Library 2.0 Gang on Open Source

I was happy to get to talk with the Library 2.0 Gang yesterday about open source.

Open Source Software has been around for many years.  Open Source components have been used to develop library systems since the late 1990’s.  Koha, acknowledged as the first fully open source library system was launched by its New Zealand based developers in 2000.   The growing interest around open source, stimulated by Koha, was given a significant boost when Georgia Public Libraries launched Evergreen in September 2006.

As those of you following me on twitter know, I wasn’t having the best Monday, so excuse my lack of eloquence.

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