open source

My ALA Anaheim 2012 Schedule

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It is that time of year again where representatives from the library profession all gather for the annual Annual Library Association meeting. This year it i...

The Challenges and Rewards of Open Source

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Below is the text of an article I wrote for the LYRASIS member newsletter in which I talk about how a community of users of open source software is as import...

Now Working for LYRASIS

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News of my joining Lyrasis has been officially reported ("Timothy Daniels and Peter Murray to Lead LYRASIS Technology Services" [PDF]) so I can talk about it...

Aligning Clashing Values

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This started out as a comment to a posting by Chris Coppola, president and co-founder of rSmart Group. The comment got longer and threaded with yesterday's ...

Stereotypical Vendors?

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Recent posts by Richard Wallis and Paul Miller, both of Talis (a 40-year-old company in the U.K. specializing in information and metadata management), questi...

Looking Forward to Version 2.2 of FEDORA

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Sandy Payette, Co-Director of the Fedora Project and Researcher in the Cornell Information Science department, announced a tentative date for the release 2....

Representing Collections In FEDORA

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One of the DRC developers had a question recently that sparked a discussion about what to do with collections of objects. In order to answer the question of...