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 [[http://​www.kenchadconsulting.com/​wp-content/​uploads/​2018/​09/​Rethinking_the_LSP_Jan2016a.pdf|Rethinking the Library Services Platform]]. By Ken Chad HELIbTech briefing paper No. 2. [[http://​www.kenchadconsulting.com/​wp-content/​uploads/​2018/​09/​Rethinking_the_LSP_Jan2016a.pdf|Rethinking the Library Services Platform]]. By Ken Chad HELIbTech briefing paper No. 2.
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 +(Also available in German {{:​rethinking_the_lsp_deutsch_trans_jan2017.pdf|Überdenken des Konzeptes “Library Services Platform“}}
  
 The second in the series of HELibTech briefing papers challenges the current definition of a library services platform (LSP) and suggests ways in which library systems might develop. While a new generation of library systems has emerged there remains a very significant lack of interoperability between the various components that make up the wider library technology ‘ecosystem’. So, although we talk of library services platforms, libraries and library system vendors have not yet fully realised a platform-based,​ interoperable library ecosystem. Cloud computing could help break this paradigm as it is doing with enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions. Gartner, an information technology market research and advisory firm, suggests that the ERP suite is being deconstructed into what they characterise as a ‘postmodern ERP.’ Gartner suggests that the result will be a more loosely coupled environment with much of the functionality sourced as Cloud services or via business process outsourcers. Will we see the same trend in library technology?​\\ The second in the series of HELibTech briefing papers challenges the current definition of a library services platform (LSP) and suggests ways in which library systems might develop. While a new generation of library systems has emerged there remains a very significant lack of interoperability between the various components that make up the wider library technology ‘ecosystem’. So, although we talk of library services platforms, libraries and library system vendors have not yet fully realised a platform-based,​ interoperable library ecosystem. Cloud computing could help break this paradigm as it is doing with enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions. Gartner, an information technology market research and advisory firm, suggests that the ERP suite is being deconstructed into what they characterise as a ‘postmodern ERP.’ Gartner suggests that the result will be a more loosely coupled environment with much of the functionality sourced as Cloud services or via business process outsourcers. Will we see the same trend in library technology?​\\
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 Suzanne Enright, Registrar at the University of Westminster,​ London commented:​\\ Suzanne Enright, Registrar at the University of Westminster,​ London commented:​\\
 “It is always important to see library technology trends in a wider context, not least that of the wider corporate ecosystem and the HELibTech briefing papers are really helpful in navigating our complex landscape. This briefing paper provides interesting new insights into the challenging area of library related technology, where the demands of our users aren’t always matched by the market providers. The need for interoperability is in constant flux in the increasingly complex world of technology-enhanced learning and research”. “It is always important to see library technology trends in a wider context, not least that of the wider corporate ecosystem and the HELibTech briefing papers are really helpful in navigating our complex landscape. This briefing paper provides interesting new insights into the challenging area of library related technology, where the demands of our users aren’t always matched by the market providers. The need for interoperability is in constant flux in the increasingly complex world of technology-enhanced learning and research”.
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-[[http://​www.kenchadconsulting.com/​wp-content/​uploads/​2018/​09/​Resource_management_briefing_HELibTech_KenChad_Aug2015.pdf|Library management system to library services platform]]. Resource management for libraries: a new perspective. Ken Chad HELibTech Briefing Paper August 2015\\ 
-This briefing paper contrasts the library resource management landscape now with the situation in 2008 when the Jisc/Sconul LMS study recommended that the time was not right for libraries to purchase a new library system. In the intervening period a new generation of '​library services platforms'​ (LSPs) has emerged and the pace of procurement has quickened. Ken analyses the current landscape and looks at the strategic issues around the changing nature of library collections,​ shared services, workflows and analytics. The paper is made available under a CC-0 license to enable easy re-use. 
  
  
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