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* [http://www.videolan.org/vlc/ VLC] -- Free (GPL) cross-platform media player/streamer with support for a large number of formats and [http://www.videolan.org/vlc/features.html more].
 
* [http://www.videolan.org/vlc/ VLC] -- Free (GPL) cross-platform media player/streamer with support for a large number of formats and [http://www.videolan.org/vlc/features.html more].
 
* [http://www.koha.org Koha] Open Source ILS -- Full-featured Library Automation System, including OPAC, Circulation, Acquisitions, and Reporting/Administrative modules.  MARC21 and UNIMARC are supported.  Advanced search capabilities, integrated Z39.50 server and client, and self-checkout.  Commercial Installation and Support available in the U.S. : [http://www.liblime.com/c/koha.html LibLime].  Currently suitable for mid-sized library systems. (2005-06)
 
* [http://www.koha.org Koha] Open Source ILS -- Full-featured Library Automation System, including OPAC, Circulation, Acquisitions, and Reporting/Administrative modules.  MARC21 and UNIMARC are supported.  Advanced search capabilities, integrated Z39.50 server and client, and self-checkout.  Commercial Installation and Support available in the U.S. : [http://www.liblime.com/c/koha.html LibLime].  Currently suitable for mid-sized library systems. (2005-06)
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*[http://pkp.sfu.ca/ojs/ Open Journals System] OJS assists with every stage of the refereed publishing process, from submissions through to online publication and indexing.
  
 
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Revision as of 04:34, 12 July 2005

Contents

Success Stories

Great Free/Open Source Tools for Libraries

  • ht://Dig -- Free (GPL) search engine software. Spider and search your website(s). Configurable and extendable search algorithms, templates, file types, etc. Live implementation: J. Murrey Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
  • Audacity -- Free (GPL) audio recording and editing software. Oral history and audio reserves projects; Audacity provides features normally only found in pro commercial audio software. Effects filters remove static, hiss, hum, or other constant background noises from your analog recordings.
  • VLC -- Free (GPL) cross-platform media player/streamer with support for a large number of formats and more.
  • Koha Open Source ILS -- Full-featured Library Automation System, including OPAC, Circulation, Acquisitions, and Reporting/Administrative modules. MARC21 and UNIMARC are supported. Advanced search capabilities, integrated Z39.50 server and client, and self-checkout. Commercial Installation and Support available in the U.S. : LibLime. Currently suitable for mid-sized library systems. (2005-06)
  • Open Journals System OJS assists with every stage of the refereed publishing process, from submissions through to online publication and indexing.

Blogs/Websites to Watch

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