Browsing LYRASIS Research Publications by Author "Forbes, Megan"
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- ItemGovernance Activity: Catastrophizing(LYRASIS, 2022) Forbes, Megan; Arp, Laurie Gemmill; orcid: 0000-0002-2611-1441; orcid: 0000-0002-6929-4209Goals: Understand how the program’s current governance model (or decision making) works with unexpected issues; Understand if the model works well or has gaps; and Identify and document issues that need to be solved. Related Objectives: Define the Need for Governance
- ItemIt Takes a Village: Open Source Software Sustainability(LYRASIS, 2018-02) Arp, Laurie Gemmill; Forbes, Megan; orcid: 0000-0002-2611-1441; orcid: 0000-0002-6929-4209This Guidebook is designed to serve as a practical reference source to help open source software programs serving cultural and scientific heritage organizations plan for long-term sustainability, ensuring that commitment and resources will be available at levels sufficient for the software to remain viable and effective as long as it is needed.
- ItemMuseum Technology Landscape 2018: Discovery and Findings(LYRASIS, 2018) Arp, Laurie Gemmill; Forbes, MeganThis report summarizes a study of collections management systems and practices within the museum community conducted by LYRASIS with funding in part from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The study was comprised of surveys and individual interviews. This report has been adapted from the original report to remove proprietary, confidential and respondent-identifying information. Opinions expressed in the report are those of the authors and collaborators, and do not necessarily represent those of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The study covers information about the status of collections, collections management practices, digitization, software selection processes, technology support, and collections management strategy, specifically within the museum field.