Drupal 6 / SOPAC / CCK / Views

Drupal camp at Darien Library was a wonderful experience and I took away some great ideas. There are a couple of modules that I have not yet installed and the conference has prompted me to get my act together. To start am going to install CCK and Views. John Blyberg gave a great talk about …

Call to action button

Melissa had written this wonderful blog post about “Call to action buttons” It inspired me, so here is our first real call to action button. We are getting great results and I really like the idea of promoting an action in the virtual space.

Do you really want to create world class library website?

If you want to improve you library’s website look at what the leaders in the field are doing. Here is a list of websites that I believe are leaders. 2advanced.com created Belmont Abbey College avenue-a razorfish created NYTimes CNN US News and World Report 3rd Edge Communications created ORBIS International HelloDesign created Wilshire Boulevard UnifiedField …

Sirsi/Sopac: Part 17 User Account

Today I fixed a bug on the fines piece of the code. It was throwing an error when the patron had zero fines. This has been corrected. I have seen some talk on the Drupal library listserver about getting patron data onto Drupal from a Sirsi system, so here is a picture of my patron …

Sirsi/Sopac Part 16 Item types

Today I am looking at item types. Things such as books, magazines etc… and having the ability to search on these types. John has abstracted these out in the locum.ini file and you are going to have to go in and make some changes. Below is what I did. I have commented out John’s code …