Monthly Archives: May 2011

this is one of the coolest things in Melbourne……whoa

the title of today’s post comes courtesy of the opening lines of a Hawthorn (Vic) library user who shared a video on the twitvid site, which recently popped up in my twitter stream: i havent figured out how to … Continue reading

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Enter [blogspace] here… Digitacy

I am not one to cavort on the web, so the blogging experince is all rather new. It’s a little ironic, therefore, that my first post is on the topic of ‘digitacy’. Civica, with the support of the Singapore Ministry … Continue reading

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Civica Cyberspace, here I come …

Wow! We finally got our own blog.  Kudos, Nigel and team! And we have all received invitations to contribute to the blog. It is one thing to be just reading others’ blog and totally another to actually have to write … Continue reading

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Follow Civica

Hello world, @Civicalld has entered the Twittersphere. Follow or simply cyberstalk, whichever is your style. According to the latest hype, Linday Tanner former Finance Minister reckons Twitter is a waste of time. But I reckon his PR machine is just … Continue reading

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In the mid nineties I was fortunate to be the project manager of a large scale interactive television trial[1] (we weren’t allowed to call it a trial as the initial deployment was to 50,000 households, but as we were making some fairly … Continue reading

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Sorcer Container of the Week

My ‘Sorcer container of the week’ goes to the folk at Hutt City for their Complete idiots guides  container. Everything you ever needed to know, from acoustic guitar to ventriloquism, to impress friends, colleagues, even strangers with your worldly knowledge … Continue reading

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It’s great that we finally have a blog

It’s really great that we have finally taken this leap of faith and created a blog for the Civica staff to muse about all things Library & Learning. I guess that we all so often get consumed by the day … Continue reading

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Sorcer 1.4

This week we released Sorcer 1.4.  This release adds eBook support and better handling of mobile devices as well as addressing some PRs.  Sorcer 1.4 is supported on  Spydus 853 and higher

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Spydus 861

Last week we released Spydus version 861. This is a major release and has many new and improved features.  Specific areas enhanced cover eBooks, bookings, desktop management, acquisitions, the OPAC, CMARC, permissions and notices. As well as functional changes we … Continue reading

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