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

Practical Data Science for Information Professionals

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

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.

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,

Processing Metabolomics and Proteomics Data with Open Software

Processing Metabolomics and Proteomics Data with Open Software
  • Author : Robert Winkler
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Release : 16 March 2020
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Metabolomics and proteomics allow deep insights into the chemistry and physiology of biological systems. This book expounds open-source programs, platforms and programming tools for analysing metabolomics and proteomics mass spectrometry data. In contrast to commercial software, open-source software is created by the academic community, which facilitates the direct interaction between users and developers and accelerates the implementation of new concepts and ideas. The first section of the book covers the basics of mass spectrometry, experimental strategies, data operations, the open-source

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

Open Source for Business

Open Source for Business
  • Author : Heather Meeker
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release : 04 April 2017
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Heather Meeker's Open Source for Business is a practical, readable guide to help businesspeople, engineers, and lawyers understand open source software licensing. Based on the author's twenty years as an attorney working at the crossroads of intellectual property and technology, this guide explains the legal and technical principles behind open source licensing so you can make the right decisions for your business. It offers tips on using open source, contributing to open source projects, and releasing your own open source

The Open Organization

The Open Organization
  • Author : Jim Whitehurst
  • Publisher : Harvard Business Press
  • Release : 12 April 2021
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This is a story of reinvention. Jim Whitehurst, celebrated president and CEO of one of the world's most revolutionary software companies, tells first-hand his journey from traditional manager (Delta Air Lines, Boston Consulting Group) and “chief” problem solver to CEO of one of the most open organizational environments he'd ever encountered. This challenging transition, and what Whitehurst learned in the interim, has paved the way for a new way of managing—one this modern leader sees as the only way

Intellectual Property and Open Source

Intellectual Property and Open Source
  • Author : Van Lindberg
  • Publisher : "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
  • Release : 15 July 2008
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"Clear, correct, and deep, this is a welcome addition to discussions of law and computing for anyone -- even lawyers!"-- Lawrence Lessig, Professor of Law at Stanford Law School and founder of the Stanford Center for Internet and Society If you work in information technology, intellectual property is central to your job -- but dealing with the complexities of the legal system can be mind-boggling. This book is for anyone who wants to understand how the legal system deals

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

Libraries Supporting Online Learning: Practical Strategies and Best Practices

Libraries Supporting Online Learning: Practical Strategies and Best Practices
  • Author : Christina D. Mune
  • Publisher : Libraries Unlimited
  • Release : 31 October 2020
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Using practical examples from librarians in the field, this book lays out current issues in online learning and teaches librarians how to adapt a variety of library services—including instruction, reference, and collection development—to online education. Recent studies highlighting the challenges faced by online learners show that skills librarians are uniquely qualified to teach, such as information and digital literacy and source evaluation, can improve academic performance in online courses and enhance the online learning experience. Just as embedded

Open Source Security Tools

Open Source Security Tools
  • Author : Tony Howlett
  • Publisher : Pearson P T R
  • Release : 12 April 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.

Open Access and its Practical Impact on the Work of Academic Librarians

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