SuperPatron - Edward Vielmetti in Ann Arbor, MI

Superpatron - Edward Vielmetti in Ann Arbor, MI

Friends of the library, for the net.


Read the Superpatron weblog for details on all these ideas.

About the author

Edward Vielmetti is a patron of the Ann Arbor District Library and a member of its Technology Advisory Board. He organized the first Library Camp and has spoken to audiences of librarians and technologists around the world. He has been a library patron for over 35 years.

Integrating the catalog into the web

The following scripts require Firefox 1.5 and Greasemonkey. Consider them experimental. They are all for the Ann Arbor District Library. Look at the details first if you don't have Greasemonkey running or want to find out about these tools for other libraries.

Scripts for the MeLCaT Michigan-wide library catalog

Scripts for the SWAN catalog

The following script is for the University of Michigan MIRLYN library catalog

Transforming catalog output using XSL

Some XSLT templates for modifying output from the Ann Arbor and Huddersfield libraries. (Experimental and undocumented, contact me for details of use.)

For more information, contact Edward Vielmetti,