Getting to 9: Libraries, open source, and the power of consortia

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A job talk given at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission in April 2008.

A job talk given at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission in April 2008.

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  • 1. Getting to 9: Libraries, open source, and the power of consortia Presented by Matthew “Buzzy” Nielsen Texas State Library & Archives Commission | April 10, 2008 http://www.creativecommons.org
  • 2. Reason #1: Access
  • 3. “'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.'” Source: Richard Stallman, “The Free Software Definition” (GNU Project)
  • 4. Reason #2: Frustration