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Re: CODE4LIB Digest - 12 Feb 2015 to 13 Feb 2015 (#2015-38)

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Rebecca HG <[log in to unmask]>

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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 17:21:45 -0800

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Hello folks, I'm wondering if anyone else has run into this issue. My
production company has a rather odd workflow but it involves passing MXF
files from Sony cameras through Quantel systems. We're having a lagging
issue recalling footage. Quantel responded with the following:

What is the difference between Quantel MXF and XD Cam MXF in File Flow
Engines used for archiving out?

Quantel: The Quantel MXF option conforms to the OP-1a MXF standard. XDCAM
MXF is a Sony

proprietary version of MXF which works with the XDCAM folder structure and
use slightly

different codecs etc. Quantel will consider clarification of this in the
product documentation.

I've never heard of a Sony-proprietary MXF format. Does anyone have
additional data on this? Thanks!

Rebecca Hernandez-Gerber
Broadcast Archivist
Riot Games

On Fri, Feb 13, 2015 at 8:00 PM, CODE4LIB automatic digest system <
[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> There are 21 messages totaling 3686 lines in this issue.
>
> Topics of the day:
>
>   1. Call for proposals to host Code4lib Conference in 2016
>   2. Job: Circulation and Technology Support Manager: End User Support I at
>      University of Minnesota Morris
>   3. Job Posting [assistant manager, vancouver public library]
>   4. Code4LibCon video crew thanks (13)
>   5. Registration Now Open! HTRC UnCamp, March 30-31, 2015
>   6. Job Posting: Web Services Coordinator, Washington, DC
>   7. Filters
>   8. RFI on the National Library of Medicine
>   9. Info request - Library Hackathon for students (CODE4LIB Digest - 10
> Feb
>      2015 to 11 Feb 2015 (#2015-36)
>
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> Date:    Fri, 13 Feb 2015 09:20:36 -0500
> From:    Francis Kayiwa <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Call for proposals to host Code4lib Conference in 2016
>
> Good day all,
>
> This is another reminder on the deadline to bring the conference to a
> city close to you. The deadline to submit proposals is Midnight February
> 20th PST at the URI below.
>
> http://wiki.code4lib.org/2016_Hosting_Proposals
>
> Regards,
> ./fxk
>
> --
> You may be recognized soon.  Hide.
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date:    Fri, 13 Feb 2015 15:04:29 -0000
> From:    [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Job: Circulation and Technology Support Manager: End User Support
> I at University of Minnesota Morris
>
> Circulation and Technology Support Manager: End User Support I
> University of Minnesota Morris
> Morris
>
> Rodney A. Briggs Library at the University of Minnesota,
> Morris invites applications from energetic, innovative and service-oriented
> individuals for the newly created position of Circulation and Technology
> Support Manager. Reporting to the library director, the
> successful candidate will manage the library's circulation desk as well as
> work with the UMM Disability Resource Center in supporting student needs
> related to assistive/adaptive technology accommodations and the Briggs
> Library
> Digital Services Coordinator in providing technology assistance. Required
> qualifications include a bachelor's degree; experience troubleshooting
> software and hardware problems; an ability to accommodate a regular work
> schedule that includes evening and weekend hours; a strong service
> orientation; excellent communication skills and an ability to promote a
> diverse, inclusive and respectful workplace. Preferred qualifications
> include
> a master's degree in Instructional Technology, Information Technology,
> Library
> and Information Science or a related field; experience and/or familiarity
> with
> assistive/adaptive technologies, including AC devices, computer access
> tools
> and software, low tech devices and other accommodations related to the
> needs
> of students with disabilities; supervisory experience; two years'
> experience
> working with diverse populations, including students with disabilities;
> familiarity with universal design precepts; and working knowledge of the
> Americans with Disabilities Act (as amended in 2008). The
> starting rate for this full-time, 12-month position is $19.69 per
> hour. Review of applications will begin March 30, 2015 and
> continue until filled. A complete application includes a cover letter,
> resume
> and the names of three references familiar with the applicant's
> qualifications. College transcripts will be required before
> an on-campus interview. An offer of employment will be made
> contingent upon the successful completion of a background
> check. For more information go to
> http://www.morris.umn.edu/library. To apply go to:
> https://employment.umn.edu/
> applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=762523.
>
>
> Morris values diversity in its students, faculty and staff. Morris is
> especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the
> diversity of our community through their teaching, research and/or service
> because we believe that diversity enriches the University experience for
> everyone. The University of Minnesota
> shall provide equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities
> and
> employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin,
> gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran
> status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender
> expression. To
> request disability accommodation or material in alternative forms contact:
> UMM
> Human Resources (320) 589-6024, Room 309 Behmler Hall, Morris, MN 56267.
>
>
>
> Brought to you by code4lib jobs: http://jobs.code4lib.org/job/19280/
> To post a new job please visit http://jobs.code4lib.org/
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date:    Fri, 13 Feb 2015 11:06:17 -0500
> From:    Eric Lease Morgan <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: Job Posting [assistant manager, vancouver public library]
>
> [The following announcement is being passed on by request. —ELM]
>
>
> Assistant Manager – Websites and Online Engagement Digital Services
>
> Vancouver Public Library (VPL) is seeking a dynamic, strategic, and
> creative Assistant Manager to join the Digital Services department.
> Reporting to the Manager, Digital Services, and leading a team of 4
> full-time equivalent (FTE) staff, the successful candidate will be
> responsible for ensuring that VPL’s online presence is engaging, relevant,
> and responsive to patrons’ needs.
>
> The Vancouver Public Library website is our flagship communication
> channel, with over 5 million visits a year.  In 2015 we are planning a
> substantial refresh of the site to increase digital engagement with our
> services and collections, and ensure that we provide a seamless and
> positive user experience for our patrons. We also maintain a strong social
> media presence which aims to educate and excite patrons and showcase the
> full range of resources the library offers.
>
>
> The Position
>
> In consultation with the public, library staff, and other stakeholders,
> you will be responsible for guiding the future direction of our websites.
> You will develop metrics and evaluation tools for assessing the success of
> www.vpl.ca and informing future changes to content, design, navigation,
> and architecture. Together with your team and our Library Systems (IT)
> department you will monitor emerging technologies and trends and pilot and
> implement creative, innovative ways of delivering digital services and
> collections and making our overall web presence more dynamic, engaging, and
> effective.
>
> You will be a champion for best practices in content development, both on
> the website itself and through our social media channels. Through training,
> coaching, and development of guidelines and procedures, you will help staff
> across the VPL system understand how their contributions to our online
> engagement platforms build connections with patrons and enhance the
> services we offer. You will maintain a strong awareness of emerging
> engagement tools and identify opportunities for us to expand our presence
> into new channels. You will ensure that user experience is the central
> focus for all of our web initiatives.
>
> Your team includes two Web Librarians, a Web Technician, and a Web
> Graphics Technician. As a part of the Digital Services leadership team, you
> will also work collaboratively within the department to support the public
> in their use of all web-based library services including electronic
> resources, eBooks, and digital collections. You will participate in
> ensuring that our work is focused on achieving VPL’s strategic priorities,
> both within Digital Services and across the library system.
>
>
> Qualifications and Experience
>
> This position requires excellent collaboration and communication skills,
> thorough knowledge of current trends and best practices in the use of
> technology in delivering web-based public library services, significant
> experience in the planning, design, development, promotion and maintenance
> of websites, and demonstrated supervisory or leadership experience. A
> background in project management, web management, and user-centred design
> is essential. We are looking for an innovative, flexible individual with a
> demonstrated ability to develop positive working relationships, lead and
> develop staff teams, manage multiple projects and competing priorities, and
> assist staff in participating in and being open to change.
>
> Qualifications include an MLS/MLIS degree from an ALA accredited
> post-secondary institution and a minimum of 2 years of recent relevant
> experience, including project management, website management, and
> supervisory experience.
> The Workplace
>
> Vancouver Public Library is the third-largest library system in Canada and
> offers exceptional collections, services and technology at 21 branch
> libraries and a superb virtual library with over 5 million web visitors per
> year and an extensive collection of digital resources. If you would like to
> make a meaningful contribution to the City of Vancouver through this
> exciting, forward-looking position, we would like to hear from you.
>
> This position is within the library’s bargaining unit, CUPE 391. The
> salary range begins at $64,482 with annual increments rising to a maximum
> of $76,112. The library offers a comprehensive benefits package including
> MSP, extended health, dental, pension, and annual vacation of 22 days for
> professional positions.
>
> Expressions of interest accompanied by a résumé should be submitted by
> 5:00 pm on Friday, March 6, 2015 by ONE of the following methods:
>
>   Mail: Human Resources Department
>   Vancouver Public Library
>   350 West Georgia Street
>   Vancouver, BC V6B 6B1
>   OR Email: [log in to unmask]
>
> Please quote the competition # in the subject line when applying
> electronically and upload your cover letter and resume / CV as one
> attachment. Ensure your application has one of the following file
> extensions: .pdf .doc .rtf .txt
>
> While the Library thanks you in advance, only those candidates being
> considered will be contacted.
>
> As the Vancouver Public Library is responsible for the well-being of its
> patrons, a criminal record check is a condition of employment.  Disclosure
> of a criminal record may preclude you from employment with the Library.
> Personal information collected is used in accordance with the BC Freedom of
> Information and Protection of Privacy Act.  The Vancouver Public Library is
> committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from qualified
> individuals.
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date:    Fri, 13 Feb 2015 10:00:05 -0800
> From:    Cary Gordon <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Code4LibCon video crew thanks
>
> I want to deeply thank Ashley Blewer, Steven Anderson and Josh Wilson for
> running the video streaming and capture at Code4LibCon in Portland. Because
> of you, we had great video in real time (and I got to actually watch the
> presentations). I also want to again thank Riley Childs, who could not make
> it this year. Riley moved the bar up last year by putting together our
> YouTube presence.
>
> For the second year running, we requested and were not allowed to setup
> and test the day before, and for the second year running lost part of the
> opening session. Fortunately, we did capture most of what did not get
> streamed on Tuesday, and I will put that online next week. There is always
> next year.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Cary
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date:    Fri, 13 Feb 2015 18:02:25 +0000
> From:    "Salazar, Christina" <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: Code4LibCon video crew thanks
>
> Yayyy!! Thank you all. I think this is a TREMENDOUS service to C4L.
>
>
> Christina Salazar
> Systems Librarian
> John Spoor Broome Library
> California State University, Channel Islands
> 805/437-3198
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Code for Libraries [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of
> Cary Gordon
> Sent: Friday, February 13, 2015 10:00 AM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: [CODE4LIB] Code4LibCon video crew thanks
>
> I want to deeply thank Ashley Blewer, Steven Anderson and Josh Wilson for
> running the video streaming and capture at Code4LibCon in Portland. Because
> of you, we had great video in real time (and I got to actually watch the
> presentations). I also want to again thank Riley Childs, who could not make
> it this year. Riley moved the bar up last year by putting together our
> YouTube presence.
>
> For the second year running, we requested and were not allowed to setup
> and test the day before, and for the second year running lost part of the
> opening session. Fortunately, we did capture most of what did not get
> streamed on Tuesday, and I will put that online next week. There is always
> next year.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Cary
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date:    Fri, 13 Feb 2015 13:08:49 -0500
> From:    Matthew Sherman <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: Code4LibCon video crew thanks
>
> Thanks all of video folks.  I was re-watching a few things today and you
> all did a tremendous job.
>
> On Fri, Feb 13, 2015 at 1:00 PM, Cary Gordon <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> > I want to deeply thank Ashley Blewer, Steven Anderson and Josh Wilson for
> > running the video streaming and capture at Code4LibCon in Portland.
> Because
> > of you, we had great video in real time (and I got to actually watch the
> > presentations). I also want to again thank Riley Childs, who could not
> make
> > it this year. Riley moved the bar up last year by putting together our
> > YouTube presence.
> >
> > For the second year running, we requested and were not allowed to setup
> > and test the day before, and for the second year running lost part of the
> > opening session. Fortunately, we did capture most of what did not get
> > streamed on Tuesday, and I will put that online next week. There is
> always
> > next year.
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Cary
> >
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date:    Fri, 13 Feb 2015 11:25:11 -0700
> From:    Sonya Betz <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: Code4LibCon video crew thanks
>
> Yes! A giant thank you to everyone who made that fantastic content
> accessible to those of us that couldn't attend in person. It's an
> incredible service and greatly appreciated.
>
> Best,
>
> Sonya
>
>
>
>
> Sonya Betz, MA, MLIS
> Web and User Experience Librarian
> Grant MacEwan University
> Rm 7-273B, 10700 - 104 Avenue
> Edmonton, AB T5J 4S2
>
> Tel: 240.360.6694
> [log in to unmask]
>
> >>> Cary Gordon <[log in to unmask]> 02/13/15 1:17 PM >>>
> I want to deeply thank Ashley Blewer, Steven Anderson and Josh Wilson for
> running the video streaming and capture at Code4LibCon in Portland. Because
> of you, we had great video in real time (and I got to actually watch the
> presentations). I also want to again thank Riley Childs, who could not make
> it this year. Riley moved the bar up last year by putting together our
> YouTube presence.
>
> For the second year running, we requested and were not allowed to setup
> and test the day before, and for the second year running lost part of the
> opening session. Fortunately, we did capture most of what did not get
> streamed on Tuesday, and I will put that online next week. There is always
> next year.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Cary
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date:    Fri, 13 Feb 2015 18:30:54 +0000
> From:    "Dubnicek, Ryan C" <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Registration Now Open! HTRC UnCamp, March 30-31, 2015
>
> Apologies for any crossposting
>
> Registration Now Open! HTRC UnCamp, March 30-31, 2015
>
> HathiTrust Research Center UnCamp
> March 30-31, 2015
> Palmer Commons at the University of Michigan
> 100 Washtenaw Avenue
> Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2218
>
> 2015 UnCamp
> This year’s HathiTrust Research Center UnCamp will be held March 30-31,
> 2015 at the University of Michigan Palmer Commons. This is the third
> iteration of the UnCamp—an event that is part hands-on coding and
> demonstration, part inspirational use-cases, part community building, part
> informational, all structured in the dynamic setting of an un-conference
> programming format. It has visionary speakers mixed with boot-camp
> activities and hands-on sessions with HTRC infrastructure and tools. This
> year’s keynote speakers are Professor Michelle Alexopoulos, of the
> University of Toronto Department of Economics and Professor Erez Lieberman
> Aiden of the Department of Genetics at the Baylor College of Medicine. Read
> more about Michelle and Erez on the HTRC website.
>
> Who should attend? The HTRC UnCamp is targeted to the digital humanities
> tool developers, researchers and librarians of HathiTrust member
> institutions, and graduate students. Breakout sessions will cover a range
> of topics and be based around attendees’ self-identified roles, so all
> levels of user/researcher are encouraged to attend. Attendees will be asked
> for their input in planning sessions, so please plan to register early!
>
> Registration is now live!
> The UnCamp will have a minimal registration fee of $150 so as to make the
> Uncamp as affordable as possible for you to attend, while covering meals
> and venue expenses. Registration will be open until March 16, 2015, and is
> limited due to venue constraints, so do plan to register early.
>
> Follow this link to register:
> https://www.eventville.com/catalog/eventregistration1.asp?eventid=1011462
>
> Accommodations
> Two blocks of hotels have been reserved and are available for reservations
> via phone only:
>
> Campus Inn (734-769-2200)
> http://www.campusinn.com/
> Within walking distance of Palmer Commons
> $229 per night
> Block name “UM Library-HathiTrust UnCamp”
>
> Sheraton Ann Arbor (734-996-0600)
> http://www.sheratonannarbor.com/
> Short car ride from Palmer Commons
> $135 per night
> Block name “HathiTrust UnCamp”
>
> Additional information, including detailed bios for speakers,
> introductions for keynotes and the full UnCamp program, will be posted at
> http://www.hathitrust.org/htrc_uncamp2015 as it becomes available. Please
> forward any question to HTRC Executive Assistant, Ryan Dubnicek (
> [log in to unmask]).
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date:    Fri, 13 Feb 2015 18:35:20 +0000
> From:    "Akerman, Laura" <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: Code4LibCon video crew thanks
>
> As someone who didn't go this year but who kept getting excited messages
> from colleagues who were there, being able to check in to the live stream
> or watch things afterward was wonderful!
>
>
>
>         [cid:[log in to unmask]]
>
>
>
>
>                 ,  and thanks, to Ashley, Steven and Josh.
>
>
>
> Laura
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Code for Libraries [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of
> Cary Gordon
> Sent: Friday, February 13, 2015 1:00 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: [CODE4LIB] Code4LibCon video crew thanks
>
>
>
> I want to deeply thank Ashley Blewer, Steven Anderson and Josh Wilson for
> running the video streaming and capture at Code4LibCon in Portland. Because
> of you, we had great video in real time (and I got to actually watch the
> presentations). I also want to again thank Riley Childs, who could not make
> it this year. Riley moved the bar up last year by putting together our
> YouTube presence.
>
>
>
> For the second year running, we requested and were not allowed to setup
> and test the day before, and for the second year running lost part of the
> opening session. Fortunately, we did capture most of what did not get
> streamed on Tuesday, and I will put that online next week. There is always
> next year.
>
>
>
> Thanks,
>
>
>
> Cary
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date:    Fri, 13 Feb 2015 13:46:46 -0500
> From:    Sarah Weissman <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: Code4LibCon video crew thanks
>
> Was streaming video for the conference advertised? I can't find any mention
> of it in the mailing list or on the conference webpage.
>
> On Fri, Feb 13, 2015 at 1:35 PM, Akerman, Laura <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> > As someone who didn't go this year but who kept getting excited messages
> > from colleagues who were there, being able to check in to the live stream
> > or watch things afterward was wonderful!
> >
> >
> >
> >         [cid:[log in to unmask]]
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >                 ,  and thanks, to Ashley, Steven and Josh.
> >
> >
> >
> > Laura
> >
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Code for Libraries [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of
> > Cary Gordon
> > Sent: Friday, February 13, 2015 1:00 PM
> > To: [log in to unmask]
> > Subject: [CODE4LIB] Code4LibCon video crew thanks
> >
> >
> >
> > I want to deeply thank Ashley Blewer, Steven Anderson and Josh Wilson for
> > running the video streaming and capture at Code4LibCon in Portland.
> Because
> > of you, we had great video in real time (and I got to actually watch the
> > presentations). I also want to again thank Riley Childs, who could not
> make
> > it this year. Riley moved the bar up last year by putting together our
> > YouTube presence.
> >
> >
> >
> > For the second year running, we requested and were not allowed to setup
> > and test the day before, and for the second year running lost part of the
> > opening session. Fortunately, we did capture most of what did not get
> > streamed on Tuesday, and I will put that online next week. There is
> always
> > next year.
> >
> >
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> >
> >
> > Cary
> >
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date:    Fri, 13 Feb 2015 13:50:49 -0500
> From:    Francis Kayiwa <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: Code4LibCon video crew thanks
>
> On 2/13/15 1:46 PM, Sarah Weissman wrote:
> > Was streaming video for the conference advertised? I can't find any
> mention
> > of it in the mailing list or on the conference webpage.
>
> It would be difficult (irresponsible?) to advertise something in advance
> when it is solely funded by volunteers.
>
> The conference wiki did have information on this.
>
> ./fxk
>
> --
> You may be recognized soon.  Hide.
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date:    Fri, 13 Feb 2015 12:58:57 -0600
> From:    "Doran, Michael D" <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: Code4LibCon video crew thanks
>
> And another big thanks to Cary, Ashley, Steven, Josh, and Riley from
> somebody who couldn't attend the Code4Lib conference in person this year,
> but got the "next-best-thing" experience via the YouTube livestream (and
> c4l15 Twitter hashtag).  Great job and thank you, thank you, thank you.
>
> -- Michael
>
> # Michael Doran, Systems Librarian
> # University of Texas at Arlington
> # 817-272-5326 office
> # 817-688-1926 mobile
> # [log in to unmask]
> # http://rocky.uta.edu/doran/
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Code for Libraries [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of
> > Cary Gordon
> > Sent: Friday, February 13, 2015 12:00 PM
> > To: [log in to unmask]
> > Subject: [CODE4LIB] Code4LibCon video crew thanks
> >
> > I want to deeply thank Ashley Blewer, Steven Anderson and Josh Wilson for
> > running the video streaming and capture at Code4LibCon in Portland.
> > Because of you, we had great video in real time (and I got to actually
> > watch the presentations). I also want to again thank Riley Childs, who
> > could not make it this year. Riley moved the bar up last year by putting
> > together our YouTube presence.
> >
> > For the second year running, we requested and were not allowed to setup
> > and test the day before, and for the second year running lost part of the
> > opening session. Fortunately, we did capture most of what did not get
> > streamed on Tuesday, and I will put that online next week. There is
> > always next year.
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Cary
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date:    Fri, 13 Feb 2015 14:13:45 -0500
> From:    Sarah Weissman <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: Code4LibCon video crew thanks
>
> On Fri, Feb 13, 2015 at 1:50 PM, Francis Kayiwa <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> > On 2/13/15 1:46 PM, Sarah Weissman wrote:
> >
> >> Was streaming video for the conference advertised? I can't find any
> >> mention
> >> of it in the mailing list or on the conference webpage.
> >>
> >
> > It would be difficult (irresponsible?) to advertise something in advance
> > when it is solely funded by volunteers.
> >
> > The conference wiki did have information on this.
> >
> >
> I don't see how telling the mailing list that you are providing a public
> YouTube channel for live streaming a conference would be irresponsible.
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date:    Fri, 13 Feb 2015 11:32:44 -0800
> From:    Jeffrey Sabol <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: Code4LibCon video crew thanks
>
> On Fri, Feb 13, 2015 at 11:13 AM, Sarah Weissman <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>
> > On Fri, Feb 13, 2015 at 1:50 PM, Francis Kayiwa <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
> >
> > > On 2/13/15 1:46 PM, Sarah Weissman wrote:
> > >
> > >> Was streaming video for the conference advertised? I can't find any
> > >> mention
> > >> of it in the mailing list or on the conference webpage.
> > >>
> > >
> > > It would be difficult (irresponsible?) to advertise something in
> advance
> > > when it is solely funded by volunteers.
> > >
> > > The conference wiki did have information on this.
> > >
> > >
> > I don't see how telling the mailing list that you are providing a public
> > YouTube channel for live streaming a conference would be irresponsible.
> >
>
> It was also publicized on twitter, where I found out about it.
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date:    Fri, 13 Feb 2015 14:38:33 -0500
> From:    Francis Kayiwa <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: Code4LibCon video crew thanks
>
> On 2/13/15 2:13 PM, Sarah Weissman wrote:
> > On Fri, Feb 13, 2015 at 1:50 PM, Francis Kayiwa <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
> >
> >> On 2/13/15 1:46 PM, Sarah Weissman wrote:
> >>
> >>> Was streaming video for the conference advertised? I can't find any
> >>> mention
> >>> of it in the mailing list or on the conference webpage.
> >>>
> >>
> >> It would be difficult (irresponsible?) to advertise something in advance
> >> when it is solely funded by volunteers.
> >>
> >> The conference wiki did have information on this.
> >>
> >>
> > I don't see how telling the mailing list that you are providing a public
> > YouTube channel for live streaming a conference would be irresponsible.
>
> I was addressing the following specific case.
>
> "...Hey the conference will be recorded. This is the channel where video
> will be..."
>
> Then no one volunteers to actually make it happen.
>
> That would be irresponsible.
>
> Planning these things is tough work with numerous moving parts. Could it
> have been posted once we were underway? Perhaps. That said there was 450
> odd people who were there none of whom (the author included) thought to
> send a message on availability of video to this listserv. (I know for
> certain it was tweeted and re-tweeted)
>
> Cheers,
> ./fxk
>
> >
>
> --
> You may be recognized soon.  Hide.
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date:    Fri, 13 Feb 2015 15:04:34 -0500
> From:    Alexandra Gomes <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Job Posting: Web Services Coordinator, Washington, DC
>
> *Still recruiting*
>
>
>
>
> *Himmelfarb Health Sciences LibraryThe George Washington University School
> of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS)Web/Electronic Services Coordinator*
>
> Position Summary:
> The Web/Electronic Services Coordinator at the Himmelfarb Health Sciences
> Library is a crucial member of the library staff. This position works
> closely with staff in the library operations department and the reference
> and instruction department in order to provide web-based access to the
> library’s vast electronic collections and services, and integrate
> specialized library software. Other duties include responsibility for the
> library’s mobile presence, instruction, currency with new technologies
> including web 2.0 applications, and membership on various library
> committees. This position reports to the Associate Director for Education,
> Information, and Technology Services.
>
> • Upgrade content and design of library website based on usability as new
> requirements arise.
> • Enhance and maintain library website and mobile presence, in conjunction
> with Publications Specialist/Web Assistant and Systems Librarian.
> • Develop and support custom and specialized library applications; work
> closely with library departments to determine development and
> implementation requirements.
> • Document all library development projects.
> • Customize interface and handle accounts for various library systems
> including LibGuides.
> • Chair library Web Committee.
> • Serve on various library committees.
> • Evaluate and integrate new technologies for use on the library site and
> in library-related instruction.
> • Manage the library’s social media presence.
> • Participates in School of Medicine and Health Sciences Clinical Skills
> and Reasoning course as librarian tutor.
> • Participate in the departmental Library Liaison program providing
> instruction and informational services to various departments (both
> academic and clinical), in conjunction with reference department.
> • Partner with the reference department to develop web-delivered courses
> and instructional materials.
> • Contribute to library marketing and communication activities.
> • Supervise Library Publications Specialist/Web Assistant (FT).
> • Coordinate activities with Marketing and Communications Department and
> Academic and Web Services.
> • Other duties as assigned.
>
> *Requirements*: 2-5 years experience in web programming/design; MLS from an
> accredited school or equivalent mix of education and experience; strong
> working knowledge and understanding of current web standards, user
> interface design and principles, and mobile technology; knowledge of
> content management systems; instructional experience; strong
> knowledge of HTML, CSS/XHTML, JavaScript/Client-side Scripting;
> demonstrated
> strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, documentation
> experience.
>
> *Preferred:* Library work or project experience; supervisory experience;
> strong project
> management skills; knowledge of health sciences resources and environment;
> experience
> with usability testing, Cold Fusion and Drupal; familiarity with Google
> Apps and
> Analytics, and Responsive Design; demonstrated ability to work
> collaboratively with all
> levels of library staff.
>
> The minimum salary is from $63,000, based on experience and qualifications,
> plus excellent
> academic benefits.* Application procedure:* The review of applications will
> begin on August
> 14, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete
> applications will be
> considered. The successful candidate will be required to submit to and
> successfully complete a
> pre-employment background check. Apply online at https://www.gwu.jobs/.
> You
> will be asked
> to submit a resume, cover letter that outlines assessment of skills as they
> relate to basic qualifications, salary requirement, and the names contact
> information of 3 references including telephone numbers and addresses.
> *Only
> complete applications will be considered.*
>
> The George Washington University is an Equal Employment
> Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully
> discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race,
> color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status,
> sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis
> prohibited by applicable law.
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date:    Fri, 13 Feb 2015 15:18:03 -0500
> From:    Sarah Weissman <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: Code4LibCon video crew thanks
>
> On Fri, Feb 13, 2015 at 2:38 PM, Francis Kayiwa <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> >
> > Planning these things is tough work with numerous moving parts. Could it
> > have been posted once we were underway? Perhaps. That said there was 450
> > odd people who were there none of whom (the author included) thought to
> > send a message on availability of video to this listserv. (I know for
> > certain it was tweeted and re-tweeted)
> >
> >
>
> I see what you are saying. I realize that logistics are tricky. I would
> have probably missed a mailing list message if it had come last minute. And
> I wasn't checking Twitter in a timely manner for updates on a conference I
> wasn't attending and therefore wasn't all that aware of the exact timing
> of. (Perhaps this is a great time to bump that librarians list to a more
> visible position in my Twitter feed...)
>
> And I should say that I'm glad that there is video to watch at all and
> grateful to the volunteer videographers that made it happen.
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date:    Fri, 13 Feb 2015 15:18:35 -0500
> From:    "Lolis, John" <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: Filters
>
> Our policy is to not filter adult public computer access, with the
> exception of malware sites, the idea being that one person's pornography is
> another person's art, and we don't want to get into the business of
> determining where that line is drawn.  However... if a patron notices and
> objects to another patron viewing pornography (I'm sure that many notice
> and don't say anything), we will take action by having staff and/or
> security advise to cease and desist.  It then basically violates our code
> of conduct policy which states, "The above Code of Conduct is not intended
> to be a complete list of expected behavior. The Library Board, the Library
> Director and Library staff reserve the right to take appropriate action
> against any other behavior which can reasonably be deemed to be offensive
> or disturbing to Library patrons or staff."
>
> As for a specific type of web filter, Untangle (untangle.com) is the
> firewall/filter solution I find that works well for public access,
> especially for the children's area.  There's a free 'lite' version
> available for download in addition to their server appliances, and their
> premium software version (~$1,000/yr) is affordably priced for K-12 schools
> and libraries.  The web management interface is so easy to use that I'm
> almost ashamed to admit I use it.
>
> We've also toyed with the idea of installing screen privacy filters as a
> solution to the problem, but to install them on about 50 public access
> computers would have been cost-prohibitive.  It was suggested to install
> them on only some computers, but I pointed out that it would have been an
> invitation to a sordid "back room" type of access for a specific area.  As
> it is, some patrons always opt to use computers that are located by a
> corner where they can turn the display slightly to prevent others from
> viewing their "sensitive information."  So we continue to deal with the
> situation as needed, which is all you can really do unless you're really
> draconian in your policy.
>
>
>
> John Lolis
> Coordinator of Computer Systems
> White Plains Public Library
> 100 Martine Avenue
> White Plains, NY  10601
>
> tel: 1.914.422.1497
> fax: 1.914.422.1452
>
> http://whiteplainslibrary.org/
>
> On Fri, Feb 6, 2015 at 5:11 PM, John Klima <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>
> > Apologies that I've cross-posted this to LITA-L so some of you will have
> > seen this there.
> >
> > We had a recent incident with one patron seeing another patron viewing
> > pornography on one of our internet computers. This patron decided to
> write
> > a letter to our local paper talking about how we permitted unfiltered
> > access to the internet and everything that lives there (I'm paraphrasing,
> > probably poorly). Now our board wants to talk about this at the next
> board
> > meeting.
> >
> > We do have filters on our public internet access. We use a PaloAlto
> > firewall for internet filtering. We do a semi-regular review of what's
> > being blocked and make adjustments as needed.
> >
> > Our filter blocks a lot of things, but if someone gets elicit material
> > sent via email that will get through and Tumblr has a lot of explicit
> > content for two examples. So, my question is, have any of you had a
> patron
> > upset with the content another patron was viewing on the internet (I'll
> > assume that's yes for most of us) and what do you do in that situation?
> Do
> > any of you have suggestions for filtering that you're particularly happy
> > with?
> >
> > Getting rid of filtering is not an option. Neither is getting rid of
> > computers in the library. :)
> >
> > I'm not terribly concerned about the upcoming board meeting but I know
> > there's a lot of smart people on this list and I thought it would be
> > beneficial to hear what you had to say.
> >
> > John Klima
> > Assistant Director
> > Waukesha Public Library
> > 262-524-3688
> > [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
> >
> > [LOGO_signature]
> > "What libraries need to be are engines of innovation that help develop
> > tomorrow" - David Lankes
> >
> > The opinions expressed are mine and do not necessarily represent those of
> > the Waukesha Public Library or the City of Waukesha.
> >
> >
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> >
> >
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date:    Fri, 13 Feb 2015 20:53:26 +0000
> From:    "Heller, Margaret" <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: Code4LibCon video crew thanks
>
> I think Sarah is absolutely right that we should have updated the
> conference information page with information about streaming, as I don't
> think most people not attending the conference would think to look at the
> wiki. Even if everyone forgot to do it during the conference that's a note
> to the future to remember to do it during the conference, and I've edited
> the page at http://code4lib.org/conference/2015 to give the link to the
> YouTube channel.
>
> And thanks so much video team!
>
> Margaret Heller
> Digital Services Librarian
> Loyola University Chicago
> 773-508-2686
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Code for Libraries [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of
> Sarah Weissman
> Sent: Friday, February 13, 2015 2:18 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] Code4LibCon video crew thanks
>
> On Fri, Feb 13, 2015 at 2:38 PM, Francis Kayiwa <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> >
> > Planning these things is tough work with numerous moving parts. Could
> > it have been posted once we were underway? Perhaps. That said there
> > was 450 odd people who were there none of whom (the author included)
> > thought to send a message on availability of video to this listserv.
> > (I know for certain it was tweeted and re-tweeted)
> >
> >
>
> I see what you are saying. I realize that logistics are tricky. I would
> have probably missed a mailing list message if it had come last minute. And
> I wasn't checking Twitter in a timely manner for updates on a conference I
> wasn't attending and therefore wasn't all that aware of the exact timing
> of. (Perhaps this is a great time to bump that librarians list to a more
> visible position in my Twitter feed...)
>
> And I should say that I'm glad that there is video to watch at all and
> grateful to the volunteer videographers that made it happen.
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date:    Fri, 13 Feb 2015 18:20:16 -0500
> From:    "John P. Doyle" <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: RFI on the National Library of Medicine
>
> You have a unique opportunity to affect the future of the National Library
> of Medicine.  As Dr. Donald A.B. Lindberg retires after 30 years as
> director of NLM, Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes
> of Health,  has convened a “Working Group to Chart the Course for the NIH
> National Library of Medicine.”  The group’s charge is here,
> http://www.nih.gov/about/director/02032015_working-group_nlm.htm.
>
> Consider responding to this time-sensitive NIH Request for Information
> (RFI), soliciting input into the deliberations of the working group of the
> advisory committee to the NIH Director (ACD). This is a very important
> opportunity to contribute feedback of the value of the National Library of
> Medicine and its contributions to digital library technologies, and to
> directly influence the future of this organization.
>
> Your response must be submitted electronically here
> http://grants.nih.gov/grants/rfi/rfi.cfm?ID=41, and will ONLY be accepted
> through March 13, 2015.
>
> Please share this information with colleagues and friends who might wish
> to respond with thoughts about how the NLM, and especially its collections,
> programs, and resources have contributed to their research, teaching,
> education, software development projects and digital resources.
>
> John P. Doyle
> Library Technology Services Section,
> Technical Services Division,
> National Library of Medicine
> [log in to unmask]
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Date:    Fri, 13 Feb 2015 16:12:02 -0800
> From:    Kate Tasker <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: Info request - Library Hackathon for students (CODE4LIB
> Digest - 10 Feb 2015 to 11 Feb 2015 (#2015-36)
>
> Hi Craig,
>
> The Bancroft Library co-organized a Hackathon with the UC Berkeley Digital
> Humanities Working Group last year, using data
> from the Free Speech Movement digital collections at Berkeley. Check out
> the blog post about it here:
>
>
> https://bancroftdigitalcollectionsunit.wordpress.com/2014/08/06/bancroft-hosts-hackfsm-the-first-interdisciplinary-hackathon-at-uc-berkeley/
>
> And there's also a white paper here:
>
> http://research-it.berkeley.edu/publications/hackfsm-bootstrapping-library-hackathon-eight-short-weeks
>
> Cheers,
> -Kate
>
> Kate Tasker
> Digital Collections Archivist
> The Bancroft Library
> University of California
> Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
>
> On Wed, Feb 11, 2015 at 8:00 PM, CODE4LIB automatic digest system <
> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> > There are 33 messages totaling 7284 lines in this issue.
> >
> > Topics of the day:
> >
> >   1. seeking linked data-based user interface examples in libraries (7)
> >   2. Share your Cool Tools, Daring Demos and Fab Features at Open
> > Repositories
> >      2015
> >   3. Job: Principal programmer/analyst at Indiana University Bloomington
> >      Libraries
> >   4. ARL XML Class - Still Time to Register
> >   5. indexing word documents using solr (2)
> >   6. Info request - Library Hackathon for students (4)
> >   7. code4lib/conf4lib mobile app prototype and a call for help (2)
> >   8. Job: Front End Developer at University of Michigan
> >   9. looking for a dinner group
> >  10. Job: Developer at University of Minnesota
> >  11. Job: Web and User Experience Librarian at Wilfrid Laurier University
> >  12. Job: User Experience Web Developer at Florida Institute of
> Technology
> >  13. Job: Metadata Librarian at Haverford College
> >  14. Job: Cataloging and Metadata Librarian at Muhlenberg College
> >  15. Job: Digital Initiatives Librarian at Maryland Institute College of
> > Art
> >  16. Job: Director of Technology Initiatives (reposting) at Louisiana
> State
> >      University
> >  17. Support for Small Libraries
> >  18. Krikri 0.1.3 release announcement
> >  19. Job: Senior Manager for Search at The New York Times
> >  20. LITA Forum Call for Proposals
> >  21. Job: Digital Library Programmer  at Feinberg School of Medicine
> >  22. Job: Associate University Librarian - Applications & Development
> > Services
> >      at University of Otago
> >
> > ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> >
> > Date:    Tue, 10 Feb 2015 22:26:50 -0600
> > From:    Kevin Hawkins <[log in to unmask]>
> > Subject: Re: seeking linked data-based user interface examples in
> libraries
> >
> > Here's one that I heard about at a presentation at ALA Midwinter:
> >
> > http://civilwaronthewesternborder.org/content/relationship-viewer
> >
> > People also like to cite this one, though it's not, strictly speaking,
> > based in a library:
> >
> > https://linkedjazz.org/
> >
> > --Kevin
> >
> > On 2/10/15 12:39 PM, Adam L. Chandler wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > >
> > > I am working on a presentation about linked data and I need some help.
> > My talk is about examples of linked data-based user interfaces in
> > libraries, wireframes, demos, or working systems. I am having difficulty
> > finding them. Please send me your examples.
> > >
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > >
> > > Adam Chandler
> > >
> >
> > ------------------------------
> >
> > Date:    Wed, 11 Feb 2015 10:26:37 +0100
> > From:    Erwin Verbruggen <[log in to unmask]>
> > Subject: Re: seeking linked data-based user interface examples in
> libraries
> >
> > Hi Adam,
> >
> > We're an audiovisual archive with a big interest in the topic - see for
> > example my colleague Victor's presentation:
> > http://www.slideshare.net/vdeboer/linked-data-principles-and-examples
> > which
> > talks about the "DIVE" project and others.
> >
> > An example from Belgian broadcaster and their use of Linked Data in a
> > production/cataloguiing environment can be found here:
> >
> >
> http://www.slideshare.net/beheerderbeeldengeluid/presentation-16-may-morning-casestudy-2-xavier-jacquesjourion
> >
> > A third system making use of it is the NARCIS system for Dutch open
> access
> > scientific publications:
> https://wiki.surfnet.nl/display/standards/NARCIS
> >
> > Kind regards,
> > Erwin
> >
> > *Erwin Verbruggen*
> > Project lead R&D
> >
> > *Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision*
> > *Media Parkboulevard 1, 1217 WE  Hilversum | Postbus 1060, 1200 BB
> > Hilversum | *
> > *beeldengeluid.nl* <http://www.beeldengeluid.nl/>
> >
> >
> > ᐧ
> >
> > On Wed, Feb 11, 2015 at 5:26 AM, Kevin Hawkins <
> > [log in to unmask]> wrote:
> >
> > > Here's one that I heard about at a presentation at ALA Midwinter:
> > >
> > > http://civilwaronthewesternborder.org/content/relationship-viewer
> > >
> > > People also like to cite this one, though it's not, strictly speaking,
> > > based in a library:
> > >
> > > https://linkedjazz.org/
> > >
> > > --Kevin
> > >
> > >
> > > On 2/10/15 12:39 PM, Adam L. Chandler wrote:
> > >
> > >> Hi,
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> I am working on a presentation about linked data and I need some help.
> > My
> > >> talk is about examples of linked data-based user interfaces in
> > libraries,
> > >> wireframes, demos, or working systems. I am having difficulty finding
> > them.
> > >> Please send me your examples.
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> Thanks,
> > >>
> > >> Adam Chandler
> > >>
> > >>
> >
> > ------------------------------
> >
> > Date:    Wed, 11 Feb 2015 13:23:52 +0000
> > From:    KNOWLES Claire <[log in to unmask]>
> > Subject: Share your Cool Tools, Daring Demos and Fab Features at Open
> > Repositories 2015
> >
> > --- Apologies for cross posting ---
> >
> >
> > Open Repositories 2015 DEVELOPER TRACK
> >
> >
> > June 8-11, 2015, Indianapolis, Indiana, http://www.or2015.net
> >
> > *** Deadline 13th March 2015 ***
> >
> >
> > Cool Tools, Daring Demos and Fab Features
> >
> >
> > The OR2015 developer track presents an opportunity to share the latest
> > developments across the technical community. We will be running informal
> > sessions of presentations and demonstrations showcasing community
> expertise
> > and progress:
> >
> >
> > - What cool development tools, frameworks, languages and technologies
> > could you not get on without?
> >
> >
> > - Is there a particular technique or process that you find apt for
> solving
> > particular day-to-day repository problems?  Demonstrate it to the
> > community.  Extra credit for command-line shenanigans and live debugging.
> >
> >
> > - What new features (however small) have you added to your organisation's
> > repository?  What technologies were used and how did you arrive at your
> > solution?
> >
> >
> > Presentations will be flexibly timed (5 to 20 minutes). Live demos, code
> > repositories, ssh, hacking and audience participation are encouraged.
> >
> >
> > Submissions should take the form of a title and short paragraph detailing
> > what will be shared with the community (including the specific platform
> > and/or technologies you will be showcasing). Please also give an estimate
> > of the duration of your demonstration.
> >
> >
> > Submit your proposal here: https://www.conftool.com/or2015/ by March 13,
> > 2015
> >
> >
> >
> > ** Ideas Challenge **
> >
> >
> > The Developer Challenge this year has been replaced by the more inclusive
> > IDEAS CHALLENGE. We would like to encourage teams to form before and
> during
> > the conference to propose an innovative solution to a real-world problem
> > that repository users currently face.  Each team should include members
> > from both the developer and user community, and represent more than one
> > institution.
> >
> >
> > Teams' ideas will be presented to the conference and prizes will be
> > awarded based on the nature of the problem, the quality of the solution
> and
> > the make-up of the team. Find out more at
> > http://www.or2015.net/ideas-challenge/
> >
> >
> > Please contact the Developer Track Co-Chairs, Adam Field and Claire
> > Knowles at af05v[AT]ecs.soton.ac.uk and claire.knowles[AT]ed.ac.uk for
> > further information.
> >
> >
> > Adam Field and Claire Knowles
> >
> > Developer Track Co-Chairs
> >
> > ------------------------------
> >
> > Date:    Wed, 11 Feb 2015 13:58:57 +0000
> > From:    "Notess, Mark" <[log in to unmask]>
> > Subject: Job: Principal programmer/analyst at Indiana University
> > Bloomington Libraries
> >
> > (having been completely unable to use jobs.code4lib.org to post a job,
> > I'm just sending it here--who maintains that site?)
> >
> > If you're a skilled senior developer interested in working on a fun
> > Hydra-based collaborative project for audio and video collections, please
> > see the posting below.
> >
> > Apply here: https://jobs.iu.edu/joblisting/index.cfm?jlnum=13147
> >
> > If you're at Code4LIb right now, you can chat with Julie Hardesty (IU) or
> > Michael Klein (Northwestern U) about Avalon to find out more. This
> opening
> > is based at IU Bloomington.
> >
> > Best,
> >
> > Mark
> > --
> > Mark Notess
> > Head, User Experience and Digital Media Services
> > Library Technologies
> > Indiana University Bloomington Libraries
> > +1.812.856.0494
> > [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
> > 13147 - Principal Programmer/Analyst, Libraries
> >
> > Job Summary: Plays a lead role in software architecture, design, and
> > technical direction for the Avalon Media System*; and performs systems
> > analysis and design for Avalon, including working with the project
> director
> > and a multi-institutional development team to design, implement, deploy
> and
> > support features and the Avalon high-level architecture.
> >
> > Codes, tests, debugs, and maintains Avalon system software to support
> > project objectives and meet customer needs; and investigates alternative
> > technologies and designs, evaluating the options and ensuring timely
> > decisions with involvement from important stakeholders. Documents the
> > Avalon system for other developers, administrators, and end users,
> > providing other training and support as needed; mentors junior
> developers;
> > and performs other duties as required.
> >
> >
> >
> > Qualifications: Review your qualifications prior to applying to ensure
> > that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Resume and
> cover
> > letter required.
> >
> > REQUIRED: Bachelor's degree in computer science or related technical
> > discipline and five years of experience in systems architecture, analysis
> > and design of complex software systems.
> >
> > Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.
> >
> > Experience in the following: systems development with full-featured
> > object-oriented languages such as Java, C++, or Ruby on Rails; web
> services
> > development in Unix/Linux server environments; and XML. Excellent
> > interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal essential
> > including ability to work collaboratively as part of a team.
> >
> > Preferred: Master's degree; experience with JavaScript and Bootstrap or
> > other responsive frontend web development frameworks.
> >
> > Note: This position is initially funded for two years with potential for
> > renewal.
> >
> > Other: * Avalon Media System is an open source software product developed
> > by the Indiana University Bloomington Libraries in collaboration with
> > Northwestern University and additional partner institutions. Additional
> > information on the Avalon Media System project may be found at
> > avalonmediasystem.org <http://avalonmediasystem.org/> .
> >
> > Applications accepted until February 19, 2015, or until position is
> filled.
> >
> > ------------------------------
> >
> > Date:    Wed, 11 Feb 2015 09:22:15 -0500
> > From:    Patrick Yott <[log in to unmask]>
> > Subject: ARL XML Class - Still Time to Register
> >
> > Please excuse any cross posting.
> > There is still time to register for two upcoming workshops being
> sponsored
> > and hosted by the Association of Research Libraries. The deadline for the
> > first workshop An Introduction to XML and XML Applications is February
> 13.
> >
> > If you have any questions about the content of the workshop, feel free to
> > email myself ([log in to unmask]) or Chris Ruotolo ([log in to unmask]
> ).
> >
> > If you have questions about workshop logistics, schedule, etc. please
> > contact Angela Pappalardo at [log in to unmask]
> >
> >
> > An Introduction to XML and XML Applications
> > March 11–13, 2015, in Washington, DC
> >
> > (see http://www.arl.org/events/upcoming-events/event/132#.VJL47kAFMAA
> for
> > more information and registration)
> > Taught by experienced XML instructors and developers Matthew Gibson,
> > director of digital initiatives at the Virginia Foundation for the
> > Humanities at the University of Virginia, and Christine Ruotolo, digital
> > services manager for humanities and social sciences at the University of
> > Virginia Library, this three-day workshop is designed for the relative
> > newcomer to XML. The workshop will be a mix of lecture and hands-on
> > demonstration and experimentation. Some topics the workshop will cover
> > include:
> >
> > Differences between XML and HTML and SGML
> > Writing well-formed XML
> > Writing and validating XML with DTDs, Schema, and Schematron
> > XML Namespaces
> > Exploring XML applications specific to librarians and digital humanists:
> > MODS, METS, TEI, KML, etc.
> >
> > Transforming Library Metadata with XSLT
> >
> > May 20–22, 2015, in Washington, DC
> >
> > (see http://www.arl.org/events/upcoming-events/event/133#.VJL6HUAFMAA
> for
> > more information and registration)
> > Taught by experienced XML/XSLT instructors and developers Matthew Gibson,
> > director of digital initiatives at the Virginia Foundation for the
> > Humanities at the University of Virginia, and Christine Ruotolo, digital
> > services manager for humanities and social sciences at the University of
> > Virginia Library, this three-day workshop will explore XSLT with a
> specific
> > focus on the role of XSLT in digital library projects and an emphasis on
> > practical tasks such as metadata crosswalking. The workshop will be a mix
> > of lecture and hands-on demonstration and experimentation.
> >
> > Lectures, exercises, and projects will allow participants to gain
> > experience using some of the more powerful components of XSLT 1.0 and
> 2.0,
> > including:
> >
> > Navigating the XML tree with XPath 2.0
> > Working with recursion, modes, and named templates
> > Using and creating functions
> > Combining source documents and creating multiple result documents
> > Sorting and grouping data
> > Using branching and control structures
> > This workshop is designed for information professionals who have a good
> > understanding of XML and work with it frequently. While some
> understanding
> > of and experience with XSLT is a plus, this is not a requirement.
> >
> > Patrick Yott
> > Associate Dean for Digital Strategies and Services
> > Northeastern University Libraries
> > 360 Huntington Ave, SL 327
> > Boston, MA 02117
> > [log in to unmask]
> > 617.373.4194
> > 617.373.5409 (fax)
> >
> > ------------------------------
> >
> > Date:    Wed, 11 Feb 2015 09:32:20 -0500
> > From:    Eric Lease Morgan <[log in to unmask]>
> > Subject: Re: indexing word documents using solr
> >
> > On Feb 10, 2015, at 11:46 AM, Erik Hatcher <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> >
> > > bin/post -c collection_name /path/to/file.doc
> >
> > The almost trivial command to index a Word document in Solr, above, is
> > most certainly appealing, but I’m wondering about the underlying index’s
> > schema.
> >
> > Tika makes every effort to extract as much metadata from Word documents
> as
> > possible. This metadata includes dates, titles, authors, names of
> > applications, last edit, etc. Some of this data can be very useful. The
> > metadata can be packaged up as an XML file/stream and then sent to Solr
> for
> > indexing. "Tastes great. Less filling.” But my question is, “To what
> degree
> > does Solr know what to do with the metadata when the (kewl) command,
> above,
> > is seemingly so generic? Does one need to create a Solr schema to
> > specifically accommodate the Tika-created metadata, or do such things
> also
> > come for ‘free’?”
> >
> > —
> > Eric Morgan
> >
> > ------------------------------
> >
> > Date:    Wed, 11 Feb 2015 10:07:50 -0500
> > From:    "Sheila M. Morrissey" <[log in to unmask]>
> > Subject: Re: seeking linked data-based user interface examples in
> libraries
> >
> > Do you know if the relationship-viewer source code open source and
> > available?
> > Thanks,
> > sheila
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Code for Libraries [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of
> > Kevin Hawkins
> > Sent: Tuesday, February 10, 2015 11:27 PM
> > To: [log in to unmask]
> > Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] seeking linked data-based user interface examples
> > in libraries
> >
> > Here's one that I heard about at a presentation at ALA Midwinter:
> >
> > http://civilwaronthewesternborder.org/content/relationship-viewer
> >
> > People also like to cite this one, though it's not, strictly speaking,
> > based in a library:
> >
> > https://linkedjazz.org/
> >
> > --Kevin
> >
> > On 2/10/15 12:39 PM, Adam L. Chandler wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > >
> > > I am working on a presentation about linked data and I need some help.
> > My talk is about examples of linked data-based user interfaces in
> > libraries, wireframes, demos, or working systems. I am having difficulty
> > finding them. Please send me your examples.
> > >
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > >
> > > Adam Chandler
> > >
> >
> > ------------------------------
> >
> > Date:    Wed, 11 Feb 2015 10:12:16 -0500
> > From:    David Lowe <[log in to unmask]>
> > Subject: Re: seeking linked data-based user interface examples in
> libraries
> >
> > I consider SNAC and its radial graph view one of the leaders in this
> space:
> > http://socialarchive.iath.virginia.edu/xtf/search
> > --DBL
> >
> > On 2/11/15, Sheila M. Morrissey <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > > Do you know if the relationship-viewer source code open source and
> > > available?
> > > Thanks,
> > > sheila
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Code for Libraries [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf
> Of
> > > Kevin Hawkins
> > > Sent: Tuesday, February 10, 2015 11:27 PM
> > > To: [log in to unmask]
> > > Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] seeking linked data-based user interface
> > examples in
> > > libraries
> > >
> > > Here's one that I heard about at a presentation at ALA Midwinter:
> > >
> > > http://civilwaronthewesternborder.org/content/relationship-viewer
> > >
> > > People also like to cite this one, though it's not, strictly speaking,
> > based
> > > in a library:
> > >
> > > https://linkedjazz.org/
> > >
> > > --Kevin
> > >
> > > On 2/10/15 12:39 PM, Adam L. Chandler wrote:
> > >> Hi,
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> I am working on a presentation about linked data and I need some help.
> > My
> > >> talk is about examples of linked data-based user interfaces in
> > libraries,
> > >> wireframes, demos, or working systems. I am having difficulty finding
> > >> them. Please send me your examples.
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> Thanks,
> > >>
> > >> Adam Chandler
> > >>
> > >
> >
> > ------------------------------
> >
> > Date:    Wed, 11 Feb 2015 10:20:29 -0500
> > From:    Ethan Gruber <[log in to unmask]>
> > Subject: Re: seeking linked data-based user interface examples in
> libraries
> >
> > It depends on what you mean by interface. Are you just looking for social
> > network visualizations or virtually any interface built on LOD (which may
> > be quite varied and transparent to the point you don't even realize you
> are
> > interacting with linked data)?
> >
> > Most of these social network graphs are generated from static files (like
> > the SNAC radial graph, which is a graph XML scheme derived from EAC-CPF)
> or
> > from desktop tools. The holy grail for social network analysis is to
> build
> > these visualizations in HTML5/Javascript on top of dynamic web services
> > (e.g., from SPARQL). I'm going to start working on this as soon as this
> > summer in xEAC (https://github.com/ewg118/xEAC) as soon as I finish the
> > EAC-CPF -> CIDOC-CRM crosswalk.
> >
> > On Wed, Feb 11, 2015 at 10:12 AM, David Lowe <
> > [log in to unmask]> wrote:
> >
> > > I consider SNAC and its radial graph view one of the leaders in this
> > space:
> > > http://socialarchive.iath.virginia.edu/xtf/search
> > > --DBL
> > >
> > > On 2/11/15, Sheila M. Morrissey <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > > > Do you know if the relationship-viewer source code open source and
> > > > available?
> > > > Thanks,
> > > > sheila
> > > >
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: Code for Libraries [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf
> > Of
> > > > Kevin Hawkins
> > > > Sent: Tuesday, February 10, 2015 11:27 PM
> > > > To: [log in to unmask]
> > > > Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] seeking linked data-based user interface
> > > examples in
> > > > libraries
> > > >
> > > > Here's one that I heard about at a presentation at ALA Midwinter:
> > > >
> > > > http://civilwaronthewesternborder.org/content/relationship-viewer
> > > >
> > > > People also like to cite this one, though it's not, strictly
> speaking,
> > > based
> > > > in a library:
> > > >
> > > > https://linkedjazz.org/
> > > >
> > > > --Kevin
> > > >
> > > > On 2/10/15 12:39 PM, Adam L. Chandler wrote:
> > > >> Hi,
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >> I am working on a presentation about linked data and I need some
> help.
> > > My
> > > >> talk is about examples of linked data-based user interfaces in
> > > libraries,
> > > >> wireframes, demos, or working systems. I am having difficulty
> finding
> > > >> them. Please send me your examples.
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >> Thanks,
> > > >>
> > > >> Adam Chandler
> > > >>
> > > >
> > >
> >
> > ------------------------------
> >
> > Date:    Wed, 11 Feb 2015 07:25:52 -0800
> > From:    Esmé Cowles <[log in to unmask]>
> > Subject: Re: seeking linked data-based user interface examples in
> libraries
> >
> > This is a good point.  Our DAMS (http://library.ucsd.edu/dc/) uses RDF,
> > and there are link headers advertising the fact that you can add .rdf to
> > our object and collection pages to get the RDF/XML for them.  But there
> > isn't a lot in the UI that would tell you that.
> >
> > -Esme
> >
> > > On 02/11/15, at 7:20 AM, Ethan Gruber <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > >
> > > It depends on what you mean by interface. Are you just looking for
> social
> > > network visualizations or virtually any interface built on LOD (which
> may
> > > be quite varied and transparent to the point you don't even realize you
> > are
> > > interacting with linked data)?
> > >
> > > Most of these social network graphs are generated from static files
> (like
> > > the SNAC radial graph, which is a graph XML scheme derived from
> EAC-CPF)
> > or
> > > from desktop tools. The holy grail for social network analysis is to
> > build
> > > these visualizations in HTML5/Javascript on top of dynamic web services
> > > (e.g., from SPARQL). I'm going to start working on this as soon as this
> > > summer in xEAC (https://github.com/ewg118/xEAC) as soon as I finish
> the
> > > EAC-CPF -> CIDOC-CRM crosswalk.
> > >
> > > On Wed, Feb 11, 2015 at 10:12 AM, David Lowe <
> > > [log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > >
> > >> I consider SNAC and its radial graph view one of the leaders in this
> > space:
> > >> http://socialarchive.iath.virginia.edu/xtf/search
> > >> --DBL
> > >>
> > >> On 2/11/15, Sheila M. Morrissey <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > >>> Do you know if the relationship-viewer source code open source and
> > >>> available?
> > >>> Thanks,
> > >>> sheila
> > >>>
> > >>> -----Original Message-----
> > >>> From: Code for Libraries [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf
> > Of
> > >>> Kevin Hawkins
> > >>> Sent: Tuesday, February 10, 2015 11:27 PM
> > >>> To: [log in to unmask]
> > >>> Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] seeking linked data-based user interface
> > >> examples in
> > >>> libraries
> > >>>
> > >>> Here's one that I heard about at a presentation at ALA Midwinter:
> > >>>
> > >>> http://civilwaronthewesternborder.org/content/relationship-viewer
> > >>>
> > >>> People also like to cite this one, though it's not, strictly
> speaking,
> > >> based
> > >>> in a library:
> > >>>
> > >>> https://linkedjazz.org/
> > >>>
> > >>> --Kevin
> > >>>
> > >>> On 2/10/15 12:39 PM, Adam L. Chandler wrote:
> > >>>> Hi,
> > >>>>
> > >>>>
> > >>>> I am working on a presentation about linked data and I need some
> help.
> > >> My
> > >>>> talk is about examples of linked data-based user interfaces in
> > >> libraries,
> > >>>> wireframes, demos, or working systems. I am having difficulty
> finding
> > >>>> them. Please send me your examples.
> > >>>>
> > >>>>
> > >>>> Thanks,
> > >>>>
> > >>>> Adam Chandler
> > >>>>
> > >>>
> > >>
> >
> > ------------------------------
> >
> > Date:    Wed, 11 Feb 2015 10:37:45 -0500
> > From:    Craig Boman <[log in to unmask]>
> > Subject: Info request - Library Hackathon for students
> >
> > Dear Code4Lib,
> >
> > Has your library ever hosted a hackathon for university students? If so,
> > would you do it again? Anything you wish you had known before hosting the
> > hackathon?
> >
> > From the list archives, it looks like most of the hackathons at libraries
> > have been for librarians, rather than university students. Please feel
> free
> > to share any ideas.
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Craig Boman
> > Applications Support Specialist
> > University of Dayton Libraries
> > 300 College Park
> > Dayton, OH, 4569
> >
> > ------------------------------
> >
> > Date:    Wed, 11 Feb 2015 08:09:47 -0800
> > From:    Michael Berkowski <[log in to unmask]>
> > Subject: Re: Info request - Library Hackathon for students
> >
> > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
> > Hash: SHA1
> >
> > Hi Craig,
> >
> > On Wed, 11 Feb 2015, Craig Boman said:
> >
> > > Dear Code4Lib,
> > >
> > > Has your library ever hosted a hackathon for university students? If
> so,
> > > would you do it again? Anything you wish you had known before hosting
> the
> > > hackathon?
> >
> > We held a student hackathon at the Univ of Minnesota last year. The event
> > wasn't sponsored by the Libraries, but rather by a campus developers'
> > group.
> >
> > Getting enough students in attendance to spin up several different
> > projects was
> > challenging - we had a number of staff professionals there to mentor
> > projects and help them get underway, and ultimately I think we had more
> > staff in attendance than students.  For logistical reasons (room
> > scheduling), we held it on a Friday and Saturday if I recall. We knew it
> > would be difficult for a lot of students to be able to stay for long
> > periods amidst class schedules, but that was the biggest hindrance in the
> > end. It is difficult to schedule the time needed to do focused work on a
> > project, even when the project is somewhat planned ahead.
> >
> > I think we began it with a handful of ideas to work on, and had enough
> > attendees to get two groups going.  One of them was pretty successful,
> > despite bootstrapping the project from nothing.
> >
> > Getting people together to work on an existing project that's able to
> > onboard contributors quickly would work even better.
> >
> > (by the way, I'm a UD alum)
> >
> >
> > - --
> > ++++++++++++++++++++
> > Michael Berkowski
> > University of Minnesota Libraries
> > [log in to unmask]
> > 612.626.6137
> > PGP Public Key: http://z.umn.edu/mjbpubkey
> > ++++++++++++++++++++
> >
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> >
> > ------------------------------
> >
> > Date:    Wed, 11 Feb 2015 08:13:48 -0800
> > From:    Keith Gilbertson <[log in to unmask]>
> > Subject: Re: code4lib/conf4lib mobile app prototype and a call for help
> >
> > On Tue, Feb 10, 2015 at 9:26 AM, Collier, Aaron <[log in to unmask]>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > Keith,
> > >
> > > This is very interesting. I'd love to get involved. I'm here at c4l15,
> so
> > > will you be proposing a breakout? Or just try to get some chat time?
> > >
> >
> > Let's do a mobile development breakout at c4l15. How do I set that up?
> >
> > ------------------------------
> >
> > Date:    Wed, 11 Feb 2015 08:16:38 -0800
> > From:    "Collier, Aaron" <[log in to unmask]>
> > Subject: Re: code4lib/conf4lib mobile app prototype and a call for help
> >
> > In the past it was done on the wiki, but I'm not seeing anything.
> > Hopefully there will be a signup sheet or something so we can get
> > room/corner assignments or locations.
> >
> > Sent from my iPad
> >
> > > On Feb 11, 2015, at 8:14 AM, Keith Gilbertson <[log in to unmask]
> >
> > wrote:
> > >
> > > On Tue, Feb 10, 2015 at 9:26 AM, Collier, Aaron <[log in to unmask]
> >
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > >> Keith,
> > >>
> > >> This is very interesting. I'd love to get involved. I'm here at c4l15,
> > so
> > >> will you be proposing a breakout? Or just try to get some chat time?
> > >>
> > >
> > > Let's do a mobile development breakout at c4l15. How do I set that up?
> >
> > ------------------------------
> >
> > Date:    Wed, 11 Feb 2015 17:01:00 -0000
> > From:    [log in to unmask]
> > Subject: Job: Front End Developer at University of Michigan
> >
> > Front End Developer
> > University of Michigan
> > Ann Arbor
> >
> > The University of Michigan Library is seeking a talented and enthusiastic
> > front-end developer whose primary responsibility will be the
> implementation
> > and management of interfaces to the library's digital content management
> > and
> > presentation systems. The ideal candidate will have a passion for
> > developing
> > accessible interfaces to web resources, bring a clear sense of design to
> > the
> > job, and strong problem-solving skills.
> >
> >
> > The Interface Developer will work closely with applications developers
> and
> > user experience specialists to bring improvements to accessibility and
> user
> > experience to the library's major digital content systems and general web
> > applications including the library's website, catalog, and digital
> > collections.
> >
> >
> > The University of Michigan Library is one of the world's largest academic
> > research libraries and serves a vibrant university community that is home
> > to
> > 19 schools and colleges, 100 top ten graduate programs, and annual
> research
> > expenditures approaching $1.5 billion a year. To enable the university's
> > world-changing work and to serve the public good, the library collects,
> > preserves, and shares the scholarly and cultural record in all existing
> and
> > emerging forms, and leads the reinvention of the academic research
> library
> > in
> > the digital age.
> >
> >
> > The library is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce
> > and
> > encourages all employees to fully incorporate their diverse backgrounds,
> > skills, and life experiences into their work and towards the fulfillment
> of
> > the library's mission.
> >
> >
> > Responsibilities*
> >
> > Interface Design & Implementation
> >
> > - Work closely with user experience staff to create and implement
> complete
> > visual designs, web-ready graphics, and style guides.
> > - In collaboration with application developers and content owners, build
> > discovery and access web applications for the digital library, content
> > management systems, the library catalog, online exhibit tools, and others
> > to customize and enhance functionality of the sites.
> > - Develop responsive and/or dedicated mobile versions of web resources.
> >
> > Accessibility
> >
> > - Ensure that library website meets or exceeds WCAG 2.0 standards.
> > - Consult with other departments in Library Information Technology on
> > accessibility issues.
> >
> > Communication
> >
> > - Create and maintain project documentation.
> > - Participate, as needed, on project committees.
> > - May provide advice or assistance to other library units on web
> > accessibility issues.
> >
> > Required Qualifications*
> >
> > - Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent combination of
> > education and experience
> > - Extensive knowledge of HTML5, CSS, JQuery, and JavaScript.
> > - Demonstrated familiarity with applying WCAG 2.0 accessibility
> standards.
> > - Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a
> > development/implementation team in a culturally diverse work environment.
> > - Experience with design and implementation of application interfaces,
> > including the use of design patterns, design standards, and universal
> > design principles.
> > - Excellent interpersonal skills and the demonstrated ability to
> > communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
> > - Knowledge of current web standards and browser compatibility issues.
> > - Working knowledge of at least one modern programming language such as
> > PHP or Ruby/JRuby
> > - Understands and values diversity and the importance of inclusion as
> > demonstrated through a commitment to apply and incorporate the
> differences,
> > complexities, and opportunities that diversity brings to an organization.
> >
> > Desired Qualifications*
> >
> > - Understanding of native indexing, search, and relevancy ranking
> > technologies, such as SOLR and Blacklight.
> > - Experience building applications or Gems within the
> > Hydra/Fedora/Blacklight application stack.
> > - Experience developing modules or themes in Drupal and/or Omeka.
> > - Experience with HAML, SCSS, or similar frameworks.
> > - Familiarity with GIT or similar versioning control systems.
> >
> > Additional Information
> >
> > Excellent benefits, for details, see benefits.umich.edu/
> >
> >
> > Position receives 24 days of vacation a year, and 15 days of sick leave a
> > year
> > with provisions for extended benefits, as well as opportunities for
> > professional development and travel. TIAA-CREF and Fidelity Investments
> > retirement options available.
> >
> >
> > Application Deadline
> >
> > Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job
> may
> > be
> > removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting
> > period has ended.
> >
> >
> > Applications will be reviewed as received throughout the posting period
> and
> > continue until the position is filled.
> >
> >
> >
> > Brought to you by code4lib jobs: http://jobs.code4lib.org/job/19273/
> > To post a new job please visit http://jobs.code4lib.org/
> >
> > ------------------------------
> >
> > Date:    Wed, 11 Feb 2015 12:04:00 -0500
> > From:    Erik Hatcher <[log in to unmask]>
> > Subject: Re: indexing word documents using solr
> >
> >
> > > On Feb 11, 2015, at 9:32 AM, Eric Lease Morgan <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > >
> > > On Feb 10, 2015, at 11:46 AM, Erik Hatcher <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
> > >
> > >> bin/post -c collection_name /path/to/file.doc
> > >
> > > The almost trivial command to index a Word document in Solr, above, is
> > most certainly appealing, but I’m wondering about the underlying index’s
> > schema.
> > >
> > > Tika makes every effort to extract as much metadata from Word documents
> > as possible. This metadata includes dates, titles, authors, names of
> > applications, last edit, etc. Some of this data can be very useful. The
> > metadata can be packaged up as an XML file/stream and then sent to Solr
> for
> > indexing. "Tastes great. Less filling.” But my question is, “To what
> degree
> > does Solr know what to do with the metadata when the (kewl) command,
> above,
> > is seemingly so generic? Does one need to create a Solr schema to
> > specifically accommodate the Tika-created metadata, or do such things
> also
> > come for ‘free’?”
> >
> > Great questions.   For the Solr 5 example I gave, here’s the fuller
> scoop:
> >
> > First, let’s create a collection (or “core” in my single node
> environment):
> >    $ bin/solr create -c c4l-example
> >
> > By default, Solr 5 uses what is called the data driven schema.  It’s set
> > up to guess field types and add fields that it does not already have
> > defined, so everything comes in automagically, mostly as strings unless
> > something looks like a number.
> >
> > Now post a Word doc since that’s what you were asking about specifically,
> > Solr has one in it’s test files:
> >
> >    $ bin/post -c c4l-example
> >
> ~/dev/lucene_solr_5_0/solr/contrib/extraction/src/test-files/extraction/word2003.doc
> >
> > Now see what got indexed/stored:
> >     $ curl "
> > http://localhost:8983/solr/c4l-example/select?q=*:*&wt=json&indent=on"
> > {
> >   "responseHeader":{
> >     "status":0,
> >     "QTime":0,
> >     "params":{
> >       "q":"*:*",
> >       "indent":"on",
> >       "wt":"json"}},
> >   "response":{"numFound":1,"start":0,"docs":[
> >       {
> >
> >
> "id":"/Users/erikhatcher/dev/lucene_solr_5_0/solr/contrib/extraction/src/test-files/extraction/word2003.doc",
> >         "cp_revision":[3],
> >         "date":["2012-08-31T08:20:00Z"],
> >         "company":["MARUM"],
> >         "stream_content_type":["application/msword"],
> >         "meta_word_count":[11],
> >         "dc_creator":["Uwe Schindler"],
> >         "extended_properties_company":["MARUM"],
> >         "word_count":[11],
> >         "dcterms_created":["2012-08-31T08:04:00Z"],
> >         "dcterms_modified":["2012-08-31T08:20:00Z"],
> >         "last_modified":["2012-08-31T08:20:00Z"],
> >         "title":["Word 2003 Title"],
> >         "last_save_date":["2012-08-31T08:20:00Z"],
> >         "meta_character_count":[74],
> >         "template":["Normal.dotm"],
> >         "meta_save_date":["2012-08-31T08:20:00Z"],
> >         "dc_title":["Word 2003 Title"],
> >         "application_name":["Microsoft Office Word"],
> >         "modified":["2012-08-31T08:20:00Z"],
> >         "content_type":["application/msword"],
> >         "stream_size":[22528],
> >         "x_parsed_by":["org.apache.tika.parser.DefaultParser",
> >           "org.apache.tika.parser.microsoft.OfficeParser"],
> >         "creator":["Uwe Schindler"],
> >         "meta_author":["Uwe Schindler"],
> >         "extended_properties_application":["Microsoft Office Word"],
> >         "meta_creation_date":["2012-08-31T08:04:00Z"],
> >         "meta_last_author":["Uwe Schindler"],
> >         "creation_date":["2012-08-31T08:04:00Z"],
> >         "xmptpg_npages":[1],
> >
> >
> "resourcename":["/Users/erikhatcher/dev/lucene_solr_5_0/solr/contrib/extraction/src/test-files/extraction/word2003.doc"],
> >         "last_author":["Uwe Schindler"],
> >         "character_count":[74],
> >         "page_count":[1],
> >         "revision_number":[3],
> >         "extended_properties_template":["Normal.dotm"],
> >         "author":["Uwe Schindler"],
> >         "meta_page_count":[1],
> >         "_version_":1492827810459287552}]
> >   }}
> >
> > I attached a screenshot of going to
> > http://localhost:8983/solr/c4l-example/browse out of the box.  /browse
> is
> > generically and cleanly wired in to the data driven config too :)  (free
> of
> > the techproducts example cruft that accumulated in 4x)
> >
> > The data driven environment has the Solr Cell / Tika integration wired in
> > like this:
> >
> > <requestHandler name="/update/extract” startup=“lazy"
> > class="solr.extraction.ExtractingRequestHandler" >
> >     <lst name="defaults”>
> >        <str name="lowernames">true</str>
> >        <str name="fmap.meta">ignored_</str>
> >        <str name="fmap.content">_text</str>
> >     </lst>
> > </requestHandler>
> >
> > The docs here cover the parameters and configuration details pretty
> well: <
> >
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/solr/Uploading+Data+with+Solr+Cell+using+Apache+Tika
> > >
> >
> > Using Solr 4’s default/example is slightly different on the field mapping
> > stuff since it doesn’t have the field guessing/creating mojo and ignores
> > (by mapping to ignored_*) unknown fields, but it does have some of these
> > metadata fields that get extracted from Tika concretely defined in it’s
> > schema.
> >
> > *** Note, that you could also crawl a directory of files using `bin/post
> > -c collection_name /path/to/dir/of/files
> >
> > Hope all this helps.
> >
> >      Erik
> >
> > p.s. and while I’ve got the podium, I’d be remiss to the paycheck
> provider
> > not to mention that all of this rich text indexing/handling stuff is
> point
> > and click easy with our Lucidworks Fusion platform -
> > http://lucidworks.com/product/fusion/ - it’s got an indexing pipeline
> > that can be (java)scripted to do whatever you want with all this metadata
> > stuff in the pipeline UI.  There’s query pipelines in there too.   Crawl
> a
> > file system, rip out metadata (or do something fancy with the full text
> to
> > categorize or whatever), and rock on!
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > ------------------------------
> >
> > Date:    Wed, 11 Feb 2015 11:24:19 -0600
> > From:    [log in to unmask]
> > Subject: Re: looking for a dinner group
> >
> > I am not in a group, but thinking of going to a local pizza place
> > tonight, Hot Lips - PSU. Don't make the name fool you. It is not that
> > hot restaurant. It is rather a soul food restaurant for college
> > students. It is about 10 blocks away from here. We can surely burn
> > calories on the way back.
> >
> > Sarah
> >
> > Quoting Will Clarke <[log in to unmask]>:
> >
> > > If anyone has space in a group that's going out to dinner Id like to
> tag
> > > along with you. I'm down for any type of cuisine.
> > >
> > > Thanks!
> > > Will
> >
> > ------------------------------
> >
> > Date:    Wed, 11 Feb 2015 12:43:43 -0500
> > From:    William Denton <[log in to unmask]>
> > Subject: Re: Info request - Library Hackathon for students
> >
> > On 11 February 2015, Craig Boman wrote:
> >
> > > Has your library ever hosted a hackathon for university students? If
> so,
> > > would you do it again? Anything you wish you had known before hosting
> the
> > > hackathon?
> >
> > We do one---next week it's our third year---and it's gone very well.
> It's
> > taken
> > a turn towards app-building and entrepreneurship, because of what the
> > students
> > wanted to do and a big business school on campus, but it's still a lot of
> > smart
> > students hanging around for a day or two, hacking and coding and doing
> > really
> > interesting work.
> >
> > The organizer, Sarah Shujah, wrote up the first one here:
> >
> > The Steacie Library Dungeon Hackfest: Hackers in the Library Coding,
> > Collaborating and Creating, by Sarah Shujah
> > https://journal.lib.uoguelph.ca/index.php/perj/article/view/2774
> >
> > Here's the one next week:
> >
> > http://hackfest.library.yorku.ca/
> >
> > She and the others did everything you'd expect about getting the word
> out.
> > Talking to profs in key undergrad courses in comp sci and engineering
> > helped,
> > and attendance has become an assignment in one course.
> >
> > Food helps, but we all know that, as does keeping an eye out for people
> > sitting
> > on their own and making sure they're enjoying it and have something to
> do.
> > Having university IT developers and admins around really helps, whether
> > they're
> > just doing their work or they're acting as helpers or mentors.
> >
> > Bill
> > --
> >
> > ------------------------------
> >
> > Date:    Wed, 11 Feb 2015 17:44:39 -0000
> > From:    [log in to unmask]
> > Subject: Job: Developer at University of Minnesota
> >
> > Developer
> > University of Minnesota
> > Minneapolis
> >
> > Required:
> >
> > -- BA/BS degree and 2 years of work experience in the areas of
> > application/web/ systems development.
> > -- Experience with HTML5 and CSS.
> > -- Experience with Javascript and JQuery.
> > -- Experience with UNIX/Linux.
> > -- Strong analytical and technical skills.
> > -- Ability and interest in learning new technologies.
> > -- Strong interpersonal, and oral and written communication skills.
> > -- Evidence of creative problem-solving abilities, agility, initiative
> and
> > innovative thinking.
> > -- Commitment to working in a collaborative development environment.
> >
> > Preferred:
> >
> > -- Experience with XML and XSL.
> > -- Experience with systems administration.
> > -- Experience with database applications (Oracle, MySQL, etc.).
> > Duties/Responsibilities The Developer and Application Support position is
> > responsible for developing, coding, testing, debugging, documenting and
> > supporting moderately complex programs, website, and systems.
> >
> >
> > Application Development ? 65%
> >
> > -- Design, develop and document application requirements and features
> > utilizing the organizations standards for framework, code and version
> > control.
> > -- Develop applications leveraging existing environments and frameworks,
> > when applicable.
> > -- Utilize commercial and open source software packages and serve as
> > subject matter expert in their application.
> > -- Manage, design and execute test routines for applications.
> > -- Review appropriateness of functional design specifications in the
> > context of the technical architecture of an application and recommend
> > alternatives, if necessary.
> >
> > Application System Maintenance and Support ? 25%
> >
> > -- Provide ongoing maintenance of applications, systems or websites.
> > Upgrade and patch applications, operating systems and servers.
> > -- Provide technical support and coordinate with other IT staff, systems
> > hosting provider and business/service owners to ensure that any problem
> > incidents are resolved in a timely manner.
> >
> > Administrative ? 10%
> >
> > -- Documents business requirements and creates detailed functional
> > specifications.
> > -- Documents systems functionality.
> > -- Participate in training and other development opportunities to
> maintain
> > and enhance technical skills.
> > -- Other duties as assigned.
> > Program/Unit Description This position holds responsibilities in the
> > Digital
> > Preservation and Repository Technologies department in the Data &
> > Technology
> > Division of the University Libraries. The department's mission is to
> ensure
> > continuing access and preservation to digital objects under the
> > stewardship of
> > the University Libraries that are managed in our digital repositories.
> This
> > work is accomplished through the development and support of robust high
> > quality discovery, access and preservation systems and applications.
> >
> >
> > The Developer and Application Support position reports to the Director of
> > the
> > Digital Preservation and Repository Technologies, with project and
> > day-to-day
> > work directed by the Repository Architect who is responsible for digital
> > object management technology design and solutions. This is an important
> > position with regard to projects and services that are strategic to the
> > organization's digital library trajectory and requires understanding
> system
> > needs in relationship to library technologies.
> >
> > Application Instructions Any offer of employment is contingent upon the
> > successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that
> > prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do
> > not
> > automatically disqualify finalists from employment.
> >
> >
> > TO APPLY: Position is available immediately. Submit a letter of
> > application,
> > resume, and names and contact information of three current professional
> > references at: https//
> > employment.umn.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=127505 .
> > Please identify the application with UL329.
> >
> >
> >
> > Brought to you by code4lib jobs: http://jobs.code4lib.org/job/19217/
> > To post a new job please visit http://jobs.code4lib.org/
> >
> > ------------------------------
> >
> > Date:    Wed, 11 Feb 2015 17:46:01 -0000
> > From:    [log in to unmask]
> > Subject: Job: Web and User Experience Librarian at Wilfrid Laurier
> > University
> >
> > Web and User Experience Librarian
> > Wilfrid Laurier University
> > Waterloo
> >
> > Wilfrid Laurier University is searching for a collaborative and highly
> > motivated Web and UserExperience Librarian to contribute
> > their technical expertise and vision to the management
> > ofinnovative, user-centred projects which enhance access to
> > the Library's diverse collection ofresources and services.
> > In partnership with a dynamic team of Librarians, Faculty and Staff,
> > theincumbent will also contribute to the success of the
> > university's teaching and researchenterprise by providing
> > support to Library units in the development of sustainable,
> > integrateddigital scholarship services . This full-time,
> > tenure-stream position is located at the WaterlooCampus,
> > and is part of the Digital Initiatives Department, reporting to the
> > Associate
> > UniversityLibrarian, Information Resources and Scholarly
> > Communication.
> >
> >
> >
> > Brought to you by code4lib jobs: http://jobs.code4lib.org/job/19205/
> > To post a new job please visit http://jobs.code4lib.org/
> >
> > ------------------------------
> >
> > Date:    Wed, 11 Feb 2015 17:48:12 -0000
> > From:    [log in to unmask]
> > Subject: Job: User Experience Web Developer at Florida Institute of
> > Technology
> >
> > User Experience Web Developer
> > Florida Institute of Technology
> > Melbourne
> >
> > Evans Library at Florida Tech is seeking an experienced Web Developer to
> > design, implement, and maintain innovative, interactive websites with a
> > focus
> > on superior user experience. The Web Developer will assess needs,
> outcomes,
> > and impacts to develop a consistent and comprehensive Web presence that
> > supports current and future initiatives and special projects. The
> developer
> > collaborates with Library and university partners to ensure sustainable
> > content that adheres to the university's branding and supports
> technology-
> > enhanced active learning for our on-campus and online users. The ideal
> > candidate must have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and a minimum
> > three years' experience developing cross-platform interactive tools and
> > websites, designing databases, and conducting user studies and usability
> > testing, preferably in the area of higher education. Florida Tech serves
> > 9,110
> > undergraduate and graduate students both on-campus and online, and is
> > located
> > on Florida's beautiful Space Coast, five minutes from Indialantic beach
> > and a
> > short drive to Orlando.
> >
> >
> >
> > Brought to you by code4lib jobs: http://jobs.code4lib.org/job/19127/
> > To post a new job please visit http://jobs.code4lib.org/
> >
> > ------------------------------
> >
> > Date:    Wed, 11 Feb 2015 17:49:18 -0000
> > From:    [log in to unmask]
> > Subject: Job: Metadata Librarian at Haverford College
> >
> > Metadata Librarian
> > Haverford College
> > Haverford
> >
> > The Haverford College Libraries seeks a creative, collaborative, and
> > enthusiastic Metadata Librarian to join a supportive, service-oriented
> > team as
> > it embarks upon a new strategic plan and prepares for a large renovation
> to
> > its main library. The Metadata Librarian creates and
> > administers traditional and non-traditional metadata for library
> > collections
> > in all formats. The incumbent provides strategic leadership
> > in the application of metadata standards and best practices across
> library
> > systems, and serves as a campus resource to faculty and other
> constituents
> > in
> > incorporating metadata into research
> > projects. Reporting to the Head of
> > Metadata Services/Visual Resources Librarian, the Metadata Librarian
> > maintains
> > awareness of emerging trends at the national level and their implications
> > for
> > local practices.
> >
> >
> > GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
> >
> >
> > Working in a highly collaborative and supportive environment, the
> Metadata
> > Librarian is responsible for generating and maintaining through a variety
> > of
> > means bibliographic records in Tripod, the joint catalog of the
> Tri-College
> > Library Consortium (Haverford, Bryn Mawr, and Swarthmore
> > Colleges). The incumbent produces metadata for the
> > Libraries' digital repositories, and performs quality control on data
> > input by
> > student assistants. The incumbent trains student assistants
> > in an assortment of metadata-related tasks, including copy cataloging,
> and
> > maintains departmental procedures and statistics. The
> > Metadata Librarian collaborates with others in the Haverford Libraries
> and
> > the
> > libraries at Bryn Mawr and Swarthmore Colleges to develop best practices
> of
> > mutual benefit to the consortium. Often in collaboration
> > with Digital Scholarship staff, the incumbent consults with faculty and
> > other
> > campus constituents on applying metadata to enrich research
> > projects. The Metadata Librarian
> > maintains knowledge of emerging national trends and their implications
> for
> > local practices. Reports to the Head of Metadata
> > Services/Visual Resources Librarian.
> >
> >
> > SPECIFIC DUTIES:
> >
> >   * Manages and evaluates the quality and consistency of the Tri-College
> > Library Consortium's bibliographic databases.
> >   * Performs or supervises copy and original cataloging of print and
> > non-print materials.
> >   * Applies metadata expertise to locally-developed digital collections.
> >   * Trains and supervises student assistants.
> >   * Develops and implements local metadata policies and procedures in
> > consultation with the Head of Metadata Services/Visual Resources
> Librarian.
> >   * Represents Haverford in Tri-College discussions of metadata issues.
> >   * Responsible for OCLC training, support, and software maintenance.
> >   * Contributes to the smooth operation of the Haverford Libraries, and
> > strives to create a supportive, healthy work environment.
> >
> > REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
> >
> >   * MLS from an ALA-accredited institution.
> >   * Thorough knowledge of and experience applying AACR2/RDA, MARC, LCC,
> > LCSH.
> >   * Experience cataloging in OCLC and in an integrated library system.
> >   * Experience creating, applying, and manipulating non-MARC metadata
> > using standards such as Dublin Core, DDI, EAD, or METS.
> >   * Interest in and awareness of metadata issues and trends, such as
> > linked data and BIBFRAME.
> >   * Strong service orientation.
> >   * Ability to maintain effective working relationships with colleagues
> > and students.
> >   * Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
> >
> > PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
> >
> >   * Two or more years of experience working with metadata in an academic
> > library.
> >   * Experience coding in PHP, Python, or other programming language.
> >   * Experience using MarcEdit.
> >   * Experience working with DSpace, Fedora, or other repository system.
> >   * Reading knowledge of one or more Western European languages.
> >   * Experience working with authority files.
> >   * Experience with data management planning and data curation activities
> >
> >
> >
> > Brought to you by code4lib jobs: http://jobs.code4lib.org/job/19216/
> > To post a new job please visit http://jobs.code4lib.org/
> >
> > ------------------------------
> >
> > Date:    Wed, 11 Feb 2015 17:53:10 -0000
> > From:    [log in to unmask]
> > Subject: Job: Cataloging and Metadata Librarian at Muhlenberg College
> >
> > Cataloging and Metadata Librarian
> > Muhlenberg College
> > Allentown
> >
> > Muhlenberg College Library is seeking a Cataloging and Metadata
> Librarian.
> > This librarian has primary responsibility for ensuring the library's
> > physical
> > and electronic monographic resources and collections are accurately
> > represented and easily accessible for user discovery and collection
> > management. The library collects a variety of formats in a broad range of
> > subjects, including foreign language materials. The Librarian will be
> > expected
> > to maintain an awareness of current cataloging and metadata standards and
> > provide expert guidance and training. Trexler Library staff members enjoy
> > working independently and collaboratively in a user-centered environment.
> > This
> > position requires an ability to balance meeting day-to-day
> responsibilities
> > with managing long-range planning and ongoing projects. Additional
> > responsibilities include reference service and programming and outreach.
> > Starting salary is $46,000 to $50,000 annually, depending on background
> and
> > experience. Qualifications required:
> > MLS/MLIS degree from ALA-accredited institution, 2 years cataloging
> > experience, experience managing resources using a library system, basic
> > Excel
> > and file transfer skills. For full job description and requirements,
> visit
> > [http://jobs.muhlenberg.edu](http://jobs.muhlenberg.edu). To apply,
> email
> > letter of interest, resume/CV, and 3 references to Penny Lochner, Search
> > Committee Chair at [[log in to unmask]](mailto:
> > [log in to unmask]).
> > Applicant review begins immediately and will continue until the position
> > has
> > been filled. Muhlenberg College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and
> > encourages applications from candidates who can contribute to the
> > diversity of
> > our campus.
> >
> >
> >
> > Brought to you by code4lib jobs: http://jobs.code4lib.org/job/19261/
> > To post a new job please visit http://jobs.code4lib.org/
> >
> > ------------------------------
> >
> > Date:    Wed, 11 Feb 2015 17:55:29 -0000
> > From:    [log in to unmask]
> > Subject: Job: Digital Initiatives Librarian at Maryland Institute College
> > of Art
> >
> > Digital Initiatives Librarian
> > Maryland Institute College of Art
> > Baltimore
> >
> > Maryland Institute College of Art is currently accepting applications
> for a
> > full-time Digital Initiatives Librarian. The Digital Initiative Librarian
> > provides expertise in creating and managing library digital collections,
> > such
> > as digital special collections, electronic theses, and other born-digital
> > or
> > retrospectively digitized materials. This librarian
> > participates in the planning, implementation, maintenance, expansion,
> > communication and promotion of digital library and institutional
> repository
> > services, collections and content. This librarian works closely with the
> > other
> > units of the library to determine how digital assets should be leveraged
> > for
> > both scholarly and popular audiences. Responsibilities
> > include budget management, database administration and implementing
> > collection
> > initiatives in collaboration with the Director.
> >
> >
> > Summary of Essential Functions
> >
> >   * Digital Collections: Provide expertise, advice, and assistance in the
> > development, deployment, evaluation, and preservation of digital
> > collections and content.
> >   * Plan and allocate budget in collaboration with the Director of the
> > Decker Library
> >   * Data Asset Management: serve as primary manager of Content DM and the
> > image asset management
> >   * Supervise digital image and collections cataloging
> >   * Participate in collection development and outreach for still and
> > moving image collections
> >   * Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the
> > position is filled.
> >
> > View the full job description and instructions on how to apply here:
> > http://mica.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=56690
> >
> >
> >
> > Brought to you by code4lib jobs: http://jobs.code4lib.org/job/19263/
> > To post a new job please visit http://jobs.code4lib.org/
> >
> > ------------------------------
> >
> > Date:    Wed, 11 Feb 2015 17:55:38 -0000
> > From:    [log in to unmask]
> > Subject: Job: Director of Technology Initiatives (reposting) at Louisiana
> > State University
> >
> > Director of Technology Initiatives (reposting)
> > Louisiana State University
> > Baton Rouge
> >
> > Director of Technology Initiatives, LSU Libraries
> >
> >
> > JOB SUMMARY/RESPONSIBILITIES
> >
> >
> > Reporting directly to the Dean of Libraries, the Director of Technology
> is
> > responsible for the strategic development of the Libraries' information
> > technology operations such as creating innovative and effective
> strategies,
> > administering IT-related units, and participating in the highly
> > collaborative,
> > dynamic executive group devoted to imagining and then developing a
> > successful
> > 21st century research library. This position is responsible for
> leadership,
> > management, and planning of the following areas:
> >
> >
> > • IT infrastructure, platform management and support
> >
> > • Web infrastructure, development, and support
> >
> > • Software development, implementation, and support
> >
> > • Digitization, digital reformatting, and digital library management
> >
> > • Digital preservation, curation, and data management
> >
> > • Institutional repository management and services
> >
> > • Digital scholarship/digital humanities services
> >
> > • Integrated Library Systems
> >
> > • Discovery, access, and accessibility strategies
> >
> > • Emerging technology strategies
> >
> >
> > The successful candidate will possess strong and demonstrable leadership
> > capabilities, be forward-thinking and innovative, capable of conveying
> > complex
> > technical issues to diverse constituencies, interested in working in a
> > collaborative and flexible team environment, and be experienced with
> > advanced
> > information technologies and services. The incumbent will represent the
> LSU
> > Libraries and maintain strong collaborative relationships with LSU
> > technology
> > units/departments concerned with information technology policy, planning,
> > and
> > implementation. He/she will represent the Libraries' interests at state
> and
> > national arenas focused on technology. The incumbent will also secure
> > external
> > funding and support for the Libraries technology endeavors.
> >
> >
> > REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
> >
> >
> > Appropriate graduate degree in a relevant field; minimum five years of
> > progressively responsible experience managing and supervising diverse
> > technology personnel; Advanced leadership and management skills related
> to
> > an
> > innovative and changing technology environment; Demonstrated experience
> and
> > success bringing complex digital projects to completion in a timely
> manner;
> > Excellent written and oral communication skills with an emphasis on
> > communicating technical issues to a variety of stakeholders.
> >
> >
> > DESIRED
> >
> >
> > At least three years working in a higher education setting, preferably an
> > academic library managing digital projects; Success with grant
> applications
> > and funded projects; Digital project management experience; Understanding
> > of
> > technology issues and best practices in libraries and/or higher
> education,
> > including systems administration, programming, digitization, and digital
> > scholarship; Understanding of and experience with software development
> and
> > application; A record of scholarship, professional accomplishment, and
> > service
> > in an appropriate professional association or discipline.
> >
> >
> > HOW TO APPLY
> >
> >
> > Individuals who wish to apply for this opportunity are asked to submit
> > their
> > applications on the LSU Careers website:
> > https://lsusystemcareers.lsu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=58987,
> > position
> > number 038258. The application deadline is March 10, 2015
> > or until the position is filled. Applicants must include a
> > cover letter, resume, and contact information for three (3) professional
> > references with online application materials. An offer of
> > employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background
> check.
> >
> >
> > ABOUT THE LSU LIBRARIES
> >
> >
> > Serving the flagship institution of the state, the LSU Libraries provides
> > foundational support for the academic core of Louisiana State University.
> > Library staff organize, preserve, and share resources to meet the
> > information
> > needs of the university community, providing access to resources
> essential
> > to
> > teaching, research, and service. Our buildings provide the physical space
> > and
> > the intellectual environment for students, faculty, and staff to meet,
> > engage,
> > learn, and create new knowledge.
> >
> >
> > The LSU Libraries belongs to the Association of Research Libraries (ARL),
> > which includes the top 115 academic libraries in the U.S. and Canada; the
> > Coalition for Networked Information (CNI); the Association of
> Southeastern
> > Research Libraries (ASERL); Lyrasis (a merger of SOLINET with PALINET);
> and
> > the Louisiana Academic Library Information Network Consortium (LALINC).
> >
> >
> > The LSU Libraries is a dynamic and exciting organization dedicated to
> > fostering growth for research and learning. Library faculty and staff
> work
> > to
> > continuously improve how technology and information make a difference in
> a
> > rapidly changing and expanding environment.
> >
> >
> > As the flagship institution of the state, the vision of Louisiana State
> > University is to be a leading research-extensive university, challenging
> > undergraduate and graduate students to achieve the highest levels of
> > intellectual and personal development. Designated as a land-, sea-, and
> > space-
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> >
> >
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> > committed
> > to meeting the challenge of pursuing intellectual development for its
> > students, expanding the bounds of knowledge through research, and
> creating
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> > transformation- changing and evolving to meet the needs of its students,
> > faculty, and the people of Louisiana. Enriched by Louisiana's natural and
> > cultural distinctiveness, the community of learning at Louisiana's
> national
> > flagship university prepares students to meet the environmental, social,
> > economic, scientific, creative, and educational challenges that confront
> us
> > locally and globally in the 21st century.
> >
> >
> >
> > Brought to you by code4lib jobs: http://jobs.code4lib.org/job/19274/
> > To post a new job please visit http://jobs.code4lib.org/
> >
> > ------------------------------
> >
> > Date:    Wed, 11 Feb 2015 18:12:44 +0000
> > From:    "Dycus, Jeff A" <[log in to unmask]>
> > Subject: Re: Support for Small Libraries
> >
> > Hi Mark,
> >
> > As Evan said, definitely check out consortia; this is a large part of
> what
> > they do.  Beyond the state and local level there are also larger
> > organizations like Lyrasis (http://www.lyrasis.org) that you may be able
> > to participate in.  Here is a large list from a consortium of library
> > consortia: http://icolc.net/consortia
> >
> >
> > Jeff Dycus
> > Library Specialist, Electronic Resources
> > University of Kentucky
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Code for Libraries [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of
> > Boyd, Evan
> > Sent: Tuesday, February 10, 2015 2:03 PM
> > To: [log in to unmask]
> > Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] Support for Small Libraries
> >
> > Hi Mark,
> >
> > Depending on the state the college is based in, the State Library or a
> > statewide consortia for academic libraries may offer select databases as
> > part of membership or on a partial cost recovery basis.
> >
> > For instance, here in Illinois, the State Library pays for what used to
> be
> > called a "FirstSearch" subscription from OCLC, and CARLI, Consortium of
> > Academic & Research Libraries in Illinois, provides all of its paying*
> > governing members with a subscription to Academic Search Complete and
> some
> > other EBSCO products as well as the occasional "surprise" purchase based
> on
> > how their financial picture is for the year (I believe this is all also
> > subsidized by state appropriations to CARLI).
> >
> > Normally, this kind of organizational access to membership or state
> > services requires some sort of certification. The State of Illinois has a
> > few certification questions, such as having a regularly-staffed library
> > that is organized in some manner, and CARLI has a few of its own
> > requirements (certification to offer degrees by the Illinois Board of
> > Higher Education is central, plus state certification). Other states just
> > negotiate to provide all residents of their state access to certain
> > databases and sometimes those overlap with the academic library's needs.
> >
> > They'll have to dig around and possibly contact a local consortia or
> > librarian to see if these kinds of options are available to the school.
> >
> > Best of luck,
> >
> > Evan
> >
> > Evan Boyd
> > Chicago Theological Seminary
> >
> > *As a school with an FTE of 300, we pay the minimum annually, which is
> > about $2600. They say that the fully-subsidized products we get out of
> our
> > membership would cost $48,000+ if we had to pay for them on our own. Plus
> > all the other benefits of membership in a statewide library consortia
> > (prof. dev., networking, etc.).
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Code for Libraries [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of
> > Mark Pernotto
> > Sent: Monday, February 09, 2015 6:29 PM
> > To: [log in to unmask]
> > Subject: [CODE4LIB] Support for Small Libraries
> >
> > Greetings!
> >
> > I wanted to see if there were any established programs, or any advice at
> > all, really, about assistance for small college libraries. Specifically,
> > some kind of affiliate program for small colleges, where the small
> college
> > could gain access to electronic resources of the larger institution -
> > either through a pay-per-user method, pay by quarter/semester, or a flat
> > fee.
> >
> > The small college in question has less than 50 students, but only offers
> > graduate degrees.
> >
> > Any assistance on or off-list would be greatly appreciated!
> >
> > Mark
> >
> > ------------------------------
> >
> > Date:    Wed, 11 Feb 2015 10:13:28 -0800
> > From:    "Mark A. Matienzo" <[log in to unmask]>
> > Subject: Krikri 0.1.3 release announcement
> >
> > The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) is happy to announce the
> > release of Krikri <https://github.com/dpla/KriKri> version 0.1.3, a Ruby
> > on
> > Rails engine for metadata aggregation, enhancement, and quality control.
> > DPLA uses Krikri as part of Heiðrún
> > <
> >
> https://digitalpubliclibraryofamerica.atlassian.net/wiki/display/TECH/Heidrun
> > >,
> > its new metadata ingestion system.
> >
> > Krikri 0.1.3 includes the following features:
> >
> >
> >    -
> >
> >    Harvesting metadata from OAI-PMH providers, and support for building
> >    other harvesters
> >    -
> >
> >    Creating RDF metadata models, with specific support for the DPLA
> >    Metadata Application Profile
> >    -
> >
> >    Parsing metadata and mapping to RDF graphs using a Domain Specific
> >    Language
> >    -
> >
> >    Persistence for graphs and objects using the Linked Data Platform
> >    specification
> >    -
> >
> >    Enrichments for mapped metadata, including date parsing and
> >    normalization, stripping and splitting on punctuation, and more
> >    -
> >
> >    Queuing and association of jobs to metadata using provenance
> information
> >    -
> >
> >    A basic quality assurance interface, including record browse and
> search,
> >    a record-graph comparison view, and reports on conformance to your
> > metadata
> >    application profile
> >
> >
> > Krikri and Heiðrún are open source software, released under the MIT
> License
> > <http://opensource.org/licenses/MIT>. Krikri and Heiðrún are built on
> top
> > of other open source components, including Apache Marmotta
> > <http://marmotta.apache.org/>, Apache Solr <
> http://lucene.apache.org/solr/
> > >,
> > ActiveTriples <https://github.com/ActiveTriples/ActiveTriples>,
> Blacklight
> > <https://github.com/projectblacklight/blacklight>, and Resque
> > <https://github.com/resque/resque>.
> >
> > More information about Krikri and Heiðrún can be found at the following
> > links:
> >
> >
> >    -
> >
> >    Krikri on Github: https://github.com/dpla/KriKri
> >    -
> >
> >    Heiðrún overview page:
> >
> >
> https://digitalpubliclibraryofamerica.atlassian.net/wiki/display/TECH/Heidrun
> >    -
> >
> >    Krikri API documentation:
> >    http://www.rubydoc.info/github/dpla/KriKri/master
> >    -
> >
> >    DPLA’s Code4lib 2015 presentation on Heidrun:
> >    http://code4lib.org/conference/2015/altman
> >
> >
> > Mark A. Matienzo <[log in to unmask]>
> > Director of Technology
> > Digital Public Library of America | <http://dp.la>
> >
> > ------------------------------
> >
> > Date:    Wed, 11 Feb 2015 18:33:45 +0000
> > From:    "Adam L. Chandler" <[log in to unmask]>
> > Subject: Re: seeking linked data-based user interface examples in
> libraries
> >
> > I am looking for examples of library patron facing systems or services
> > that are enabled by LOD.  Right, if the system is well designed, then one
> > might not be able to tell how it was built.  That's why I am asking my
> > colleagues to point me at these systems.  On the other hand, given all
> the
> > work required to migrate libraries to LOD (see BIBFRAME) as some
> advocate,
> > shouldn't we expect that new types of user experiences will be possible
> in
> > return?
> >
> > Here is what people have sent on or off the list so far:
> >
> > - http://oregondigital.org/sets/building-or/oregondigital:df66vh18m
> > - http://datos.bne.es
> > - http://civilwaronthewesternborder.org/content/relationship-viewer
> > - https://linkedjazz.org/
> > - http://colonialarchitecture.eu/node/15
> > - http://socialarchive.iath.virginia.edu/xtf/search
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Adam
> >
> >
> > ________________________________________
> > From: Code for Libraries <[log in to unmask]> on behalf of Esmé
> > Cowles <[log in to unmask]>
> > Sent: Wednesday, February 11, 2015 10:25 AM
> > To: [log in to unmask]
> > Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] seeking linked data-based user interface examples
> > in libraries
> >
> > This is a good point.  Our DAMS (http://library.ucsd.edu/dc/) uses RDF,
> > and there are link headers advertising the fact that you can add .rdf to
> > our object and collection pages to get the RDF/XML for them.  But there
> > isn't a lot in the UI that would tell you that.
> >
> > -Esme
> >
> > > On 02/11/15, at 7:20 AM, Ethan Gruber <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > >
> > > It depends on what you mean by interface. Are you just looking for
> social
> > > network visualizations or virtually any interface built on LOD (which
> may
> > > be quite varied and transparent to the point you don't even realize you
> > are
> > > interacting with linked data)?
> > >
> > > Most of these social network graphs are generated from static files
> (like
> > > the SNAC radial graph, which is a graph XML scheme derived from
> EAC-CPF)
> > or
> > > from desktop tools. The holy grail for social network analysis is to
> > build
> > > these visualizations in HTML5/Javascript on top of dynamic web services
> > > (e.g., from SPARQL). I'm going to start working on this as soon as this
> > > summer in xEAC (https://github.com/ewg118/xEAC) as soon as I finish
> the
> > > EAC-CPF -> CIDOC-CRM crosswalk.
> > >
> > > On Wed, Feb 11, 2015 at 10:12 AM, David Lowe <
> > > [log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > >
> > >> I consider SNAC and its radial graph view one of the leaders in this
> > space:
> > >> http://socialarchive.iath.virginia.edu/xtf/search
> > >> --DBL
> > >>
> > >> On 2/11/15, Sheila M. Morrissey <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > >>> Do you know if the relationship-viewer source code open source and
> > >>> available?
> > >>> Thanks,
> > >>> sheila
> > >>>
> > >>> -----Original Message-----
> > >>> From: Code for Libraries [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf
> > Of
> > >>> Kevin Hawkins
> > >>> Sent: Tuesday, February 10, 2015 11:27 PM
> > >>> To: [log in to unmask]
> > >>> Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] seeking linked data-based user interface
> > >> examples in
> > >>> libraries
> > >>>
> > >>> Here's one that I heard about at a presentation at ALA Midwinter:
> > >>>
> > >>> http://civilwaronthewesternborder.org/content/relationship-viewer
> > >>>
> > >>> People also like to cite this one, though it's not, strictly
> speaking,
> > >> based
> > >>> in a library:
> > >>>
> > >>> https://linkedjazz.org/
> > >>>
> > >>> --Kevin
> > >>>
> > >>> On 2/10/15 12:39 PM, Adam L. Chandler wrote:
> > >>>> Hi,
> > >>>>
> > >>>>
> > >>>> I am working on a presentation about linked data and I need some
> help.
> > >> My
> > >>>> talk is about examples of linked data-based user interfaces in
> > >> libraries,
> > >>>> wireframes, demos, or working systems. I am having difficulty
> finding
> > >>>> them. Please send me your examples.
> > >>>>
> > >>>>
> > >>>> Thanks,
> > >>>>
> > >>>> Adam Chandler
> > >>>>
> > >>>
> > >>
> >
> > ------------------------------
> >
> > Date:    Wed, 11 Feb 2015 18:40:14 -0000
> > From:    [log in to unmask]
> > Subject: Job: Senior Manager for Search at The New York Times
> >
> > Senior Manager for Search
> > The New York Times
> > New York City
> >
> > The New York Times is looking for an extraordinary individual to serve as
> > our
> > Sr. Manager for Search Technology. The Times search team works on an an
> > incredibly cool problem. Every month our users make millions queries
> > against
> > an archive of over sixteen million articles. For every query we must
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> > Sr.
> > Manager, you will have responsibility for all of the systems that power
> > search
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> to
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> >
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> > both
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> > have
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> >
> >
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> >
> >
> > Responsibilities include:
> >
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> > responsible for both the search platform and the metadata processes that
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> >   * Collaborating with stakeholders across the organization to balance
> > priorities and support the company's strategic goals.
> >   * Participating as a strong voice in strategic technical discussions
> >   * Practicing servant-leadership by mastering the systems you manage, so
> > that you can roll up your sleeves and contribute code to even the
> trickiest
> > tasks.
> >   * Advocating for a collaborative team culture that empowers individuals
> >   * Leveraging the latest innovations in natural language processing,
> data
> > science, machine learning and distributed systems to build out our search
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> > the web's most popular news sources.
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> > Requirements:
> >
> >   * Previous experience as a technical manager
> >   * A passion for information retrieval.
> >   * B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent experience
> >   * Unix / Linux proficiency
> >   * 3-5+ years experience programming in either Python, C++ or Java
> >   * Solid understanding of distributed, scalable web application
> > architecture
> >   * Fundamentals of software design, coupled with a deep understanding of
> > object-oriented software and design patterns
> >   * Experience with full product lifecycles, rapid prototyping, and
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> >
> >
> >
> > Brought to you by code4lib jobs: http://jobs.code4lib.org/job/19275/
> > To post a new job please visit http://jobs.code4lib.org/
> >
> > ------------------------------
> >
> > Date:    Wed, 11 Feb 2015 20:41:47 +0000
> > From:    Tammy Wolf <[log in to unmask]>
> > Subject: LITA Forum Call for Proposals
> >
> > The 2015 LITA Forum Committee seeks proposals for excellent
> > pre-conferences, concurrent sessions, and poster sessions for the 18th
> > annual Forum of the Library Information and Technology Association<
> > http://litaforum.org/>, to be held in Minneapolis Minnesota, November.
> > 12-15, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis. This year will feature
> > additional programming in collaboration with LLAMA, the Library
> Leadership
> > & Management Association.
> >
> > The Forum Committee welcomes creative program proposals related to all
> > types of libraries: public, school, academic, government, special, and
> > corporate.
> >
> > Proposals could relate to any of the following topics:
> >                 * Cooperation & collaboration
> >                 * Scalability and sustainability of library services and
> > tools
> >                 * Researcher information networks
> >                 * Practical applications of linked data
> >                 * Large- and small-scale resource sharing
> >                 * User experience & users
> >                 * Library spaces (virtual or physical)
> >                 * "Big Data" - work in discovery, preservation, or
> > documentation
> >                 * Data driven libraries or related assessment projects
> >                 * Management of technology in libraries
> >                 * Anything else that relates to library information
> > technology
> >
> > Proposals may cover projects, plans, ideas, or recent discoveries. We
> > accept proposals on any aspect of library and information technology,
> even
> > if not covered by the above list. The committee particularly invites
> > submissions from first time presenters, library school students, and
> > individuals from diverse backgrounds. Submit your proposal through
> > http://bit.ly/lita-2015-proposal by February 28, 2015.
> >
> > Presentations must have a technological focus and pertain to libraries.
> > Presentations that incorporate audience participation are encouraged. The
> > format of the presentations may include single- or multi-speaker formats,
> > panel discussions, moderated discussions, case studies and/or
> > demonstrations of projects.
> >
> > Vendors wishing to submit a proposal should partner with a library
> > representative who is testing/using the product.
> >
> > Presenters will submit draft presentation slides and/or handouts on ALA
> > Connect in advance of the Forum and will submit final presentation slides
> > or electronic content (video, audio, etc.) to be made available on the
> web
> > site following the event. Presenters are expected to register and
> > participate in the Forum as attendees; discounted registration will be
> > offered.
> >
> > Please submit your proposal through http://bit.ly/lita-2015-proposal
> >
> > More information about LITA is available from the LITA website<
> > http://www.ala.org/lita/>, Facebook<https://www.facebook.com/LITA.ALA>
> > and Twitter<http://twitter.com/LITAForum>.
> >
> >
> >
> > Tammy Allgood Wolf
> > Manager of Discovery Services
> > Informatics and Cyberinfrastructure Services
> > Arizona State University Libraries
> > 480-965-1797
> >
> > ------------------------------
> >
> > Date:    Wed, 11 Feb 2015 13:27:13 -0800
> > From:    Coral Sheldon-Hess <[log in to unmask]>
> > Subject: Re: Info request - Library Hackathon for students
> >
> > Here are some tips for running women-friendly tech events, which is
> often a
> > problem for hackathons (including ones I've helped run, honestly):
> > http://geekfeminism.wikia.com/wiki/Women-friendly_events
> >
> > - Coral
> >
> > On Wed, Feb 11, 2015 at 7:37 AM, Craig Boman <[log in to unmask]>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > Dear Code4Lib,
> > >
> > > Has your library ever hosted a hackathon for university students? If
> so,
> > > would you do it again? Anything you wish you had known before hosting
> the
> > > hackathon?
> > >
> > > From the list archives, it looks like most of the hackathons at
> libraries
> > > have been for librarians, rather than university students. Please feel
> > free
> > > to share any ideas.
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > >
> > > Craig Boman
> > > Applications Support Specialist
> > > University of Dayton Libraries
> > > 300 College Park
> > > Dayton, OH, 4569
> > >
> >
> > ------------------------------
> >
> > Date:    Thu, 12 Feb 2015 03:01:02 -0000
> > From:    [log in to unmask]
> > Subject: Job: Digital Library Programmer  at Feinberg School of Medicine
> >
> > Digital Library Programmer
> > Feinberg School of Medicine
> > Chicago
> >
> > **Job ID: 24965**
> > **Job Title: Developer**
> > **Salary Grade:ITS 78**
> >
> > **Job Summary:**
> >
> > The Developer develops, codes, tests, and debugs new software or
> > enhancements
> > to existing software. This position typically works with
> > senior staff, but may coordinate smaller or less complex projects
> > independently. This position designs and implements basic
> > technical solutions ensuring that business needs and requirements are
> > met. This position performs basic system integration tasks.
> > Provides estimation for assigned tasks.
> >
> >
> > This position will work full-time as a Digital Library Programmer in the
> > Feinberg School of Medicine, Galter Health Sciences Library
> > (GHSL). The GHSL seeks an innovative, collaborative,
> > forward-thinking, flexible, and user-focused developer to bring energy,
> > creativity, and expertise to this position. The successful candidate will
> > have
> > the opportunity to work on a variety of interesting projects including
> web
> > development, digital repository, linked open data projects, digital
> > displays,
> > and will share responsibility for the functionality, accuracy,
> navigation,
> > and
> > user experience of the library's digital information services. The
> > successful
> > candidate will need to have a good understanding of Linux environment,
> > databases (mainly PostgreSQL), XML, RDF, automation, integration and
> > deployment; data modeling and management; Git and gitflow; TDD and agile;
> > monitoring; object stores; searching and indexing (Solr); authentication
> > and
> > authorization concepts; Digital Asset Management Systems. The successful
> > candidate needs to be able to program custom solutions against often
> poorly
> > documented APIs. He/she is expected to work independently with minimal
> > instruction/supervision, and be willing to learn new
> technologies/systems.
> > Additionally, this position will work with the Development Team in the
> > Center
> > for Data Science and Informatics (CDSI), located in the NU Clinical and
> > Translational Sciences Institute (NUCATS), including participate in team
> > meetings, consult with the team lead on development standards and system
> > architecture.
> >
> >
> > **Specific Responsibilities:
> > **
> >
> > _Strategic Planning:_
> >
> >
> > Participates in the development of new goals and strategies based on
> > interactions with primary user.
> >
> > Develops plans for software deployment on heterogeneous systems.
> >
> > Collaborates with user to develop work flow and best practices.
> >
> > Partners with user in designing features for technology.
> >
> >
> > _Administration:_
> >
> >
> > Responds to customer inquiries via phone, online, in-person, etc.
> >
> > Creates and maintains code documentation.
> >
> > Evaluates feature/upgrade/change requests and recommends action.
> >
> > Identifies database and software performance issues, and makes
> adjustments.
> >
> >
> > _Development:_
> >
> >
> > Develops and maintains software infrastructure, via patches, bundles,
> > releases
> > and maintenance packs.
> >
> > Codes software applications adhering to designs supporting internal
> > business
> > requirements or external user.
> >
> > Designs databases and data structures.
> >
> > Opens tickets with vendors.
> >
> >
> > _Other:_
> >
> >
> > Performs other duties as assigned.
> >
> >
> > **Minimum Qualifications:**
> >
> > Bachelor's degree or 2 years equivalent experience, or the equivalent
> > combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge
> and
> > abilities can be acquired;
> >
> > 2 years relevant experience;
> >
> > Experience in the following infrastructures: Apache, Linux Operating
> > System,
> > SQL/MySQL/Postgres;
> >
> > Programming experience in CSS, HTML 5, JavaScript, RubyOnRails, Shell
> > Scripting, XML;
> >
> > Analytical experience in critical thinking, data mining, data modeling,
> > database design/ data structure, Debugging, judgment, metadata creation
> and
> > management, and problem solving;
> >
> > Project experience in agile environment, Code documentation,
> collaboration
> > and
> > teamwork, planning, Scrum project framework;
> >
> > Software development experience;
> >
> > Polyglot programming skills (Ruby; Ruby on Rails, Java; SQL; Javascript;
> > XSLT;);
> >
> > Experience working in a UNIX/Linux command-line environment;
> >
> > Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as collaboratively
> with
> > a
> > diverse population of faculty/staff, students, and colleagues;
> >
> > Demonstrated ability to learn new technology tools/skills;
> >
> > Evidence of professional initiative and problem-solving skills;
> >
> > Excellent analytic, interpersonal, time management, and organizational
> > skills;
> >
> > Excellent written and oral communication skills; demonstrated ability to
> > communicate effectively both in person and remotely virtually using a
> > variety
> > of media and technologies
> >
> >
> > **Preferred Qualifications:**
> >
> > Master in Library and Information Science or a related degree, or the
> > equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable
> > knowledge and abilities can be acquired;
> >
> > Experience working with Open Source software, including multi-platform
> > integration;
> >
> > Experience working with authentication and authorization protocols;
> >
> > Demonstrated experience in application development in a research
> > environment
> > to preserve digital assets within a repository structure;
> >
> > Experience developing digital library and information management
> > applications;
> >
> > Experience with digital library metadata standards and encoding schema
> > (such
> > as MODS, Dublin Core, METS, EAD, OAI-PMH);
> >
> > Experience working with Application Programming Interfaces (APIs);
> >
> > Experience working on a team to improve a product or process;
> >
> > Strong ability to think and act strategically, and demonstrated success
> at
> > bringing concepts to realization while meeting deadlines;
> >
> > Experience working with a version control system (Git preferred);
> >
> > Demonstrated ability to work creatively, independently, and
> collaboratively
> >
> > As per Northwestern University policy, this position requires a criminal
> > background check. Successful applicants will need to submit
> > to a criminal background check prior to employment.
> >
> >
> > Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action
> > Employer
> > of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with
> > disabilities.
> >
> >
> >
> > Brought to you by code4lib jobs: http://jobs.code4lib.org/job/19277/
> > To post a new job please visit http://jobs.code4lib.org/
> >
> > ------------------------------
> >
> > Date:    Thu, 12 Feb 2015 03:47:51 -0000
> > From:    [log in to unmask]
> > Subject: Job: Associate University Librarian - Applications & Development
> > Services at University of Otago
> >
> > Associate University Librarian - Applications & Development Services
> > University of Otago
> > Dunedin NZ
> >
> > **Associate University Librarian – Applications & Development Services
> >
> > Working in one of the most beautiful parts of the world**
> >
> >
> > Reporting to the University Librarian, you will be responsible for the
> > strategic development of the Library’s information technology operations
> –
> > creating innovative and effective services and participating in a highly
> > collaborative, dynamic executive group committed to creating and leading
> a
> > world leading 21st century academic research library.
> >
> >
> > Located in one of the world’s most beautiful campuses this role is an
> > opportunity for you to utilise your leadership experience in clean green
> > New
> > Zealand, home to Middle Earth. Based in Dunedin, you will enjoy a quality
> > of
> > life in a vibrant city that offers a great lifestyle and is the country’s
> > first gigatown.
> >
> >
> > **The role:**
> > Building the ADS team with a focus on library technology services, you
> will
> > have prime accountability for leading and managing the full life cycle of
> > the
> > Library’s applications and platforms. You will play a key role in
> > developing
> > our technology capabilities through the realisation of digital library
> > projects and the application of emerging standards and technologies to
> meet
> > the University’s needs.
> >
> >
> > As a member of the Library’s Executive Management Group you will
> > contribute to
> > the strategic direction of the Library.
> >
> >
> > Your skills and experience:
> >
> > You must have a sophisticated understanding of the hybrid research
> library
> > environment and a sound understanding of the issues and challenges in the
> > delivery of online library services.
> >
> >
> > To apply for this key position you will need to have demonstrated
> > experience
> > in the following areas:
> >
> > • delivery of online services in the higher education sector
> >
> > • project and programme management
> >
> > • contract management and negotiation
> >
> > • leadership, including the ability to lead change and an enabling
> > leadership
> > style
> >
> >
> > You will be working at the University of Otago, New Zealand’s oldest,
> > research
> > intensive University. With around 20,000 students we offer an exciting
> and
> > dynamic working environment.
> >
> >
> > Confidential enquiries to Howard Amos, University Librarian +64 3 479
> 8933,
> >
> > [[log in to unmask]](mailto:[log in to unmask]
> > ?subject=AUL%20-%20App
> > lications%20%26%20Development)
> >
> >
> > More details at [
> > https://otago.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en
> > =1500335](
> https://otago.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&j
> > ob=1500335)
> >
> >
> >
> > Brought to you by code4lib jobs: http://jobs.code4lib.org/job/19276/
> > To post a new job please visit http://jobs.code4lib.org/
> >
> > ------------------------------
> >
> > End of CODE4LIB Digest - 10 Feb 2015 to 11 Feb 2015 (#2015-36)
> > **************************************************************
> >
>
> ------------------------------
>
> End of CODE4LIB Digest - 12 Feb 2015 to 13 Feb 2015 (#2015-38)
> **************************************************************
>

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