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Here are a selection of blog posts from the Staff members responsible for the Kit-Catalogue project.

An issue has been reported where the installation wizard fails to install the database on some MySQL configurations.  The upgrade wizard is not affected. The following update fixes the issue, and also contains a couple of other improvements. You can download the new release here: IF INSTALLING – Please setup your web [...]
Thu, May 02, 2013 4:03:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
The Kit-Catalogue project has been a hive of activity lately, although from my lack of blogging lately, you could be forgiven for thinking we’d all disappeared. Cataloguing Loughborough’s Equipment As Melanie recently mentioned, our summer placement students have come to the end of their time with us.  They may have only been with [...]
Fri, Sep 30, 2011 2:20:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
One of the objectives for Kit-Catalogue is to provide linked-data on the equipment in the database that other systems (and people) can consume and use.  For example, it would be great to have other institutional systems able to link with and use the details within our database, perhaps for research, [...]
Fri, May 27, 2011 9:54:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
This week saw the launch of our stakeholder survey.  A dozen questions designed to eke out what Loughborough University users (and non-users!) think of the current equipment database, and how it can and could be used. In particular, we are questioning the perceived benefits and barriers to using the system.  This [...]
Wed, Apr 13, 2011 2:50:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Melanie and I are busy preparing for the Kit-Catalogue project’s first Steering Group meeting tomorrow.  The project is funded for 9 months, so we’ll only hold three of these meetings through the duration.  While some might relish having less meetings, it does mean we have to pack in quite a [...]
Thu, Mar 17, 2011 2:58:00 PM, Continue reading at the source