Time: Thursday, August 13, 10:00 a.m.- 11:00 a.m. Pacific
There is a discussion on LITA-L* right now started by someone beginning to examine OSS ILS (free licensed software used for integrated library systems). Open source and libraries seem to complement each other so well. Libraries using these systems always stress the aspects of collaboration and innovation involved. Since your ILS is the primary point of entry for the public to access library resources, it is a great bonus to be able to update and make changes for your specific needs. If you have used a OSS ILS, what have you found are the strengths and weaknesses involved?
On July 31, The Financial Times reported that an increasing number of people are venturing out to libraries in order to seek out job counseling, career expertise, and Internet access in order to find jobs in our tough economic climate.
Barbara Shaughnessy from TechSoup's Project Implementation team penned this post earlier this week and it originally appeared on the TechSoup Blog.
"Celebrate the happiness that friends are always giving,
Make every day a holiday
And celebrate just living." --Amanda Bradley
If you've thought it has been a bit quiet around here, let me tell you three good reasons why!
1) Chris Peters is recovering well in Florida and we can't wait to have him back with us soon,
2) Brenda Hough had a lovely wedding, and
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