Dewey Cloud enhancement at Wintec Library

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Presented by Aleš Vanek, ITPNZ Libraries Forum
3 -5 July 2007 – EIT Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand

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Dewey Cloud enhancement at Wintec Library

  1. 1. Wintec OPAC enhancements Dewey Cloud Presented by Aleš Vanek ITPNZ Libraries Forum 3 -5 July 2007 – EIT Hawke’s Bay
  2. 2. WebVoyage ‘Cover Page’
  3. 3. Dewey Cloud – basic facts Free software Author: Steve Thomas stephen.thomas@adelaide.edu.au Creates an HTML page providing a visual presentation of the Library's print collection.  The script first extracts call numbers from the Voyager MFHD. Only the first three digits are used, and non-Dewey numbers are ignored. A hash is built with a count of MFHD holdings against each Dewey-thousand.  On completion of the scan, an HTML page is produced as described above.  Clicking on a category will link to the Library Catalogue to browse that category. > continue...
  4. 4. Dewey Classification headings are ranked according to the number of items under each heading. Ranking is indicated by a larger or smaller size : the larger the text, the greater the number of items. Moving the cursor over a category will reveal the Dewey number and number of items in the category.
  5. 5. Dewey Cloud
  6. 6. Dewey Cloud – text roll-over function
  7. 7. More technical details
  8. 8.  Wintec library uses 5 categories.  Final .html page is well customizable.
  9. 9. Any questions? ales.vanek@wintec.ac.nz
  10. 10. Any questions? ales.vanek@wintec.ac.nz

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