At SLA I taught a CE course in which I listed tons of open source apps. Since then I have added even more great resources to my open source bookmarks. Since some of you probably attended my class I thought I should share the new sites I found with you all.
- All for Good
Inspired by the call of President Obama to engage more Americans in service, a group of individuals from the technology, marketing and public sectors came together to build an open source application that allows you to find and share volunteer activities.
VirtualBox is a powerful x86 virtualization product for enterprise as well as home use. Not only is VirtualBox an extremely feature rich, high performance product for enterprise customers, it is also the only professional solution that is freely available as Open Source Software under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL).
- Fluid Project Wiki
An open, collaborative project to improve the user experience of community source software.
- Fluid Engage
Fluid Engage is a new project that will create an open source community that will provide curators and educators within museums and galleries the necessary supports, tools and resources
- MacLibre | Open Source Software Distribution for Mac OS X
MacLibre is an Open Source Software Distribution for Mac OS X. It's simple, intuitive with applications you need. It brings a new way of software installation on your Mac.
- Three Open Source E-book Readers Worth a Look
- Over 40 Free, Must-Have Open Source Resources
- The EveryBlock source code
EveryBlock.com is an experimental news Web site that provides information at a "microlocal" level — by neighborhood or city block. It was funded by a grant from Knight Foundation, which requires the site's backend code to be open-sourced. Here is the code.
- Teaching Open Source
This is a neutral collaboration point for professors, institutions, communities, and companies to come together and make the teaching of Open Source a global success.
- Melody: Community Powered Publishing
Melody is an open source content management system for bloggers and publishers where its community of users and contributors is its most important feature.
- 40 Mac Freewares and Open Source Software for Web Designers | Desizn Tech
- Sugar on a Stick - Sugar Labs
A "Linux-based learning environment" that boots from a USB drive and is designed for children’s ease of use.
- Free / Open Source Research Community (Home)
In the spirit of free and open source software (F/OSS), we are attempting to establish a community in which information will be freely exchanged, so that we may further the understanding of open source and its implications outside the realm of software development.
SemperTool introduces the first open source product: Subscription Management Database - SMDB. SMDB is an Electronic Resource Management system - ERM.
- ILS Survey: Open Source vs. Proprietary
This survey was conducted from October 30, 2007 to January 3, 2008. It was answered by libraries using the open source ILSs Koha (n=113) and Evergreen (n=119), and proprietary ILSs (n=129). The current version of Koha was 2.2.9 and Evergreen was 1.2.
The goal of this project is to bring the Mac OS X user interface to POSIX Operating Systems (GNU/LInux, FreeBSD, openSolaris etc.).
Freeciv is a Free and Open Source empire-building strategy game inspired by the history of human civilization.
- Lupo PenSuite
The Suite includes over 200 highly selected portable programs and games (7-Zip, Audacity, CCleaner, eMule, FileZilla, Firefox, Foxit Reader, GIMP, IrfanView, Miranda, Notepad++, Opera, Thunderbird, µTorrent, VLC and many more). Over 5 million users have downloaded it.
LiberKey installed on your USB key (or mini external hard drive, a music player such as iPod...) can be connected on any PC. Immediately you have under hand all your familiar tools, without any installation on the host PC.
- Open Source – Open Libraries
Open Source – Open Libraries is a consortia of libraries, library systems, and other organizations committed to pursuing Open Source Software (OSS) alternatives for libraries.
omCollab is a powerful, Enterprise 2.0 collaboration product completely built on open source software. It provides a web portal environment to create, share and search Microsoft Office content, files, shared bookmarks, blog posts and wiki articles across the enterprise. omCollab integrates some of the most powerful open source software applications into a single collaborative environment. It enables organisations to drive innovation, collaboration and community building.
An Open Source vector graphics editor, with capabilities similar to Illustrator, CorelDraw, or Xara X, using the W3C standard Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) file format.
- Library a la Carte
Librarians have enough to do and maintaining static HTML pages is tedious and time-consuming. The Library à la Carte tool enables librarians to easily and quickly create dynamic web pages that integrate Web 2.0 features, such as chat and RSS feeds, with traditional library content, such as catalogs and article databases.
- LibData Project Site
LibData is a library oriented web based application which provides authoring environments for subject pathfinders (Research QuickStart), course related pages (CourseLib) and general purpose web pages (PageScribe).
Senayan is an open source Library Management System. It is build on Open source technology like PHP and MySQL. Senayan provides many features such as Bibliography database, Circulation, Membership and many more that will help "automating" library tasks.
The Leading Open Source Survey Tool
Open source screen recording software, free video capture, video recorder, capture tool, desktop recorder, software tutorial, create software demo
EmeraldView is a lightweight front-end for the digital library software Greenstone.
- Wubi - Ubuntu Installer for Windows
Wubi is an officially supported Ubuntu installer for Windows users that can bring you to the Linux world with a single click. Wubi allows you to install and uninstall Ubuntu as any other Windows application, in a simple and safe way. Are you curious about Linux and Ubuntu? Trying them out has never been easier!
Open source lifestream platform