B301 – Technologies: Marketplace Report #CILDC 10:30-11:15am 4/9/2014

Program Description:

Marshall Breeding, Independent Consultant and Founder of Library Technology Guides, Founder of Library Technology Guides

Libraries worldwide spend almost $2 billion/year on technology products and services and are constantly considering prudent strategic technology investments. Author of the “Automation Marketplace Industry Report” (Library Journal) since 2002, Breeding has the incredible ability to explain the current state of the industry and what we need to watch for in the future and factor into our technology decisions today.


2014 perception survey: perception2013.pl
Turnover reports — generated on the fly.

Perceptions 2013:
3002 responses
53 countries
Strategic Compettion and Cooperation Report — April 9, 2014. Online American Libraries

Industry Revenues:
$1.8 billion global
$790 million from companies involved in US
$485 million from US libraries

Industry Giants:
— Ex Libris 3957 libraries. Large libraries
–Innovative 1640 libraries
–SirsiDynix 3595 libraries

PTFS — LibLime
Equinox Software
ByWater Solutions

Smaller number of larger companies. Consolidation bad and good.

Innovative Interfaces purchased Polaris.

SirsiDynix purchased EOS International.
1,100 mostly special libraries use EOS.Web

EBSCO Information Services internal consolidations — Publishing + Information Services

ProQuest — retiring Serials Solutions brand

Follett Library Services — internal consolidation — K to 12 market

Lucidea Corporation

Discovery Services — EBSCO largest installation base

Transititon to Library Services Platform.

ILS evolving toward discovery systems.