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

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Developer | LYRASIS

Employment type: 
Full time
Telecommute: 
Not allowed

LYRASIS seeks a highly motivated, experienced Developer to contribute to our dynamic, fast-growing open source support, development, and technology services department. The Developer will provide excellent care to our member customers with a focus on the customization and maintenance of web applications. This position will serve a wide range of clients with a diverse set of needs, primarily using Drupal.

For more information, please see the full job description.

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mmbeesley's picture

Web Designer (Drupal) | Johnson County Library

Employment type: 
Full time
Telecommute: 
Not allowed

Do you love to develop and continually improve elegant, highly functional, user-focused websites?
Can you whip up delightful, well-designed graphics in your sleep?
Wouldn't you jump at the chance to focus your work exclusively on a library's Web services and development, not be interrupted by other projects and still get to leave all the content development and maintenance to someone else?

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Hanscraft's picture

How to create event registrations?

I am trying to create event registration forms for my library's website. The Signup module its too restrictive in that it won't allow me to easily add custom fields (since the info the Children's Librarian need differs from the adult job search classes) for each event type.

I also need the system to automatically handle email and possibly SMS text messages. It'd be great if the information about registered patrons was ready to export.

Right now I'm experimenting with CCK Signup bit the documentation is nearly nonexistent.

Help!

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sclapp's picture

Project out to bid

We've put the final bits of our Drupal migration project out to bid, for those who may be interested. The RFP is available at: http://www.biznet.ct.gov/SCP_Search/BidDetail.aspx?CID=22626
It includes consultation and implementation of Apache Solr, as well as performance optimization.

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sclapp's picture

Using SSL / Secure Pages for Drupal

Is anyone out there using SSL for secure logins on their Drupal installation? I'm trying to test the use of SSL in conjunction with CAS / Secure Pages to see if it works for us, but I'm running into configuration troubles on my Acquia DAMP stack, which I use for testing (on a Win PC). I think the issue may be as basic as being at the OpenSSL or Apache level, but I'm not sure. It looks like php was built with openssl enabled in the Acquia stack (per phpinfo).

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belavida's picture

Crear un evento de usuarios de Drupal

Buenos Días
Yo estoy trabajando con Drupal hace varios años. En la página oficial del Drupal hemos visto que hacen conferencias, eventos en diferentes lugar del mundo sobre Drupal. Aqui en Cuba deberíamos crear un evento anual por ejemplo sobre Drupal donde las personas puedan intercambiar conocimientos y dudas, como mismo se desarrolla el FLISOL en Cuba y se realizan reuniones cada cierto tiempo, podríamos gestionar lo mismo en los Joven Club para dicho evento, donde podrían venir además usuarios de Drupal del mundo que quiera participar.

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Hanscraft's picture

Use ISBNs to pull in book data from other websites

I am creating a site which will basically be an annotated bibliography of resources related to the subject matter. As part of this work, I would like to have a way for people to input ISBNs and have Drupal "call" to another site to get data about the book.

Do you have any suggestions on how to do this? I am using Drupal 7.

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gwerchan's picture

Contract Drupal Site Developer | Frisco Public Library

Employment type: 
Contract
Telecommute: 
Allowed

Attention as of June 30 we are not accepting any new respondents to this notice. Thanks to all who responded.
The Frisco (Texas) Public Library is looking for a developer to build a new FPL website using Drupal based on the design and site map work completed by our redesign team. We are looking for expressions of interest / bids from individual contractors or companies. We are open to working with someone or a company outside the Dallas-Ft. Worth area.

The developer should be ready to perform the following:
•Build and implement design produced by library staff

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abdelrahman's picture

Mail error

Hi all,
I'm using drupal-6.20 i think all stuff is good but suddenly show the message when i login to my site:

warning: mail() [function.mail]: Failed to connect to mailserver at "localhost" port 25, verify your "SMTP" and "smtp_port" setting in php.ini or use ini_set() in C:\AppServ\www\drupal-6.20\includes\mail.inc on line 193.
Unable to send e-mail. Please contact the site administrator if the problem persists.

I wrote the correct the username and password and verified SMTP to be like :
[mail function]
;For Win32 only.
;SMTP = http://localhost.com
smtp_port = 25

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dakke's picture

Online journal: MARC or Qualified DC

Hi,

Simply to position myself a bit: I am aware of the various standards in the archival world (MARC, ISAD, ISAAR...), but for this project I need to describe records of a journal. The fields are the usual:
- Author
-- Name
-- Email
-- Telephone

  • Article
    -- Title
    -- Author
    -- Bodytext
    -- Issue ref
    -- Pages

Issue
-- Title
-- Publisher
-- Year
-- Number
...

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xmichaelyx's picture

Web Designer (with Drupal focus) | University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Employment type: 
Full time
Telecommute: 
Not allowed

(PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT ME DIRECTLY FOR MORE INFORMATION - I DON'T HAVE IT!)

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sledden's picture

DrupalCamp BOF

Do we have to reserve one of the BOF rooms before DrupalCamp? If so, how do we go about doing that? We want to organize some Library BOF action.

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yuhwei's picture

Web Designer | Rutgers University Libraries

Employment type: 
Full time
Telecommute: 
Not allowed

Reports to the Rutgers University Libraries IT Manager (Director of Integrated Information Systems (IIS)). Designs, develops, tests, and implements online solutions to support digital library initiatives following an established timeline. Works on multiple programming projects simultaneously, while maintaining a high level of work and meeting project deadlines. Designs and develops visual look-and-feel for webpages, mobile applications, and other online communication channels. Creates user interfaces for web applications based on accessibility and usability standards.

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thomwcox's picture

Web Developer (Drupal) for Tisch Library | Tufts University

Employment type: 
Full time
Telecommute: 
Not allowed

Under the direction of the Manager of Library Information Technology Services, the Web Developer has primary responsibility for the development, configuration, and maintenance of the library web content management system, Drupal, serving public-facing library websites, a staff intranet portal, and anticipated project web sites. Using HTML, PHP, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, SQL Databases, AJAX, XML, Drupal modules, and other technologies, the Web Developer creates dynamic database-based applications to meet departmental as well as user needs.

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NewDrupalUser's picture

Drupal Listservs and Drupal Commons

My organization is looking at developing a listserv that integrates with our Drupal website, and which has a fairly user-friendly interface, as well as an archive and search function. We are also considering whether Drupal Commons might be a solution for implementing the listserv. One difficulty is finding sample listservs and websites that can help us think about functionality and design. Would anyone know of sample sites using Drupal listservs? Thank you!

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eliobiblioteca

This is my library

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sclapp's picture

Number of hours left on a drupal project

I'm not going to lie - it's taking me a lot long to complete our sites' migration to Drupal than I ever would've expected. We're seeing the light at the end of the tunnel, but it's still a ways off. The problem - I need help!
The good news - the possibility of getting a Drupal firm on contract with the state at some point to get some professional consulting. The bad news, I need to figure out a reasonable estimate of how long it would take a pro to do the following:

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justingeeslin's picture

Checking out a book.

Hi All,

What modules can you recommend for allowing the checking out of books on a library site?

Is there an obvious answer for this?

Thanks.

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richardhayward's picture

Libraryhack 2011 - the competition is now open

Developers, artists, students, library staff and more are invited to submit their projects and win $6,000 in prize money.

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jsomerfield's picture

Web File Manager module and batch file upload?

I am new to Drupal and am working on a test site. I like the concept of the Web File Manager, but cannot find a way to do batch file uploads of images and documents. Is this possible? Our current library website has hundreds of files that need to be transferred. I'm hoping not one at a time.

Thanks.

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