Database-Driven Web Pages Using Only JavaScript: Active Client Pages

Database-Driven Web Pages Using Only JavaScript: Active Client Pages

Stephen Sottong (California State University, Los Angeles, USA)
Copyright: © 2005 |Pages: 19
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-533-7.ch008
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Abstract

The California State University, Los Angeles (CSULA) Library decided, as part of an overall redesign of its Web site, to use database-driven Web pages (also called dynamic Web pages). When the servers for the database-driven pages were closed down due to a virus attack, a new method of creating the database-driven pages without the necessity of special servers was devised. The resultant Web pages use JavaScript arrays to simulate a database and embedded JavaScript programs to provide the dynamic content for the pages.

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Table of Contents
Preface
Holly Yu
Acknowledgments
Chapter 1
Holly Yu
Rising demands by library users for customizable Web function and by library Web administrators for streamlined workflows call for better solutions... Sample PDF
Library Web Content Management: Needs and Challenges
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Chapter 2
Johan Ragetli
In this chapter key methods and tools available to libraries to manage their Web content are identified. Content in libraries may include subject... Sample PDF
Methods and Tools for Managing Library Web Content
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Chapter 3
Juan Carlos Rodriguez, Andy Osburn
This chapter introduces the steps that were undertaken at the California State University, Sacramento Library in moving from a centrally managed... Sample PDF
Developing a Distributed Web Publishing System at CSU Sacramento Library: A Case Study of Coordinated Decentralization
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Chapter 4
Diane Dallis, Doug Ryner
This chapter describes how the Indiana University Bloomington Libraries created a database-driven Web system that enables librarians and staff to... Sample PDF
Indiana University Bloomington Libraries Presents Organization to the Users and Power to the People: A Solution in Web Content Management
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Chapter 5
Laura B. Cohen, Matthew M. Calsada, Frederick J. Jeziorkowski
This chapter describes the planning, development, and implementation of a quality management tool for an academic library Web site. It explains the... Sample PDF
ScratchPad: A Quality Management Tool for Library Web Sites
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Chapter 6
Michelle Mach
Currently, more than half the library staff at a medium-size academic library maintain large numbers of static Web pages using Web editors, rather... Sample PDF
Website Maintenance Workflow at a Medium-Sized University Library
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Chapter 7
Michael D. Whang
This chapter introduces the design of a PHP and PostgreSQL content management system as a means of maintaining content within a library’s online... Sample PDF
PHP and PostgreSQL Web Content Management Systems at Western Michigan University Libraries
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Chapter 8
Stephen Sottong
The California State University, Los Angeles (CSULA) Library decided, as part of an overall redesign of its Web site, to use database-driven Web... Sample PDF
Database-Driven Web Pages Using Only JavaScript: Active Client Pages
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Chapter 9
Anne Marie Donovan, Michael Nomura
This case study traces the development of the Tactical Electric Power Digital Library (TEPDL), a special-purpose document repository and information... Sample PDF
Tactical Electric Power Digital Library
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Chapter 10
Sarah Robbins, Debra Engel
This case study examines the use of committees to develop a Web content management system in an academic library. It explains the process undertaken... Sample PDF
Developing Committees to Create a Web Content Management System
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