[LibX] Removing cues from one catalogue, redux

Ross Singer rossfsinger at gmail.com
Fri Jun 12 08:51:22 PDT 2009


How man non-York users with COinS aware agents do you think use your
catalog, on average?

-Ross.

On Fri, Jun 12, 2009 at 10:34 AM, William Denton<wtd at pobox.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> We're setting up VuFind at York University (in Toronto); by default it has
> COinS metadata in its pages.  Because we have LibX on all the library
> computers, OpenURL cues appear everywhere, and it's starting to confuse
> people when they look at a book in our catalogue and they're told to press a
> button to see if we have it.
>
> Whether it's possible to remove cues from one catalogue was asked and
> answered here last September:
>
>        http://www.mozdev.org/pipermail/libx/2008-September/000424.html
>
> Godmar said, "In the current LibX, this must be hardcoded and can't be
> configured on a per-edition basis (our upcoming framework, LibX 2.0, will
> allow edition maintainers to specify such parameters)."
>
> I assume this is still the case, so is there an expected date for a stable
> 2.0 release?  I think we'll have to remove the COinS from our pages until we
> can move up to 2.0, which makes our catalogue less confusing for our users
> but less useful for the rest of the world.
>
> Bill
> --
> William Denton, Toronto : miskatonic.org www.frbr.org openfrbr.org
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