Constructing Web-enabled databases
Abstract: From the confrence program: This workshop covers the basic concepts of providing access to database content through the Web. Learn how to create dynamically generated Web pages based on information stored in a database. Library specific examples will be demonstrated, including a searchable finding aid for electronic journals, a staff directory, and a catalog of image metadata with links to viewable images. Breeding will introduce the basics of CGI programming using Perl. Knowledge of Perl is not required and the concepts explained here will be applicable to other languages and applications. Information in this informative workshop session will be taught on an intermediate level. Web savvy librarians and technical staff alike will benefit from this presentation.