Mar 18th, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Greenstone: Is the Open Source Option Right For You?

Sean Felhofer, William Mitchell College of Law


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 — and — 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.

Sean Felhofer is cataloger at William Mitchell College of Law’s Warren E. Burger Library.