Library Technology Guides
provides comprehensive and objective
information surrounding the many different types of technology products and services used by libraries.
It covers the organizations that develop and support library-oriented software and systems.
The site offers extensive databases and document repositories to assist libraries as they consider new systems
and is an essential resource for professionals in the field to stay current with new developments and trends.
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Executive Perspectives: A Conversation on the Future of the Library Technology Industry
Attending the ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco? Please join me for "Executive Perspectives: A Conversation on the Future of the Library Technology Industry" where I will host a panel of CEOs of library tech organizations, including Kim Massana of Innovative, Bill Davison of SirsiDynix, Kurt Sanford of ProQuest, Skip Prichard of OCLC, and Annette Harwood Murphy of The Library Corporation. Expect a lively and stimulating conversation among some of the top brass of the industry. Sponsored by LITA.
Libraries in the US collectively invest almost half a billion dollars annually in the platforms that manage and provide access to their collections and services. Marshall Breeding, author of the annual Library Systems Report published in American Libraries, will assemble and moderate a panel of executives representing organizations that produce software or services for libraries. Breeding will give a brief introduction and will then lead a lively discussion to probe at the technology and business trends currently in play, including industry consolidation, differing approaches to opening software to library programmers, and the shift toward cloud-based technologies.
|Date -Time - Location|
|Time||10:30 AM-11:30 AM|
|Location||Moscone Convention Center 3020 (W)|
Marshall Breeding May 27, 2015 15:47:32
Link to Posting: Executive Perspectives: A Conversation on the Future of the Library Technology Industry
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Full Automation News Report
20 most recent items:
August 3, 2015. Biblionix adds nine new customers in June and July of 2015.
Biblionix, the major 2015 award winner for library automation systems, today announced that nine (9) new customers migrated to its Apollo system in June and July of 2015. Apollo is devoted solely to p ...
August 3, 2015. Civica selected as preferred systems supplier for West Australian libraries.
Civica announced that it has been appointed to the WA Local Government Association Preferred Supply Panel for the Provision of Library Management Systems. This appointment coincides with the release o ...
August 3, 2015. PlumX Suite now available from Plum Analytics.
Plum Analytics introduces the PlumX Suite to ensure that the exact needs of the people and organizations that interact with research are met. The set of five products from Plum Analytics, an EBSCO Com ...
August 2, 2015. Lynn Silipigni Connaway elected President-elect of ASIS&T.
Lynn Silipigni Connaway, OCLC Senior Research Scientist, has been elected President-elect of the Association for Information Science and Technology for the 2016 administrative year, and President for ...
August 2, 2015. Municipal Library Consortium of St. Louis County (MO) Selects the Polaris ILS.
The Municipal Library Consortium of St. Louis County has selected the Polaris ILS and will migrate from a Horizon system provided by SirsiDynix. The MLC consists of nine community libraries in St. Lou ...
July 31, 2015. Springer Nature expands its humanities portfolio with acquisition of renowned publisher J.B. Metzler.
Springer Nature and the Holtzbrinck Publishing Group have agreed that, effective immediately, the Stuttgart-based publishing house J.B. Metzler will become part of Springer Nature. The acquisition fol ...
July 30, 2015. Six months in, and 80 percent of UK library services sign up to Access to Research.
Since launching earlier this year, the Access to Research initiative has grown quickly to include the majority of local authorities across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. This means tha ...
July 30, 2015. More libraries choose TLC.
The TLC family of libraries continues to grow with the recent addition of customers in West Virginia and Pennsylvania. Mercersburg Academy, Venango County Libraries, and Ohio County Public Library are ...
July 29, 2015. Springer and Tsinghua University Press present the second Nano Research Award.
Paul Alivisatos, Director of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the University of California (UC) Berkeley's Samsung Distinguished Professor of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, has received ...
July 29, 2015. Innovative announces statewide SkyRiver agreement for WILS members.
Innovative announced that it has signed an agreement with WILS, a non-profit membership organization in Wisconsin that facilitates cost-effective and time-saving collaborations statewide. This new par ...
July 29, 2015. National College of Ireland chooses Capita to improve students’ library experience.
Capita’s software services business has been selected by National College of Ireland to deliver its library management system, following a competitive procurement process. ...
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