Open Source/Freeware/Shareware Tools For Libraries

Date(s) - 09/11/2014
All Day



Open Source Software (OSS) is sometimes associated with Freeware and Shareware, but this webinar will eliminate that confusion and discuss the value of all three of these for your library. With libraries facing Draconian budget cuts it seems natural for them to select and use a variety of the above-mentioned software tools, but this frequently is not the case. Learn why in this presentation and leave with a jam-packed software toolbox.

Originally broadcast November 21, 2012.

Chad Mairn ~ Biography

Chad ┬áis a librarian, teacher, author and ‘technophile’ who frequently shares his enthusiasm for ‘all-things technology’ as a speaker at library and technology conferences. He is an Information Services Librarian and adjunct professor at St. Petersburg College in Florida and is also the Chief Technology Officer at Novare Library Services, a company he co-founded, and whose goal is “to create custom underlying tools to help libraries interact with users, stay true to their goals and to thrive in the 21st century.”