Open Source Solutions


UConn: Kuali Community Supports Move to Open Source Financials

The University of Connecticut is among the most recent institutions to go live with the Kuali Financial System. During the Kuali Days conference in Austin this fall, Campus Technology interviewed Charles Eaton, UConn's controller, to get his comments on "the buzz" at this year's show and what it means to be a member of the Kuali community.

rSmart Simplifies Kuali Coeus Implementations for Research Administration and Compliance

rSmart, a provider of open source technology services for higher education, has debuted rSmart Kuali Coeus Accelerator, new software to assist with the implementation of Kuali Coeus.

Nixon U Rolls Out Open Source Course Management System

Online higher education institution Nixon University is adopting an open source course management system to help its instructors customize course delivery and assessment to the needs of individual students.

U Illinois Creates Digital Repository With Open Source Software

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) recently implemented a new open source-based digital archive system to manage and preserve its digital assets.

7 Questions to Ask Open Source Vendors

Open source vendors can save institutions money and resources, but it's important to ask the right questions up front to avoid surprises.



Moodle 2.3.2 Enhances Grading, Simplifies Roles and Permissions

Moodle HQ has released updates to the Moodle open source learning management system. The new Moodle 2.3.2 and 2.2.5, available now, incorporate several minor fixes and enhancements and resolve a number of security-related issues.

Razuna Launches New Version of Free Digital Asset Management Solution

Razuna, the maker of the free, open source digital asset management (DAM) solution of the same name, has released its latest version, Razuna 1.5.

Hult Business Students Get Involved in LMS Change

Business students act as consultants, evaluating platforms and providing recommendations to their school's administration.

Moodle To Drop Native Mobile Apps, Move to HTML5

Moodle HQ is ending development of native My Moodle mobile apps for iOS and Android.

Moodle 2.3.1 Addresses Security Issues

Moodle's developers have released Moodle 2.3.1 just two weeks after the last major (2.3) update. The new version (along with updates to four other development branches) addresses minor bugs and also corrects some as-yet-unspecified security vulnerabilities.