Creating Reading Lists in Sakai

Overview This post outlines the improvements made to Reading Lists within WebLearn. This was made possible by virtue of the successful completion of the JISC funded Sir Louie Project. (Thanks to Angela Carritt for help with this post.) It is … Continue reading

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Juice and DAIA and Sakai and Primo

From Owen Stephens: Juice is a javascript library built on JQuery developed with the intention of making it easier to add additional functionality to library interfaces – see http://juice-project.org/ for more details. I’ve been working on a project with the University … Continue reading

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Documentation and screenshots for the DAIA Juice extension now available

From Owen Stephens: Documentation and screenshots for the DAIA Juice extension now available at http://juice-project.org/node/41 We will hopefully get a link added to http://juice-project.org/extensions_bazaar in due course. The code developed here has been added to the Juice source tree at http://code.google.com/p/juice-project/source/browse/#svn%2Ftrunk%2Fextensions, so … Continue reading

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Ex-Libris Primo web service requests sequence diagrams

Request: protocol//host/library-availability/library?id=id [&format=format] [&callback=callback] id is a valid DAIA URI, for example http://solo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/primo_library/libweb/action/display.do?doc=UkOxUUkOxUb15585873&vid=OXVU1&fn=display&displayMode=full Possible format values are json, jsonp and xml (not supported yet), default value is json. callback parameter only applies to format jsonp, default value is callback. Response: … Continue reading

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About the Electronic Item Availability Service (EIAS)

The purpose of this middleware is to find availablity for items that are electronic. The API that can return information about these items is a hosted service run by SFX. A good way to see examples of the service in … Continue reading

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Configuration changes to Primo

We thought it may be useful to detail all the changes that need to be made to Ex-Libris Primo in order that it may communicate with WebLearn (Sakai) 1. Addition of a URI to Primo OpenURL Requested change A new … Continue reading

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Possible addition of a new Work Package: Electronic Item Availability Service (EIAS)

The original middleware component (see WP6) is now to be known as Library Item Availability Service aka LIAS. We have identified the need for a second middleware component which will be known as Electronic Item Availability Service aka EIAS. Development … Continue reading

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Availability Information: DAIA or DLF-ILS DI that is the question!

Part of the Sir Louie project involves placing dynamic ‘real-time’ availability information into our reading lists. There are two existing standards which may be of use in this area: Document Availability Information API (DAIA) Digital Library Federation – Integrated Library … Continue reading

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What’s in a (window.) name?

Sir Louie will make it possible to build a reading list in the WebLearn (VLE), (based on the Sakai open source platform) by searching for items using the University’s library search interface SOLO, (based on Ex-libris Primo). This concept is … Continue reading

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Modifications to earlier screen shots

Since the original screen shots were posted SOLO has been upgraded and now has a new search interface (original post: http://blogs.it.ox.ac.uk/sirlouie/2010/08/24/proposed-new-user-interface-for-the-reading-list-tool/).  Here are new mock-ups of the “Import into WebLearn” links.

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