Index – Practical Open Source Software for Libraries

Index

A

AdBlockPlus, 57
Adobe Contribute, 100, 134
Adobe Dreamweaver, 134
American Library Association, 29–30
Apache, 10, 24–5, 60, 82, 111
security, 26
Aquabrowser, 59
ARPAnet, 3
Audacity, 85–8
tools for podcast creation, 88

B

Berkeley Software Distribution, 5
Blacklight, 148, 151–4
University of Virginia Library, 151
BootCamp, 43

C

CamStudio, 88–91
sample application, 90
collaboration, 15–18
communication, 15
honesty, 16
mentoring, 16–17
respect, 16
transparency, 17–18
communication, 15
CUFTS, 139

D

dbWiz, 139
Deep Blue, 120
Drupal, 32–3, 100–2, 109
administration area, 99
DSpace, 119–22
ScholarSpace web page, 122

E

EASTeight, 84
EndNote, 63–6
EPrints, 60
Evergreen, 33, 150, 162–5
vs Koha, 165–6
eVols, 120
EZProxy, 130

F

file transfer protocol, 93, 95
FileZilla, 93–6
Firefox, 8, 24–5, 58–66
add-ons, 57–8
browser, 58
security, 25–6, 55–6
FlashBlock, 57–8
free software, 5, 25
definition, 6
Free Software Foundation, 5
FreeBSD, 9
Full Circle, 84

G

Git, 83
Gmail IMAP Account Setup, 70
GNU General Public License, 5
GNU Image Manipulation Program, 75–80
GODOT, 139
Google, 9
Google Scholar, 61
governance, 18–19
Greenstone, 115–19
Dublin Core editing, 116
Illustrated London News, 119

H

hackers, 3
homegrown system, 23–4
Horowhenua Library Trust, 31

I

Internet Explorer, 25–6, 56
Internet Relay Chat, 20

J

Jenkins Law Library, 32
Joomla, 33, 97–8, 109
administration area, 100

K

Kete, 122–6
Kete Horowhenua web page, 126
Koha, 18, 31, 33, 158–62
OPAC at the Athens County
Public Libraries, 162
vs Evergreen, 165–6
web-based staff client, 161

L

LAME MP3 encoder, 86
libraries
and open source, 29–33
budgets, 30–1
gift cultures, 31–2
planning, 32–3
Library à la Carte, 133–6
administration area, 135
sample subject guide, 136
library automation, 145–67
integrated library system, 157–66
open source OPACs, 145–57
library budgets, 30–1
Libstats, 49–50
adding a question, 50
LibX, 58–62
toolbar, 62
Lightening, 69–70
LimeSurvey, 51–3
sample results display, 52
Linux, 4, 9, 24–5, 37
RedHat, 25
Ubuntu, 38–41
software center, 40

M

MaiaCMS, 102–5
administration area, 103
MarcEdit, 94
MediaWiki, 110–13
open source page editing, 112
mentoring, 16–17
Microsoft, 10, 26
Microsoft Outlook, 69
Microsoft Windows, 37
Moodle, 141–3
Whittier College, 143
My Kansas Library on the Web, 108
MySQL, 32, 111

N

Northeast Kansas Library System, 89
NoScript, 58
Novell Groupwise, 69

O

online public access catalog, 145–57
Open Knowledgebase, 139
open source, 3–10
‘freedom for all, ’, 4–6
and libraries, 29–33
budgets, 30–1
gift cultures, 31–2
planning, 32–3
community, 13–20
collaboration, 15–18
development process, 14–15
governance, 18–19
status, 19–20
costs, 8
day to day operations, 37–53
improving services, 53
Office suite, 45–8
operating system, 37–41
statistics and data gathering, 49–53
virtual machines, 41–5
debunking myths, 23–7
homegrown system, 23–4
risk assessment, 26–7
security, 25–6
vs proprietary counterparts, 24–5
free collaboration, 10
governance, 18–19
library automation, 145–67
integrated li brary system, 157–66
open source OPACs, 145–57
media applications, 75–91
audio editing, 85–8
desktop publishing, 80–4
photo editing, 75–80
screencasting, 88–91
prevalence, 9–10
problem solving, 4
quality assurance personnel, 18–19
research tools, 129–44
additional tools, 136–40
mentoring patrons, 143–4
online course management, 140–3
subject guides, 129–36
risks, 26–7
security, 25–6
sharing, 10
survey results, 171–208
countries of respondents, 172–3
library departments, 174
open source software used at home, 182–5
open source software used at work, 186–90
open source vs licensed software used at home, 185
open source vs licensed software used at work, 190–208
personal definition of open source, 175–81
types of libraries, 172
types of respondents, 171
consultation with colleagues, 106–9
content management, 97–106
file transfer, 93–6
wikis, 110–13
web access, 55–73
emailing, 67–70
Firefox, 58–66
instant messaging, 71–2
new web browsing experience, 67
options, 73
web browsing, 55–8
Open Source Initiative, 3
open source software, 7–8, 14–15
open sourcing collections, 115–27
community built collections, 122–6
digital collections, 115–19
institutional repositories, 119–22
OpenOffice, 9, 40, 45–8
word processing, 48
operating system, 37 See also Linux Microsoft Windows
OSS systems, 14–15

P

Parallels, 43–4
Photoshop, 75
Photoshop Elements, 78
PHP, 32
Pidgin, 71–3
screen sample, 71
podcasting, 87–8
Provider for Google Calendar, 70

R

RecordMyDesktop, 89–91
RedHat, 25
research tools, 129–44
additional tools, 136–40
mentoring patrons, 143–4
online course management, 140–3
subject guides, 129–36
reSearcher, 137–40
CUFTS page for technology and operations management, 139
Ruby on Rails, 152

S

screencast, 88–9
Scriblio, 145–8
Collingswood Public Library, 148
Scribus, 80–4
Security Fix, 55–6
SOPAC2, 155–7
Darien Library, 155
SubjectsPlus, 129–33
Ithaca College Library, 132

T

Talis Prism, 59
TCP/IP protocol, 10
TeX, 82–3
Thunderbird, 67–70
Lightening, 70
sample viewing panels, 69

U

Ubuntu, 38–41
software center, 40

V

virtual machines, 41–5
VirtualBox, 41–5
operating systems, 42
VuFind, 60, 148
Falvey Memorial Library, 149

W

Waikato University, 118–19
web access
open source, 56–73
emailing, 67–70
Firefox, 58–66
instant messaging, 71–3
web browsing, 56–8
Wikipedia, 110
WordPress, 105–6, 109, 146
administration panel, 107
vs other content management systems, 106

Z

Zimbra, 68
Zotero, 62–6
search for ‘Koha, ’, 63