Sirsi/SOPAC Part 7

Today we are having some problems importing data. One of the issues is that Sirsi and III don’t completely translate as far as being able to export data. This means we have some data that is incomplete at this point. We are going to go into the schema and alter the locum_bib_items table and set …

Sirsi/SOPAC Part 6

We needed to install File_MARC package. You need to do this doing the pear install and since it is beta code you need to follow these steps pear config-set preferred_state beta pear install File_MARC-0.2.3 pear config-set preferred_state stable. Now off to the harvest.php code

Sirsi/SOPAC Part 5

I think that Sopac needs clean URL’s configured to function properly. To enable clean URL you are going to need to do the following. Edit the file /etc/apache2/sites-enabled/000-default. Find the section for your document directory. Don’t get confused by editing the section that is the document root. Mine looks like. <Directory /var/www/html> Options Indexes FollowSymLinks …

Yahoo’s 2008 top searches

I just love this kind of data! The fact that it was an election year and people are more interested in Britney than Barack is amazing but on the other hand the fact that I have no clue what Naruto is will probably amaze others. I have fixed that with a Google search. Sorry Yahoo. …

Sirsi/SOPAC Part 4

Today we want to create a search box. The first thing we need to do is enable the Php filter module. This allows us to embed php snippets into the page node. This is done at Administer->Site building->Modules->Php filter Make sure that you are logged in as the Admin user and create a page. Create …

Innovation – Love of the game

Hustle and innovation to me will always be linked along with this other sports metaphor¬† “Love of the game”. I know Michael Jordan still plays basketball, Tony Hawk still skates, and ex NHL’er try out for the US pond hockey championship.¬† There are no real incentives, no cheering crowds, no huge endorsements. Those days have …