Practical Open Source Software for Libraries

Practical Open Source Software for Libraries
Author: Nicole Engard
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 268
Release: 2010-09-22
ISBN 10: 1780630433
ISBN 13: 9781780630434
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Practical Open Source Software for Libraries Book Review:

Open source refers to an application whose source code is made available for use or modification as users see fit. This means libraries gain more flexibility and freedom than with software purchased with license restrictions. Both the open source community and the library world live by the same rules and principles. Practical Open Source Software for Libraries explains the facts and dispels myths about open source. Chapters introduce librarians to open source and what it means for libraries. The reader is provided with links to a toolbox full of freely available open source products to use in their libraries. Provides a toolbox of practical software that librarians can use both inside and out of the library Draws on the author’s wide-ranging practical experience with open source software both in and out of the library community Includes real life examples from libraries and librarians of all types and locations

Digital Libraries and Institutional Repositories Breakthroughs in Research and Practice

Digital Libraries and Institutional Repositories  Breakthroughs in Research and Practice
Author: Management Association, Information Resources
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 579
Release: 2020-03-06
ISBN 10: 1799824640
ISBN 13: 9781799824640
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Digital Libraries and Institutional Repositories Breakthroughs in Research and Practice Book Review:

Technology has revolutionized the ways in which libraries store, share, and access information, as well as librarian roles as knowledge managers. As digital resources and tools continue to advance, so too do the opportunities for libraries to become more efficient and house more information. Effective administration of libraries is a crucial part of delivering library services to patrons and ensuring that information resources are disseminated efficiently. Digital Libraries and Institutional Repositories: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice addresses new methods, practices, concepts, and techniques, as well as contemporary challenges and issues for libraries and university repositories that can be accessed electronically. It also addresses the problems of usability and search optimization in digital libraries. Highlighting a range of topics such as content management, resource sharing, and library technologies, this publication is an ideal reference source for librarians, IT technicians, academicians, researchers, and students in fields that include library science, knowledge management, and information retrieval.

Planning and Implementing Resource Discovery Tools in Academic Libraries

Planning and Implementing Resource Discovery Tools in Academic Libraries
Author: Popp, Mary Pagliero
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 754
Release: 2012-06-30
ISBN 10: 1466618221
ISBN 13: 9781466618220
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Planning and Implementing Resource Discovery Tools in Academic Libraries Book Review:

"This book addresses the many new resource discovery tools and products in existence as well as their potential uses and applications"--Provided by publisher.

Technological Advancements in Library Service Innovation

Technological Advancements in Library Service Innovation
Author: Lamba, Manika
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 300
Release: 2022-02-04
ISBN 10: 1799889440
ISBN 13: 9781799889441
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Technological Advancements in Library Service Innovation Book Review:

Innovations in library services are rapidly developing within numerous areas including building design, program and event planning, patron experience and engagement, literacy program development, and administration and management. To ensure these changes are implemented and considered successfully, a closer look at the challenges, trends, and practices of these innovations is crucial. Technological Advancements in Library Service Innovation examines the recent activities of successful and groundbreaking research and practices around the world surrounding library service innovation and presents various forward-thinking initiatives. It also provides an overview of libraries’ successful experiences, identifies emerging global themes and trends, and offers guidance to library practitioners on how to pursue the recent trends in their own library environment. Covering topics such as technology adoption and organizational structures, this book is ideal for library professionals, researchers, academicians, instructors, and students.

Optimizing Contemporary Application and Processes in Open Source Software

Optimizing Contemporary Application and Processes in Open Source Software
Author: Khosrow-Pour, Mehdi
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 318
Release: 2018-02-02
ISBN 10: 1522553150
ISBN 13: 9781522553151
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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As is true of most technological fields, the software industry is constantly advancing and becoming more accessible to a wider range of people. The advancement and accessibility of these systems creates a need for understanding and research into their development. Optimizing Contemporary Application and Processes in Open Source Software is a critical scholarly resource that examines the prevalence of open source software systems as well as the advancement and development of these systems. Featuring coverage on a wide range of topics such as machine learning, empirical software engineering and management, and open source, this book is geared toward academicians, practitioners, and researchers seeking current and relevant research on the advancement and prevalence of open source software systems.

Open Access and its Practical Impact on the Work of Academic Librarians

Open Access and its Practical Impact on the Work of Academic Librarians
Author: Laura Bowering Mullen
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 254
Release: 2009-12-30
ISBN 10: 1780630220
ISBN 13: 9781780630229
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Open Access and its Practical Impact on the Work of Academic Librarians Book Review:

This book is aimed at the practicing academic librarian, especially those working on the ‘front lines’ of reference, instruction, collection development, and other capacities that involve dealing directly with library patrons in a time of changing scholarly communication paradigms. The book looks at open access from the perspective of a practicing academic librarian and challenges fellow librarians to continue the dialogue about how the movement might be affecting day-to-day library work and the future of academic libraries. Written by a practicing academic librarian with many years experience in reference, as well as in collection development and faculty liaison roles Written with the “front-line academic librarian in mind from a practical point of view Contains numerous references to refer the reader to many open access resources; includes extensive footnotes for further reading

The LITA Leadership Guide

The LITA Leadership Guide
Author: Carl Antonucci,Sharon Clapp
Publsiher: Rowman & Littlefield
Total Pages: 152
Release: 2017-04-20
ISBN 10: 1442279036
ISBN 13: 9781442279032
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The LITA Leadership Guide will help librarians at every level of the career ladder and will supplement leadership and skill-based training workshops. Library leadership teams interested in the development of their staff as a means of improving their organizational performance will find it to provide context for growth, training, and collaboration.

How to Build a Digital Library

How to Build a Digital Library
Author: Ian H. Witten,David Bainbridge,David M. Nichols
Publsiher: Morgan Kaufmann
Total Pages: 656
Release: 2009-11-09
ISBN 10: 9780080890395
ISBN 13: 0080890393
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

How to Build a Digital Library Book Review:

How to Build a Digital Library reviews knowledge and tools to construct and maintain a digital library, regardless of the size or purpose. A resource for individuals, agencies, and institutions wishing to put this powerful tool to work in their burgeoning information treasuries. The Second Edition reflects developments in the field as well as in the Greenstone Digital Library open source software. In Part I, the authors have added an entire new chapter on user groups, user support, collaborative browsing, user contributions, and so on. There is also new material on content-based queries, map-based queries, cross-media queries. There is an increased emphasis placed on multimedia by adding a "digitizing" section to each major media type. A new chapter has also been added on "internationalization," which will address Unicode standards, multi-language interfaces and collections, and issues with non-European languages (Chinese, Hindi, etc.). Part II, the software tools section, has been completely rewritten to reflect the new developments in Greenstone Digital Library Software, an internationally popular open source software tool with a comprehensive graphical facility for creating and maintaining digital libraries. Outlines the history of libraries on both traditional and digital Written for both technical and non-technical audiences and covers the entire spectrum of media, including text, images, audio, video, and related XML standards Web-enhanced with software documentation, color illustrations, full-text index, source code, and more

Intellectual Property and Open Source

Intellectual Property and Open Source
Author: Van Lindberg
Publsiher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
Total Pages: 386
Release: 2008-07-15
ISBN 10: 9781449391102
ISBN 13: 1449391109
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Intellectual Property and Open Source Book Review:

"Clear, correct, and deep, this is a welcome addition to discussions of law and computing for anyone -- even lawyers!"-- Lawrence Lessig, Professor of Law at Stanford Law School and founder of the Stanford Center for Internet and Society If you work in information technology, intellectual property is central to your job -- but dealing with the complexities of the legal system can be mind-boggling. This book is for anyone who wants to understand how the legal system deals with intellectual property rights for code and other content. You'll get a clear look at intellectual property issues from a developer's point of view, including practical advice about situations you're likely to encounter. Written by an intellectual property attorney who is also a programmer, Intellectual Property and Open Source helps you understand patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, and licenses, with special focus on the issues surrounding open source development and the GPL. This book answers questions such as: How do open source and intellectual property work together? What are the most important intellectual property-related issues when starting a business or open source project? How should you handle copyright, licensing and other issues when accepting a patch from another developer? How can you pursue your own ideas while working for someone else? What parts of a patent should be reviewed to see if it applies to your work? When is your idea a trade secret? How can you reverse engineer a product without getting into trouble? What should you think about when choosing an open source license for your project? Most legal sources are too scattered, too arcane, and too hard to read. Intellectual Property and Open Source is a friendly, easy-to-follow overview of the law that programmers, system administrators, graphic designers, and many others will find essential.

Producing Open Source Software

Producing Open Source Software
Author: Karl Fogel
Publsiher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2005-10-07
ISBN 10: 0596552998
ISBN 13: 9780596552992
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Producing Open Source Software Book Review:

The corporate market is now embracing free, "open source" software like never before, as evidenced by the recent success of the technologies underlying LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP). Each is the result of a publicly collaborative process among numerous developers who volunteer their time and energy to create better software. The truth is, however, that the overwhelming majority of free software projects fail. To help you beat the odds, O'Reilly has put together Producing Open Source Software, a guide that recommends tried and true steps to help free software developers work together toward a common goal. Not just for developers who are considering starting their own free software project, this book will also help those who want to participate in the process at any level. The book tackles this very complex topic by distilling it down into easily understandable parts. Starting with the basics of project management, it details specific tools used in free software projects, including version control, IRC, bug tracking, and Wikis. Author Karl Fogel, known for his work on CVS and Subversion, offers practical advice on how to set up and use a range of tools in combination with open mailing lists and archives. He also provides several chapters on the essentials of recruiting and motivating developers, as well as how to gain much-needed publicity for your project. While managing a team of enthusiastic developers -- most of whom you've never even met -- can be challenging, it can also be fun. Producing Open Source Software takes this into account, too, as it speaks of the sheer pleasure to be had from working with a motivated team of free software developers.

Library Automation Core Concepts and Practical Systems Analysis 3rd Edition

Library Automation  Core Concepts and Practical Systems Analysis  3rd Edition
Author: Dania Bilal
Publsiher: ABC-CLIO
Total Pages: 279
Release: 2014-03-26
ISBN 10: 1591589231
ISBN 13: 9781591589235
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Library Automation Core Concepts and Practical Systems Analysis 3rd Edition Book Review:

Recent advances in technology such as cloud computing, recent industry standards such as RFID, bibliographic standards like RDA and BIBFRAME, the increased adoption of open source integrated library systems (ILS), and continued shift in users' expectations have increased the complexity of the decision regarding ILS for all types of libraries. • Addresses a key question: Should media centers and small libraries focus only on commercially available software, or would it be advantageous to choose open source software? • Provides an in-depth treatment of the systems development lifecycle (SDLC) and a six-phase systems analysis and design approach • Covers a wide range of topics, including open source software selection and evaluation, joining consortia, designing and developing in-house integrated automated library systems (ILS), usability principles and assessment methods, and project management

Understanding Open Source and Free Software Licensing

Understanding Open Source and Free Software Licensing
Author: Andrew Laurent
Publsiher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
Total Pages: 193
Release: 2004
ISBN 10: 0596005814
ISBN 13: 9780596005818
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Understanding Open Source and Free Software Licensing Book Review:

Describes the legal implications of open source and free software licensing and provides an explanation of what an open source software license actually is, and how to draft one for personal use.

Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries

Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries
Author: Panayiotis Zaphiris,George Buchanan,Edie Rasmussen,Fernando Loizides
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 500
Release: 2012-09-20
ISBN 10: 3642332900
ISBN 13: 9783642332906
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries Book Review:

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Second International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries, TPDL 2012 - the successor of the ECDL (European Conference on Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries) - held in Paphos, Cyprus, in September 2012. The 23 full papers, 19 short papers, 15 posters and 8 demonstrations presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 139 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on user behavior, mobiles and place, heritage and sustainability, preservation, linked data, analysing and enriching documents, content and metadata quality, folksonomy and ontology, information retrieval, organising collections, as well as extracting and indexing.

Technology for the School Librarian Theory and Practice

Technology for the School Librarian  Theory and Practice
Author: William O. Scheeren
Publsiher: ABC-CLIO
Total Pages: 223
Release: 2010-01-22
ISBN 10: 1591589010
ISBN 13: 9781591589013
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Technology for the School Librarian Theory and Practice Book Review:

The world of the school librarian has changed significantly over the past ten years with the proliferation of technology into all phases of education; this book attempts to address these issues. • Lists features that should be included in a school library web page • Provides a chronology tracing the development of technology in school libraries • Offers an illustration of network topologies • Includes questions for research/further study in each chapter

Open Source for Business

Open Source for Business
Author: Heather Meeker
Publsiher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Total Pages: 284
Release: 2017-04-04
ISBN 10: 9781544737645
ISBN 13: 1544737645
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Open Source for Business Book Review:

Heather Meeker's Open Source for Business is a practical, readable guide to help businesspeople, engineers, and lawyers understand open source software licensing. Based on the author's twenty years as an attorney working at the crossroads of intellectual property and technology, this guide explains the legal and technical principles behind open source licensing so you can make the right decisions for your business. It offers tips on using open source, contributing to open source projects, and releasing your own open source software. You'll also get access to quick-reference tables on the major open source licenses, plus forms and checklists you can use to promote compliance. In this book, you will learn . . . * Why open source is not a "virus" * What the GPL is and how to handle it * When and how to conduct open source audits * What a user-friendly open source policy looks like * How to avoid and respond to open source enforcement claims * How to use open source to fight patent infringement claims * How to manage trademarks for open source products

Open Source Software Law

Open Source Software Law
Author: Rod Dixon
Publsiher: Artech House
Total Pages: 287
Release: 2004
ISBN 10: 1580537197
ISBN 13: 9781580537193
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Open Source Software Law Book Review:

The convenient, fully searchable CD-ROM provides instant access to helpful license templates and important sections of laws.

Electronic Resource Management in Libraries Research and Practice

Electronic Resource Management in Libraries  Research and Practice
Author: Yu, Holly,Breivold, Scott
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 440
Release: 2008-02-28
ISBN 10: 1599048922
ISBN 13: 9781599048925
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Electronic Resource Management in Libraries Research and Practice Book Review:

A pronounced move from print subscriptions to electronic resources in all types of libraries has fundamentally impacted the library and its users. With the influx of resources such as e-journals; e-books; index, abstract, and/or full-text databases; aggregated databases; and others, the shift to electronic resources is rapidly changing library operational and organizational procedures. Electronic Resource Management in Libraries: Research and Practice provides comprehensive coverage of the issues, methods, theories, and challenges connected with the provision of electronic resources in libraries, with emphasis on strategic planning, operational guidelines, and practices. This book primarily focuses on management practices of the life-cycle of commercially acquired electronic resources from selection and ordering to cataloging, Web presentation, user support, usage evaluation, and more.

Practical Tips for Facilitating Research

Practical Tips for Facilitating Research
Author: Moira J. Bent
Publsiher: Facet Publishing
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2016-03-16
ISBN 10: 1783300175
ISBN 13: 9781783300174
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Practical Tips for Facilitating Research Book Review:

This practical guide offers innovative tips and reliable best practice to enable new and experienced library and information professionals to evaluate their current provision and develop their service to meet the evolving needs of the research community. Interacting effectively with information is at the heart of all research, consequently information professionals have a key role to play in facilitating the development of researchers who are able to operate confidently and successfully in the information world. Grounded in current theory and informed by practitioners from around the world, this practical book offers a wide range of ideas and methods to assist library and information professionals in developing and managing their role in the research environment. Part of the Practical Tips for Library and Information Professionals series, the book is organised into eight sections: landscapes and models structures and strategies places and spaces library staff roles collections specific interventions in the research process or lifecycle teaching approaches information literacy skills workshops and programmes. Practical Tips for Facilitating Research will be essential reading for academic liaison librarians, research support librarians and all library and information professionals who work with research staff and students.

Embedded Software Development

Embedded Software Development
Author: Ivan Cibrario Bertolotti,Tingting Hu
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 526
Release: 2017-12-19
ISBN 10: 1466593938
ISBN 13: 9781466593930
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Embedded Software Development Book Review:

Embedded Software Development: The Open-Source Approach delivers a practical introduction to embedded software development, with a focus on open-source components. This programmer-centric book is written in a way that enables even novice practitioners to grasp the development process as a whole. Incorporating real code fragments and explicit, real-world open-source operating system references (in particular, FreeRTOS) throughout, the text: Defines the role and purpose of embedded systems, describing their internal structure and interfacing with software development tools Examines the inner workings of the GNU compiler collection (GCC)-based software development system or, in other words, toolchain Presents software execution models that can be adopted profitably to model and express concurrency Addresses the basic nomenclature, models, and concepts related to task-based scheduling algorithms Shows how an open-source protocol stack can be integrated in an embedded system and interfaced with other software components Analyzes the main components of the FreeRTOS Application Programming Interface (API), detailing the implementation of key operating system concepts Discusses advanced topics such as formal verification, model checking, runtime checks, memory corruption, security, and dependability Embedded Software Development: The Open-Source Approach capitalizes on the authors’ extensive research on real-time operating systems and communications used in embedded applications, often carried out in strict cooperation with industry. Thus, the book serves as a springboard for further research.

Open Source Software for Libraries

Open Source Software for Libraries
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Amer Library Assn
Total Pages: 72
Release: 2002
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: UCSD:31822031870082
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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