Introduction to FOSS4LIB

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"Helping Libraries Decide IF and WHICH Open Source Software is Right for Them." A presentation in the form of screenshots that introduces the resources and capabilities of the foss4lib.org website.

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Introduction to FOSS4LIB

  1. 1. Introducing FOSS4LIB Helping Libraries Decide If and What Open Source Software is Right for Them
  2. 2. <ul><li>What open source options exist to meet a particular need of my library? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the strengths and weaknesses of an open source package? </li></ul><ul><li>My library has developers with skills in specific technologies. What open source packages mesh well with the skills my library has in-house? </li></ul><ul><li>Where can my library go to get training, documentation, hosting, and/or contract software development for a specific open source package? </li></ul><ul><li>Are any peers using this open source software? </li></ul><ul><li>Where is there more information about this open source software package? </li></ul>
  3. 3. FOSS4LIB Homepage Viewport dimensions are 1040x768
  4. 4. Decision Support Tools
  5. 5. Control Versus Responsibility Homepage
  6. 6. Control Versus Responsibility Dynamic Type
  7. 7. Control Versus Responsibility Dynamic Bottom
  8. 8. Control Versus Responsibility Interpretation
  9. 9. Questions for Parent IT Homepage
  10. 10. Questions for Parent IT – Support
  11. 11. Costs of Open Source Software Homepage
  12. 12. COSST Spreadsheet
  13. 13. Costs of Open Source Software Explanation
  14. 14. Software Selection Tool Homepage
  15. 15. Software Selection Tool – Identify Requirements – Budget
  16. 16. Software Selection Tool – Bibliography
  17. 17. FOSS4LIB Homepage Viewport dimensions are 1040x768
  18. 18. Recently Updated Packages
  19. 19. Integrated Library Systems, page 1
  20. 20. Integrated Library Systems, page 2
  21. 21. Evergreen Package
  22. 22. Equinox Provider
  23. 23. Evergreen Package Page 1
  24. 24. Evergreen International Conference
  25. 25. Evergreen Package Page 1
  26. 26. Evergreen Package Page 2
  27. 27. Integrated Library System Package List
  28. 28. Koha Package – Top
  29. 29. Koha – Page 2 (Associations)
  30. 30. Zotero Package dspace
  31. 31. Search for “ DSpace ”
  32. 32. DSpace Package
  33. 33. Edit DSpace Package
  34. 34. The Goal From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:DiffusionOfInnovation.png
  35. 35. Acknowledgements <ul><li>Funding </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Consultants </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cherry Hill Company </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jay Datema, Bookism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jeremy Frumkin </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Malcolm Ramsay, Cottage Labs LLP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nicole Engard </li></ul></ul>
  36. 36. We are LYRASIS <ul><li>A non-profit, member-based organization that partners with member libraries to create, access and manage information, while building and sustaining collaboration, enhancing library and technology operations, and increasing buying power. </li></ul>
  37. 37. Great Libraries Strong Communities Innovative Answers [email_address] http://foss4lib.org/ 678-235-2955

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