Index Data’s Nassib Nassar is presenting a project briefing at the CNI 2020 Fall Member meeting on Metadb, an open source, data analytics infrastructure. Metadb fills a need for modern data management features in analytics such as real-time data streaming, data integration, and data versioning. The project brings these capabilities to the Library Data Platform […]
Each year, the Internet Archive hosts the Library Leaders Forum. The theme this year is Empowering Libraries & Communities Through Digital Lending and the schedule of speakers reflect how library service impacted on a global scale due to COVID-19. Index Data co-founder Sebastian Hammer is part of a panel discussion on October 13 to talk […]
Durham NC – January 22, 2020 – The Duke University Libraries (Duke) has selected Index Data as its implementation and hosting partner for its adoption of the FOLIO Library Services Platform, planned for Summer 2020. Duke plans to initially implement ERM functionality in FOLIO to be followed in 2021 with a full implementation. FOLIO (an […]
Index Data will be at ALA Midwinter in the Pennsylvania Convention Center from Friday, January 24 to Monday, January 27. We would love the opportunity to talk with you on your schedule. Whether it’s our work on FOLIO, our efforts in Project Reshare to help launch a community-owned resource sharing platform, or our renowned discovery tools, we’re here to journey […]
June, 2019 – Boston, MA and Copenhagen, Denmark Project ReShare and Index Data are pleased to announce that Index Data will become the first Certified Service Provider for the ReShare consortial resource-sharing platform. A software company specializing in creating innovative products and tools for the library ecosystem, Index Data will offer hosting, implementation, and support […]
Daniel Engelke, chief technology officer and co-founder of Bibliotech Education Ltd, notified us about their release of an open source Z39.50 toolkit for Node.js that uses Index Data’s YAZ toolkit. The source code is available on GitHub. Daniel said, “Having the YAZ toolkit available, specifically the libyaz5-dev package made developing a zoom client in Node.js […]
As part of a series of articles featuring interviews with Boston’s most inspiring entrepreneurs and independent businesses, BostonVoyager magazine highlights Sebastian Hammer and Index Data.: http://bostonvoyager.com/interview/meet-sebastian-hammer-index-data-office-formally-faneuil-hall-marketplace-company-made-entirely-remote-workers-rarely-gather/ .
Peter Murray (Open Source Community Advocate) is leading an 8-week online training session for NISO on Working with Scholarly Information Resource RESTful APIs. As the lead instructor, Peter gives participants a grounding in HTTP REST principles and then guides attendees through guest lectures from representatives several prominent companies and projects, including CrossRef, Orcid, OCLC, and IIIF. […]
In the two decades since electronic journals started replacing print journals as the primary access to article content, the quandary of how to ensure proper access to electronic articles that are licensed and paid for by the library has been with us.Note 1 Termed the “off campus problem”, libraries have employed numerous techniques and technologies to enable access to authorized users when they were not at their institutions.