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Summary from Open Source Webinar Today
First, thanks to those of you who joined me for today’s webinar on open source software in libraries!! As promised, here are the slides from today along with some of the links mentioned in the questions and chat boxes.
Links mentioned in the chat and questions:
- This page shows developing countries’ libraries using various FOSS tools http://www.eifl.net/foss-tools
- Library FOSS Advocacy Resource which covers some of these points and provides a comparison worksheet to enable library directors to compare commercial software options with FOSS options: http://www.eifl.net/foss-library-advocacy-resource
- Find what ILS libraries are using: http://www.librarytechnology.org/libwebcats/ (register to do an advanced search for the open source ILS you’re interested in)
- Learn more about Koha in tutorial videos: /2011/07/06/finding-tutorial-videos-on-bywatersolutions-com/
Let your friends know about our March webinar and watch for news on future monthly webinars!
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