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Why public libraries need to support open source

Why public libraries need to support open source
Wouldn't it be great if you asked an open source question at a library reference desk and was met with a smiling answer, rather than a sorry-I-can't-...Read more

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

ByWater Solutions empowers use of open source in libraries

Libraries love the idea of open source, but believe that they need a huge IT staff to pull it off. That's where Bywater comes in—their support...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 Opensource.com Community Moderators, gave a talk at All Things Open 2014 about open source and libraries. This is a...Read more

Better open source security, learning to code, open home design, and more

In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at more accessible open source security, a new platform for learning to code,...Read more

Upgrading libraries to open source Koha system

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