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Tag Archives: Open Source Software
Scott McNealy, co-founder of Sun Microsystems, has been asked to write a paper for the Obama administration on the benefits of the United States government using open source software for improved security and lower cost. Yes. With the right software, … Continue reading
Open Source Living is a directory of open source software. Directories are nothing new, with SourceForge and FreshMeat leading the lists. However, most directories are chock full of software not fully fleshed out, or with so many choices that the … Continue reading
The World Digital Library is a project that is quite vast in scope, but is looking ready to take on the challenge of combining primary historical resources from many of the worlds great libraries. This project was started by UNESCO … Continue reading
The Public Knowledge Project is a Canadian research initiative started nine years ago in order to develop “free, open source software for the management, publishing, and indexing of journals and conferences.” In doing so, they have found themselves at the … Continue reading
Libraries facilitate open access to information with open source software is an interesting article posted on Linux.com. I have opened my Open Source Software and Libraries with the same observation that the open source movement and libraries share many of … Continue reading
Need an introduction to Open Source Software (OSS)? Want to understand what it can do for you? Check out Make The Move, a site that gives you an excellent overview of the benefits and considerations for switching to OSS.
Software for Starving Students is simply that: a collection of freeware and open-source software that is able to be distributed to whomever could benefit. I have been creating distribution CDs like this for my presentations on Open Source Software, and … Continue reading