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LITA National Forum 2008: Pre-conference II: Innovations in Next Generation Library Management Systems

Tim Daniels (Evergreen), Diana Weaver (Koha), and Andrew Nagy (VuFind) offered in their respective presentations timelines of various ILS opensource software and the challenges of choosing one and implementing it locally or regionally (consortia). All three pointed out  the financial benefits of using open source software as well as the ability of institutions who use  these software to have management control instead of relying on vendors for assistance and constant changes from one version of the same software to the other.

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