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 +Open Specification for Library Systems (LibTechRFP) is hosted by [[http://​​|Ken Chad Consulting]].
-**[[http://​|Ken Chad Consulting]] has set up this wiki to promote the development of standard, open and re-usable specifications for library systemsWe hope this service will not only help to reduce costs in library ​technology procurement but facilitate an open dialogue among all interested stakeholders ​to help develop ​the functionality of library related systems.** \\ +**This is an open community resource to help make a better and more effective library system change processPlease feel free to add resources or amend existing onesOpen specification/requirements documents are made available as follows** 
-\\ +===== LibTechRFP Open Specification requirement documents ===== 
-Open, free to use content\\ + 
-**Content ​is free to re-use. Most content (e.g. the Library Services Platform Specification ​(belowis licensed ​under a [[http://​​publicdomain/​zero/​1.0/|Creative Commons CC-0 license]]** \\ +  - Available in an [[:​unified_library_resource_management_specification|online (and editable) format]] 
-"You can copy, modify, distribute .. the work, even for commercial purposes, all without asking permission." This does not apply of course ​to *externalcontent which is accessed by (URLlinks and which will have it own specific licensing regime associated with it.+  ​Download the specification as as {{:​unified_library_resource_management_system_specification_v2_aug2012.doc|WORD document}} 
 +The content has been adapted from a specification kindly made available by a UK university ​library ​in 2012. You are free to use and adapt the specificationThis is a ‘free cultural work’ and is licensed as follows: //**Creative Commons CC-0** ​ // \\  \\ The Creative Commons Attribution License ​is the most permissive of the six main licenses created by the Creative Commons project ​(Licenses/​CC-0 effectively releases a work into the public domain). A work licensed ​in this way grants all the four freedoms listed in the definition of free cultural works. For more information go the the [[http://​​|creative commons website ​]] 
 +===== Alternative specification/​requirements ===== 
 +**Specification used by {{:​university_of_edinburgh_lmp_detailed_requirements.xlsx|Edinburgh University}} 
 +  ** 
 +NOTE on use: From the README section of the document: ​"​This ​document lists a set of detailed requirements that a library may wish to consider when procuring a new Library Management System / Library Management Platform. ​**This document ​is licenced with a Creative Commons By-Attribution ​(CC-BYlicence.** ​ You are free to use this document for your own purposes, however the University of Edinburgh cannot be held responsible for use of the document, or for any errors containedEdinburgh University Library, 2014; System related questions may be addressed to Stuart Lewis ( or Laura Shanahan"​ 
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