Open Source Solutions


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.

Moodle 2.3 Gets New Course Interface, Improved File Management

Moodle's developers have formally released version 2.3 of the open source learning management system Moodle. The latest release includes about 50 new features for end users, including major enhancements to the course interface and file management.

Instructure Canvas Expands Support for McGraw-Hill Campus

McGraw-Hill Higher Education and Instructure have partnered to expand support for McGraw-Hill Campus, a service specializing in providing digital resources and course integration, within Instructure's Canvas, an open source LMS.