TITLE

OPEN SOURCE AND THE ILS

AUTHOR(S)
Breeding, Marshall
PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
Library Technology Reports;Jan/Feb2004, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p84
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This report discusses the use of open source software in integrated library systems, or ILS. Open source presents an alternative to the commercial model in the way that software is produced and distributed. Some of the most successful software, such as Linux, was created through open source methods. The open-source ILS that has gathered the most attention is called Koha, and was developed by Kapito Communications for the Horowhenua Library Trust in New Zealand.
ACCESSION #
12550379

 

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