Development and support of Willow is now discontinued. Willow
was removed from production
at UW on June 30, 1999.
Willow is a cooperative project of University of Washington Computing &
Communications and the UW
Libraries, with contributions by the Massachusetts
Institute of Technology. Willow also includes code produced and
copyrighted by Stanford University, Online Computer Library Center Inc.,
the World Wide Web Consortium, and Carnegie Mellon University. However
Willow is freely available for non-commercial purposes (i.e. even
businesses are welcome to use it, but you can not re-sell it without
permission). The COPYRIGHT
file included in the Willow distribution contains the details.
Primary interface design team: Matt Freedman,
Scott Heyano, Ellen Jensen, Bill Jordan, Debra
Ketchell, Ed Lightfoot and Jill McKinstry. Design ideas and
feedback from many many others.
Willow architecture and Willow for Unix development by Matt Freedman, UW
Computing & Communications.
Wilco development by Scott
Heyano, UW Computing & Communications.
Willow for MS-Windows
development by Pete Libbey, UW Computing & Communications.
architecture, user-interface design, and backend implementation by Matt Freedman .
user-interface implementation by Pete Libbey.
The Z39.50 driver is by Bill Cattey
of MIT, based on the Stanford University Z39.50 API library by Harold
Finkbeiner and incorporating code from the Online Computer Library
The Willow help system programmed
by Jim Fox of UW
Computing & Communications. The original help bitmaps were designed
Ketchell of UW Health Sciences Library and Bill Jordan of the
UW Libraries. Help screens are currently created and maintained by the UW Libraries
programming by Leman Chung and Tom Unger of UW Computing &
Communications. Call number browse algorithm by Bill Jordan, UW
The license server was
designed and implemented by Steve Jones of UW Computing &
User-analysis project coordinated by Debra
Ketchell of the UW Health Sciences Libraries.
BRS database programming for uwbrs driver by Dan Groves and Leman
Chung, UW Computing & Communications.
Willow Information Center graphics and Java Willow image buttons by Gigi Luk.
Willow About Box by George Potratz.
External support and mailing list
coordination by James Ingram, UW Computing & Communication.
Willow Information Center front page design by David Roth at index media