Building Library Web Apps

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Steve Jamieson


Previous conferences have included workshops encouraging librarians to learn computer programming skills in order to develop efficient, software solutions for problems they face in their work. This poster presentation highlighted two web apps developed by Covenant’s library staff— a reference e-book meta-search engine, and an interactive ILL request form supporting inbound OpenURL linking. The poster described motivations for developing these apps, reviewed the technology used and the development process, summarized the impact on library service, and identified directions for future development.

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