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Perceptions 2014: An International Survey of Library Automation

Library Technology Guides [February 10, 2015]

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Abstract: This eighth annual Library Automation Perceptions Report provides evaluative ratings submitted by individuals representing over three thousand libraries from 80 countries describing experiences with 154 different automation products, including both proprietary and open source systems. The survey results include 994 narrative comments providing candid statements -- both positive and negative about the products and companies involved or statements of intent regarding future automation plans. This report analyzes the results of the survey, presents a variety of statistical tables based on the data collected, and provides some initial observations. It aims to provide information to libraries as they evaluate their options for strategic technology products and to the organizations involved in providing these products and services as constructive criticism to help guide improvements.


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Publication Year:2015
Type of Material:Article
Language English
Published in: Library Technology Guides
Issue:February 10, 2015
Publisher:Library Technology Guides
Series: Library Perceptions Report
Place of Publication:Nashville, TN
Online access:http://librarytechnology.org/perceptions/2014/
Record Number:20623
Last Update:2015-05-22 07:27:38
Date Created:2015-05-22 07:27:37