“Mention-It” App Takes Developer Challenge Prize at OR09

Wed, 2009-05-20 17:05 -- Anonymous (not verified)

Atlanta, GA BibApp developer Tim Donohue won the $2,000. Open Repositories 2009 Developer Challenge prize with his entry “Mention-It” which is a simple javascript library that collects “mentions” of content held within an institutional repository (or personal blog) from anywhere on the Web. The “Mention-It” code is available on Google Code.
The second place winner, Rebecca Koesar, Emory University Library, was also awarded a $2,000 prize. Her prototype “Fedora FS” exposes Fedora as a desktop filestore using Fuse.
Read “Repo Challenge Winners” including video interviews with the winners by David Flanders on the JISC dev8D blog:
http://dev8d.jiscinvolve.org/2009/05/20/repochallenge-winners/
Read the Bibapp story here:
http://bibapp.org/2009/05/20/tim-donohue-wins-or2009-developer-challenge
The RepoChallenge is presented by the Open Repositories committee in cooperation with the UK’s Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) and Microsoft (Dev8D blog: http://dev8d.jiscinvolve.org/).

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