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*[http://www.libraryjournal.com/article/CA6645868.html Investing in The Future: Automation Marketplace 2009] in Library Journal (April 2009)
 
*[http://www.libraryjournal.com/article/CA6645868.html Investing in The Future: Automation Marketplace 2009] in Library Journal (April 2009)
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Integrated_library_system Wikipedia entry titled "Integrated library system"]
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Integrated_library_system Wikipedia entry titled "Integrated library system"]
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*[http://meredith.wolfwater.com/wordpress/2008/05/27/wordpress-for-library-websites/ Wordpress for Library Websites] by Meredith Farkas.  A blog post with information about using open source software Wordpress as a content management system for a library website.  The comments list many libraries using Wordpress for their websites.

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Integrated Library Systems (ILS) are the systems that support library functions like cataloging, circulation, the OPAC or catalog, and management of acquisitions. Find a description of what an ILS is at Wikipedia entry for "Integrated Library System".

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