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Tuesday October 28th
Beginning the long haul (1 comments)

Saturday October 25th
Live from PEI (1 comments)

Tuesday September 30th
Kylie (5 comments)

Thursday September 25th
CUFTS (2 comments)

Tuesday September 16th
To live & work in L.A. (0 comments)

Monday August 4th
Trying to reach... (1 comments)

Friday July 11th
My Life as a Net Nanny (0 comments)

Monday June 23rd
CACUL Innovation Award (1 comments)

Wednesday June 11th
My new project (0 comments)

Thursday May 29th
walking the DOM with IE in Mac OS X (1 comments)

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Fleeing!

By rscrawford, Section Diaries
Posted on Wed Jan 5th, 2005 at 12:00:09 PM EST
Back in November, I made the very painful decision to withdraw from the MLIS program at San Jose State University. A number of factors contributed to this decision, but I feel it was the right thing to do. I just wanted to throw that out there. I do plan to continue working on issues of open source software development and implementation for public libraries, however. So I plan on sticking around here for awhile, and I plan to continue updating the Literate Penguin.

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Oh, yes, and...

By rscrawford, Section Diaries
Posted on Mon May 17th, 2004 at 09:31:34 PM EST
I, too, have started a new blog. The Literate Penguin is about "Libraries, Open Source, and Me". I noticed that the format I'm using is similar to the Digital Librarian, but I assure you that's entirely coincidental. I'm using WordPress to run my site, and the design is an adapted modification of one of the basic Movable Type styles.

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Ah, I get it now....

By rscrawford, Section Diaries
Posted on Mon Mar 29th, 2004 at 05:17:35 PM EST
Now that I'm halfway through my Introduction to Cataloging and Classification class, I finally understand what MARC is (well... more or less, at least). Now I can start looking at XOBIS again, with an eye of possibly understanding it. Possibly.

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CUFTS status report

By tholbroo, Section Diaries
Posted on Wed Feb 4th, 2004 at 04:43:14 PM EST
CUFTS is now running as the link resolver for about 40 Western Canadian universities and colleges. We're up to about 150 resources (targets in SFX) with 178,000 title list records.

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WIBS Update

By art, Section Diaries
Posted on Sun Nov 30th, 2003 at 11:14:46 AM EST
I finally have some updated information on the WIBS site. I have raved about the power of stylesheets all over the place, but WIBS is the first real example of where it all comes together. The irony is that procedural programmers seem to really suck at stylesheets, including me, but imagine what someone who achieves the Zen of stylesheet writing could do.

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My Blog

By jaf, Section Diaries
Posted on Wed Nov 12th, 2003 at 02:01:24 PM EST
I've finally started officially blogging. The site is digitallibrarian.org, and as you might guess, is mostly stuff about digital libraries, librarians, and information technology. Comments, suggestions, etc. are welcome. :-) -- jf

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Thank you, Google!

By art, Section Diaries
Posted on Thu Nov 6th, 2003 at 10:54:37 AM EST
I was overjoyed to hear back from Google that they were willing to bump up our API limit for Project FLOW. This means we can do this sort of hook in our OPAC for no hits searching.

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