open library

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

The new learning center, free eBooks, and more

OPEN
Opensource.com focused on stories about open source tools and systems for libraries and other open educational content from April 14 - 18. And before...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

Digital Public Library of America triples its free collections and more in year one

Digital Public Library of America
When the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) opened last year, Carolyn Fox covered it's progress after one month in her article: Review of the...Read more

The maker movement helps transform our public libraries

The small town of Bethlehem, New York purchased a 3D printer and started teaching classes at its public library recently—jumpstarting the community's...Read more

Resources for libraries exploring the open source option

library tools for open source
Libraries of all types have the same questions about open source software that are asked by technologists in other fields. Does open source make...Read more

How to introduce open source to your public library

introducing open source
I was intrigued to read this recent article in The Guardian about public libraries’ new role as community problem solvers. If you read carefully into...Read more