Document Type

Article

Peer Reviewed

1

Publication Date

2010

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Codex: the Journal of the Louisiana Chapter of the ACRL

Abstract

The author examines open source in the context of academic libraries, particularly as a software solution for ILS needs. The author focuses on LibraryThing as an ideal example of the use of open source in a library environment.

Keywords

open source software; academic libraries; public libraries; tagging; tag clouds; LibraryThing; library space

Published Article/Book Citation

The definitive version was published in Codex: the Journal of the Louisiana Chapter of the ACRL, v.1, iss.1 (2010): 6-18.

Rights

Author posting. Copyright © 2010 James Elmborg

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URL

http://ir.uiowa.edu/slis_pubs/8