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Open Source in Libraries: Current Trends and Issues


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Abstract: Libraries have a natural affinity with open source software, and many have implemented it for their strategic automation infrastructure, including ILS and discovery systems. In his analysis of the library automation industry, Breeding tracks the pace of adoption of open source library automation. Come hear his perspectives on the current and emerging trends of open source in the industry relative to proprietary products and how it fares relative to broader trends such as comprehensive resource management, cloud computing, and new-generation discovery.

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Publication Year:2012
Type of Material:Presentation
Language English
Issue:March 22, 2012
Publisher:Information Today
Place of Publication:Washington, DC
Conference:Computers in Libraries 2012
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Record Number:16682
Last Update:2012-12-29 14:06:47
Date Created:2012-03-21 11:55:35