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Installation and configuration of an opensource Library Management System

Ghana Library Authority

31 May 2018 This opportunity is no longer available Share
31 May 2018 This opportunity is no longer available Share
Background and objectives
Volunteer will support with the following: 1. Install a leading Opensource Integrated Library System ( with lots of available documentation); a. install a production and test environment; 2. Setup and configure installation to align with the Ghana Library Authority's business rules and processes; 3. Quick Alpha and Beta Testing of new system; 4. High level configuration documentation to enable effective transition from volunteer.
Technology development
Software and applications development and analysis
The Ghana Library Authority is entering a period of rebirth and transformation. This necessarily requires an innovative approach to using technology tools to enhance business processes and improve user experiences. Till date the process of books management and distribution has been manual. The GLA seeks to adopt Evergreen a well adopted Library Management system to automate and improve its core processes. How the setup will be organized remotely - installation will be done on a VPS which will be accessible from any location with internet access. The GhLA would provide login details to the VPS (provider is Contabo). Check-ins are typically arranged at mutually agreed times to enable smooth project implementation.
Volunteers: 1 needed
6-10 hours per week / 3 weeks
Volunteers need to be technically astute with the following prerequisites for installing Evergreen: • Perl; • C; • JavaScript; • XML; • XPath; • XSLT; • XMPP; • OpenSRF; • Apache; • mod_perl; • PostgreSQL; • Linux VPS Server (Ubuntu)

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