open source

Open Source in Publishing

By |March 10th, 2017|News, reference|0 Comments

Open source documentation has been around for a long time. Over time there have been changes in both technology and perspectives regarding authoring and publishing. Open […]

Learning Opportunity Around Open Access

By |December 15th, 2016|News|0 Comments

The National Federation of Advanced Information Services (NFAIS) is offering a unique learning opportunity before the year’s end. On Monday, December 19th at 11:00 […]

New Partnership Enhances Learning

By |December 5th, 2016|News, reference|0 Comments

Credo has a reputation as the industry leader for information literacy, critical thinking, and research solutions. Recently they announced it is contributing features and enhancements […]

Open Processes Build Community

By |November 17th, 2016|News|0 Comments

EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) continues to provide support in advocating open source and open access by providing additional financial support to Koha, the world’s first full-featured, […]

Open Data

By |November 4th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Similar to open source, open science is the movement to make scientific research and data accessible to all, regardless of the inquirer. This includes amateurs […]

Webinar on Predatory Open Access

By |September 16th, 2016|Business strategy, News|0 Comments

The National Federation of Advanced Information Services (NFAIS) is once again offering educational opportunities through their “Lunch and Learn” webinar series. The next one is […]

Libraries, Open Source, and eBooks – Oh My!

By |September 7th, 2016|News, reference|0 Comments

An open source server-software developer is working on a project at the New York Public Library (NYPL) that is intended to liberate every part […]

Open Access: Pro and Con

By |August 23rd, 2016|News|0 Comments

Funded by the Mellon Foundation, the Pay It Forward project set out to determine the potential financial implications of a move to an all-open […]

New Ways to Collaborate

Kristen Ratan and Adam Hyde have launched the Collaborative Knowledge Foundation (CKF), a nonprofit organization whose mission is to evolve how scholarship is created, produced and reported. This […]

Open is Not Free

By |July 20th, 2016|News, reference|0 Comments

The proponents of open access argue that the taxpayers have paid the invoice and therefore deserve the product. They are referring to the scientific research […]