Open Source for Libraries Theory & Practice A Joint Seminar presented by Swansea University, South West Wales Higher Educa...
Agenda slide <ul><li>10.00 - 10.30  Arrival and coffee.  </li></ul><ul><li>10.30 - 10.45  Swansea University – Introductio...
The Context <ul><li>The Library </li></ul>Financial Pressures Increased User Expectation New / Improved Services Efficienc...
Library Systems – solution or problem? <ul><li>Contracting vendor market </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of differentiation </li></...
Open Source – UFD..questions / questions… <ul><li>FUD = Fear, Uncertainty, Doubt </li></ul><ul><li>What is Open Source? </...
Thanks & Enjoy the day… <ul><li>Mark Hughes, </li></ul><ul><li>Head of Collections, </li></ul><ul><li>Library & Informatio...
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Introduction from the Open Source for Libraries seminar held at Swansea University on 17th April 2009

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Open Libraries Intro

  1. 1. Open Source for Libraries Theory & Practice A Joint Seminar presented by Swansea University, South West Wales Higher Education Partnership & PTFS Europe
  2. 2. Agenda slide <ul><li>10.00 - 10.30 Arrival and coffee. </li></ul><ul><li>10.30 - 10.45 Swansea University – Introduction & Welcome </li></ul><ul><li>10.45 – 11.45 PTFS - Overview Open Source / Ken Chad - Open Source and The New Networked Information Economy </li></ul><ul><li>11.45 - 12.30 Swansea University / SWWHEP - VuFind and Resource discovery </li></ul><ul><li>12.30 - 13.30 Lunch </li></ul><ul><li>13.30 - 14.45 PTFS Open Source demo </li></ul><ul><li>14.45 - 15.00 Swansea University – Open RFID in Libraries Specification (ORILS) </li></ul><ul><li>15.00 - 15.30 Q&A's & Tea </li></ul><ul><li>15.30 Close. </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Context <ul><li>The Library </li></ul>Financial Pressures Increased User Expectation New / Improved Services Efficiency Requirements Integration The Web / Network level Competition New Digital Media
  4. 4. Library Systems – solution or problem? <ul><li>Contracting vendor market </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of differentiation </li></ul><ul><li>Ageing Architecture </li></ul><ul><li>Cost </li></ul><ul><li>Development cycle </li></ul><ul><li>Development to *your* needs </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Add ons’ vs Standard features </li></ul>Alternatives?
  5. 5. Open Source – UFD..questions / questions… <ul><li>FUD = Fear, Uncertainty, Doubt </li></ul><ul><li>What is Open Source? </li></ul><ul><li>What can I do with it? </li></ul><ul><li>How does that work in practice? </li></ul><ul><li>Development? </li></ul><ul><li>Support? </li></ul><ul><li>Where’s the benefit for MY library? </li></ul>
  6. 6. Thanks & Enjoy the day… <ul><li>Mark Hughes, </li></ul><ul><li>Head of Collections, </li></ul><ul><li>Library & Information Services, </li></ul><ul><li>Swansea University </li></ul><ul><li>Tel: 01792 295026 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>http://twitter.com/Mark_H_Swansea </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.slideshare.net/Mark_H_Swansea </li></ul>
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