Greenstone: Is the Open Source Option Right for You?

PRESENTER:
Sean Felhofer , Cataloger, William Mitchell College of Law

SESSION DESCRIPTION:
The desire to create online collections is often at odds with libraries’ budgetary realities. Greenstone, a free, open source digital library software package, offers a possible solution to this dilemma. Using two recently-developed Greenstone collections—rwandadocumentsproject.net and neln.org—as a framework, this session will explore the software’s data model, feature set, and potential for customization. Participants will learn if Greenstone is the right choice for their digital library software needs.


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