Marshall Breeding is the Director for Innovative Technologies and Research at the Vanderbilt University Library. He is part of the senior management team of the library and he focuses on planning the strategic use of technology in the library. He designs and develops multimedia digital library resources. Marshall oversees the Vanderbilt Television News
Archive, a large-scale archive of digital video content. In his 18-year tenure in the libraries at Vanderbilt, he has worked with technology from many different aspects.
In addition to his responsibilities at Vanderbilt, Marshall is a frequent speaker and writer on topics of network technologies and library automation. He is the creator and editor of the Library Technology Guides web site and the lib-web-cats online directory of libraries on the Web. His monthly column Systems Librarian appears in Computers in Libraries; he is a Contributing Editor for Smart Libraries Newsletter published by the ALA TechSource, and has authored the Automated System Marketplace feature published in the April 1 issue of Library Journal for the last six years. He has authored 6 issues of ALAs Library Technology Reports, and has written many other articles and book chapters. Marshall has edited or authored 5 books. He regularly teaches workshops and gives presentations at library conferences on a variety of topics related to network technologies and library automation.
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