Practical Open Source Software for Libraries

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

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  • Author : Nicole Engard
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 268 pages
  • ISBN : 1780630433
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Practical Open Source Software for Libraries

Practical Open Source Software for Libraries
  • Author : Nicole Engard
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 22 September 2010
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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

Open Source Software in Life Science Research

Open Source Software in Life Science Research
  • Author : Lee Harland,Mark Forster
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 31 October 2012
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The free/open source approach has grown from a minor activity to become a significant producer of robust, task-orientated software for a wide variety of situations and applications. To life science informatics groups, these systems present an appealing proposition - high quality software at a very attractive price. Open source software in life science research considers how industry and applied research groups have embraced these resources, discussing practical implementations that address real-world business problems. The book is divided into four

Multitool Linux

Multitool Linux
  • Author : Michael Schwarz
  • Publisher : Addison-Wesley Professional
  • Release : 01 January 2002
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This volume details the wider use of Linux. It provides a table at the front of each chapter to enumerate the software discussed in that chapter, which of the seven major Linux distributions include each package and and the URLs of the software's home page and download page.

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Open Source Security Tools
  • Author : Tony Howlett
  • Publisher : Pearson P T R
  • Release : 17 September 2021
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An introduction to Open source security tools covers such topics as installing an open source firewall, using sniffers and network-intrusion systems, scanning ports, and encrypting communications.

The Information and Knowledge Professional's Career Handbook

The Information and Knowledge Professional's Career Handbook
  • Author : Ulla de Stricker,Jill Hurst-Wahl
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 27 January 2011
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The definitive guide to developing and managing a successful career in the information profession: Information Professionals and Knowledge Managers deal with significant challenges in building successful careers for a number of reasons associated with common misperceptions of their expertise and roles. In environments where they must often justify their work and value over and over again, those already in the profession need a boost and those just entering need to be prepared for a reality that may differ quite a

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Library 3.0
  • Author : Tom Kwanya,Christine Stilwell,Peter Underwood
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 09 December 2014
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The emerging generation of research and academic library users expect the delivery of user-centered information services. ‘Apomediation’ refers to the supporting role librarians can give users by stepping in when users need help. Library 3.0 explores the ongoing debates on the “point oh phenomenon and its impact on service delivery in libraries. This title analyses Library 3.0 and its potential in creating intelligent libraries capable of meeting contemporary needs, and the growing role of librarians as apomediators. Library 3.0 is divided into four

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Digital Libraries and Institutional Repositories: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice
  • Author : Management Association, Information Resources
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 06 March 2020
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Technology has revolutionized the ways in which libraries store, share, and access information, as well as librarian roles as knowledge managers. As digital resources and tools continue to advance, so too do the opportunities for libraries to become more efficient and house more information. Effective administration of libraries is a crucial part of delivering library services to patrons and ensuring that information resources are disseminated efficiently. Digital Libraries and Institutional Repositories: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice addresses new methods, practices,

Free and Open Source Software for E-Learning: Issues, Successes and Challenges

Free and Open Source Software for E-Learning: Issues, Successes and Challenges
  • Author : Czerkawski, Betul ™zkan
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 31 August 2010
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"This book reviews open and free software used in e-learning, examines the pedagogy behind FOSS and how it is applied to e-learning, and discusses the best practices for FOSS through real world examples, providing guidelines for e-learning designers and instructors who use FOSS"--Provided by publisher.

Library Automation: Core Concepts and Practical Systems Analysis, 3rd Edition

Library Automation: Core Concepts and Practical Systems Analysis, 3rd Edition
  • Author : Dania Bilal
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 26 March 2014
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Recent advances in technology such as cloud computing, recent industry standards such as RFID, bibliographic standards like RDA and BIBFRAME, the increased adoption of open source integrated library systems (ILS), and continued shift in users' expectations have increased the complexity of the decision regarding ILS for all types of libraries. • Addresses a key question: Should media centers and small libraries focus only on commercially available software, or would it be advantageous to choose open source software? • Provides an in-depth treatment

Emerging Technologies for Librarians

Emerging Technologies for Librarians
  • Author : Sharon Q Yang,LiLi Li
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 28 November 2015
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Emerging Technologies for Librarians: A Practical Approach to Innovation focuses on the practical applications of emerging technologies in libraries, defining the technologies in the context of their use in real situations. Each chapter includes an overview of the use of emerging technologies in a particular work area that is followed by a list of relevant applications. Chapters cover work areas such as advertising, distance learning, metadata. and digital libraries, and also focus on applications, including mobile computing and web conferencing,

Producing Open Source Software

Producing Open Source Software
  • Author : Karl Fogel
  • Publisher : "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
  • Release : 07 October 2005
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The corporate market is now embracing free, "open source" software like never before, as evidenced by the recent success of the technologies underlying LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP). Each is the result of a publicly collaborative process among numerous developers who volunteer their time and energy to create better software. The truth is, however, that the overwhelming majority of free software projects fail. To help you beat the odds, O'Reilly has put together Producing Open Source Software, a guide

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Open Access and its Practical Impact on the Work of Academic Librarians
  • Author : Laura Bowering Mullen
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 December 2009
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This book is aimed at the practicing academic librarian, especially those working on the ‘front lines’ of reference, instruction, collection development, and other capacities that involve dealing directly with library patrons in a time of changing scholarly communication paradigms. The book looks at open access from the perspective of a practicing academic librarian and challenges fellow librarians to continue the dialogue about how the movement might be affecting day-to-day library work and the future of academic libraries. Written by a

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Practical Data Science for Information Professionals
  • Author : David Stuart
  • Publisher : Facet Publishing
  • Release : 24 July 2020
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Practical Data Science for Information Professionals provides an accessible introduction to a potentially complex field, providing readers with an overview of data science and a framework for its application. It provides detailed examples and analysis on real data sets to explore the basics of the subject in three principle areas: clustering and social network analysis; predictions and forecasts; and text analysis and mining. As well as highlighting a wealth of user-friendly data science tools, the book also includes some example