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Marshall Breeding--TechTrends Slides


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Marshall Breeding--TechTrends Slides

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