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Kerberos and WebVoyage



Overview of interaction between the Cornell NetID system, and the ExLibris WebVoyage.

Overview of interaction between the Cornell NetID system, and the ExLibris WebVoyage.



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  • Kerberos, and WebVoyage A Marriage made in ?
  • I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free. Michelangelo
  • Goals
    • “ Easily obtain their research materials in a timely manner.”
    • “ Remove technical barriers in the request process.
    • “ Bring the myriad of request and delivery services together under the ‘Get it! Cornell’ umbrella to reduce or eliminate a user’s need to understand our internal systems and workflows to request materials”
  • Get it! Goals and Plan
    • http:// wiki.library.cornell.edu/wiki/x/tdk
  • Heracles, and Kerberos, and WebVoyage
  • Login Sequence
    • Try to detect if SideCar or CUwebauth in currently valid.
    • If cannot detect offer login screen.
    • If sidecar,webauth detected try to login with those methods.
    • Also allow those with Library cards but no NetID to login.
  • WebVoyage has ‘adaptor’ Feature
    • Examined Michael Doran’s Enduser Presentation
    • Yale’s Enduser Presentation
    • Tampere and Tampere Polytechnic Enduser Presentation
    • Some replace, some supplement the login process.
  • Explicit Login
  • Placement of login blurb
    • Context for user
    • Prevent invalid operations
    • Should be prominent
    • But not intrusive
    • Limitations on placement because of WebVoyage
    • Feedback? Ideas?
  • Center?
  • Logged in with SideCar
  • Alternate Placement
  • Requests and BorrowDirect Access require confirmation of identity
    • Is the user accidentally using another account?
    • Who asked for this?
    • Why didn’t I get my item?
    • User ‘blurb’ should alleviate this.
  • Requests asks for confirmation
  • Borrow Direct
  • Features
    • You don’t need another login for searching the catalog.
    • Most users can use their NetID.
    • Library card only users can still use that.
  • Questions?
    • Discussion –
    • Try it at catalog-unicode.library.cornell.edu
    • Please let me know of problems, try to be specific about sequence of operations.
    • Comments at Wiki - http://wiki.library.cornell.edu/wiki/x/It4