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Developing a new topic area by Matt Holland

In New Universities in the early 90’s “cutting edge” degrees in “new subjects” were approved almost daily, or it felt that way. Subject Librarians did heroic research to compensate for the lack of published material, bringing together anything they could find to form a collection to support the course. 891 more words

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Day 1: Make db with NHibernate


I need to make a database for my startup project. I with my friends decided to use NHibernate. In game was NHibernate and EntityFramework. The choise fell on NHibernate because its be more modify friendly than Entity and always is time to learn something new. 89 more words


Ranking Web of Repositories

Boloka (the NWU Institutional Repository) takes the 7th position on the African continent in the latest Ranking Web of Repositories.

Results of the latest ranking saw Boloka move up from the 10th position in July 2015 to the 7th position in the African Continent in January 2016.   58 more words


A need for reverse index

One more optimization problem I came across last week. I’ve spotted a slow-running query, and could not figure out, why it could be slow.

The query was rather simple, and if we take all the “extras” out of the equation, it would come to something like this: 193 more words


The Holy Grail of Web Scale

With customers demanding access to goods and services where and when they want, and servers deluged with requests, concurrency and expectations of responsiveness, organizations of all types are focused on building “web-scale” systems. 772 more words


Looking for Great Images? Try Our EBSCO Image Collection!

Did you know that you can access thousands of high quality images for free through our EBSCO Image Collection database!  This database is provided to us through GALILEO, Georgia’s Virtual Library! 116 more words

February 2016