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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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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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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Juice project code licence (MIT) now compatible with Sakai

When the Sir Louie started we were very keen to use the open source Juice JavaScript library but felt we would be unable to do so since the licence (GPL) was not compatible with the Sakai licence (Educational Community License, … 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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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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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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