Owen Stephen’s post about Sir Louie

see: http://www.meanboyfriend.com/overdue_ideas/2010/08/sir-louie/

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Proposed COiNS metadata for use in Sakai’s Citation Helper reaing lists

As part of the Sir Louie project, we intend to enhance the Citations Helper tool within the Sakai VLE by adding COiNS metadata to an on-line reading list. COiNS stands for ContextObjects in Span and is a way of “hiding” … Continue reading

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Proposed OpenURL for “Import” button

Here are two examples of the use of OpenURL to specify reading list items in order that they be imported into the Sakai Citations helper. This post authored by Owen Stephens Book Example (Linux in a Nutshell) {Location_of_OpenURL_parser}?url_ver=Z39.88-2004&url_ctx_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:ctx&rfr_id=info:sid/primo.exlibrisgroup.com:primoJournal-UkOxU&rft_val_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:book&rft.genre=book&rft.btitle=Linux+in+a+Nutshell&rft.title=Linux+in+a+Nutshell&rft.isbn=0596004826&rft.aulast=Siever&rft.aufirst=Ellen&rft.au=Figgins%2C+Stephens&rft.au=Weber%2C+Aaron&rft.date=2003&rft.pub=O%27Reilly&rft.place=Sebastopol%2C+Calif.+%3B+Farnham&rft.edition=4th&rft_dat=%3CUkOxU%3EUkOxUb15585873%3C%2FUkOxU%3E Notes If … Continue reading

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Proposed new user interface for the Reading List (Citations Helper) tool

The Sir Louie project will integrate the Bodleian Libraries’ SOLO search interface with the Reading List tool; this tool is part of the Resources tool. We have made mock-ups of how we think the integration will look. 1 Create the … Continue reading

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Press release now available

The Sir Louie project website now contains a press release for the project. Links Sir Louie website Press release

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Benefits of the Sir Louie Project

At the moment there is fairly poor integration between the library software services and the reading list tool within institutional VLE (WebLearn). From within WebLearn, it is currently only possible to search OXLIP+ (an implementation of Ex-libris ‘Metalib’) which is … Continue reading

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