UPDATED: June 14, 2013 Okay, so I’ve updated this post to something that actually works and with a real example
Lightning talk followed by workshop and breakout discussion.
I’ve done a write up of the 5-minute version of this talk when I presented it at Code4lib 2013 National. This version at TRY 2013 is the full overview that I did with two coworkers.
Instead of a standard presentation/demo, we got to sit down with a couple people and simply discuss what the library is looking for and what the vendor is selling. Hopefully my notes make sense.
Ryerson is going through a public consultation for a new LMS. I mostly went to the sessions where an instructor came in to talk about their experience with a product. When that wasn’t available, I went to the vendor presentations. Full schedule and links to the session recordings: http://lms.blog.ryerson.ca/2013/03/20/announcing-lms-demo-week/
Terry Brady – File Analyzer and Metadata Harvester purpose: assemble collection of tasks into a simple user interface modular code: hopefully easy to add/modify File Analyzer: scans file system and performs actions on files, can also import file to edit records Want to know if looks interesting/useful Misty De Meo – Human Rights Thesaurus: Transitioning …
The morning event was held at MaRS and focused on women in technology (but also including sciences), particularly as entrepreneurs and startup founders.
A few weeks ago now, we got a Sierra demo at our work. Here are just a few notes that I took.
Mark Matienzo – Wielding the Whip: Affect, Archives, & Ontological Fusion need to talk about emotion – a lot of things going on in my life inspired by Archives by Emotion why do we not acknowledge that archives are based on emotion, stories facebook ‘like’ is not an emotion losing connections to materials and history …
Demian Katz – gamebooks.org, Geeby-Deeby, and the Dime Novel Bibliography Project. interactive fiction books Made a really big bibliography people sending in more put it in a big database open-source project to adapt backend MySQL db that models various types of entities, relationships backend system to edit entities, enter data, edit relationships Rachel Frick – …