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Perceptions 2007: An International Survey of Library Automation

Library Technology Guides [January 9, 2008]


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Abstract: The year 2007 saw considerable upheaval in the library automation industry. To get some sense of the aftermath of the recent rounds of mergers, acquisitions, product consolidations, and to gauge interest in open source automation systems, I created and executed a survey that aims to measure the prevailing perceptions in libraries. Click Here To view the interactive version of the survey's statistical results A total of 1,779 individuals from 47 different countries responded to the survey. The vast majority were from the United States (1,484), Canada (125), and the United Kingdom (51). Many library types were represented, including 1,012 public, 512 academic, and 53 consortia. Survey results were gathered between August 8, 2007 and January 5, 2008.

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Publication Year:2008
Type of Material:Article
Language English
Published in: Library Technology Guides
Issue:January 9, 2008
Publisher:Library Technology Guides
Series: Library Perceptions Report
Place of Publication:Nashville, TN
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Record Number:20630
Last Update:2015-05-22 07:36:44
Date Created:2015-05-22 07:36:44