Top Technology Trends, NISO’s “Identifiers Roundup”, Electronic Resource Management Systems in Consortia, and JPEG2000 in Libraries and Archives

Just when I needed it (e.g. the ALA convention) I found I had lost my credentials for the LITA Blog, so I’ve been posting summaries of meetings on a personal blog, the Disruptive Library Technology Jester. Michelle has reset my password (thanks, Michelle!), but rather than reposting entire entries here I’ll just include a summary and a link to the DLTJ entry. (You really didn’t think I’d try to jam all four reports into one blog posting, did you?)

It’s All About User Services: A Summary and Commentary on the LITA Top Technology Trends meeting

A summary and commentary on the LITA Top Technology Trends meeting. What I tried to do is collate comments from the panel members and add my own commentary (marked off from the rest of the summary) where I thought I had something useful to add. The summary is broken down into “Evolution and Interim Solutions,” “Faceted Browsing,” “Findability as a Service,” “Actionability as a Service,” “Publishing Platform as a Service,” and a catch-all “Network Services.” Read more…

“Identifiers Roundup” — LITA Standards Interest Group in conjunction with NISO

This is a report of the presentations from the LITA Standards Interest Group. Pat Stevens, interim director of NISO, moderated the panel discussion talking about ISSNs, ISBNs, and the role of CrossRef. Read more…

Electronic Resource Management Systems in Consortial Environments

This is a summary of the discussion of the LITA Library Consortia / Automated Systems Interest Group meeting on Monday morning. The meeting consisted of a managed discussion of the use of Electronic Resource Management (ERM) systems in consortial environments. Read more…

Minutes of the ALA/LITA JPEG2000 for Libraries and Archives interest group meeting

The heading above pretty much says it all. Read more…