ReservesDirect

  • Version

    2.4.4
  • Date Added
    (to site)

    August 10th, 2010
  • Author

    Emory Libraries
  • License

    GNU General Public License v2 (?)
  • Description

    ReservesDirect is free, open-source software that manages electronic and physical library materials reserved for university courses.

    Core software features include:

    - Free, open-source software built to run on open standards like PHP, MySQL, and Apache.

    - Enables both instructors and library staff to manage reserve lists.

    - Allows users to upload files, link to online materials, and fax documents directly into the system as PDFs.

    - Integrates with the library’s catalog, providing convenient access to all course materials, physical and electronic, in one place.

    - Allows instructors to reactivate reserve lists for classes they’ve taught before.

    - Can be deployed in single-library or multi-library environments.

    - Is “skinnable” for customized look and feel.

    - Can be implemented as a completely self-service system where instructors manage all of their own reserves materials, or as a full-service system where library staff manage everything for the instructors, or as a combination of the two.

    - Includes other features such as team-teaching support, course cross-listings, item sorting, item annotation, and the ability to export reserve lists to courseware, such as Blackboard.

    Try out the demo version of ReservesDirect.

  • Platforms Supported

    WindowsMacLinux
  • Website

ReservesDirect

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