Month: April 2009

Installing Django on Leopard

Here are the steps I went through to install Django on Mac OSX Leopard: First, I followed the steps on this page to get IDLE support (which I may or may not use, but I figured couldn’t hurt). I then

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Open Library Data and OCLC

OCLC has announced that it is moving forward with a strategy to provide most if not all of the services that current integrated library systems provide (i.e. circulation, acquisitions, license management, etc.). I won’t go into the details (you can

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Code4Lib Journal article on OAI-ORE

The latest issue of the Code4Lib Journal has an excellent article by David Tarrant et al detailing the use of OAI-ORE to enable the transferrence of repository objects from one repository solution to another. This, IMHO, is the first write-up

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Trip Report – CNI Spring Task Force Meeting

Last week I attended the CNI Spring Task Force Meeting in Minneapolis. I look forward to CNI meetings, as generally the programs are quite strong and diverse – usually there are at least two or three sessions that I find

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