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Hello Library Gurus,
The Space Foundation announced the establishment of the Zimkas Space Library, honoring a really cool guy who has been a tireless advocate for Space Foundation endeavors for over 27 years! Currently, all the furniture and shelves are in place. It looks great, with tons of donated books in piles all over the floor while things get "cataloged" and shelved.
Just about to put our new Chattanooga Public Library site live. I was wondering if any library Drupal gurus would like to look and provide criticism. NOT fishing for praise, just wondering if my peers notice anything that could be improved via module or theme change, etc.
Theme is based on Omega 3. Lots and lots of module.
Does anyone have any recommendations of which modules are best to use to handle library event registrations?
Ideally we would want a facility to add custom fields in the signup form by event type so we can have some extra fields like age for children's events. We need to have the ability to generate / export a list of attendees.
Also, automatic generation of email registration confirmation / event reminder emails would be good.
The ability to generate / export a list of attendees.
We do not need a e-commerce facility at this stage.
Many Thanks - Megan
Hey there everyone,
Just a friendly reminder that Isovera will be hosting our Drupal 7 Layout and Theming workshop on September 26th and 27th. If you'd like to learn more about this course, please email me directly at firstname.lastname@example.org, or check out the link below for a full course description.
Please keep in mind that this course is best suited for people with site building experience. It is also important that you're able to work with HTML and CSS confidently. PHP is not a requirement.
Aaron S.Read more
The University of Michigan Library seeks an experienced and motivated Drupal developer to manage and extend the library’s websites. This position is part of a team of developers in Library Web Systems that creates new tools and sites for the library, including the public-facing library web site and a staff intranet. If you are a Drupal developer looking to work on interesting challenges and use your Drupal, PHP, MySQL, and Solr knowledge, this is the job for you.Read more
I was wondering if any public library is currently having their website hosted / serviced by an outside provider and would be willing / able to share their experience with me.
Digital Branch Manager
Kitsap Regional Library
(Apologies for repost. Earlier version of this job posted from a different account at Drexel.)
Drexel University Libraries seek a creative and energetic Web Developer to design, develop, and implement effective web sites, interfaces, and tools to enhance and improve the Libraries' Drupal website.
Just a friendly reminder that Isovera will be hosting our Drupal 7 In a Day workshop on July 26th. During this one day course, you will gain a solid introduction to Drupal and learn about the most essential features and concepts of Drupal through hands on activities.Read more
Hey there everyone,
I wanted to send out a reminder that Isovera will be hosting a Drupal Module Development workshop on August 29th and 30th. During this two-day course, you'll learn how to get complex functionality using Drupal's hook system, as well as how to extend or alter contributed module functionality.Read more
ALA here we come! Get your Drupal questions answered!
The folks from Isovera will be available at ALA to answer Drupal questions and talk about how we are leveraging Drupal to develop a truly integrated solution with your ILS, accounting systems, digital assets, ebooks, and more!
If you are going to ALA, visit us at Booth 417. Look for the big peanut butter and jelly sandwich!
If you want to make an actual appointment to see us at the booth, feel free to email email@example.com
I'm beginner in drupal ,I think the drupal do anything . So I'm trying to build database library special by using two modules :
1- Library (for checking in & out)
2- Bibliography module
3-cck to add my field
But I've data on excel file and I'd like to import it to node in bibliography module ,anyone help me how to do it ?
Setting up a calendar system for events with room bookings as we have over 20 rooms in our system and need to ensure not over-booking. I am trying to use Resource Booking module: https://drupal.org/project/resource_booking and right now having difficulty with multiple events, like Monday night series for 6 weeks.
wondering if anyone has used that module or has other solutions for booking rooms for events.
We (a french academic library) are using drupal for our website (http://bu.univ-angers.fr).
We're considering using now Primo from ExLibris or Summon/Serial Solutions.
And of course, the integration of that possible discovery tool into our website is an important part of our questioning
On the Summon side, I know there's a module that works (at least one french academic library is using it > see "catalogue+" there http://bibliotheque.univ-paris-diderot.fr/ ).Read more
Library Web Systems at the University of Michigan Library seeks an experienced and motivated Drupal developer to manage and extend our Drupal 7 and Drupal 6 websites. This position is part of a team of developers in Library Web Systems that creates new tools and sites for the library, including the public-facing library web site and a staff intranet. If you are a Drupal developer looking to work on interesting challenges and use your Drupal, PHP, MySQL, and Solr knowledge, this is the job for you.Read more
People can present projects they're working on (past, present and future), ask whatever questions they want, muse on the confluence of librarianship and Drupal.
If you've got an idea or suggestion ahead of time, please leave it here or email me.
Location (Breaking): Meeting Room B112, Convention Center. Room comes with a/v.
Location: since this is a BoF, I need to sign up " in-person" for a location on Tuesday, 5/21. The moment I get a room, I'll broadcast it out both here and through the other usual routes.
Hope to see you in Portland!Read more
I know a couple of library people are going to DrupalCon in Portland in a week or two.
Looks to me like a great opportunity to get together and talk shop. So how about if we organize a Drupal4Lib BoF -- maybe on the Wednesday (5/22) sometime mid-day or in the early afternoon?
Topics could be open or suggested ahead of time. People could present projects they're working on, ask whatever questions they want. It'd be a great time!
Feel free to leave a suggestion here or email me back. Is this a good general time to meet? Do you have a topic you'd want to suggest?
Any feedback is appreciated! And hope to see you in Portland!Read more
From a short cursory look at some of the proposed sessions, in no particular order:
- The Library of the Future - Solr Search and Responsive Design for Multnomah County Library
- Re-imagining libraries on the web: a case study of the Stanford University Libraries website redesign
- Migrating the Library [GWU]
I may have missed something so feel free to add.Read more