Monday, November 03, 2008
Participate in the Perceptions 2008 International Library Automation Survey
Marshall Breeding writes: "We live in interesting times when it comes to automation strategies in libraries. Competition intensifies between traditional companies licensing their products and a new wave of open source challengers. I think that it is important to pursue research that gauges the effectiveness of the various approaches to help other libraries make decisions regarding their automation strategy. I'm especially interested in hearing any comments you have regarding the automation products used in your library and about the companies that support them. Consider this your chance to offer a few words in support of your vendor or to warn others regarding your concerns. Be candid. Your responses will not be publicly attributed to any individual or library in the published report. In last year’s report, we found the comments to be just as important in understanding the state of the industry as the structured responses"