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HKUL My Library Outlook Addin. CHOI KY & KU KM HKU Libraries. Why we did it?. Starting September 2005, we no longer stamp due dates on books or other materials checked out from the University Libraries. ‘ I have not received any reminder from you. You MUST waive my fine!’. Why developed?.

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HKUL My Library Outlook Addin

CHOI KY & KU KM

HKU Libraries


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Why we did it?

Starting September 2005, we no longer stamp due dates on books or other materials checked out from the University Libraries.

‘ I have not received any reminder from you. You MUST waive my fine!’


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Why developed?

It was a part of the PDA@hand project ;

It was a project in Dec 2005

To ‘push’ overdue information/HKUL events to their PDAs/MP3s

Why OutLook?

Almost ALL PDAs/MP3s use Outlook as an agent for PIM Synchronization.



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Development

Nov 2002 -- MyLibrary Portal


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Development

  • Oct 2003 – MyLibrary@Hand

    Circulation record on Palm

  • Nov 2004

    Circulation record on PocketPC (beta)

  • Nov 2005

    MyLibrary Outlook Addin

  • Oct2006

    MyLibrary Outlook Addin


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Development

  • Oct 2006

    • Tested Innovative’s ‘My Record Feed’

    • it only shows “X Materials due soon" without showing the due date and information of each item

    • NOT USEFUL!


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How to get circulation info?

Either

  • By doing review file periodically ;

    Cons: not real-time; overloads III server

  • Mashup (web 2.0 terminology!!!!)

    Cons: not a formal method to obtain information; it doesn’t work whenever webpac changes


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Mashup

A Servlet to simulate user’s access to ‘view circulation record’

http://wireless.lib.hku.hk:8080/palmgw/index.jsp?USER=<XXXXX>&PASS=<YYYY>&ACTION=DATEBOOK




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Why ‘hack’ into III system? format:

III is a closed system ;

Difficult to get useful information to build apps ;

The only ‘interface (API)’ to III’s data is ‘review file’ & PatronAPI ($$$$) ;

We want to do more , but how?


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FaceBook’s format: experience

Facebook provides an excellent case study here.

Facebook becomes famous and hot after they released their API to public;

A lot of people (not exactly programmers) have built thousands of apps shared among users;

a US$15billion company !


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Can Innovative become another format:Facebook?

  • YES, if and only if Innovative :

    • releases APIfreely ;

    • Opens their System ;

    • Helps IUG members to develop Apps;

    • Encourages IUG members to share their Apps;


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Further development format:

  • It was a 2005 project ; It works on Outlook 2002, 2003, 2007 under Windows .NET framework 1.1 (current version is 3.X)

  • Rewrite entirely the addin for Outlook 2007  Human resource ?

  • Recommendations:

    • Use iCalendar protocol instead

    • DO NOT miss Mr. LI Yiu-On ’s presentation tomorrow


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HKUL MyLibrary Outlook Addin Screen Captures format:

  • Installation

    • MSI package

  • Features

    • Calendar Events

    • Alerts

  • Supports on variety platforms

    • Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, Vista

      (Dot NET Framework 1.1 required)

    • Microsoft Outlook 2000, XP, 2003, 2007


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Part 2: format:HKUL My Library Outlook AddinInstallation























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HKUL My Library Outlook Addin format:Demonstration on Different Platforms


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HKUL MyLibrary Outlook Addin: format:On Windows Vista, Outlook 2007


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HKUL MyLibrary Outlook Addin: format:On Windows XP, Outlook 2007


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HKUL MyLibrary Outlook Addin: format:On Windows XP, Outlook 2003


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HKUL MyLibrary Outlook Addin: format:On Windows 2000, Outlook 2003


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HKUL MyLibrary Outlook Addin: format:On Windows XP, Outlook XP


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HKUL MyLibrary Outlook Addin: format:On Windows 2000, Outlook XP


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HKUL MyLibrary Outlook Addin: format:On Windows XP, Outlook 2000


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HKUL MyLibrary Outlook Addin: format:On Windows 2000, Outlook 2000


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