For librarians in Massachusetts, and anyone interested in the Massachusetts Open Source Project, there will be two information sessions in October.
Dates, Times, Locations:
- Oct 21st, 10:00 AM, Palmer (MA) Public Library [map]
- Oct 29th, 10:00 AM, MVLC headquarters in North Andover [map]
The sessions are planned to last about three hours, and cover both the concept of open source in general, and how open source software can be applied to network collaboration amongst libraries in Massachusetts. Staff from MVLC, NOBLE and C/W MARS will give presentations on the progress, plans and goals of the Open Source task force, as well as discuss Evergreen, the OSS ILS they recommend.
Organizers are encouraging as many library staff as possible to attend. But, since they'd like to have an idea of how many people to expect, please RSVP to Laura Spurr (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Hopefully I'll be at the one at MVLC, and it should prove to be interesting.