Beyond Open Source

A session at LITA Forum

Friday 13th November, 2015

2:15pm to 3:00pm (CST)

Do relatively privileged institutions have a professional responsibility to support the adoption of their innovations? Drawing from old and new software packaging and distribution approaches (from freeware to Docker), we will propose extending the open source software values of collaboration and transparency to include the wide and affordable distribution of software. We will identify areas of need, present our experiences with the users of our own open source projects, discuss our attempts to go beyond open source, and make an argument for the internal value of supporting and encouraging a vibrant library ecosystem.

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Jason Casden

Librarian, Developer at North Carolina State University. Gardener, Cook, Picture-taker in Carrboro, NC.

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Bret Davidson

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  • Bret Davidson
  • Jason Casden
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Time 2:15pm3:00pm CST

Date Fri 13th November 2015


Lakeshore A, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis

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