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Dropbox or Drive• Dropbox• 2 GB Free (increased by inviHng people/deals)• Files need to be downloaded• More popular• Google Drive• 5 GB Free• Files opened in Google’s oﬃce suite• Easy to learn if you know GoogleTuesday, June 4, 13
What is Open Source• Open source soPware is soPware that users have the ability to run, distribute, study and modify for any purpose.• No vendor lock in• No license fees• Release early/Release oPen• Peer review• Be+er security• More transparency• Community/CollaboraHon• Freedom to innovateTuesday, June 4, 13
Open Source FUD• FUD = Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt• Open source is insecure• I need too much staﬀ to use/support open source• I have to be a developer to use open source• There isn’t an open source applicaHon to do thatTuesday, June 4, 13
Evaluating Software• Evaluate soPware equally -‐ Proprietary and Open Source side by side• Get reviews from trusted colleagues• Always demo the soPware by performing operaHons you’d need to do in a producHon environmentTuesday, June 4, 13
Windows or Ubuntu• Ubuntu• Free of cost• Open source• Can run most apps needed in the library• Easy to install and learn• Windows• Costly• Can run most apps needed in the library• Becoming harder to learn with each releaseTuesday, June 4, 13
Koha or Evergreen• Koha• Free of cost• Open source• All the modules you’d need• 100% Web Based• koha-‐community.org • Evergreen• Free of cost• Open source• All the modules you’d need• Web Based OPAC• Desktop Staﬀ Client• open-‐ils.org Just Pick One!!!Tuesday, June 4, 13
Content ManagementSystems (CMS)Tuesday, June 4, 13
Drupal or Wordpress• Wordpress• Free of cost/open source• Great for most library websites• Easy to install• Easier to learn/manage• Drupal• Free of cost/open source• Great for large library websites• Easy to install• Can be hard to learn• Be+er if you have a sys adminTuesday, June 4, 13
Choosing a Tablet• If you can, choose both! Your patrons will need help with either one• If you have the budget for one the Androids are usually more cost eﬃcient and are easier to design apps forTuesday, June 4, 13
Designing an App• Android is easier to design an app for• iPads are more common to design apps for• Poll your patrons before spending Hme on the wrong app for themTuesday, June 4, 13
Kindle or Nook• If you can, choose both! Your patrons will need help with either one• If budget is a concern a tablet with the apps for both will allow you to learn the basics • Be aware that the apps for Android and iPad are not the same as the ones on the device itselfTuesday, June 4, 13
SurveyMonkey orLimeSurvey• SurveyMonkey• Limits to free access• Can pay for more access• Data stored at SurveyMonkey• Can be hard to get data• LimeSurvey• Free of cost/open source• Installs on your webserver• Unlimited access/surveys• Really well documentedTuesday, June 4, 13