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Marshall Breeding

Independent Consultant
Library Technology Guides

Picture of Marshall BreedingMarshall Breedng is the creator of Library Technology Guides (librarytechnology.org) and the libraries.org online directory of libraries (librarytechnology.org/libraries).  He writes a monthly column for Computers in Libraries, is a contributing editor for Smart Libraries Newsletter published by ALA Techsource, has written the Automation System Marketplace feature published in Library Journal for the since 2002, has written 9 ssues of Library Technology Reports, is on the editorial boards for Information Standards Quarterly published by NISO and Electronic Library.  He has edited or authored six books and over 450 articles, book chapters, columns, or essays.

Breeding was the 2010 recipient of the LITA LITA/Library Hi Tech Award for Outstanding Communication for Continuing Education in Library and Information Science.

He is a frequent speaker at library converences, throughout the United States and internationally, including Colombia, Chile, Mexico, China, Taiwan, Korea, Thailand, Singapore, the Czech Republic, Austria, Sweden, Germany, Switzerland, Norway, The Netherlands, Iceland, Israel, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom.  In December 2008 Breeding spent three weeks in Argentina as a Fullbright Senior Specialist.  He speaks on issues involving many aspects of library technology and the library automation industry.  

Computers in Libraries 2019

Computers in Libraries 2018

  • Monday, April 16, 2018
    • 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. W3: Strategic Technology Planning
  • Tuesday, April 17, 2018
    • 3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. D105: Website Design Winners & Losers!
  • Wednesday, April 18, 2018
    • 10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. D201: Library Services Platforms & Automation Perceptions
  • Thursday, April 19, 2018
    • 10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. A301: Discovery & Discoverability

Computers in Libraries 2017

  • Monday, March 27, 2017
    • 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. W6: Library Tech Industry Update
  • Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    • 2:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. A104: Resource Management & Discovery Products & Vendors
  • Wednesday, March 29, 2017
    • 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. ReImagining Libraries: Open Ecosystems
  • Thursday, March 30, 2017
    • 10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. B301: Library Services Platforms: State of the Art

Computers in Libraries 2016

  • Wednesday, March 9, 2016
    • 8:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Keynote Panel: Executive Perspectives of the Library Tech Industry
  • Tuesday, March 8, 2016
    • 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. C101: Library Technology Industry Update
  • Monday, March 7, 2016
    • 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. W6: Library Resource Discovery: Strategies, Interfaces, & Options

Computers in Libraries 2015

  • Sunday, April 26, 2015
    • 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. W5: Resource Management: Strategies, Tech, & Practices
  • Monday, April 27, 2015
    • 10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. C101: Library Technology Industry Update
  • Tuesday, April 28, 2015
    • 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Decades of Innovation & Tips for the Future

Computers in Libraries 2014

  • Sunday, April 6, 2014
    • 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. W6: Library Resource Management: Strategies, Technologies, & Practices
    • 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. W14: Library Resource Discovery: Strategies, Interfaces, & Options
  • Monday, April 7, 2014
    • 11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. A102: Transparency in Discovery
  • Wednesday, April 9, 2014
    • 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. B301: Technologies: Marketplace Report

Computers in Libraries 2013

  • Sunday, April 7, 2013
    • 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. W3: Cool Tools for Web Managers
  • Tuesday, April 9, 2013
    • 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. A201: New Trends in Content & Resource-Sharing Tech
    • 1:30 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. D203: Advances in Automation

Computers in Libraries 2012

  • Tuesday, March 20, 2012
    • 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. W3: Web Managers Academy: Usability & Users Experience (UX)
  • Wednesday, March 21, 2012
    • 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. D103: Discovery Dimensions, Engines & Tools
  • Thursday, March 22, 2012
    • 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. E201: From Ground to Cloud
    • 1:30 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. E203: Open Source Trends & Migration
    • 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. E205: Changing Role of Systems Librarians

Computers in Libraries 2011

  • Sunday, March 20, 2011
    • 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. W2: Web Managers Academy 3.0: Seamless Websites & Expanded Presence
  • Tuesday, March 22, 2011
    • 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. A201: Learning From Inspirational Libraries
    • 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. B202: Current OPACs & Next-Gen Systems
    • 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. B205: RFID: Technology & Applications
    • 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Dead & Innovative Technology: Recreating the Information World

Computers in Libraries 2010

  • Sunday, April 11, 2010
    • 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. W2: Web Managers Academy: Redesign 2.0
  • Tuesday, April 13, 2010
    • 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Dead & Innovative Technology: Recreating the Information World
    • 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. B205: Global Library Landscape

Computers In Libraries 2009

  • Sunday, March 29, 2009
    • 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. W2: Web Managers Academy: Redesign 2.0
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2009
    • 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. E201: Global Library Automation Scene
    • 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. E205: Cooperative Systems Trump Integrated Systems
    • 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Dead & Innovative Technology: Moving & Shaking in the Information World

Computers In Libraries 2008

  • PreConference Workshops – Sunday, April 6
    • 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 2: Web Managers Academy: Redesign 2.0
  • General Conference — Tuesday, April 8
    • 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. A201: Next-Generation Library Interfaces
  • General Conference — Wednesday, April 9
    • 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. B301: The Open Source Landscape

Computers In Libraries 2007

  • Monday, April 16, 2007
    • 3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. A105: Using Google & SEs to Expose Digital Collections
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