Author: EK

Signs that scare me as a runner

I’m thinking about starting a photo series about signs I see while running. We start with the following beautiful specimen that I saw on July 22, 2019 in the forest near Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart. After I saw the sign, the

Source code of Hybrid Bookshelf and Library Data Unifier available at Github

The sources of the Hybrid Bookshelf are now online at Github (LGPL 3). I haven’t had the time for a deeper analysis, but it seems that a lot of its features (coloring of the books, sharing items via email etc.)

Overview article about the Blended Library

While I’m currently working again within the Open Access Repositories context, I found a nice overview article about the Blended Library by Harald Reiterer, Roman Rädle, Simon Butscher and Jens Müller from the Human-Computer Interaction Group at the University of

Blended Shelf Project: Hybrid Bookshelf

Today the Hybrid Bookshelf – as a result of the Blended Shelf Project – was presented at the 104. Bibliothekartag in Nürnberg. It is great to finally see the works and results of my master thesis arriving as an product.

Blended Shelf in Image Video

I just noticed that Blended Shelf plays a role in the new image movie of the University of Konstanz. It is an honor that my alma mater uses my work to advertise for itself. I assume that an English version

Arena for Books: Bookshelf 2.0 and more

I just stumbled (thanks to RR) over Arena for Books. This is a design challenge with the task to … “Develop future­oriented and viable ideas for the physical presentation of digital publishing products and services in bookstores and at trade fairs.”

New Screenshots

I added some screenshots of the current html5 version of the Blended Shelf. This is work in progress. A lot of features are still missing and the final product may look differently. The technological base is VuFind and a lot

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