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Talis

Today Talis announced they are moving their focus away from Linked Data. I think my initial reaction, which I tweeted, holds true: this is on similar lines to Microsoft announcing plans to move away from Windows. Earlier this year I was at an event where I bumped in to two people from Talis. The one…

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Talis Aspire, checking if a course has a list

Talis Aspire is a new-ish Reading List system used at the University of Sussex Library. On Aspire, a url for a Department looks like this: http://liblists.sussex.ac.uk/departments/anthropology.html A page for a course looks like this (for course l6061): http://liblists.sussex.ac.uk/courses/l6061.html The nice thing is that you can replace the ‘.html’ with .json or .rdf – while the…

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JISC Library Management System Review

The JISC and SCONUL have just released a Review (Horizon Scan) of Library Management Systems (LMS or ILS). Intersting stuff. A lot of stuff to be expected, and some interesting findings: Dire need to embrace web 2.0 and to get OPACs out of the 90s The need to intergrate with campus systems such as Financial…

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WordPress MU

Just come across WordPress WMU. Allows you to manage multiple WordPress blogs within one installation, and do handy things like allow users to use the same account (with different permissions) across different blogs. This could well be handy as I’ve recently setup a number of blogs at work for various purposes, all WordPress, and while…

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