Press release

Lucidea at SLA 2019 with ILS & KM Solutions Aligned with Special Library Imperatives

Sponsored by Businesswire

Vancouver-based software developer Lucidea
will attend this year’s SLA
Conference and INFO-EXPO
on June 14th through 18th
in Cleveland, OH. As the only Diamond Sponsor, Lucidea is bringing a
broad lineup of events and updates.

Visit Lucidea at Booth #407 in the Exhibit Hall at the Huntington
Convention Center and see the latest developments in their suite of
library automation and knowledge management solutions, for organizations
of all sizes and budgets.

ILS and KM Product Portfolio

Take full advantage of the most powerful unified ILS and KM platform,
featuring a single venue for administrators and end users to manage and
leverage knowledge assets, enhanced search and discovery, and optimized

The perfect ILS for agile libraries—it empowers a small staff to deliver
large-library impact, with an extensible, highly flexible platform.

. Knowledge management practitioners implement this
solution to deliver enhanced search and discovery options, improved
access to content, collaboration and sharing tools, and much more.

Exciting Product Updates

Updated look and feel—new color palette, fresh and modern, right
out of the box

New slideshow component—easily added to your portal; highly
functional visual navigation for end users guides them to internal and
external resources with one click

Hierarchy browser—create a thesaurus and enable portal end users
to easily move up and down the hierarchy and get as broad or narrow as
they wish

Audit trail—track any changes or additions to records and
permissions (who, what, when) for a complete history of activity

SLA 2019 Sneak Peek:

SLA attendees will be the first to see this prototype!

Artificial Intelligence integration is coming soon—automatic
categorization capabilities using IBM’s Watson! Easily configurable to
categorize images or any text fields; creates authority terms based on
your preferred accuracy requirements. Use with newsfeeds, or remove your
backlog by quickly organizing old databases and making them discoverable.

Extra Special Events

This year Lucidea is focused on ways special librarians can expand on
being integral to organizational success by becoming (and staying)
aligned with leadership’s mission and strategy. They will present two
Hot Topics sessions, and a number of practical, real-world exhibitor
theater sessions:

Sunday, June 16th

12:30 p.m. – 1:20 p.m. : Inmagic Presto: Unlock Your Digital
Vault and Create the Ultimate Knowledge Center

2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. : Hot Topics Session: Transformative,
Integrated, and Measurable Request Management

Monday, June 17th

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. : Hot Topics Session: Don’t Just
Be Integral: Be Aligned!

followed by:

12:50 p.m. – 1:40 p.m. : Hot Topic walk-on—Being Integral is
Great, Being Aligned
is Greater: Lucidea’s Hot Topics Panelists
Offer Specifics

1:50 p.m. – 2:20 p.m. : SydneyEnterprise & GeniePlus:
Transformative Request Management;
Measure What Matters

Tuesday, June 18th

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. : Educational Session: Transform
Your Clients into Searching Superheroes!

Lucidea Press Invites you to Meet their Authors

In addition to offering products and services that help ensure the
sustainability and success of their clients, Lucidea offers a program of
professional development options for special librarians, knowledge
managers and other information professionals. This program includes
webinars delivered by internal and external experts, their Think
blog, conference presentations and panels—and a series
of book and eBook offerings from Lucidea Press.

Stephen Abram, author of Succeeding
in the World of Special Librarianship
, will be available
for conversations and book signing at Lucidea Booth #407

Sunday, June 16th: (12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.)
and (4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.)

Monday, June 17th: (1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.)

Tuesday, June 18th: (10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)

Stan Garfield, author of Proven
Practices for Implementing a Knowledge Management Program
, will
be available for KM conversation and book signing at Lucidea Booth #407

Monday, June 17th: (11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.)

Tuesday, June 18th: (1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.)

Lucidea team members will be on hand at Booth #407 to demonstrate
unrivaled library automation and knowledge management products designed
to accommodate every budget and organization size.

For further information about any of Lucidea’s ILS, KM or collections
management applications, contact call 604-278-6717 or email