Chapter 4. Patron-Facing Services

Andromeda Yelton


Chapter 4 of Library Technology Reports (vol. 51, no. 3), “Coding for Librarians,” describes scripts to display information on user interfaces and improve user experience Most of the sample scripts are written in JavaScript. Several, including the “deep dive” example, work on the LibGuides platform.

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Eric S. Raymond, “The Cathedral and the Bazaar,” First Monday 3, no. 3 (March 2, 1998),; Eric S. Raymond, The Cathedral and the Bazaar website, February 18, 2010,

Bohyun Kim, “Playing with JavaScript and JQuery—The Ebook Link HTML String Generator and the EZproxy Bookmarklet Generator,” TechConnect Blog, April 8, 2013,


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