Open Source News
Open Source Live: April 22nd
Watch Open Source Live! A quarterly conversation about libraries and open source.
Special guests James Mitchell of University of North Alabama Collier Library and Robert Wilson of Middle Tennessee State University James E. Walker Library spoke about their LITA Guide on Open Source Library Systems and also revitalizing the open source ALA Special Interest Group. We also heard from others in the open source community about upgrades and developments!
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Special guests James Mitchell of University of North Alabama Collier Library and Robert Wilson of Middle Tennessee State University James E. Walker Library spoke about their LITA Guide on Open Source Library Systems and also revitalizing the open source ALA Special Interest Group.
Jump right to their talk with this link!
Join the OSS Interest Group (Anyone can join and you do not need to be an ALA member!).
And look for their Open Source Library Systems: A Guide due to be published sometime this year!
Save the Date for their first Open Source Systems IG Virtual Event July 27th at 1pm CT.
The Koha Community is putting together a cookbook! Submit your recipe(s) here.
Find out more about Koha: https://bywatersolutions.com/projects/koha
Aspen Discovery Updates
Aspen is releasing its fourth release of the year tonight! The Aspen community is rapidly growing, with 10 library systems currently undergoing implementation (with several more on the way!).
Addie shared ways you can learn more about Aspen:
Aspen Discovery for Consortiums Webinar Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Aspen Discovery 101 Webinar Tuesday, May 25, 2021
Read Aspen Weekly that goes out every Thursday!
Sign up for the Aspen Newsletter and select "I want to learn more about Aspen Discovery"
Find out more about Aspen Discovery: https://bywatersolutions.com/projects/aspen-discovery
Kyle updated us on Koha and Libki news.
Find out more about Libki: https://bywatersolutions.com/projects/libki
Jessie updated us on news from the CORAL Community.
Find out more about CORAL: https://bywatersolutions.com/projects/coral
Ian updated us on news from the FOLIO Community
Find out more about FOLIO: https://bywatersolutions.com/projects/folio
Thanks for watching and join us in a few months for the next Open Source Live!
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