School of Information Sciences -- Faculty Publications and Other Works

Source Publication (e.g., journal title)

Library Journal

Document Type


Publication Date



According to several of the plenary speakers, this reconception must involve essential local services built around ever-growing collections of e-resources. Research and pizza Kevin Guthrie, president of Ithaka, believes that the digital delivery of knowledge changes everything: "books in electronic form will change our world." (Burke's company, ProQuest/Serials Solutions, produces Summon, which puts into action many of her suggestions, but her talk was not a sales pitch-she also mentioned competitors' products and did not dwell on any one in particular.) Listen to the first-years Discovery solutions, including federated search, local discovery system software (such as Primo, Enterprise, Encore, VuFind, or Extensible Catalog), or web-based hosted systems (such as Summon, EBSCO Discovery Service, or WorldCat Local) are built on the "belief that the information world is flat, every information object is equal in potential value."

Files over 3MB may be slow to open. For best results, right-click and select "save as..."