Tagged: drupal in libraries

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Drupal/WordPress position in Johnson County Library (Kansas)

A full time, Drupal and WordPress related position in the Johnson County Library (Kansas) opened up: Web Content Developer The Web Content Developer has primary responsibility for writing, creating, re-packaging and managing content for the Library’s website; coordinating social networking and related on-line community collaborations; and analyzing library and community information needs to plan for short and long-term site development....

Drupal in libraries workshop at the European Library Automation Group's annual conference

There will be two “Drupal in Libraries” sessions at the European Library Automation Group‘s annual conference, held in Ghent, Belgium Between May 28 and 31, 2013. The official description reads: The first session is about introductions: we would like to see 3-4 15 minutes presentations (focusing on available library-centric Drupal modules), and some 5 minutes “lighting talks” (focusing implementations –...

Job Posting: eBranch Manager for Drupal website in Gainesville, FL

Alachua County Library District has a posting for a digital services manager for a content-rich Drupal website. The eBranch Manager supervises two digital services librarians. Team is responsible for website user experience and content, ILS user experience, patron support for eBooks and other digital services, staff training and programs. This position is responsible for the administration and efficient daily operation...

drupal4lib conference within the code4lib conference

During the code4lib conference in February 11-14 in Chicago there will be a drupal4lib conference too. Let me break down that sentence for you. code4lib isn’t entirely about code or libraries. It is a volunteer-driven collective of hackers, designers, architects, curators, catalogers, artists and instigators from around the world, who largely work for and with libraries, archives and museums on...

OPAC module to integrate library catalogs into Drupal 7

OPAC is a newish module for Drupal 7, that enables libraries to integrate their catalog into Drupal allowing importing records, make advanced searches with faceted results, circulation task etc … This module is intended to work with any ILS by using connectors. Everyone can make its own by creating a php file. Read the full description at drupal.org/project/opac It was developed...

Notes on Stanford's new library site built with Drupal

Stanford has recently launched a new main library website, based on Drupal 7.  Stuart Snydman wrote a nice blog post describing the technical approach taken for some of the more important features on the new Library website, including the use of cloud hosting of Drupal simpleSAMLphp Shibboleth implementation integration of the SearchWorks API into search results and for link-management elsewhere in Drupal...

API access for Drupal sites to Europeana

Europeana is the European digital library initiative; it “enables people to explore the digital resources of Europe’s museums, libraries, archives and audio-visual collections. It promotes discovery and networking opportunities in a multilingual space where users can engage, share in and be inspired by the rich diversity of Europe’s cultural and scientific heritage.” The Europeana API module can integrate content from the European...

Drupal: Northeastern University Libraries website (slides)

iFactory worked on Northwestern University Library’s website and then posted a slideshow about the process and the results. The 78 slides were part of Lisa Sawin‘s presentation to the Rice University Library Drupal Group on June 5, 2012. The fourth slide summarizes what one can learn from it: Configuring some aspects of the Drupal admin to enable a wide variety of users...

"Drupal: Past, Present & Future" slides for the Chicagoland Drupal Library Group

At the May 23 meeting of the Chicagoland Drupal Library Group Leo Klein gave a presentation on “Drupal: Past, Present & Future“. The 9 slides on Google Docs start with comparison of basic set up and something you can really use between Drupal and the competition (aka WordPress). Then it goes on to cover the good and bad of the early...

"Drupal Basics" slides for librarians

ALA TechSource posted a slideshow titled Drupal Basics. It was put together by Sean Fitzpatrick of LisHost, which provides web services to libraries. The 26 slides covers the basics, including what Drupal is, why choose it, the difference between Drupal 6 and 7, terminology (core, contrib, theme, content types, views), advantages and disadvantages, installation, compliance, security, scalability and additional resources.