International Journal of
Library and Information Science

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Lib. Inf. Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2537
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJLIS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 246

Full Length Research Paper

Analytical study on knowledge about open source software in technological institutional LIS professionals

Kumar K. and Reddy T. Raghunadha*
Librarian, SVCET, Chittoor-517001, India.
Email: [email protected]

  •  Accepted: 10 September 2013
  •  Published: 31 December 2013


In this epoch of transition from information age to knowledge society, the libraries have much greater challenges to face. The whole insight of library has now changed from collection of books to a single window knowledge bank. This paper discusses the definition and features of open source libraries software, criteria of selection of best open source library management software and describes in opinion of library automation and digital library of open source software in technological institution libraries like Koha, NewGenlib, PhpMyLibrary, OpenBiblio, Avanti, Greenstone, DSpace and E-Prints. 

Key words: Open Source Software, Koha, DSpace, Greenstone, librarians.