Advancing library technologies in challenging times
By Marshall Breeding | May 3, 2021
In a year complicated by a global pandemic, the community of vendors providing technologies to libraries made important strides to meet pressing needs and make ongoing progress in their longer-term initiatives.
Though the pandemic disrupted library services—as well as funding—in 2020, concerted efforts were made to fulfill the demands of users to the extent possible.
Almost all vendors made sharp turns to expand access to digital collections and services in order to compensate for diminished access to physical materials.