Author: EK

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 …

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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.) …

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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 …

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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. …

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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 …

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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.” …

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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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