June 28, 2018== Vancouver, BC. Vancouver-based software developer Lucidea attended this year's SLA Conference and INFO-EXPO on June 9th through 13th in Baltimore, MD. As Platinum sponsors, they delivered on their promise of an exciting lineup of events and updates, all of which were well attended and enjoyed.
To kick things off, Lucidea's Chief Sales Officer, David Golan, spoke briefly at the Plenary Session, stating,
"…through the use of products like ours, through the expertise that you've developed, through the messages and information you disseminate and communicate, you all have the opportunity to be leaders and be an integral part of the success of your organizations—and to drive that success for yourselves personally and drive success for this association. I just want you all to know that Lucidea is probably your biggest cheerleader in terms of the profession and for SLA. Thank for participating in this event, for sharing your knowledge, for networking, and for allowing us to be part of SLA 2018."
In the Exhibitor Hall, Lucidea's specialists shared information on their full suite of ILS, KM and electronic resource management solutions:
- SydneyEnterprise. The most powerful unified ILS and KM platform, featuring a single venue for administration and searching of all knowledge assets, enhanced search and discovery, and optimized workflows—with seriously powerful and time-saving navigation and workflow enhancements.
- GeniePlus. The perfect ILS for agile libraries—it empowers a small staff to act like a large library with an extensible, highly flexible platform—now with even more ways to leverage the wisdom of your crowd, and some innovative new search capabilities.
- Inmagic Presto. Knowledge management practitioners implement this corporate intelligence solution to deliver enhanced search and discovery options, improved access to content, collaboration and sharing, SharePoint integration, and DIY tools and deployment. The latest developments include an entirely new user interface, with unrivaled flexibility and customization.
- LookUp Precision. This electronic resource management software supports evidence-based decision making that leads to productive contract negotiations, budgetary control, better training, and targeted internal marketing of purchased online content.
Panelists, authors, specialists
Lucidea once again hosted a series of events with a focus on helping special librarians become integral contributors to organizational success—including the fifth in their lineup of popular Hot Topics sessions: Don't Just Be Integrated: Be Integral, moderated by Stephen Abram, with panelists Karen Botkin (Verizon), Samantha Bouwers (ACT), and Jean O'Grady (DLA Piper).
Well attended product and professional development Theater Presentations included Critical ILS Tools You Need for Sustainability and Success, and You can Implement a KM Solution in Under 30 Minutes – We'll Prove It!
In addition to offering products and services that help ensure the sustainability and success of their clients, Lucidea offers a program of professional development options for special librarians, knowledge managers and other information professionals, which includes a series of book and eBook offerings from Lucidea Press.
SLA attendees chatted with authors Jean O'Grady, author of Dewey B Strategic 2017 Blog-o-zine, who joined Lucidea Press authors Stephen Abram, author of Succeeding in the World of Special Librarianship, and Stan Garfield, author of Proven Practices for Implementing a Knowledge Management Program for book signing and conversation.
Lucidea team members were on hand throughout the conference to demonstrate library automation and knowledge management products, designed to accommodate every budget and organization size, as well as powerful online resource analytics tool which helps you manage costs and increase efficiency.
For further information about any of Lucidea's ILS, KM or collections management applications, contact call 604-278-6717 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.