Practical Open Source Software for Libraries

Written By Nicole Engard
Practical Open Source Software for Libraries
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 22 September 2010
  • ISBN : 1780630433
  • Pages : 268 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 1 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Practical Open Source Software for Libraries written by Nicole Engard which was release on 22 September 2010, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Open source refers to an application whose source code is made available for use or modification as users see fit. This means libraries gain more flexibility and freedom than with software purchased with license restrictions. Both the open source community and the library world live by the same rules and principles. Practical Open Source Software for Libraries explains the facts and dispels myths about open source. Chapters introduce librarians to open source and what it means for libraries. The reader is provided with links to a toolbox full of freely available open source products to use in their libraries. Provides a toolbox of practical software that librarians can use both inside and out of the library Draws on the author’s wide-ranging practical experience with open source software both in and out of the library community Includes real life examples from libraries and librarians of all types and locations

Practical Open Source Software for Libraries

Practical Open Source Software for Libraries
  • Author : Nicole Engard
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2010-09-22
  • Total pages : 268
  • ISBN : 1780630433
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Summary : Open source refers to an application whose source code is made available for use or modification as users see fit. This means libraries gain more flexibility and freedom than with software purchased with license restrictions. Both the open source community and the library world live by the same rules and ...

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