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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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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An video explaining the project

This video of me at JISC’s Flexible Service Delivery seminar in Nottingham on 9th September will probably become a cult internet hit one day. In the meantime it should help to clarify what we are planning to do within the … Continue reading

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Owen Stephen’s post about Sir Louie

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

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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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What is the Sir Louie Project?

Sir Louie – System for Integrating Reading Lists within the Oxford University Information Environment The project will enhance two academic and administrative systems, WebLearn (VLE), (based on the Sakai open source platform,) and the University’s library search interface SOLO, (based … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Sir Louie Project

Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/16180154@N07/4791812979/

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