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|Title:||Prospects of Open Source Software in LIS Area of Assam|
|Authors:||Singh, Sanjay Kumar|
Deka, Prasanta Kumar
|Abstract:||The choice of library management programme is constituted by social, economic and or political factors that result in selection of a system that is not suitable for the library requirements, characteristics and functions. Open Source Software or OSS has revolutionised the modus operandi of library software for library automation. OSS is quickly becoming a solution, owing to the freedom to copy, modify and distribute it and freedom from contracts as well as for greater opportunities for interoperability with other application. The paper mainly discusses about different OSS. It is a relatively new idea for library automation. People often advocate OSS because it is free. Some of the selected OSS is highlighted. OSS is an umbrella term used to refer to a wide range of software products, services and communities.|
|Appears in Collections:||PLANNER 2008|
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