Often these kinds of things are optional . . . you sign in for the benefit
and convenience of capturing your settings, but it's not required for use
of the site generally. Kind of like MyNCBI and PubMed.
*Jason Bengtson, MLIS, MA*
Assistant Director, IT Services
414 Hale Library
Manhattan, KS 66506
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On Wed, Mar 23, 2016 at 1:21 PM, Cornel Darden Jr. <[log in to unmask]
> Seems like overkill, why a login to access the library's website?
> Cornel Darden Jr.
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> > On Mar 23, 2016, at 12:38 PM, Ian Walls <[log in to unmask]>
> > Mark,
> > Oddly enough, we're looking at this kind of thing right now. I also
> just got a message from my ILL Librarian that she saw a great conference
> presentation on this kinda thing by Scott Bertagnole of Brigham Young
> > From our perspective, the trick is authentication. We want to at least
> use Common Credentials with our University authentication system, rather
> than Yet Another Account to Remember (YAAR!), if not Single Sign-on, but we
> also need to support the other 4 colleges in our consortium, as well as
> community borrowers. Getting course data about students is also tricky,
> since we need to collaborate with other units on campus to get permission
> to sanely and securely access this data from the registrar.
> > I'm envisioning three levels of integration:
> > 1. Catalog + ILL to see what materials you have
> > 2. Course reserves and supporting materials
> > 3. Miscellaneous/experimental integrations with other services
> > Hope this is useful; I'd love to keep this conversation going, whether
> on list or off.
> > Cheers,
> > -Ian
> >> On 03/23/2016 01:26 PM, Mark Weiler wrote:
> >> I'm doing some exploratory research on personalization of academic
> library websites. E.g. student logs in, the site presents books due dates,
> room reservations, course list with associated course readings, subject
> librarians. For faculty members, the site might present other information,
> such as how to put material on course reserves, deposit material into
> institutional repository, etc. Has anyone looked into this, or tried it?
> >> Mark Weiler, MLIS, PhD
> >> Web & User Experience Librarian | Psychology Librarian
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> >> 519.884.0710 x4296
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