Eight Things you should Know about Open Source Integrated Library Systems.

Vimal Kumar, V. and Abraham, Thomas Eight Things you should Know about Open Source Integrated Library Systems., 2009 . In UGC Sponsered National Conference on Open Source Software in Libraries, Cochnin University of Science and Technology, 24-25 November 2009. (Unpublished) [Conference paper]


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Open source library management systems are free alternative to costly commercial library systems. It helps to automate library functions and give a tremendous savings on library automation expenses. User ’s participation in all stages of software project ensures the development of the features that the library really wants. Lack of awareness and knowledge in open source technology among library professionals restrict wide adoption of open source library management system. This article gives an insight into the use and maintenance of open source library management systems.

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: open source, library management system, koha
Subjects: L. Information technology and library technology > LQ. Library automation systems.
Depositing user: Vimal Kumar V.
Date deposited: 12 Jan 2010
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:15
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/13858


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