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  • Elgin County Museum Joins Archives in Launching Upgraded Search Interface

    The Elgin County Museum, as well as the Elgin County Archives, in St. Thomas, Ontario, both use Inmagic DB/TextWorks to manage their collections. A few years ago, Andornot helped the archives upgrade their public search interface to a more modern design, using our Andornot Starter Kit web application. This year we were pleased to help the museum upgrade their public search interface too. The museu...

Andornot Consulting Inc.

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Generated 1 month ago

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  • Andornot Professional Development Grant for 2017 Awarded to Mark Goodwin

    We are very pleased to announce a recipient for the Andornot Professional Development Grant for 2017: Mark Goodwin of the BC Cancer Agency.  Jonathan Jacobsen (L) and Mark Goodwin (R) Mark is a recent graduate of the iSchool at the University of British Columbia and a new professional in the health information field. Mark knows how important attending conferences is to making connections in our...

Andornot Consulting Inc.

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Generated 1 month ago

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  • Council documents migration and new search interfaces for the City of Burnaby

    Andornot has recently completed a project to assist the City of Burnaby migrate various historical council documents from an outsourced search service to internally hosted websites using the Andornot Discovery Interface (AnDI).  The previous site was organized so that files were viewable in a hierarchical structure organized by document types, meeting types and years.  To permit more administrativ...

  • Vancouver Coastal Health Library Migrates to Genie and AnDI

    The Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) Library is a long-time Inmagic DB/TextWorks site, using the software to manage collections in Richmond, Vancouver and North Vancouver. Andornot has helped library staff in many ways, including hosting a web-based search interface to the catalogue for 15 years. IT requirements and procedures at the health authority have, over the years, made it challenging for lib...

  • Refresh for the Arnprior & McNab/Braeside Archives website and collections search.

    The Arnprior & McNab/Braeside Archives (AMBA) is a small community archive outside Ottawa run by a part time archivist, a management board and volunteers.  In 2015 they were faced with several challenges. Their website was very dated looking and over the years the template had not been consistently applied resulting in different menu links and layouts from page to page. Changes with their software...

  • Introducing the Andornot Professional Development Grant

    Andornot strongly believes in the value of attending conferences to foster professional development. We attend events across Canada and the United States all year long to learn about new trends and technologies, meet with clients, and share our expertise with like-minded folks. We are delighted to be introducing a new, annual grant to help you attend a conference or event that Andornot also exhibi...

  • Have You Tried Andornot's Boutique Web Application Hosting?

    Do you know where your web applications are hosted? In a cloud in an unknown location? Is it difficult to obtain support for your application from your in-house IT group? Are your servers slow or due for replacement? Why not let Andornot help by having us host your data and applications. Andornot has managed our own hosting environment since 1998 and offers a professional hosting service to client...

  • New Version of Omeka Now in Beta Release

    We're excited to see the new version of the Omeka CMS / virtual exhibit / digital collection system now available for beta testing. Omeka is a free, open-source content management system (CMS) for online digital collections. With Omeka, you can quickly build a searchable repository of archival, artifact or other records and assemble them into virtual exhibits to showcase your holdings. Most conten...

  • Explore Heritage Resources with a Map Interface

    Maps are a wonderful way to explore a collection that has a geographic aspect. Zooming, panning and clicking pins are a fun and interactive means for users to discover resources, as well as to see the spatial relationship between them.  Some example uses for a map interface are to plot items such as: Photographs taken around the world. Landmarks and historic places or streets. Public art on city ...

  • SLA Western Canada Chapter 2016 Year End Event Featuring Alexandra Samuel

    Andornot is happy to be once again sponsoring the SLA Western Canada Chapter Year End Event, on November 22, 2016. This year's guest speaker is Alexandra Samuel. As a member of the Wall Street Journal's experts panel and author of Work Smarter with Social Media (Harvard Business Review Press), Alexandra is uniquely positioned to help information professionals leverage the data around them. Find...

  • Transportation Association of Canada Library Upgrades Web Search Options

    The Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) uses Inmagic DB/TextWorks to manage a library catalogue and databases of reports, manuals, and other literature related to transportation. The collection includes materials from governments, universities, associations and the private sector, both in Canada and abroad. TAC approached Andornot to discuss upgrading the web search interfaces to their libr...

  • Novel Jobs for Librarians

    We all know the profession of Librarian, and to a certain extent Archivist, has changed immensely over recent years. Although some core services and skills remain, we serve different needs and audiences, with different skills, technologies and mandates. Many graduates of MLIS and MAS programs work in very non-traditional settings (ourselves included!). In my own career path, I was once hired by wh...

Andornot Consulting Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

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  • Shortening 2: Peter’s Flaky Pastry Recipe

    I use shortening in my pies, and they are reckoned to be very good, if I do say so myself. Here is my flaky pastry recipe. 3 cups all-purpose flour (400g, 14.4 oz)0.5 cups unsalted butter (114g, 4 oz)0.5 cups shortening (114g, 4 oz)1 tbsp granulated sugar (15mg)1 tsp salt (5mg)1 cup water1 beaten egg1-2 tbsp sugar Mix the dry ingredients. Cut the butter and shortening into acorn sized lumps. Usin...

  • The Many Uses of Shortening

    Shortening is a wonderful thing: in baking it makes pies and cakes light and fluffy, and on the web, it makes long, unwieldy URLs short and manageable. This blog post is all about the second usage, but we can think about the first as we read it. You might wonder why you should care about short URLs. After all, isn't a long one like  http://www.cjhn.ca/en/experience/image-galleries/gallery.aspx?q=d...

Andornot Consulting Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

Andornot Consulting Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 7 months ago

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