• Avatar Justin Kelly Swinburne University of Technology
  • Using PDS and Alma for user authentication and authorisation for Relais inter-library loans system
    At Swinburne University Library we have recently upgraded our Relais inter-library loans system to use PDS for authenticating users and Alma for user/group authorisation. In this blog post we'll detail why and how to do this to aid other Relais/ExLibris sites. Why Historically with our Relais system user accounts had to be manually created for…

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    Alma API based Database discovery web app
    We at Swinburne University have released our new Alma API based Database discovery web app. AZ Databases provides a modern database discovery application for university libraries that is completely based on the ExLibris Alma APIs This is a Free/Open source alternative to: ExLibris MetaLibs - Find a Database feature SpringShares Libguides (if using it just…

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    List of all physical books that we have in electronic versions
    We at Swinburne University needed to find out which of our physical books we also had in electronic versions. Sounds simple enough but we tried for hours to get this data from within Alma and Alma Analytics but came up empty. I'd like to present our solution that we've open sourced and put up on…

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    Community repository of Primo misspelling files
    Description This extendes the default Primo misspelling file, adds all the misspellings listed in this Wikipead page:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Lists_of_common_misspellings/For_machines and provides a way to add your own custom misspellings Author: Justin Kelly Institution: Swinburne University of Technology Year: 2012 License: BSD style Short description: Use, modification and distribution of the code are permitted provided the copyright notice, list of conditions and disclaimer…

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    ShowPNX plugin for Google Chrome web browser
    Description This Google Chrome plugin allows you to easily display the ExLibris Primo PNX record when in a full display of a record in Primo Author: Justin Kelly Institution: Swinburne University of Technology Year: 2010 License: GPL v3 or above Skill required for using this code: basic   State Stable Programming language Javascript Software requirements Chrome web browser: http://www.google.com/chrome/ XML…

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