and Digital Strategy | Richland Library

Employment type: 
Full time
Telecommute: 
Not allowed

Richland Library invites applications for the new position of Manager of Marketing and Digital Strategy!

Do you love thinking about growing a business? Do you thrive at finding new ways of reaching customers and putting your ideas into action quickly? Are you inspired by the prospect of working for an organization that exists to help people learn, create and share?

If you believe you are an outstanding candidate for this opportunity, we encourage you to apply!

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Drupal Developer | University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) Libraries

Employment type: 
Full time
Telecommute: 
Not allowed

This FULL-TIME position, reporting to the Head of Web and Application Development Services, will primarily work to maintain and develop the current library web presences using Drupal 6 & 7 and the Git revision control system.

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kfrench's picture

Drupal Website and Website Design Services | Merrimack Public Library

Employment type: 
Contract
Telecommute: 
Allowed

Merrimack Public Library
470 Daniel Webster Highway • Merrimack, NH 03054 • www.merrimacklibrary.org • (603) 424-5021

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
for a Drupal Website and Website Design Services

I. Project Summary

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