Mainstreaming Open Access Monographs

Posted February 23, 2017 in Content

Tags: eBooks | GOBI Library Solutions | Open Access |

Michael Zeoli, Vice President, Content Development & Partner Relations for GOBI Library Solutions, participated in an ACRL/CHOICE webinar in January in which he and other panelists discussed open access monographs. Gain the perspectives of vendors, publishers and libraries the discoverability and distribution of these open access resources. Read More »

Library Systems of the Future Trend Towards Openness and User Experience

Posted January 14, 2015 in Insights & Research   |  Read Comments »

Tags: EBSCO Discovery Service | Open Access | User Research |

Library management systems are evolving. A recent article from Research Information, “Openness and user experience guide future library systems” by Sharon Davies, investigates today’s library management systems and discusses the experience librarians and researchers have with these systems. The article also reveals future trends. Read More »

Considering Library Users in “Next-Gen” Technology

Posted December 31, 2014 in Technology

Tags: EBSCO Discovery Service | Open Access | Partnerships |

As I nostalgically look back at the year 2014, I see that I have had the privilege to meet hundreds of librarians in Europe and Latin America, and have frequently engaged in conversations concerning “next-gen” integrated library systems (ILS). The concept of next-gen is always interesting in that the definition is ambiguous and very much dependent on the goals of individual institutions. Read More »

Choice Tops 2014

Posted December 30, 2014 in Content

Tags: EBSCO Discovery Service | Open Access | Partnerships |

If we are to pick a theme for 2014, it may be “choice.” This sounds like a broad concept but it is, in fact, very concrete. With an ever-growing array of software applications, from next-gen ILS to discovery, libraries can choose what works best. And they can do this thanks to a key technological and business concept that has defined the software industry and has enabled choice: “extensibility.” Read More »

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