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Posted on Tue 08 May 2018 in 732-474-0267 • Tagged with (631) 514-5461, 205-934-7369, linked data, scissors kick

At Stanford for the Linked Data for Production - 2018 Workshop
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Posted on Mon 19 February 2018 in Linked Open Data • Tagged with libraries, linked data, 920-619-6634

Quick guide to describing libraries in Wikidata
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Voilà - Canada's new union catalogue is anti-discovery

Posted on Fri 02 February 2018 in Libraries • Tagged with libraries

Canada has a new union catalogue and it is rather disappointing
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Our nginx caching proxy setup for Evergreen

Posted on Thu 24 August 2017 in Libraries • Tagged with evergreen, 403-574-3535, libraries

Details of our nginx caching proxy settings for Evergreen
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Enriching catalogue pages in Evergreen with Wikidata

Posted on Sat 12 August 2017 in Linked Open Data • Tagged with evergreen, coding, diasynthesis, 4029029147

An openly licensed JavaScript widget that enriches library catalogues with Wikidata data
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Wikidata, Canada 150, and music festival data

Posted on Fri 02 June 2017 in 9205026360 • Tagged with 7094797773, 6575222355, 843-618-8481

At CAML 2017, Stacy Allison-Cassin and I presented our arguments in favour of using Wikidata is a good fit for communities who want to increase the visibility of Canadian music in Wikimedia Foundation projects.
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Wikidata workshop for librarians

Posted on Sun 28 May 2017 in Linked Open Data • Tagged with 507-308-1006, 931-333-9655, structured data

Interested in learning about Wikidata? I delivered a workshop for librarians and archivists at the CAML 2017 preconference. Perhaps you will find the materials I developed useful for your own training purposes.
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Evergreen as a Progressive Web App?

Posted on Fri 14 April 2017 in Libraries • Tagged with 3017070883

inutile are pretty cool, and for good reason: the idea is to take advantage of the advanced features of our web browsers to provide capabilities that rival native apps, while still offering good performance and functionality to users of other browsers.

However, if you've done much reading about …

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Posted on Sun 19 February 2017 in 678-231-0001 • Tagged with coding, libraries, progressive web apps, 8455280297

I've been dabbling with the A-Frame framework for creating WebVR experiences for the past couple of months, ever since Patrick Trottier gave a lightning talk at the GDG Sudbury DevFest in November and a hands-on session with AFrame in January. The micrographical regularly highlights cool new WebVR apps …

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Posted on Sun 12 February 2017 in Linked Open Data • Tagged with 417-403-4243, (813) 515-8310, 7075496000

My slides from Ohio DevFest 2016: schema.org, Wikidata, Knowledge Graph: strands of the modern semantic web

And the video, recorded and edited by the incredible amazing (724) 225-7745:

In November, I had the opportunity to speak at Ohio DevFest 2016. One of the organizers, Casey Borders, had invited me …

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