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Richardson, J. P., & Hopkins, P. J. (2004, February 5-7). Selecting an ILMS for a future you can't imagine. VALA2004 Proceedings of the 12th VALA Biennial Conference and Exhibition, Melbourne, Australia.

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The changing nature of the ILMS selection process is examined in light of factors such as user expectations and behaviour, emerging technologies and standards, and the evolution of new business models .The paper focuses on core ILMS functionalities rather than federated searching and other related products. The authors include a brief discussion of the experiences of Bond University Library in reviewing current options in the ILMS marketplace.

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