DLOS - Digital Library Operating System


dlos Simplified Access to the Web (SAW)

The most compelling feature of SAW is that it allows the library administrator to provide the access points, custom descriptions, and helpful text for each of the DLOS screens. Here are just a few examples of access points that the local library community might identify as useful to various demographics among their patrons:
  • Caring Kitchen
  • Homeless Shelter
  • Veteran Support
  • Clothing&Hygiene
  • Affordable Care Act
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Welfare
  • Food Stamps (EBT)
  • Homeless Assistance
  • AVDA (Aid to Victims of Abuse)
  • Soup Kitchen
  • Substance Abuse Hotline
  • Divorce Recovery
  • Grief Recovery
  • Local Job Listing
  • Resume Builder
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Parks&Recreation
  • Find a Doctor
  • Find a Hospital
  • Find a Health Club
  • Planned Parenthood
  • Aftercare
  • Summer Camp
  • Find a church
  • Local Activity Calendar
  • Train Schedules
  • Bus Schedules
  • Free Shuttle Services
  • DMV

Personal Document ManagerPersonal Document Manager

DLOS helps libraries reach out the local community with products that are useful and accessible to even the most timid users. Even those very unlikely to consider using a personal computer can be drawn in by DLOS’ friendly, simple interface. Learning something new in the supportive, stress-free environment of a local library can both be engaging and productive.
family photo with dlos DLOS works hand-in-hand with our KIC patron-use scanning systems to capture, organize and maintain important personal documents. Birth certificates, passports, diplomas, legal documents, tax forms and financial information are examples of things that can be easily scanned using a KIC patron-use scanning system, stored on a USB thumb drive and accessed, organized, backed up, faxed and printed at a DLOS station in your library. type of documents Document

dlosMy$ - Personal Finance/Budget Tool

How many people actually use budgeting program? Not many.
How many people use Facebook? Maybe a billion!

My$ is an extremely visual budgeting tool that is as fun to use as it is revealing. Touch a picture of your daily Frappuchino and it instantly shows you how much you will spend in a year on it and how that compress to your overall budget.

Put an extra $20 per month towards paying down your credit card balance and it shows you how many years you cut from budget.

dlos Turn any USB Thumb Drive into a $5 Computer

Plug a USB Thumb Drive into DLOS PC, and it instantly becomes your very own personal computer.

Plug a USB Thumb Drive into a DLOS PC and it instantly becomes your very own personal computer. It remembers your browser cookies and browser history. Your documents and photos become instantly accessible and can be viewed, organized, faxed and printed via an interface that is designed especially for the technically timid.

Information created/gathered and managed by DLOS applications such as My$ is stored in an area called My Stuff.

A $5 Personal Computer
that Fits in the Palm of Your Hand

Users can save files and images to the cloud or to their own USB drives that they can purchase for just a few dollars at the reference desk.

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