40 – All I Want for Christmas is an ILS
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December 21, 2015
Join the Cyberpunk Librarian and dive into the weird world of the Integrated Library System. Sometimes, librarians are called on to help set up libraries for small organizations, non-profits, and schools. There’s rarely a lot of money to throw at an ILS so, if you’re looking for free, open source alternatives, Dan’s got your back. YouTube Listen to the show on YouTube Links Web Librarian Plugin on WordPress – Set up a free, easy to use ILS using WordPress! Web Librarian website – Get more information on the Web Librarian plugin. Web Librarian documentation – While the docs aren’t 100% complete, they’re still very helpful Example Web Librarian PAC – A simple example of a WebLibrarian PAC on the Cyberpunk Librarian website. OpenBiblio – A free, open source ILS with many of the features you’ll find in a proprietary ILS. OpenBiblio documentation -You’ll need this, but it’s not a gargantuan undertaking to get it up and running. OpenBiblio Add Ons – Get yourself some Z39.50. Classify by OCLC – Need a Dewey number?…