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Issues opening PDF files in IE9 from Sitecore Media Library

tl;dr A bug in the Adobe Reader plugin causes IE9 to not load PDF files in the browser, which can be fixed by disabling chunked transfer encoding in Sitecore config. 968 more words


Aspiring to more visual reporting formats

There’s no doubt that good visuals are great for encouraging click-throughs on email blasts: we’ve seen the rise of mini-infographics for this precise purpose.  It’s great to see increasingly visual content coming through from Think Tanks and large agencies better known for long form reports, and their commendable efforts shouldn’t go unnoted. 261 more words


Now available: 250 e-books from Palgrave-Macmillan

The Library has purchased all of the available annual Education Collections (2009-14), from the publisher Palgrave-Macmillan.  Each one of the 250 e-books is now available, via the… 61 more words

Humanities & Social Sciences

Honey Scissor Fob

Freebie Gallery uses this really neat way of showing off Keepsake Stitches chart to stitch up this scissors keep.  Just go to their complimentary designs to download the PDF. 20 more words

Cross Stitch

A new low in "databases": the PDF

I’ve had a half-formed, but not very interesting blog post in my head for some months now. It’s about a conversation I had with a PhD student, around 10 years ago, after she went to a bioinformatics talk titled “Excel is not a database” and how she laughed as I’d been telling her that “for years already”. 150 more words


How very odd . . .

Ok, my friends.  You know that I read – a lot – on almost every subject under the heavens.

Just now (it is 0436 local time) I was sitting here downloading a cache of PDF files I found on Magick – how to, history, comparative paths – all sorts of stuff that I thought would make for an interesting reading project this afternoon.  171 more words