Marshall Breeding's 'Library Systems Report' to appear in May issue of American Libraries

For Immediate Release
Tue, 04/29/2014


Phil Morehart

Associate Editor

American Libraries

CHICAGO — Marshall Breeding’s popular “Library Systems Report” will appear in the May 2014 issue of American Libraries. Marshall’s “2014 Library Systems Report” is an essential, comprehensive guide to the latest library systems trends and news, from company consolidations and sales numbers to technical advances and industry commentary.

An independent consultant, speaker and author, Marshall Breeding is a leading expert on library technology. He is the creator and editor of the website Library Technology Guides; the editor of Smart Libraries Newsletter, published by the American Library Association; and the author of nine issues of ALA’s Library Technology Reports. His monthly column, “Systems Librarian,” appears in Computers in Libraries. American Libraries is proud to be the new home for Marshall’s annual reports.

Marshall’s “2014 Library Systems Report” includes details on products from more than 30 companies; information on system placements by library type; news on company consolidations, promotions, and advancements; vendor profiles; and updates from international libraries. The online version of the report is complemented by charts on multiyear sales trends, personnel details, ILS statistics, sales statistics, installed base of library automation systems and more.

American Libraries, the premier source of news and information about the library and information science profession and published by the ALA, continues its 106-year tradition of keeping readers informed in print and (increasingly) online about the profession’s most current concerns. American Libraries publications include: