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Page history last edited by Katie Day 12 years, 1 month ago

 

Comparison document done Spring 2008

-- comparison chart of Follett's Destiny, Softlink's Oliver, MicroLib's Eclipse, and V-Lib (a Singapore system) -- last updated spring 2008

 


Website which has links to various library packages:

Automation & Organizing -- Software Solutions for Small Libraries, and Book Collectors


 

Library 2.0 / OPAC 2.0:

 

See Library Technology Guides, a website that tracks library automation systems and news.... There's a page devoted to "next-gen catalogs", e.g., catalogs with a discovery layer.

 

such as....

 

FISH = Free (as in Kittens) Integrated Search Handler

<<Created by the School Library System of Genesee Valley BOCES, Fish4Info is a next generation library portal that seeks to make the library catalog a socially engaging destination by integrating web 2.0 technology with the catalog.

From book reviews, to forums, comments and tags; Fish4Info makes the library website an interactive social community.>>

 

SOPAC catalog at the Darien Public Library = Social OPAC. Developed by John Blyberg.

See this Library Journal 2008 article on SOPAC 2.0

 

Scriblio (formerly WPopac) is an award winning, free, open source CMS and OPAC with faceted searching and browsing features based on WordPress. Scriblio is a project of Plymouth State University, supported in part by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.  Developed by Casey Bisson.

  • Free and open source
  • Represents bibliographic collections — library catalogs and such — in an easily searchable, highly remixable web-based format
  • Leverages WordPress to offer rich content management features for all a library’s content
  • Free and open source

 

Koha

 

VuFind

 

Article in Library Journal re Evergreen, a new open source ILS

 

Fishing for Information: the next generation OPAC -- School Library Journal -- January 2008

 


 


 

Tools / info re cataloging, etc.

 

Library of Congress -- MARC tools

 


 

 

 

 

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