The transition to cloud-based library services - a vendor’s perspective
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PublisherUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Servei de Biblioteques i Documentació
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Recent global changes, such as technological advances, evolving needs of students and researchers, and extensive budget cuts, are driving libraries to explore new operating models and to consider the benefits of hosted services of various kinds. As a vendor of library software for two and a half decades, Ex Libris has been anticipating the changes and building an infrastructure to support new, hosted modes of operation.