Articles tagged with libraries


NY State school libraries fund flexible software

Harry Chan is the CEO of MediaFlex, a company headquartered in Champlain, New York and Montreal, Quebec.Read more

Apple releases ResearchKit, Linux adopts a code of conflict, and more

In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look Apple's open source ResearchKit, the Linux kernel community adopts a code of...Read more

Confessions of a systems librarian

Though it's not always obvious, libraries use a remarkably large amount of free and open source software and systems. Systems librarian Robin Isard...Read more

The digital open source library of tomorrow

Phil Shapiro , one of my fellow Community Moderators, gave a talk at All Things Open 2014 about open source and libraries. This is a...Read more

Upgrading libraries to open source Koha system

Melissa Lefebvre is interviewed for Careers in Open Source Week at on her experience as an operations manager for the open source...Read more

Mobile library fab lab brings new skills to rural areas

FryskLab mobile fab lab teaches students about digital fabrication
We find ourselves in interesting times. We're facing huge socio-economic challenges while at the same time we need to look ahead and design a society...Read more

4 words to avoid when negotiating the use of open source at your job

open source on the job
If you work in an organization that isn’t focused on development, where computer systems are used to support other core business functions, getting...Read more

5 key insights on the transition from Windows to Linux

Linux system administration
When I began my current job at Algoma University as the systems librarian, I really had no idea what I was getting into. Despite a decade in library...Read more