Yearly Archives: 2015

Setting up OpenURL reverse proxies

Adding a reverse proxy for OpenURL is one of the things that I considered essential when I worked at a university library; I wonder now if this is something that others do. What’s a reverse proxy? E.g. passing all OpenURL

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Publicly funded libraries and licensing

In European contexts, libraries are mostly publicly funded. It should follow that — in common with other publicly funded institutions — the public has a right as the funding body to access and use any works created by employees of the

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La oss prøve dette…

[English below] Så, her er saken: jeg har fem-til-ti timer til disposisjon og jeg vil gjerne hjelpe noen som trenger hjelp med ting jeg kan noe om. Jeg jobber daglig som technical lead (dvs. programvareutvikling) innen arkiv, bibliotek og andre

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SWIB15

I attended SWIB15 in Hamburg, this is a very brief write-up (I’m no longer contractually obliged). This year’s SWIB made a welcome return to Hamburg, which is a lovely place. I spent Monday at an excellent workshop with Tom Johnson

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The one truth: how to interpret IT discourse

I used to think it was scary to have an opinion about technical things because having an opinion makes you a target for people who know better. Last year, something changed. I realised that strong opinion and vocal disagreement characterise those

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JSON-LD, currently…

I read with no small amusement that JSON-LD has begun to descend into its final form — JSON — which, as we’re all relatively aware is descending into it’s final form — the string. Having worked with JSON-LD for nigh

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[gone]

[self-censoring boring rubbish]  

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