Open Source Systems Interest Group

Charge

To encourage active participation in the open source community through developing, adapting, improving and fixing open source solutions for use in libraries. To promote the use of open source in libraries through education, distribution, and creating support structures to assist with appropriate implementation. To advocate for the development of appropriate standards and policies that are true to the spirit of the open source movement.

Roster

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Displaying active committee roster as of 07/01/2017. Last retrieved on 07/24/2014. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.

Composition

Interest groups are completely self-initiated and not appointed by LITA officers.  Membership consists of any number of participants and is open to LITA members.  The leadership of each group is selected by the group.

Origin

The Open Source Systems Interest Group was established in 2000 and renewed in 2003.  To contribute information about the history of this interest group, contact LITA's Web Coordinating Committee at litaweb@ala.org.

Get Involved

Interest groups are open to all LITA members.  Conference attendance is not required.  To join a group, contact the chair, attend meetings, and get involved with their activities and discussions.  See contact information in the above roster by logging into the site and clicking your browser refresh button.  If you need help, contact the LITA office at lita@ala.org.

Staff Liaison

Melissa Prentice
Phone: (312) 280-4268
E-mail:  mprentice@ala.org