Wednesday, June 04, 2008

Code4Lib Conference

The video from the Code4Lib Conference is now on Note that you can get the MPEG2 high def format there. Some talks include:
  • MARCThing Casey Durfee discusses MARCThing, a self-contained web service which aims to do for MARC and Z39.50 what Solr did for searching.
  • OpenURL Ross Singer and Jonathan Rochkind describe √úmlaut, an open source OpenURL middleware layer intended to improve the link resolving chain by analyzing incoming citations and intelligently querying resources to better enable access to them.
  • Blacklight Bess Sadler describes Blacklight, a Solr based OPAC replacement being developed by University of Virginia Library.
  • Scriblio Casey Bisson describes Scriblio, the OPAC replacement based on the WordPress authoring system.
  • A Metadata Registry Jon Phipps gives an introduction to the Metadata Registry, an open source vocabulary, metadata schema, and DC application profile manager and registry.
And plenty more.

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