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University of Massachusetts Medical School

2010

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Upgrading A Coldfusion-Based Academic Medical Library Staff Intranet, Robert J. Vander Hart, Barbara Ingrassia, Kerry F. Mayotte, Lisa A. Palmer, Julia Powell Aug 2010

Upgrading A Coldfusion-Based Academic Medical Library Staff Intranet, Robert J. Vander Hart, Barbara Ingrassia, Kerry F. Mayotte, Lisa A. Palmer, Julia Powell

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This article details the process of upgrading and expanding an existing academic medical library intranet to include a wiki, blog, discussion forum, and photo collection manager. The first version of the library's intranet from early 2002 was powered by ColdFusion software and existed primarily to allow staff members to author and store minutes of library team meetings. Other ColdFusion-based applications and functions were subsequently added, as were various other library documents and procedures. As a follow-up to the library's strategic plan, a library Staff Intranet Team was organized in early 2008 to reorganize the content of the intranet ...