Tag Archives: opac

some show and tell

Just having one of those days where I am in favor of a picture-based approach to what I’ve been interested in. Press release | official website Run your OPAC on a min computer that costs under $50. Local Tools has … Continue reading

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now that’s how you do a FOSS press release

The Howe Library in Hanover NH has just moved their ILS to Evergreen. They sent out a very cool press release. Here is the first paragraph. In a technology move designed to cut taxpayer costs, Howe Library is pleased to … Continue reading

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links about some good and bad things in libraryland

First off, I’d like to point out this question from Ask MetaFilter which asks the age old question “I am trying to automate my small school/church/club library. What software should I use?” I gave a few answers, as did a … Continue reading

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what happens when you don’t get what you pay for

Nicole wonders aloud why people who paid for an Open Source OPAC from LibLime aren’t raising hell when they are instead pressured to accept the closer-source version instead? So why are these librarians taking it? Why are they being quiet? … Continue reading

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Friday afternoon posts about important things

In the habit I seem to be in of writing posts about topics I deeply care about, here is a late Friday post about Open Source library catalogs. I was at an in-service day at the Howe Library in Hanover … Continue reading

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