Monday, June 11, 2007

UIUC Library Search Facebook App CODE Now Available

Friends/

David Ward, developer of the UIUC Library Search Facebook App that allows individuals to search OPACs/select article databases (as well as select Illinois OPACs) offered by the University of Illinois-UC from within a Facebook profile, has made The Code available:

[https://netfiles.uiuc.edu/dh-ward/www/facebook_search_widget.zip]

Source
[http://iastate.facebook.com/topic.php?uid=2414276217&topic=2736]

The file includes a README document.

To Quote Lisa Hinchliffe, Head, Undergraduate Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign:

QUOTE

[The Library Search Facebook App] ... is essentially a mini version of the Search Assistant interface

[http://susanowo.grainger.uiuc.edu/searchaid/searchassist.asp]

We've had it in the Undergrad MySpace site for quite some time too:

[http://myspace.com/undergradlibrary ]

/QUOTE

Source
[http://iastate.facebook.com/group.php?gid=2469777131]

The UIUC Library Search Facebook App Group is located at

[http://uillinois.facebook.com/apps/application.php?id=2414276217]

and includes Group Discussion Board postings.

/Gerry

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