presented by Darci Hanning
This marks the fifth in our continuing series of Library Open Source Webinars on:
Tuesday December 9th, 2008, 2:00-3:00pm Central Time
Plinkit is based on Plone, an open source software content management system and is how Collaborative partner states/networks host and deploy dynamic, easy-to-maintain websites for small libraries throughout the US. This presentation will cover the history and background of the Plinkit project in Oregon, information about the Plinkit Collaborative, and will provide a live demo of a Plinkit site as well as a quick tour of various Plinkit sites being actively used by library patrons.
Darci Hanning brings 20 years of software and web application development experience to her position as the Technology Development Consultant at the Oregon State Library. For the past three years she has led the Plinkit project in Oregon and since Spring 2006, she has provided technical leadership for the Plinkit Collaborative, a multi-state cooperative to deploy Plinkit around the country. She has recently served as President of the Plone Foundation and was selected as a "2008 Mover and Shaker" by Library Journal.