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Library Services Platforms: A Maturing Genre of Products

  title={Library Services Platforms: A Maturing Genre of Products},
  author={Marshall Breeding},
Chapter 1--Introduction and Concepts What Is a Library Services Platform? Historic Perspective: Consolidation of Functionality Definition and Characteristics Functional Characteristics Technical Characteristics A Maturing Set of Products Library Services Platform or Integrated Library System Support for Library Consortia Notes Chapter 2--Selection and Procurement Strategies Chapter 3--Relationship with Discovery Ex Libris: Alma + Primo Innovative: Sierra + Encore OCLC: WorldShare Management… 

Library Services Platform Path to Cloud Computing Adoption in Nigerian Academic Libraries: A Review

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Key factors for the design of integrated library systems in universities

The result established that the factors: intuitive design, flexibility, interconnection, and portability are the key factors for the design of integrated library systems in universities.

Web-scale Discovery Service Adoption in Canadian Academic Libraries

  • Sandra Wong
  • Education
    Partnership: The Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research
  • 2020
This study presents an overview of web-scale discovery service adoption in Canadian academic libraries. Web-scale discovery services (WSDS) have been widely embraced in Canadian academic libraries.

Modularity in FOLIO: principles, techniques and tools

  • Mike Taylor
  • Computer Science
    International Journal of Librarianship
  • 2021
As the ILS built on F OLIO’s platform grows and matures, and as other application suites are built on it, it remains crucial to resist the shortcuts that monolithic systems can benefit from, and retain the vision of modularity that has so successfully brought FOLIO this far.

Acquisitions Everywhere: Modeling an Acquisitions Data Standard to Connect a Distributed Environment

This presentation will explore how a core acquisitions element set could utilize published linked datasets, such as the North Carolina State University Organization Name Linked Data and Global Open Knowledgebase linked data service, to provide more accurate and efficient identity management.

Finding the gaps: A survey of electronic resource management in Alma, Sierra, and WMS

Whether libraries that have implemented a next-generation library system are able to complete electronic resource management (ERM) workflows entirely within that system is determined.

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Building a case for the replacement of a legacy library management system

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Cloud computing and virtual machines in LIS education: options and resources

  • C. Tomer
  • Computer Science
    Digit. Libr. Perspect.
  • 2017
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