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

Auxiliary WordPress Updates

Tuesday, October 13th, 2020
- All available updates were applied to auxiliary WordPress sites.  Mostly, I removed the previously disabled JQuery Migrate Helper plugin, which needed an update, but we’ll never use again anyway, so out it goes!

Server Updates

Tuesday, October 13th, 2020
- All available updates were applied to servers.  Older Ubuntu servers (about half of ours) had a pretty significant set of things and were rebooted.

Auxiliary WordPress Updates

Tuesday, October 6th, 2020
- All available updates were applied to auxiliary WordPress instances.  No production instances had any updates, just dev/test sites.

Server Updates

Tuesday, October 6th, 2020
- All available updates were applied to servers.  All but two got updates, and a reboot was a good idea for all that did get updates, so that happened.

Auxiliary WordPress Updates

Tuesday, September 29th, 2020
- All available updates were applied to auxiliary WordPress sites.  Man, I’m doing a lot of the dumb today.  I better keep it simple.