[Web4lib] Event management and registration tool

Michael McCulley drweb at san.rr.com
Tue Aug 1 21:14:11 EDT 2006

Not open source, Jim, but check out the handling of your needs by
EventKeeper's EK Rooms..

$250/year per library..

    * Room reservations requests made online. anytime
    * View room usage before making a request
    * Patrons select from room setups pre-defined by your library
    * Equipment reservations can be made at the same time
    * Conflict checking to avoid double booking
    * Easy approval of reservations by library staff
    * Choose to include the event on your public EventKeeper calendar


P. Michael McCulley aka DrWeb
mailto:drweb at san.rr.com
San Diego, CA 

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Tuesday, August 01, 2006 6:12:07 PM 
>-----Original Message-----
>From: web4lib-bounces at webjunction.org 
>[mailto:web4lib-bounces at webjunction.org] On Behalf Of Jim Coble
>Sent: Tuesday, August 01, 2006 10:40 AM
>To: web4lib at webjunction.org
>Subject: [Web4lib] Event management and registration tool
>The Center for Instructional Technology at Duke has, over the past few
>years, developed a home-grown event management and 
>registration system that
>we use to publicize and manage the registration for various 
>events that we
>sponsor (presentations, workshops, annual Showcase, etc.).  
>There is now
>interest in having a system like this available for use library-wide.
>Before jumping in and altering our existing home-grown CIT 
>system to meet
>this expanded need, we wanted to see if there are other tools out there
>(preferably open source) that could meet our needs just as well or even
>So, I thought I'd query this list and see how other folks are 
>handling this
>need, especially if you have a system or tool that you think does a
>particularly good job at this.  I imagine there are a number 
>of tools out
>there that could handle event calendaring -- it's the event 
>piece (signing up for an event, maintaining a waiting list if the event
>fills up, recording attendance, handling walk-ins, etc.) that 
>I think may
>be more difficult to find.
>Jim Coble
>Digital Projects Consultant
>Perkins Library
>Email: jim.coble at duke.edu
>Voice: 919-660-5974  Fax: 919-668-2578
>Box 90198, Duke University
>Durham, NC 27708-0198
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