Open Source Library Management Softwares

Randhawa, Sukhwinder Open Source Library Management Softwares. e-Library Science Research Journal, 2013, vol. 1, n. 7. [Journal article (Unpaginated)]

[img]
Preview
Text
Open Source Library Management Softwares.pdf - Published version

Download (121kB) | Preview
Alternative locations: http://lsrj.in/UploadedData/50.pdf

English abstract

Open source software are those which permit execution, copy, read, distribution and improvement of the software without any restrictions. Library Management Software (LMS), is an enterprise resource planning system for a library, used to track items owned, orders made, bills paid, and patrons who have borrowed. Commercial library management software are very expensive. Therefore, open source library management system can be appropriate alternatives for automatic library systems. This paper discusses features of open source library management software, criteria of selection of best open source library management software, their, advantages and limitations. Open source library management software is a solution to reduce that cost. The paper describes in brief about the feature of some of the open source library management software like Koha, NewGenlib, Evergreen, SENAYAN, ABCD, and BiblioteQ.

English abstract

Item type: Journal article (Unpaginated)
Keywords: Open Source Software, Library automation, Library Management Software
Subjects: L. Information technology and library technology > LJ. Software.
L. Information technology and library technology > LQ. Library automation systems.
Depositing user: Sukhwinder Randhawa
Date deposited: 15 Aug 2013 05:34
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:27
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/19923

References

"SEEK" links will first look for possible matches inside E-LIS and query Google Scholar if no results are found.

ABCD library automation software. available at: https://sites.google.com/site/abcdlibraryautomationsoftware (accessed 12 November 2012).

BiblioteQ. available at: http://biblioteq.sourceforge.net (accessed 10 November 2012).

Biswas, Goutam and Paul, Dibyendu (2008), NewGenLib, The First Indian Open Source Software: a Study of Its Features And Comparison With Other Software. Proceeding of the, 23rd National Seminar of IASLIC held at Bose Institute on Library Profession in Search of a New Paradigm, Kolkata, Special Publication No.48, PP 333-340.

Brave, Sunita and Dahibhate, N.B. (2012), Open Source Software for Library Services. DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology, Vol. 32, No. 5, pp. 401-408.

Dhamdhere, Sangeeta Namdev (2011), ABCD, an Open Source Software for Modern Libraries. Chinese Librarianship: an International Electronic Journal. Issue No. 32, pp.1-17. available at: http://www.iclc.us/cliej/cl32dhamdhere.pdf (accessed 26 November 2012).

Evergreen. available at: http://open-ils.org/ (accessed 05 November 2012).

Free Software Foundations. available at: http://www.fsf.org/ (accessed 10 November 2012).

Kamble, V.T., Raj, Hans, and Sangeeta (2012), Open Source Library Management and Digital Library Software. DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology, Vol. 32, No. 5, pp. 388-392.

Koha. available at: http://www.koha.org/ (accessed 10 November 2012).

NewGenlib. available at: http://www.verussolutions.biz/web/ (accessed 16 November 2012).

Salve, Anand , Lihitkar, Shalini R. and Lihitkar, Ramdas (2012), Open Source Software as Tools for Libraries: An Overview. DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology, Vol. 32, No. 5, pp. 381-387.

SENAYAN. available at: http://sourceforge.net/projects/senayanlib/ (accessed 10 November 2012).

SourceForge. available at: http://sourceforge.net/ (accessed 10 November 2012).

Vasupongayya, Sangsuree and other (2011), Open Source Library Management System Software: A Review. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technolog.Vol.77, pp 973-978. available at: http://www.waset.org/journals/waset/v77/v77-178.pdf (accessed 18 November 2012).


Downloads

Downloads per month over past year

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item