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For an introduction to how Drupal can be used by libraries, take a look at Ellyssa Kroski's excellent overview.
Have you got a great suggestion for a new and innovative way to use library data but maybe not the technical skills to bring that idea to life? Submit an idea for an application or data mashup to be eligible for this prize. Your idea might then be developed by someone else as an application or mashup as part of Libraryhack. For inspiration have a look at the list of data sets to be made available by the participating libraries and from February 8, submit an idea. You can enter as many times as you like.Read more
Have you ever made a mashup? Now's your chance to get involved and create a mashup or app of your own, or collaborate with another creator. Get your hands on library collection content and data and remix it to create a new application, image, digital story or other new content – and enter it in the Libraryhack competition!Read more
The NYU Health Sciences Libraries invite applicants for the position of Web Manager. The Web Manager will provide services to the faculty, students and staff of the NYU School of Medicine and Langone Medical Center (NYULMC), College of Dentistry and Nursing, Bellevue Hospital, and the Hospital for Joint Diseases as well as the Library's three consumer health branches. NYULMC is located in mid-Manhattan and is affiliated with Bellevue Hospital and the Manhattan VA Hospital.Read more
Hi, nice to meet you all ...
I have to build a digital library with ecommerce functionalities for an important publishing company in Italy ...
After assessing other carts (Magento, Cs-Cart, ecc.) trying to find something standardized and pre-done, I realized that DRUPAL is the only tool that will meet the specific properties of the library (mainly pubblications - articles - authors 1-n & n-n relationships).
This will mean more customization work, but I'm happy anyway because I'm loving the features and capabilities of Drupal.
We're looking for a multimedia designer, but Drupal experience is greatly preferred.
We are looking to go-live with our Drupal site within the next month and have run into challenges with the language translation module. We are planning to offer abridged versions of the site in 5 other languages and are using Drupal 6. We are looking for someone who has done this before and can work with our in-house developers to get this done. We prefer someone on-site but would be willing to work remotely if it gets the job done. There is no content translation needed - just setting it up so we can put the content in.
Anyone have experience working with AcquiaSearch or Apache Solr?
We're looking at using one of these on our flagship web site (ColumbusLibrary.org) and are running into issues with firewall problems with AcquiaSearch, among others, since AcquiaSearch is a "cloud" solution. Seems like the setup for Apache Solr is complicated.
Also curious what the real pricing is for AcquiaSearch, Acquia is not very clear on what we'll really be charged - using mysterious "slices" for tiered pricing.Read more
Hello all. Is anybody reading this working with Axiell -products? Axiell is a major library system vendor here in the Nordic countries, especially for public libraries... their products (PallasPro and Origo) serve about 80% of the population of Finland, and also many in Sweden, Denmark and Norway too. It's a bit of a monopoly -situation here in Finland to be honest :\Read more
...Auquabrowser, Enterprise (Horizon), and EBSCO - Discovery Service.
Cheers everyone. My name is Mark, and I'm new to the Libraries group.
Last April I inherited a library site built on Drupal 6 (http://www.myrcpl.com).
We are in the process of redesigning the site, and I would appreciate any information you can share regarding using the above within Drupal to create the best user experience, as well as offering catalog content to customers.
Feel free to post replies, or if you prefer, you can email me at email@example.com, or call me at 803-929-3445. Thank you all in advance.
This is my first discussion in this group, I've been a member for a while and I noticed that most of the discussions & services are related to libraries in the actual world & books catalogs. What I didn't see here & in drupal is the support for books as content, book module is a nice core module used in many places such as the official Drupal's handbook. Unfortunately this project doesn't provide any kind of API to use it easily.Read more
Denver Public Library - Central at 10 W. Fourteenth Ave. Pkwy. Denver, Colorado 80204. We will be meeting in the computer lab located on the fourth floor.
Paid Parking is available at the Cultural Complex Garage on 100 W. 14th Avenue Parkway located just south of the Library. It is approximately a 20 minute walk from the 16th and California Light Rail station.Read more
If you haven't registered yet for DrupalCon Chicago, think about doing so today. Registering now not only saves you money by getting you the early bird pricing of $350, it also lets you shape the conference to your interests and needs by voting on the proposed presentations.
Only registered attendees can vote on the proposed sessions, and the voting deadline is this Friday, December 24th at 9am ET, according to http://chicago2011.drupal.org/news/drupalcon-chicago-session-selection-p...Read more
Yes, yet another OAI-PMH-related module =) It fetches and parses OAI_DC (Dublin core) metadata records from OAI-PMH services, as defined by http://www.openarchives.org/. It's built as an add-on to Feeds module in order to inherit all of its awesomeness and simplify the codebase.Read more
Hello, I started building a digital library in Drupal for a digital library class. So far I've run into what seems like unending stumbling blocks. I'm using a Dublin Core module that relies on XC to create my metadata fields. However, now I'm having trouble figuring out the best way to create an individual gallery display with thumbnail navigation.
Has anyone here ever created a digital library in Drupal? Do you have any tips, what modules you used, etc.?
I'm proud to announce version 2.0 of Millennium Integration module (now out of Beta).
This module integrates Drupal with III/Millennium WebOPACs (library catalogs): you can import bibliographic records, or embed records in a node using the input filter. Imported nodes can have taxonomy terms created from the original record, a real-time holdings display, Google Books links and embedded preview, and more.
The module is in production use by at least 4 libraries (that I know of). See the project page for more information.
Screenshots here:Read more
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
DRUPAL WEB SITE CONSULTANT
October 28, 2010
Full Description with Qualifications at:
The University Libraries are supporting multiple projects using the Drupal platform. Responsibilities could include two or more of the following areas of Drupal development:Read more