Selecting an ILS: How to Find Your Perfect Match

SLA Partner Talk
May 15, 2018
2:00 — 3:00 p.m. ET
Click here to register free!

Special librarians play critical roles in information-intensive organizations. They need powerful tools for managing library operations as well as for managing knowledge, content, and digital assets.

One such tool is an integrated library system, or ILS. An ILS offers the flexibility and customization options required to support growth, enable innovation, and simplify integration with your organization’s existing systems. A powerful ILS that’s a perfect match can adapt to your end users’ evolving requirements—without depending on IT support.

Maybe you have an ILS but feel limited by its capabilities, or perhaps you don’t yet have an ILS but are thinking about implementing one. Either way, you’re likely to have lots of questions.

To help answer those questions, SLA 2018 exhibitor Lucidea is proud to offer a special Partner Talk, “Selecting an ILS: How to Find Your Perfect Match.” In this webinar, Lucidea Senior Sales Executive Phil Wensley will share success stories from visionary, innovative special librarians in various sectors who purchased or upgraded to a new ILS. They’ll tell you why and how they did so and share advice that will help you find your perfect ILS match.

The webinar will address several questions, including the following:

  • Why do I need to purchase an ILS or upgrade the one we currently use?
  • How do I build the business case for purchasing or upgrading an ILS and secure management support?
  • Now I’ve identified issues and built the business case, how do I evaluate and select a solution?

Date and Time
Tuesday, May 15
2:00 — 3:00 p.m. ET

Click here to register free. You will receive a confirmation e-mail and two reminder e-mails—the first will be sent 24 hours before the Partner Talk, the second will be sent one hour beforehand.

Phil Wensley has been with Lucidea for over 20 years and works primarily with new and existing clients to help them achieve their information management and project goals. Phil also works closely with Lucidea’s R&D team and marketing department to help shape the future of their ILS and KM products as they continually align not only with technological innovations, but also with clients’ library and knowledge management road maps.

Jeremiah Saunders, MLIS, is a consultant librarian who has been with Lucidea for more than 10 years. He has implemented ILS solutions for Fortune 1000 companies and major government agencies around the world, and uses what he learns along the way to help R&D design purpose-built software for special libraries. He provides training to clients, delivers sales support demonstrations to prospective clients, and structures and presents educational webinars to further Lucidea’s commitment to assisting special librarians with professional development.


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