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Library a la Carte on the Cloud: a pilot implementation

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dc.creator Mellinger, Margaret
dc.creator Weinraub Lajoie, Evviva
dc.date.accessioned 2011-07-12T18:55:46Z
dc.date.available 2011-07-12T18:55:46Z
dc.date.issued 2011-07-12
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1957/21976
dc.description A poster presented at the American Library Association Annual Conference, 2011, New Orleans LA. en_US
dc.description.abstract One barrier to libraries' adoption of open source software is a lack of in-house expertise to install and maintain the software on a local server. This barrier has deterred potential adopters of Library a la Carte, an open source course and subject guide tool. To extend access to the software without the need for local installation, the Oregon State University Libraries, developers of Library a la Carte, tested a hosted version. For the test implementation, OSU entered into an 18 month partnership with Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU) Library, making the course and subject guide software available to OHSU librarians via a cloud platform. In this poster session we will examine the feasibility and scalabilty of hosting Library a la Carte on the cloud, share our evaluation of the pilot, and look at next steps for the project. en_US
dc.subject cloud computing en_US
dc.subject subject guides en_US
dc.subject course guides en_US
dc.title Library a la Carte on the Cloud: a pilot implementation en_US
dc.type Presentation en_US
dc.description.peerreview no en_US


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