Library Camp NYC – Session 1

Open Source Desktop

Talking about general open source, not just desktops.
Talked about Howard County and how they went to OSS
Talked about Games – FreeCiv
Talked about locked down access, how to restrict.
Talked about Koha – Asked about libraries using it
Talked more about Koha, the history of it. And case studies.
Touched on vista
Talked about ILS that can run on open source operating system.
Talked about OpenOffice, and Ubuntu how its creating a groundswell.
Greg from NYPL using OSS stuff for webwork.
User needs analysis should be the driver

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