Categories Open Source Software


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I am happy to announce the full text of both of my ALA Library Technology Reports are available now at the new TTW companion site The Hyperlinked Library. The rest of the site is currently under construction, but for now you’ll find: Web 2.0 & Libraries: Best Practices for Social […]

Web 2.0 & Libraries Parts 1 & 2 Available Free ...




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Don’t miss this interview with the Kyle Jones all about the WordPressMU/BuddyPress sites he’s developing for my classes at http://wpmu.org/wordpress-as-a-learning-management-system-move-over-blackboard/ Q: What are the pros and cons of using BuddyPress in an educational / classroom environment? A: No other LMS that I’m aware provides such a human touch on learning. […]

WordPress as a Learning Management System – Move Over, Blackboard




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http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/article/CA6582321.html Evergreen began in a similar way. In 2004, when it was obvious their legacy ILS could no longer support the needs of their 270-plus library consortium, Georgia PINES, the resource-sharing network of Georgia Public Library Service, held focus groups in which librarians were told, “Pretend it’s magic, and describe […]

Karen Schneider on Open Source in SLJ




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http://maisonbisson.com/oss4lib/ Casey Bisson writes: The rights to my Library Technology Report on Open-Source Software for Libraries have reverted back to me, so I’m posting the text online under a CC-BY-SA license. More importantly, I’m using it as an opportunity to play with how longer-than-blog texts can be represented online. Nice to have the full text of his […]

Open Source Software for Libraries


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Reminder: we here at Equinox have three (yes, three!) positions available for “Systems Developer, Library Automation Applications.” Do you have a passion for libraries, or even just for organizing all the information you come into contact with? Does working with a small, agile team of software designers and developers to […]

Equinox is Hiring! (like Thai Food?)




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Haven’t had a reinvention post in a while. I was tickled to read about Karen Schneider’s new position with Equinox. As of June 23 (just in time for ALA!), I’m the Community Librarian at Equinox, the support and development company for Evergreen, the premier, industrial-strength open-source integrated library system software. […]

Reinvention – Free Range Librarian Style