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Darien Library’s Social OPAC (SOPAC 2.0)

On September 1st, John Blyberg launched his social OPAC at the Darien Public Library. This revamped OPAC front-end includes a number of web 2.o features like: user-added ratings, comments, and reviews ability for libraries to add community repository data This…

Chrome – Google’s New Web Browser

In case you haven’t heard, Google has developed their own web browser and it is open source. It’s in beta at the moment. To read about it, see the Google Blog post: http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2008/09/fresh-take-on-browser.html -Amy

LibLime Scope of Work – Enhancements List

An update on our work with LibLime: We received the summary of enhancements that the LibLime team identified during our two-day scope of work study with them. Bibliomation staff has gone through the document to clarify some of the functionality…

The Day After (The LibLime Visit)

Well, it was a pretty intense two days, but we think we managed to cover all modules and the specifics of our needed functionality with the LibLime folks. The good news — much of what we were requesting was already…

LibLime Scope of Work Study

On July 31st, the Bibliomation Board approved our going forward with a scope of work study with LibLime, the main support vendor for Koha. This scope of work study will identify those areas of functionality still needed in the Koha…

LibLime to Acquire CareAffiliates

LibLime Press Release: LibLime to Acquire CARE Affiliates Today at 9:47am ATHENS, OH and BLACKSBURG, VA–July 29, 2008 -– LibLime, the leader in open source solutions for libraries and CARE Affiliates™ announced today that they have entered into a definitive…

Koha Testing Continues…

For the past couple of weeks, Bibliomation staff has been learning what we can about the Koha ILS. As I’ve written before, we have been testing version 3.0, but what we learned from LibLime while at ALA has us convinced…

ALA — Open Source Everywhere

Just back from California and the ALA conference in Anaheim had plenty of open source programs from which to choose. Mike and I attended “Planning for Open Source in Consortia” on June 29th. The panelists were Monica Shultz, IT Director…