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    • Tech Trends at the ALA Annual Conference
      ALA TechSource Webinar
      Marshall Breeding
      Director for Innovative Technology and Research
      Vanderbilt University Library
      Founder and Publisher, Library Technology Guides
      http://www.librarytechnology.org/
      http://twitter.com/mbreeding
      July 13, 2010
    • Marshall’s tech beat
      Library Automation Industry
      Integrated library systems
      Discovery Products
      Other major library technology products
      General Technology Trends
      Theme: track the trends that impact library strategies and large technologyinvestments.
    • Conference Tech Theme
      Incremental advancement
      http://www.uoguelph.ca/theportico/science/people/
    • No Major break-through announcements
      No mergers or acquisitions
      No new products announced
    • Cloud computing
      Gaining wide use as a prototyping platform
      SaaS offerings widespread – not exactly cloud deployments
      Some true cloud deployments:
      LibLime Enterprise Koha
      Primo Central
    • Open source ILS
      Continues as a major trend
      Still a small faction of overall ILS arena
      Exhibits
      Equinox Software -- Evergreen
      LibLime – Koha
      Much Koha activity beyond exhibiting vendors
      Sessions
      The Ultimate Debate
      Moderated by Roy Tenant
      Stephen Abram
      Karen Schneider
      Marshall Breeding
    • Mostly quiet on the ILS front
      Enterprise faceted discoveryMany new SaaS sites – McMaster University
      Some new features in Polarismore municipal library clients
      Encore Synergy: article level discovery without central index
      Cognite: New learning management system for K-12 schools
      New version of AGent VERSO with many new features
      New strength in large municipal libraries: Hong Kong Public
      Continued development of URM
    • OCLC Webscale Management system
      New automation platform based on global WorldCat to replace local ILS implementations
      Makes critical benchmarks
      Now available to early adopters
      Production product next year
    • Discovery
    • Ex Libris
      Primo
      Primo Central launched
      Primo Version 3 released
      bX Recommender service
      Recommendations for related scholarly articles
      271 subscribers
      Now integrated into Serials Solutions products through API
    • Serials Solutions
      Continued expansion of the content indexed by Summon
      Summon integration through API
      Villanova: VuFind + Summon Index
      National and University Library of Denmark: Summa + Summon