OSS & Libraries

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OSS & Libraries

  1. 1. OSS & LIBRARIES KOHAILS VuFindOPACJerusha H.Shipstead Fall 2011 LI819
  2. 2. WHY?
  3. 3. WHAT? OSS = users freedom to  run  copy  distribute  study  change and improve the software http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/free-sw.html
  4. 4. Proprietary = users cannot  modify  copy  change the software http://www.collegeonline.org/library/managing-expenses/open- source-library.html You want me to what? vendor
  5. 5. Not quite “„Free software‟ is a matter of liberty, not price. To understand the concept, you should think of „free‟ as in „free speech,‟ not as in „free beer.‟” http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/free-sw.html
  6. 6. A FEW EXPENSES INCLUDE $ Staff training $ Maintaining programs and equipment $ Hosting system requirements LibLime - hosting, migration, training, maintenance, development, support
  7. 7.  SirsiDynix Symphony  Aquabrowser Millennium  ChiliFresh Destiny  iBistro
  8. 8. Koha – ILS  Acquisitions  Circulation  OPAC  Serials  Cataloging  Patron Services
  9. 9. KOHA EXAMPLEATHENS COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES
  10. 10. VuFind – OPAC  Search & browse  catalog records  digital items  other collections and resources  designed and developed for libraries by libraries  replaces existing OPAC  completely modular
  11. 11. VuFind EXAMPLEDOUGLAS COUNTY LIBRARIES
  12. 12. Henderson County Public LibraryYale University Valparaiso Public Library Trent University Rocky View School District HathiTrustFlorida State Hospital University of London School Washington of Economics Georgia Tech Drexel University University atKilgore College Memphis College of Art Buffalo
  13. 13. CONSIDERATIONS
  14. 14. IMAGE CREDITSSlide 2 - http://savelibraries.org/2010/06/dave-granlunds-library-budget-cuts/Slide 3 -http://ozgekaraoglu.edublogs.org/files/2009/07/collaborative1.jpgSlide 4 - http://www.poptower.com/john-cleese-picture-69703.htmSlide 6 - http://bbrealtors.org/2010/10/cool-free-stuff-part-1/Slide 7 - http://socialwrite.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/06/free-beer-sign.jpg&http://listverse.files.wordpress.com/2007/10/martin-luther-king2.jpg
  15. 15. Slide 9 - http://www.cam.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/koha_logo_001-sized.jpg&http://chrisbarr.net/designSlide 11 - http://search.myacpl.org/cgi-bin/koha/opac-search.pl?q=edgar+allan+poeSlide 13 -http://vufind.douglascountylibraries.org/Search/Results?type=Keyword&lookfor=edgar+allan+poe&submit.x=0&submit.y=0Slide 15- http://www.etftrends.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/1106_mz_infrastructure.jpg,http://www.duluth.lib.mn.us/Images/Corian/LibraryStaff.jpg&http://us.123rf.com/400wm/400/400/stylephotographs/stylephotographs0911/stylephotographs091100155/5931979-students-waiting-in-line-in-library-at-university.jpg
  16. 16. ADDITIONAL RESOURCES  http://www.koha.org/  http://vufind.org/index.php
  17. 17. Thank you for your time. jhs

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