This week we're attending the Joint Conference on Digital Libraries, an international conference jointly sponsored by IEEE-CS and ACM. This year, the conference is being held at the University of Toronto. Kim served on the organizing committee as Tutorial Chair to evaluate and select tutorial proposals for the conference. The schedule is packed with a number of interesting sessions with great topics such as web archiving, indexing and enhancing digital collections.
We're back from IslandoraCon in Hamilton, ON and had a great time collaborating with over 100 local and international library and memory institution colleagues. Our presentations on the Oral History Solution Pack and Web Annotation Solution Pack are now in Tspace. Thanks as always to our UTSC Faculty collaborators for providing the use cases for this software.
We’re in full on Islandora testing mode in preparation for the upcoming 7.x - 1.9 release and the release of our Web Annotation Utility Module and our Oral History Solution Pack prior to IslandoraCon.
As part of our testing, we found we needed the ability to have multiple users simultaneously accessing the same VM. Our systems administrator showed us a neat trick for those of you using Islandora VMs for testing and development. So, here it is:
[The following post is shared on behalf of Haoran Wang, one of the practicum students hosted by the Digital Scholarship Unit this term.]
Make Metadata Discoverable via the OAI-PMH in WorldCat
[This post is shared on behalf of Jaclyn DeGasperin, who completed her UofT iSchool practicum at the Digital Scholarship Unit this winter term.]
[The following post is shared on behalf of Julia King, one of the practicum students hosted by the Digital Scholarship Unit this term.]