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code4lib 2008

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DLF ILS Discovery Interface Task Force API recommendation

Emily Lynema - Systems Librarian for Digital Projects, North Carolina State University
Terry Reese - Oregon State University

From Idea to Open Source

Andrew Nagy - Villanova University

The Wayback Machine

Brad Tofel - Lead Developer, Wayback Machine, Internet Archive


Casey Durfee - LibraryThing


Ross Singer - Interoperability and Open Standards Champion, Talis
Jonathan Rochkind - Johns Hopkins University Libraries

Zotero and You, or Bibliography on the Semantic Web

Trevor Owens - Technology Evangelist, Center for History and New Media, George Mason University
Representatives from the Center for History and New Media will introduce Zotero, a free and open source extension for Firefox that allows you to collect, organize and archive your research materials. After a brief demo and explanation, we will discuss best practices for making your projects "Zotero ready" and other opportunities to integrate with your digital projects through the Zotero API. Presentation Slides

Working with the WorldCat API

David Walker - California State University
David Walker, from California State University, will show a prototype that uses the new OCLC Grid Services WorldCat API. The presentation will detail the newly released WorldCat API, examining its strengths and weaknesses. The prototype will include some examples of how libraries might integrate the API with their local systems in order to build a custom WorldCat interface designed specifically for their users.


Building the Open Library

Aaron Swartz - Tech Lead, Open Library

Code4lib 2008 Gender Diversity and Minority Scholarships

Oregon State University and Code4lib are offering scholarships to promote gender and cultural diversity.

OSU / Code4lib Gender Diversity Scholarship

The OSU / Code4lib Gender Diversity Scholarship will provide up to $1000 to cover travel costs and conference fees for one qualified attendee to the 2008 Code4lib conference (February 25-28 in Portland, OR). This scholarship is eligible to any woman interested in actively contributing to the mission and goals of the Code4lib Conference.


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