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Open Source Discovery Portal Camp


Implementing or hacking an Open Source discovery system such as VuFind or Blacklight? 

Interested in learning more about Lucene/Solr applications?


Join the development teams from VuFind and Blacklight at PALINET, November 6, 2008, for day of discussion and sharing. We hope to examine difficult issues in developing discovery systems, such as:

  •  ILS Connectivity

  •  Authority Control

  •  Data Importing

  •  User Interface Issues


Date and time: November 6, 2008, 9:00am to 4:00pm

Registration Fee: $40 for PALINET members and $50 for PALINET non-members.

Location: PALINET


3000 Market St

Suite 200

Philadelphia, PA 19104



Attendence is limited to 50 persons, so register early! Continental Breakfast, Lunch, snacks and coffee will be provided.


PALINET is located directly across the street from the Philadelphia's 30th Street Station (Amtrak/SEPTA trains). And don't worry, you will have plenty of time to get on the train to New York for the Worldcat Hackathon!


A list of nearby hotels as suggested by the PALINET website


VuFind is sponsored by Villanova University.

Blacklight is sponsored by the University of Virginia.


For more information, contact Andrew Nagy (andrew.nagy at villanova.edu)



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