Efficiency at the expense of control: open source vs. vendor-maintained knowledgebases

Peer reviewed: 
No, item is not peer reviewed.
Date created: 
2019-03-04
Keywords: 
Open source
knowledgebases
CUFTS
GODOT
CUFTS ERM
reSearcher
Academic libraries
Ex Libris
Alma
Abstract: 

In May 2017, our library decommissioned our locally developed, open source knowledgebase and link resolver and adopted a vendor-provided one. This session will cover the pros and cons of being a service provider for other libraries. 

Description: 

Presented at the Electronic Resources & Libraries 2019 Annual Conference in Austin, Texas on March 4, 2019. 

Language: 
English
Document type: 
Conference presentation
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