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Discussion Computer Availability Maps Poster

by Scott Bacon on Tue, Nov 12, 2013 at 10:11 am

Creating Computer Availability Maps poster file available for download or online: http://www.coastal.edu/library/maps/availability/availability_poster.pdf

 

Online Doc Lightning Talks

by Ken Varnum on Wed, Nov 20, 2013 at 09:42 am

 

 

Slides from the Lightning Talks (Saturday, November 9, 2:00 PM)

1. Bohyun Kim -- Building a Faculty Publications Database

Presentation slides: http://www.slideshare.net/bohyunkim/building-a-faculty-publications-database

 

 

Slides from the Lightning Talks (Saturday, November 9, 2:00 PM)

1. Bohyun Kim -- Building a Faculty Publications Database

Presentation slides: http://www.slideshare.net/bohyunkim/building-a-faculty-publications-database

This lightning talk will discuss the process of building a new faculty publications database with Twitter Bootstrap, MySQL and PHP quickly with the minimum effort, the background of the decision to move the faculty publications list from Refworks to a custom web application, challenges in migrating the, and other alternatives for faculty publications database.

2. Eric Phetteplace -- Browser Automation for Libraries

Presentation slides: http://bit.ly/autobrowser

Selenium is a browser automation framework which allows you to automate common actions like opening a URL, filling out a form, and clicking elements. In this talk, I'll go over a few sensible uses for libraries, including collecting database usage statistics and testing websites.

3. Lee Burchfield -- Treehouse at Louisville Free Public Library

Presentation slides: https://t.co/pMwQ9DQrLM

LFPL has partnered with Treehouse (www.teamtreehouse.com) to make their web design and app development training available to LFPL patrons at no cost to the patron. The lightning talk will review how the service is configured and talk about the planning that went into going live with the service.

4. Emily Morton-Owen -- What is a Data Warehouse and Why Would I Want One?

Presentation slides: http://connect.ala.org/files/dw%20lightning.pptx

5. Rosalyn Metz -- Gender and Library Technology

Presentation slides: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1QigRMUuocvZWd6tsO7uZX5xaTryR0Cpd_0l0ZJqcP3Q/edit#slide=id.g1736c78dc_025

A review of a gender survey done on the code4lib list about a year ago and some discussion about issues that it uncovered.

6. Leah Root -- Library Hours: Let's Build a Simple Widget

Presentation slides: http://connect.ala.org/files/Library%20Hours-LightningTalk-LeahRoot-SUNY-Geneseo.pdf

Script to combine library hours across languages and platforms

7. Stacy Konkiel -- How We Implemented Altmetric.com in our DSpace Institutional Repository

Presentation slides: Coming Soon

I'm going to briefly cover Altmetric.com's free services for IRs, and how Indiana University is testing deployment of the service in our DSpace IR.

8. Kyle Felker -- Designing Library Games: Where The Rubber Meets The Road

Presentation slides: None used

In August of this year, we launched Library Quest, an experiment in gamifying our library using a mobile app. It's over two months in and I've already learned a lot. This is a mix of lessons, musings, and cautions about becoming a library game designer.

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by Mary Ellen Sloane (non-member) on Mon, Nov 11, 2013 at 12:40 pm

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File Integrated_Discovery_Asher

by Andrew Asher on Mon, Nov 11, 2013 at 12:01 pm

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Online Doc Who Favorited That?

by Ken Varnum on Mon, Nov 11, 2013 at 08:55 am

Slides for this presentation are available at http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/100350.

File PollEverywhere-Tech-in-Info-Lit-Instruction

by Anita Slack on Mon, Nov 11, 2013 at 07:21 am

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Discussion Getting buy-in on user centricity - concurrent session 7

by Coral Sheldon-Hess on Sun, Nov 10, 2013 at 11:39 am

Sorry -- for someone who talks about user-centricity, I gave my presentation a pretty useless filename. 

Here's the Powerpoint file: http://connect.ala.org/node/213993

And here's the Web Plan I talked about: http://connect.ala.org/node/213992

Sorry -- for someone who talks about user-centricity, I gave my presentation a pretty useless filename. 

Here's the Powerpoint file: http://connect.ala.org/node/213993

And here's the Web Plan I talked about: http://connect.ala.org/node/213992

I made a Storify of the tweets (that I saw, after the talk), to help give some context to the slides and capture some of the discussion from the end of the session: http://sfy.co/pIMk

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File ConsortiumLibraryWebPlan

by Coral Sheldon-Hess on Sun, Nov 10, 2013 at 11:21 am

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File LITA-Forum

by Coral Sheldon-Hess on Sun, Nov 10, 2013 at 11:21 am

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