May 26, 2022

Issue 52 of Code4Lib Journal is Now Available Online

Issue 52 of Code4Lib Journal was published online today (September 22, 2021).
The complete table-of-contents (with abstracts) is available.

In This Issue

Editorial : The Cost of Knowing Our Users
by Mark Swenson

Building and Maintaining Metadata Aggregation Workflows Using Apache Airflow
by Leanne Finnigan and Emily Toner

Closing the Gap between FAIR Data Repositories and Hierarchical Data Formats
by Connor B. Bailey, Fedor F. Balakirev, and Lyudmila L. Balakireva

Conspectus: A Syllabi Analysis Platform for Leganto Data Sources
by David Massey, Thomas Sødring

Core Concepts and Techniques for Library Metadata Analysis
by Stacie Traill and Martin Patrick

Digitization Decisions: Comparing OCR Software for Librarian and Archivist Use
by Leanne Olson and Veronica Berry

Introducing SAGE: An Open-Source Solution for Customizable Discovery Across Collections
by David B. Lowe, James Creel, Elizabeth German, Douglas Hahn, and Jeremy Huff

Leveraging a Custom Python Script to Scrape Subject Headings for Journals
by Shelly R. McDavid, Eric McDavid, and Neil E. Das

On Two Proposed Metrics of Electronic Resource Use
by William Denton

Using Low Code to Automate Public Service Workflows: Three Cases
by Dianna Morganti and Jess Williams

An XML-Based Migration from Digital Commons to Open Journal Systems
by Cara M. Key

Direct to Complete TOC (with Abstracts)

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.