How is FOLIO Different from Its Predecessors?



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Liu, T. (2021). How is FOLIO Different from Its Predecessors?. International Journal of Librarianship, 6(2), 40–48. (Original work published December 22, 2021)
Received 2021-09-15
Accepted 2021-12-08
Published 2021-12-28


FOLIO is a future-oriented library service platform. Enlightened by the results of the 2021 International Survey of Library Automation, the author shared thoughts on how FOLIO meets librarians’ expectations, why it’s a good time to get involved in the FOLIO project and what challenges FOLIO is facing at the current development stage.


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