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Title: Use of open source software in the learning resource centre of Indira Gandhi Institute of Technology: a case study
Authors: Giri, Rabishankar
Sengar, D S
Issue Date: Mar-2011
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: Provides an insight into the practical implementation aspects of selection and implementation of Open Source Software (OSS) for managing the activities and services of a library or an information centre. Identifies that a main pre-requisite for OSS use in libraries is for the librarian to be able to harness the potential capabilities of its staff by motivating them effectively. Finds that OSS is more future oriented and more easily amenable for customization and can be an effective low-cost alternative to their proprietary counterpart.
Page(s): 41-48
CC License:  CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 India
ISSN: 0975-2404 (Online); 0972-5423 (Print)
Source:ALIS Vol.58(1) [March 2011]

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