How I used a simple Python request and website headers to match Library of Congress Subject Headings and URIs.
A reflection on what I learned from my father about automation. His early programs taught me what was possible and gave me confidence to do what I do today.
A walkthrough for the process of implementing the Open Access Button on Summon's no-results page.
A step-by-step on PDF redaction using Imagemagick and Paint as tools for a foolproof process. Also a look at the Goddard News historical project.
Intended for folks whose institutions may be using traject to index their MARC records and want to be able to test fields/subfields locally. It's also another way you can engage with and understand your MARC data.
A walkthrough, with screenshots, of how to register a new batch processing operation in MarcEdit 7.
A reflection on overpromising as a pattern in library technology and teh gender dynamics of who's left apologizing.
A challenge we encountered in our Bento Box library discovery project: how do we write helpful, caring messages for searches with no results?
Why I enjoy being on Mastodon and an overview of what it's like there.
A brief overview of how to write a useful tech support ticket, aimed at an audience of librarians of varying tech levels.