OpenSocial is a standard API for running embedded applications (gadgets) within a containing website.
OpenSocial is supported by industry and research leaders such as Google, LinkedIn, Nature Network, and Elsevier SciVerse.
UCSF has built a shareable library of OpenSocial applications to extend Profiles functionality. This extension supports the OpenSocial standard and is available to any institution that wants to utilize these gadgets. Find out how at Open Research Networking Gadgets (ORNG).
View a presentation about UCSF's OpenSocial Profiles extensions
Learn more about OpenSocial:
See an example
To see it in action, login and look for the gadget in the left column of any profile page.
An extended version of this gadget is available to certain users, allowing export of selected data from the profiles in the list for administrative purposes. Please contact us for more information.
To see it in action, login and look for the gadget at the bottom left column of any profile page.
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