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OPEN SOURCE TOOLS
Links: http://delicious.com/nengard/osstools

                  Nicole C. Engard
      Director of Open ...
THE ONES YOU’VE
           HEARD ABOUT

FireFox

  www.firefox.com
OpenOffice

  www.openoffice.org
Linux / Ubuntu
  www.ubun...
THE ONES YOU’VE
          HEARD ABOUT


Koha ILS
  http://koha-community.org
Evergreen ILS
  http://open-ils.org
SCRIBUS
     DESKTOP PUBLISHING

www.scribus.net
Create:
 Newsletters
 Signs
 Flyers
DIMDIM
      WEB CONFERENCING


www.dimdim.com
Host meetings online
Voice over IP
Share Screens
SONGBIRD
     MUSIC LIBRARY/PLAYER
www.songbird.com
From Mozilla (like
Firefox)
Play Windows & Apple
Formats
Get plugins t...
CAMSTUDIO
           SCREENCASTING


www.camstudio.org
Windows Only
Record video tutorials
Record audio from your speakers
SIWAPP
                 INVOICING

www.siwapp.org
Runs behind your firewall
Generate invoices in PDF
Track payments & due
d...
LIMESURVEY
             WEB SURVEYS

www.limesurvey.org
Hosted on your servers

Unlimited questions
Unlimited surveys

Mul...
LIBKI
   PUBLIC PC MANAGEMENT

www.libki.org
Designed by a librarian

Web-based admin area
Manage library computer users

...
ZOTERO
      CITATION MANAGEMENT
www.zotero.org

Citations stored in Firefox & on the web
Shared libraries

Online groups
...
PIDGIN
       INSTANT MESSAGING


www.pidgin.im
Login to multiple IM Accounts

Custom away messages
Typing notification
LIBSTATS
      REFERENCE STATISTICS


code.google.com/p/libstats/
Track reference questions

Build a knowledgebase
Data on...
JOOMLA / DRUPAL
   CONTENT MANAGEMENT
joomla.org / drupal.org

Manage your library website
Manage your library intranet

E...
WORDPRESS
           BLOGGING / CMS

www.wordpress.org
Blogging platform
Can we used to run your entire library site or
in...
OMEKA
          ONLINE EXHIBITS

www.omeka.org
Professional-looking online exhibits
for your digital collections
Tagging a...
VUFIND
                 OPAC

www.vufind.org
SOPAC2
                 OPAC

www.thesocialopac.net
BLACKLIGHT
                 OPAC
http://rubyforge.org/projects/blacklight/
SCRIBLIO
                    OPAC



http://about.scriblio.net
RESERVESDIRECT
          COURSE RESERVES


www.reservesdirect.org
Instructors & librarians can
manage course reserves

Int...
THANK YOU
Links: http://delicious.com/nengard/osstools

                  Nicole C. Engard
      Director of Open Source E...
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  1. 1. OPEN SOURCE TOOLS Links: http://delicious.com/nengard/osstools Nicole C. Engard Director of Open Source Education ByWater Solutions nengard@bywatersolutions.com http://web2learning.net http://delicious.com/nengard/opensource
  2. 2. THE ONES YOU’VE HEARD ABOUT FireFox www.firefox.com OpenOffice www.openoffice.org Linux / Ubuntu www.ubuntu.org
  3. 3. THE ONES YOU’VE HEARD ABOUT Koha ILS http://koha-community.org Evergreen ILS http://open-ils.org
  4. 4. SCRIBUS DESKTOP PUBLISHING www.scribus.net Create: Newsletters Signs Flyers
  5. 5. DIMDIM WEB CONFERENCING www.dimdim.com Host meetings online Voice over IP Share Screens
  6. 6. SONGBIRD MUSIC LIBRARY/PLAYER www.songbird.com From Mozilla (like Firefox) Play Windows & Apple Formats Get plugins to extend functionality
  7. 7. CAMSTUDIO SCREENCASTING www.camstudio.org Windows Only Record video tutorials Record audio from your speakers
  8. 8. SIWAPP INVOICING www.siwapp.org Runs behind your firewall Generate invoices in PDF Track payments & due dates
  9. 9. LIMESURVEY WEB SURVEYS www.limesurvey.org Hosted on your servers Unlimited questions Unlimited surveys Multi-language surveys
  10. 10. LIBKI PUBLIC PC MANAGEMENT www.libki.org Designed by a librarian Web-based admin area Manage library computer users Manage library patron’s time on computers
  11. 11. ZOTERO CITATION MANAGEMENT www.zotero.org Citations stored in Firefox & on the web Shared libraries Online groups Generate bibliographies with a couple clicks Online PDF storage for full text Awesome Guide: research.library.gsu.edu/zotero
  12. 12. PIDGIN INSTANT MESSAGING www.pidgin.im Login to multiple IM Accounts Custom away messages Typing notification
  13. 13. LIBSTATS REFERENCE STATISTICS code.google.com/p/libstats/ Track reference questions Build a knowledgebase Data on your servers
  14. 14. JOOMLA / DRUPAL CONTENT MANAGEMENT joomla.org / drupal.org Manage your library website Manage your library intranet Easy to use interfaces Professional support available Library Communities: drupalib.interoperating.info www.joomlainlibrary.com
  15. 15. WORDPRESS BLOGGING / CMS www.wordpress.org Blogging platform Can we used to run your entire library site or intranet Famous 5 minute install! Library Community: wp4lib.bluwiki.com
  16. 16. OMEKA ONLINE EXHIBITS www.omeka.org Professional-looking online exhibits for your digital collections Tagging and RSS feeds Multiple themes
  17. 17. VUFIND OPAC www.vufind.org
  18. 18. SOPAC2 OPAC www.thesocialopac.net
  19. 19. BLACKLIGHT OPAC http://rubyforge.org/projects/blacklight/
  20. 20. SCRIBLIO OPAC http://about.scriblio.net
  21. 21. RESERVESDIRECT COURSE RESERVES www.reservesdirect.org Instructors & librarians can manage course reserves Integrates into library catalog
  22. 22. THANK YOU Links: http://delicious.com/nengard/osstools Nicole C. Engard Director of Open Source Education ByWater Solutions nengard@bywatersolutions.com http://web2learning.net http://delicious.com/nengard/opensource
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