Library Technology

The Library Technology unit serves the overall technology planning, design, and implementation needs of Clemson University Libraries and supports the University’s research and scholarship enterprise. The four main service areas within the Unit include Learning Technologies and Spaces, Digital Scholarship, Programming & Web Development, and Systems & Technology Support. Library Technology partners with other campus units to build an innovative technology infrastructure that is capable of creating, managing, and delivering new forms of information and data to students and researchers.

Teams Overview

  • Digital Scholarship: manages the marketing, creation, delivery, interpretation, and preservation of digital scholarship at Clemson University, including services related to digitization, metadata, digital humanities, data management, scholarly communication, and the institutional repository, TigerPrints.
  • Learning Technologies and Spaces: collaborates closely with librarians, faculty, students, and other academic units to lead and facilitate efforts on teaching and outreach for the learning technologies, advanced software, and high-tech spaces available at Clemson Libraries—including the Adobe Digital Studio and Brown Room.
  • Programming and Web Development: provides development and design support for web sites and applications, performs web site updates and monitoring, and administers servers and databases.
  • Systems Administration and Technology Support: provides technology support to library personnel and maintains existing enterprise systems, including services related to hardware and software troubleshooting, EZproxy, and the Millennium ILS.

Library IT Updates

WordPress Updates

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019
- NOTE: Until we hire a web developer to fill Sarah B.’s position and get him/her trained, I will be doing updates to the main library site and staffweb WordPress installs.  I have to revive my old scripts for cloning the sites, first, though, and haven’t had a chance to do that yet, so it may […]

Server Updates

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019
- All available updates were applied to servers.  All but a couple had some and all that had them needed a reboot.

Server and WordPress Updates

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019
- I’m running a special today!  Two updates in one post! All available updates were applied to servers and auxiliary WordPress sites.  Most servers were rebooted, certainly all the ones you care about.  Other than a Gravity Forms plugin update, the WordPress updates aren’t worth mentioning, so I won’t.  

WordPress Updates

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019
- All available updates were applied to auxiliary WordPress sites.

Server Updates

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019
- All available server updates were applied to servers after some effort.  Downloads from the Ubuntu security update servers were slow as molasses in January this morning, and then one local utility server turned out to have a full disk, and the updater cache database became corrupt when it ran out of storage.  So, I had […]