Cyberpunk Librarian – Episode 47 – Outsourcing Your Job to Your Computer
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Cyberpunk Librarian is back!

Do you have to do repetitive tasks on your computer? Gotta do the same thing over and over again, week in and week out? Weren’t computers supposed to make this job easier? Join Dan as he dives into the problems he’s faced with repetitive jobs and how he automated his way out of them. Then, try it yourself! A couple hours of coding can save you days of work later on!

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  • MCLD SlideGen – Easily make web slides for Polaris PowerPAC.
  • PUMMEL 2.0 – Handles unclaimed holds fees and processing in Polaris ILS.
  • AutoHotkey – The duct tape programming language that just freakin’ works.
  • Visual Studio – It’s free now. You should try it.
  • ImageMagick – Arcane, strange, eldritch, but incredibly useful.
  • PHP – Because sometimes, ya gotta.

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A generic slide with generic fonts and colours. Fonts and colours can be changed to suit your designs and desires!

This is a slide as it actually appears on the library website! As you can see, it looks a bit better when you tweak it to your needs.

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Cyberpunk Librarian – Episode 46 – Minecraft for Librarians
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Join the Cyberpunk Librarian as he digs deeper into the topic of Minecraft and helps the uninitiated get themselves up to speed! After all, you might want to do some Minecraft things at your library, but what do you do when your co-workers don’t know a diamond pick from a Creeper’s behind? You can start by sharing this show with them!

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Cyberpunk Librarian – Episode 45 – Tickets Please
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When things stop working and computers break, you need a trouble ticketing system to get the problems in the hands of the professionals! Join Dan for a ride with eTicket, a FOSS help desk system for everyone!

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Cyberpunk Librarian – Episode 44 – Portable Piracy
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Dive into the awesome, portable Raspberry PirateBox, a version of the classic PirateBox running on a Raspberry Pi! Dan’s got the information and the ideas to get you started on your own PirateBox project!

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