[Web4lib] Links management software - any recommendations?

Pierfranco Minsenti pierfranco.minsenti at gmail.com
Mon Nov 27 07:47:17 EST 2006

Dear Verna,

I think one of the most recommendable software among those open source and
free that could provide an answer to what you are looking for is The Scout
Portal Toolkit, a project funded by the National Science Foundation and the
Mellon Foundation and realised in 2000 by the University of
You can find information and download it from here:
Best wishes

Pierfranco Minsenti
Systems Librarian
Ca' Foscari University
Venice (ITALY)
E-mail: pierfranco.minsenti at gmail.com

2006/11/26, Aslin, Verna <Verna.Aslin at tafensw.edu.au>:
> Has anyone had any experience with using Links management software to
> publish lists of library-recommended websites? I mean the sort of
> software that offers the opportunity for users to upload recommended
> website links for consideration, and would allow librarians without web
> editing experience to approve and post links to web pages under
> pre-established headings. I have located a few cheap or free
> applications, but most seem to be heavily into the more commercial side
> of things eg reciprocal linking, which are not appropriate. I'd be
> interested to hear any recommendations of suitable products.
> Thanks in anticipation,
> Verna Aslin
> Manager Library & Information Services
> North Coast Institute
> Port Macquarie NSW Australia
> email: verna.aslin at tafensw.edu.au <mailto:verna.aslin at tafensw.edu.au>
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