Open Source Library Automation: An Introduction

Corrado, Edward M. (2004) Open Source Library Automation: An Introduction. In: New Jersey Library Assocation 2004 Conference, 19-21 April 2004, Long Branch, NJ.

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This presentation will explore the current state of Library Automation Systems. Including in the presentation will be a brief introduction to what Open Source Software is - and what some of the benefits of using Open Source Software in libraries are. The pros and cons of why a library would want to use an Open Source library automation system instead of a commercial automation product will be discussed. An introduction to a number of current Open Source Library Automation Systems projects will be given. The systems that will be covered include Koha, OpenBiblio, PhpMyLibrary, and Avanti MicroLCS.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Subjects:Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z665 Library Science. Information Science
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
ID Code:42
Deposited By: Edward Corrado
Deposited On:18 Jun 2009 14:44
Last Modified:30 May 2016 17:41

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