[Koha] Wayfinding maps based on collection code (location)
jransom at library.org.nz
Wed Mar 4 10:42:04 NZDT 2009
This sounds fantastic! I'm not a techie but from an end user point of
view I would love a map which shows clients at a glance which physical
part of the library houses the collection they are looking for.
Darrell Ulm wrote:
> I am working on an OPAC feature to display graphical overhead maps and I would
> like to incorporate this into the existing Koha 3 codebase.
> The idea is gleaned from NEU library and would work the same way with these
> • Allow many/different image types or content links:
> gif, jpeg, png, flash,html, etc.
> • Have a specific link for “find it on map” or “map it”
> – something like that.
> I am looking for suggestions for ways that would be acceptable to the Koha
> coding community as far as where to store the data and where to link it..
> It would seem one could enter link data using the existing authorized values.
> In other words, create a new authorized type “maplinks” then allow Koha
> administrators to put in any content they want much like the existing icon
> In addition, a sys-pref is required to turn this feature on/off should be
> Any ideas, thoughts, chance for inclusion. I want to work with the Koha coding
> community to mesh this as nicely as possible. What would be the best way to
> proceed and what would the release manager like to see. I am aiming on finishing
> this project by Summer 2009.
> Thank you,
> Darrell Ulm
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