Monthly Archives: September 2008

The tea bag switcher

Along with our new hot drinks machine from Wittenborg came a box of mixed tea bags. The tea bags are nicely arranged in flavour compartments, which – in my view – is a really user friendly feature. However, once in … Continue reading

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Deadline coming up – uuuhhhaa

Update-update. Time is now 13:07 and we’re postponing the release. We have too much trouble talking to some backend services. Also some key players are not on the premises tomorrow. Too bad, but better to be late than sorry… Update. … Continue reading

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Planet SB Updated

I just updated Planet SB to fetch the list of blogs dynamically from While utilizing some pretty ugly regular expression logic it does appear to work. I can also add third party blogs not listed on the 7 Trin … Continue reading

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Primo usability on video

The Royal Library in Cph. recently did a number of usability tests of their new search engine called Primo. The usability tests were recorded on video and can be seen over at DEFF’s wiki. I haven’t seen them all yet, … Continue reading

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Summa wins best demo at ECDL 2008

Proud to announce that Summa won best demo award at ECDL 2008. We shared the prize with Plato. The winners were determined by vote from the conference attendees. Along with the honor came 500 euro (1000 euro split with Plato). … Continue reading

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Hvor er online-blokken?

Nu har jeg læst første nummer af blokken – Statsbibliotekets nye nyhedsbrev for medarbejderne. Indholdet er fint for et første nummer. Det er letlæst og overskueligt og har et okay layout, der i hvert fald ikke skræmmer nogen væk. På … Continue reading

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Summa Bomb

Tuesday we celebrated the open source release of Summa here at the office. Hans had made marzipan ring cakes (kransekage) and brought real Champagne (yes from the Champagne district in la France). It was all real nice with speeches from … Continue reading

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Planet SB and Yahoo Pipes

We are running an educational programme called 7 Trin at the library and I figured it would be fun to aggregate all the resulting employer blogs in a central place. As I am not really keen on setting up a … Continue reading

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The future of the OPAC

Gave a small talk today about the future of the OPAC at Gentofte Bibliotekerne. The talk was mainly about my ideas for future library services. Primo, Arena and EasyOPAC all did presentations of their products too. However, they really didn’t … Continue reading

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