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Briefing papers and Webinars** on key issues

A new age for library metadata? (Webinar)

  1. Library management system to library services platform. Resource management for libraries: a new perspective
  2. Rethinking the library services platform
  3. The new role of the library in teaching and learning outcomes
  4. The student consumer and the rise of e-textbook platforms
  5. The rise of library centric reading list systems
  6. Aggregate and amplify – enhancing the value and use of theses and dissertations
  7. Open library systems – a new perspective
  8. New approaches to resource sharing

Library Systems





Microsoft FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint offers a new choice in enterprise search. Combining the power of FAST with the simplicity of SharePoint, FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint delivers an exceptional intranet and people search experience and a platform for building custom search-driven applications.

“With FAST 2010 and SharePoint, we’ll be able to give more specific results based on user context so our users are getting the information they need.”
Jeremiah Werner, General Mills

Key Features

  • Search in the language of your business: Use content processing to automatically create metadata.
  • Tune relevance to meet diverse needs.
  • Search content based on context.
  • Make search more visual.
  • Build search-driven applications.


Please see the 'Discovery - Who uses what systems' section for an updated list.

discovery_tool_fast.txt · Last modified: 2018/09/02 07:52 (external edit)