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Inmagic user group meeting Melbourne june 2011

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Inmagic user group meeting Melbourne june 2011

  1. 1. Victorian Parliamentary Library Inmagic User Group Meeting Peter Neish 23 June 2011
  2. 2. Who are our clients? <ul><li>Members of Parliament </li></ul><ul><li>Members’ staff (electorate officers, party staff, ministerial staff) </li></ul><ul><li>Parliamentary staff (especially parliamentary committees) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Library Services <ul><li>Client Support </li></ul><ul><li>Technical Services </li></ul><ul><li>Research Service </li></ul><ul><li>Reference and Current Information Services </li></ul><ul><li>Electronic Library Services </li></ul>
  4. 4. Electronic Services <ul><li>Supports clients & library staff via the development & maintenance of databases and applications as well as the Parliament’s internal intranet </li></ul><ul><li>Engages with the broader community through the Parliament’s public website. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Electronic Services <ul><li>Art and Heritage </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Images & publications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Heritage Collection Management </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Electronic Systems </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Horizon LMS, DB/Textworks databases, Hansard database </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Research & implement new technologies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>eg twitter @VicParlLibrary, wiki, RSS feeds </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. DB/Textworks at the library <ul><li>DB/Textworks version 12 </li></ul><ul><li>WebPublisher version 11 </li></ul><ul><li>21 DB/Textworks databases </li></ul><ul><ul><li>News Archive (171K) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Media Releases( 66K) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Broadcast News (50K) </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. DB/Textworks at the library <ul><li>Databases : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Policies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Artworks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reference Knowledge Base </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Byelections </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Government Agencies </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. What is this jQuery thing all about? <ul><li>jQuery is a javascipt framework </li></ul><ul><li>Allows you to make webpages dynamic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Can update the page without reloading </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Add in pre-built widgets and plugins </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Date selector, tooltips </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Send and fetch information via XML (AJAX) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>This can be done asynchronously </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Demo of databases <ul><li>Library Intranet and feedback form (results) </li></ul><ul><li>Absence Board </li></ul><ul><li>Broadcast News </li></ul><ul><li>Reference Knowledge Base </li></ul><ul><li>Media Releases (tagged) </li></ul><ul><li>MetaSearch </li></ul><ul><li>Statistics </li></ul>
  10. 10. More Info <ul><li>http:// jquery.com / </li></ul><ul><li>http://code.google.com/p/dbtext-tools/ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>jQuery plugins for DB/Textworks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Open Source licence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wiki and bug tracking </li></ul></ul>

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