Archive for January, 2007

BJD work – week of January 22, 2007

Monday, January 29th, 2007

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* WFL – Emailed team updates x2.
* WFL – Developed object/task model that seems to have the relational benefits of flexibility *and* the fixed-row benefits of easy querying. Presented idea at WS staff meeting.
* WFL – Got select_tasks working for object_tasks after authentication using new task_model.
* ILL – Created library private wiki area for ezborrow info, worked on comprehensive list of tasks done to date and tasks to do.

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YF – Work Week of January 22, 2007

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2007
  • Attended Brown Programmers’ mtg
  • Met with Sarah Shaw re. Named Collections report
  • Duplication problem in editing page of course description SR site
  • Created list of gis file extentions for H.S., installed ArcExplorer

YF – Work Week of January 15, 2007

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2007
  • Changed gis.brown.edu website to new version
  • Added tutorials to gis website
  • Duplication problem in editing page of course description SR site
  • Attended NERCOMP session on Virtual Globes, Southbridge MA

BJD work – week of January 15, 2007

Monday, January 22nd, 2007

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* Got Jean M.P. feedback.
* wfl – Emailed crew tracker update.
* ill – Reviewed and cleaned up Josiah web-service docs for code4lib posting.
* lql – Finished ‘select-comments-for-tag’ webapp.
* wfl – Implemented better sessionHolder code.
* wfl – Changed encoding of all text fields after CIS PHP/MySQL server change.
* wfl – Finished rewrite of authentication page.
* wfl – Drafted tentative flow for implementing new task-model.

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JMR- Week of January 15, 2007

Wednesday, January 17th, 2007

– Preview of new library web for staff
— Met with Chad Galts and Barbara Bennett to finalize changes to ETD application & prepare to launch
— Met with Giovi’s student to map out work for online screenings OCRA form
— Repository Programmer Search Committee Report submitted

BJD work – week of January 8, 2007

Tuesday, January 16th, 2007

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* Prepared LibQual quotable-comments webpage for D.O.
* Revised LibQual quotable-comments webpage broken out by type.
* Got T.S. LibQual spreadsheets.
* Emailed P.Y. about upcoming tracker push.
* Delivered to D.O. dynamically-constructed web-delivered flatfile spreadsheet of relational db LibQual tag-comments.
* Emailed LibQual group preliminary thoughts on quantitative data.
* Participated in library-programmer interview meetings.
* For LibQual comment-site, learned about authentication, caching, and delivery of non-html content.
* Programmed c. 90% of ‘select-comments-for-tag’ feature of comments website.
* LibQual meeting.

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JMR – Week of January 8, 2007

Tuesday, January 9th, 2007

– Met with exempt staff to review status of 06-07 goals and solicit input on KSA needs
— SirsiDynix Institute webcast: Learning 2.0: Make “PLAY” Your New Year’s Resolution, Jan. 10
— Engineering Syllabi Project meeting with PY and LP
— HELIN Annual Conference, Jan. 11
— Michael Park interview, Jan. 12

JMR – Week of January 1, 2007

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2007

– Tested new config for Beilstein Crossfire OpenURL linking (works now)
— Added head shots for L Wang, R Noble, R Fark, T Reis, and D O’Mahony to resource guides
— Ran December MetaLib CKB update
— Requested Gloria to set up interview with M. Park.
— Added Friedman Center to library hours application
— Mounted updated East Asian Collection web pages for Li Wang
— Excellence Award videotaping
— Worked with BB on mysql table for digital bookplate data