Overview of content related to 'library catalogs' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/1826/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=&issue= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en Adapting VuFind as a Front-end to a Commercial Discovery System http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue68/seaman <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue68/seaman#author1">Graham Seaman</a> describes the adaptation of an open source discovery tool, VuFind, to local needs, discusses the decisions which needed to be made in the process, and considers the implications of this process for future library discovery systems.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>VuFind is an open source discovery system originally created by Villanova University near Philadelphia [<a href="#1">1</a>] and now supported by Villanova with the participation in development of libraries around the world. It was one of the first next-generation library discovery systems in the world, made possible by the open source Solr/Lucene text indexing and search system which lies at the heart of VuFind (Solr also underlies several of the current commercial offerings, including Serials Solutions' Summon and ExLibris' Primo).</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue68/seaman" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue68 tooled up graham seaman google minnesota state colleges and universities national library of australia royal holloway serials solutions university of london villanova university western michigan university worldcat ajax api archives authentication cataloguing data database ejournal free software identifier institutional repository library catalogs library management systems lucene marc metadata mysql national library oai-pmh opac open source openurl php repositories resource discovery restful ruby search technology sfx software solr standards usability vufind wiki Fri, 09 Mar 2012 14:06:59 +0000 lisrw 2226 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Cultural Heritage Language Technologies: Building an Infrastructure for Collaborative Digital Libraries in the Humanities http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue34/rydberg-cox <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue34/rydberg-cox#author1">Jeffrey Rydberg-Cox</a> describes the work of the Cultural Heritage Language Technologies consortium, a research group funded by the European Comission Information Society Technologies program and the United States National Science Foundation Digital Libraries Initiative.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>The field of classics has a long tradition of electronic editions of both primary and secondary materials for the study of the ancient world. Large electronic corpora of Greek and Latin texts are available from groups such as the <i>Thesaurus Linguae Graecae</i>, the <i>Packard Humanities Institute</i>, and the <i>Duke Databank of Documentary Papyri</i>, and in the Perseus Digital Library [1].</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue34/rydberg-cox" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue34 feature article jeffrey rydberg-cox ieee imperial college london national science foundation oai tufts university university of cambridge perseus algorithm archives browser cataloguing data data set digital library dublin core framework html hypertext information retrieval infrastructure interoperability knowledge management library catalogs metadata multimedia open archives initiative preservation provenance repositories research search technology sgml software standards thesaurus url visualisation vocabularies xml Wed, 15 Jan 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 924 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk Web Access for the Disabled http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue7/web-access <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue7/web-access#author1">Cathy Murtha</a> outlines the problems that audio-visually impaired people encounter when trying to use network-based resources.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>If it is true that patience is a virtue, blind people must be the most virtuous people on earth. Waiting is omnipresent in a blind persons life. The simple act of reading a newspaper can be a major undertaking. However this seemingly simple task is accomplished, it requires waiting; waiting for a family member or friend to be available, or waiting for the next scheduled meeting with a paid reader.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue7/web-access" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue7 regular column cathy murtha archives cataloguing copyright database digital library gopher graphics java library catalogs opac research search technology software Sun, 19 Jan 1997 00:00:00 +0000 editor 252 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk