Marshall Breeding

Marshall Breeding is an independent consultant, speaker, and author. He is the creator and editor of Library Technology Guides ( and the online directory of libraries. He is the editor for Smart Libraries Newsletter, published by ALA TechSource, and has authored the annual Library Systems Report, published in American Libraries since 2014. He has also edited and authored several books, articles, and book chapters; was formerly the director for innovative technology and research for the Vanderbilt University Library; and regularly teaches workshops and gives presentations both throughout the United States and internationally at library conferences.

Products by Marshall Breeding: 
Image for Librarians' Assessments of Automation Systems: Survey Results, 2007–2010--eEditions e-book
Image for Open Source Library Systems: The Current State of the Art
Image for Resource Sharing in Libraries: Concepts, Products, Technologies, and Trends--eEditions e-book
Image for Index-Based Discovery Services: Current Market Positions and Trends
Image for Protecting Privacy on Library Websites: Critical Technologies and Implementation Trends
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Image for Opening Up Library Systems through Web Services and SOA: Hype, or Reality?--eEditions e-book
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