Published In

American Libraries

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

9-1-2011

Subjects

Commercial products -- Evaluation, Access to Information

Abstract

In this article the author discusses the evaluation of open source software and proprietary software licensing and development for use in libraries. Information is presented on considerations librarians can make when determining whether to use open source options, including the robustness of the open source project, the quality of support for open source software, and library staff expertise.

Description

Article appears in American Libraries (http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/)

Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/7310

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