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An Introduction to Open Source Software

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Presented online on 22 & 28 April 2008 via the Nebraska Library Commission. (Works best if you download the PPT and read the notes.)

Presented online on 22 & 28 April 2008 via the Nebraska Library Commission. (Works best if you download the PPT and read the notes.)

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    • 1. An Introduction to Open Source Software Michael Sauers Technology Innovation Librarian Nebraska Library Commission
    • 2. http://www.flickr.com/photos/whatwhat/5460833/
    • 3. To be Open Source it must have…
      • Free Redistribution (sort of)
      • Source Code
      • Derivitive Works
      • Integrity of The Author's Source Code
      • No Discrimination Against Persons or Groups
      • Distribution of License
      • License Must Not Be Specific to a Product
      • License Must Not Restrict Other Software
      • License Must Be Technology-Neutral
    • 4. http://www.flickr.com/photos/copenhagenbrains/827570460/
    • 5. http://www.flickr.com/photos/veronicalola/220985902/
    • 6. http://www.flickr.com/photos/drachmann/327122302/
    • 7. http://www.flickr.com/photos/flyzipper/132685095/
    • 8.  
    • 9. Why now? http://www.flickr.com/photos/drp/47876071/
    • 10. http://www.flickr.com/photos/kitsa_sakurako/1407449118/ “ Linux is a cancer” –Steve Balmer, Microsoft CEO
    • 11. http://www.flickr.com/photos/20792787@N00/53071820/
    • 12. http://www.flickr.com/photos/5tein/2380827810/
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    • 18. http://www.flickr.com/photos/maratimba/14415319/
    • 19. http://www.flickr.com/photos/nirak/2119674488/
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    • 21. http://www.flickr.com/photos/vadania/525579200/
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    • 23. http://www.flickr.com/photos/wlscience/2121691688/
    • 24. http://www.flickr.com/photos/kevinl8888/470783978/
    • 25. http://www.flickr.com/photos/eggplant/44101381/
    • 26. http://www.flickr.com/photos/mnadi/32325828/
    • 27. http://www.flickr.com/photos/work4bandwidth/116246946/
    • 28. http://www.flickr.com/photos/arycogre/54110476/
    • 29. http://www.flickr.com/photos/mugley/536550986/
    • 30. http://www.flickr.com/photos/martyn/6998637/
    • 31. http://www.flickr.com/photos/wicks/2201785596/
    • 32.  
    • 33. Thank you!
      • Michael Sauers Technology Innovation Librarian Nebraska Library Commission
      • [email_address]
      • Special thanks to Julian Clark of the Georgetown University Law Library for content and inspiration.