Projects

A partial list of projects completed at Randall Library
Randall Library project

Assignment Calculator

This application helps students manage their time and meet deadlines by breaking large projects into smaller steps and budgeting specific amounts of time for each step. This is an open source project that I customized for Randall Library.

Randall Library project

Batch Monitor

The library has a number of computer jobs running automatically without anyone attending them. This application monitors these jobs and provides a report showing which jobs are running. It also notifies responsible personnel when any of the jobs fails or quits running.

Randall Library project

Bento Box Search

An application to help students search for library resources, such as books, journals, magazines, and digital collections. Before this was built, they had to enter a separate search for each category of items.

Randall Library project

Best Bets

This is an enhancement to the library website search function that allows librarians to highlight particular materials in the collection.

Randall Library project

Click Heat

Customized an open source application that creates a visual record of how the library's information kiosk is being used.

Randall Library project

CMC Makerspace

The Curriculum Materials Center contains a collection of PreK-12 instructional resources, including a makerspace with stations for 3D doodling/printing/scanning/modeling, book binding, paper-crafting, stamping, painting, prototyping, and sewing. This application assists students and staff in documenting projects completed in the makerspace using descriptions, photos, and inventories of resources consumed.

Randall Library project

CMC Reference Transactions

Documents the various occurrences of customer service provided by the library's Curriculum Materials Center.

Randall Library project

Computer Availability

There are over one hundred computers in the library that are available for student use. This application provides detailed reporting on how these computers are actually used, by date, time, device type, machine, and location. This information has a number of uses, including identifying malfunctioning machines and establishing justification for new computers as needed. The library's application was written in house to replace an expensive proprietary system.

Randall Library project

Computers Available for Borrowing

The library's Technology Assistance Center provides a number of laptops that can be borrowed by students. This application creates a public display that shows the number of laptops currently available.

Randall Library project

Dashboard

Graphical display of several modes of service provided by the library.