Using OpenDocMan

This page is aimed at members of the FFHS Exec and refers to their experimental installation of ODM. {Some items may be qualified with reference to the OPRS project.}

Open Document Manager

 AKA OpenDocMan or simply ODM




Is minimal but there is a wiki at 


To allow a group of people to access a pool of documents for reading with the facility to ‘check out’ a document so it can be amended without fear of conflicting with someone else’s edits.

Documents are ‘distributed’ two ways – into departments and into categories. Some categories and one department (IS) are part of the installation, for the FFHS I have created …


  • Administration
  • Archives Liaison
  • Communications
  • Education
  • Exec Meetings
  • Finance
  • General Meetings
  • Information Systems
  • Legal
  • Projects
  • Publicity

File Categories

  • Agenda
  • Letter
  • Minutes
  • Other
  • Presentation
  • Report
  • SOP (Standard Operating Procedure, it came with the bundle)
  • Training Manual

More can be added by the administrator of course.