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

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:
Read the Bibapp story here:
The RepoChallenge is presented by the Open Repositories committee in cooperation with the UK’s Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) and Microsoft (Dev8D blog: