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ALA TechSource publishes Library Technology Reports (LTR) and Smart Libraries Newsletter (SLN).

Library Technology Reports, published eight times annually, offers focused coverage on technology products, tools, and projects. Issues of Library Technology Reports are authored by industry-leading experts; recent authors include Jason Griffey, David Lee King, Nicole Hennig, Marshall Breeding, Joanna Burkhardt, and Mirela Roncevic. 

Smart Libraries Newsletter, published monthly, offers library automation news, analysis, and perspective from noted consultant Marshall Breeding.

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