Monthly Archive for July, 2009

Trying out open source is getting easier

One of the difficulties of testing open source solutions is the range of linux flavours and the difficulties of setting up different test enviornments and switching between them. With virtualisation reaching the desktop now, this process is much easier.

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Open source in libraries

These are exciting times for the systems librarian and the library technologist. This is just as well, as libraries have to be nimble in the electronic age. Less than two decades ago the library management technology scene was a pretty fusty area showing little new innovation. The Internet, Web 2.0 and Library 2.0, along with open source software have created new opportunities.

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