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Volume 32 Number 11 (November 2012)

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Breeding, Marshall, Smarter Libraries through Technology: Progressive Trends in New Zealand
I continue to see in almost all of my encounters with technology use in libraries an ever-increasing reliance on cooperative efforts to find ways to gain more efficiencies, lower costs, and make a greater impact on patron services than possible alone. This spirit of cooperation seems well rooted in most library organizations.
Breeding, Marshall, VuFind 2.0 Beta Released
The development team at Villanova University, led by Demian Katz, has been working on a major new release of the software that brings substantial improvements to the product, both in features and in technical architecture. The redevelopment was also needed to remove some components that have since become deprecated.