Speaker: Bob McQuillan
I had notes from this session that were lost to a glitch in the iPad WordPress app. Essentially, it was an overview of why the ERM Data Standards and Best Practices Review working group was created followed by a summary of their findings. The final report will be available soon, and if [...]
Speaker: Sarah Forzetting & Gabrielle Wiersma
They are sending bib records to their book supplier weekly in order to eliminate duplication of format and other ebook packages. This might be helpful for libraries that purchase ebooks through publisher platforms in addition to through their vendor.
One of the challenges of ebook acquisition is that publishers [...]
Speakers: Steve Bosch & Heather Klusendorf
The Library Journal periodicals price survey was developed in partnership with EBSCO when the ALA pulled the old column to publish in American Libraries. There is a similar price survey being done by the AALL for law publications.
There is a difference between a price survey and a price [...]
Speaker: Paul Duguid
Unlike the automotive brand wars, tech brand wars still require a level of coordination and connectivity between each other. Intel, Windows, and Dell can all be in one machine, and it became a competition as to which part motivated the purchase.
The computer/tech supply chain is odd. The most important and difficult [...]
Speakers: Sandy Hurd, Tina Feick, & John Smith
Development begins with internal discussion, a business case, and a plan for how the data will be harvested. And discussion may need to include the vendors who house or supply the data, like your ILS or ERM.
Product development on the vendor side can be prompted by [...]