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Saturday, November 8 • 11:45am - 12:15pm
libFX - Discovery Visualized

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From the team that brought you LibX, libFX ( http://libfx.lib.vt.edu/ ) is a unique, open source application to encourage usage of your library's resources. This presentation demonstrates how to implement real-time visualization of what your users are clicking on in your discovery layer. From a Twitter-like display of citations, to speed gauges that allow you and your users to see, at a glance, what activity is currently happening, the presenters will show the impact of applying visualizations that update at the moment users are using library resources. The example discovery system will be Summon, however, the presenters will also discuss what is necessary to implement visualization of usage of other discovery layers.


Godmar Back

Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, Virginia Tech

Annette Bailey

Assistant Director, Electronic Resources & Emerging Technology Services, Virginia Tech
Annette is the progenitress of the popular scholar's extension LibX (libx.org) and the new visualization of discovery code libFX (libfx.lib.vt.edu).  Is Annette a brunette Moses leading the Virginia Tech libraries into The Promised eLand or is she a modern-day Carrie Nation wreaking havoc in the saloons of print with her digital hatchet?  Yes, she is!

Saturday November 8, 2014 11:45am - 12:15pm
Gold Ballroom, Francis Marion Hotel 387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403