RA21 project aims to ease remote access to licensed content

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.

Index Data Staff Offer a Primer on the FOLIO Code

Coinciding with the public release of the FOLIO code repositories, Index Data staff offered a primer to developers on the context around how the FOLIO platform provides integration points for module development through the Okapi layer and what that means for developing modules in FOLIO.

Index Data Turns 20

Today, it was 20 years ago that Adam Dickmeiss and I founded Index Data together in Copenhagen. There was a bottle of champagne, and our parents shared the moment with us along with our wives, because, honestly, we were little more than big kids at the time. We were a little scared, but we were […]

Adding Discovery and More to Koha with Smart Widgets

Previous post: Using Smart Widgets to Integrate Information Access This is the second in a series of posts about our Smart Widget platform. You can also read the first post or find background material about the technology. In our introduction to Smart Widgets, I said that part of our purpose in developing the technology was […]

Using Smart Widgets to Integrate Information Access

Next post: Adding Discovery and more to Koha with Smart Widgets. This is the first of a series of blog posts in which we will talk about a concept that we have been developing over the past few years. We call it ‘smart widgets’ to distinguish our approach to widgets from the almost ubiquitous notion […]