Open Source Software

  1. Singh, V., Bongiovanni, B. & Brandon, W. Codes of conduct in Open Source Software—for warm and fuzzy feelings or equality in community?. Software Quality Journal (2021).
  2. Singh, V. (2019). Applying Participatory Action Approach to Integrating Professional Librarians into Open Source Software Communities. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science. 
  3. Singh, V. (2017). Open source integrated library systems migration: Librarians share the lessons learnt. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science.       Featured Article in July/August, 2019 Issue of Informed Librarian Online.
  4. Singh, V. (2014). Expectations versus Experiences: Librarians using Open Source Integrated Library Systems. The Electronic Library, Volume 32 Issue 5, 10 pages
  5. Holt, L. and Singh, V. (2013). Self-direction and Open Source Software Forum Participants: Characteristics and Relationships. International Journal of Self-Directed Learning.
  6. Singh, V. (2013). Why Open Source ILS? Librarians Share their Reasons and Experiences. LIBRI International Journal of Libraries and Information Services, 63 (3): 206-219.
  7. Singh, V. (2013). The nuts and bolts of migration to open source ILS: Experiences and Recommendations from the librarians. LIBRI International Journal of Libraries and Information Services, Volume 63, Issue 2, Pages 108–122, ISSN (Online) 1865-8423, ISSN (Print) 0024-2667, 
  8. Holt, L. and Singh, V. (2012). “Self-direction and Open Source Software Forum Participants: Characteristics and Relationships” International Journal of Self-Directed Learning, Volume 9, Number 2, Fall 2012, Page 28-43
  9. Singh, V. (2012). Using Open Source Software in Libraries: Implications for Social Justice. Journal of Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries, Volume 2, June 2013 Issue.
  10. Singh, V. and Holt, L. (2012). Learning and Best Practices for Learning in Open Source Software Communities, Computers and Education 63 (April 2013), 98–108.
  11. Singh, V. (2012). Experiences of Migrating to Open Source Integrated Library Systems, Information Technology and Libraries, Volume 34 (4), 36-53.
  12. Mehra, B., Singh, V., and Parris, H. (2010). Open Source Software Collaborations in Tennessee’s Regional Library System: An Exploratory Study. Library Review, 59(9), 690-701.
  13. Payne, A. & Singh, V. (2010). Open Source Use in Libraries. Library Review 59(9), 708-717.
  14. Singh, V. (2019). Women Participation in Open Source Software Communities. Proceedings of European Conference on Software Architecture, Women in Software Engineering Track. ACM proceedings. 6 pages
  15. Singh, V. (2019). Women Only Spaces in Open Source Software”. ACM/IEEE 2ND International Workshop on Gender Equality in Software Engineering, May 25th, 2019 Vancouver, Canada. 4 pages
  16. Singh, V. and Brandon, W. (2019). Inclusion Initiatives for Women of Open Source Software. Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Open Source Software, OSS 2019. Nominated for Best paper of the conference .10 pages
  17. Singh, V., (2013). “Challenges of Open Source ILS Adoption” Poster, Proceedings of 76th Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science and Technology, Beyond the Cloud: Rethinking Information Boundaries, November 1-6, 2013, Centre Sheraton, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  18. Singh, V. (2013) “Evaluating and Improving an Information Portal for Open Source Integrated Library Systems” Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Human Computer International 2013 (HCI 2013), 21-26 July 2013, Las Vegas, USA.
  19. Singh, V. (2013). A Case Study of Migration to an Open Source ILS: Partnership among State Libraries. Proceedings of the Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries International Conference (QQML 2013), 3 – 6 June 2013, Rome, Italy.
  20. Singh, V., and Holt, L. (2013). Online Technical Support: How it Works and why it fails? Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on System Science (HICSS – 46), IEEE, January 2013.
  21. Singh, V. (2012). Newcomer Integration and Learning in Technical Support Communities for Open Source Software. Proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Supporting Group Work (GROUP ’12), 26-30 October, 2012, Sanibel Island, FL, 65-73.
  22. Singh, V. (2012). Using Open Source Software in Libraries: Implications for Social Justice. Proceedings of the Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries International Conference (QQML 2012), 22 – 25 May 2012, Limerick, Ireland.
  23. Singh, V., Kathuria, S. & Johri, (2012). Newcomer integration and learning in technical support communities for Open Source Software. Interactive Paper, Proceedings of ACM Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Work, Feb. 11-15, 2012, Seattle, WA.
  24. Singh, V., Johri, A. and Mitra, R. (2011). Types of Newcomers in an Online Developer Community. Interactive Paper, Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work 2011, (Shanghai, China), ACM, 2011
  25. Mitra, R., Singh, V., and Johri A., (2011) Cyber learning Ecosystem – Users, Technology and Tools. Poster, Proceedings of I-Conference, 2011, Seattle, Washington 2011
  26. Singh, V. (2010) Comparison of Technical Support for Open Source Software and Proprietary Software. Poster, Proceedings of American Society for Information Science and Technology Annual Conference: Navigating Streams in an Information Ecosystem, October 22-27, 2010, Pittsburgh, PA.
  27. Singh, V. & Johri, A. (2010). Newcomer Participation in Cyber learning Environments: Lessons from Open Source Communities. Poster, National Science Foundation Engineering Education Programs Awardees Conference. January 31- February 2, 2010. Reston, Virginia.
  28. Singh, V., Twidale, M.B. and Nichols, D.M. (2009). Users of Open Source Software: What are they contributing? Proceedings of Hawaii International Conference on System Science (HICSS – 42), IEEE, January 2009.
  29. Singh, V., (2008). Modes of Technical Support in Open Source Software – Peer to Peer Digital Knowledge Creation, Sharing and Re-Use” Poster, Proceedings of American Society for Information Science and Technology Annual Conference, October 2008, Columbus, Ohio
  30. Singh, V. and Twidale, M.B. (2008). The Confusion of Crowds: non-dyadic help interactions. Proceedings of ACM Conference of Computer Supported Cooperative Work 2008, San Diego, CA. Winner of “Best Note of CSCW 2008” Award
  31. Singh, V., Twidale, M., Rathi, D., (2006). Open Source Technical Support – A look at Peer Help Giving. Proceedings of Hawaii International Conference on System Science (HICSS – 39), IEEE, January 2006. “Best Paper of the Mini-Track”.
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