The Foundation serves as a home, and provides infrastructure and services to open source communities in the library space.

  • FOLIO future of libraries is open
  • GOKb Global Open Knowledgebase
  • ReShare
  • vufind Search. Discover. Share.


FOLIO is a collaboration of libraries, developers and vendors building an open source library services platform. It supports traditional resource management functionality and can be extended into other institutional areas.

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The Global Open Knowledgebase (GOKb) is a community-managed, open data platform that provides information about electronic resources. Participants work on creating high-quality data for core knowledge base components, freely accessible to everyone via our web app and open APIs.

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Project Reshare

The ReShare Community is a group of libraries, consortia, information organizations, and developers, with both commercial and non-commercial interests, who are building a user-centered, app-based, community-owned resource sharing platform for libraries to set the standard for how we connect library patrons to resources and information.

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VuFind is a flexible open source discovery layer designed to provide a consistent and configurable user interface on top of search and library account management functionality. It supports a wide variety of metadata formats, library systems and third-party APIs, and it is designed to be easily extended and customized.

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