Press release

Lucidea at SLA 2019 with ILS & KM Apps for Embedded, Integral & Aligned Special Librarians

Sponsored by Businesswire

Software developer Lucidea
will attend this year’s SLA
Conference and INFO-EXPO
on June 14th through 18th in
Cleveland, OH. As Diamond sponsors, they’re 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
integrated library system and knowledge management solutions.

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, SharePoint integration, and
DIY tools and deployment.

Product Enhancements

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

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

SLA 2019 Attendees First to See AI Prototype

Artificial Intelligence integration—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’s Lucidea events are 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.

Hot Topics Session: Transformative, Integrated, and Measurable Request

Hot Topics Session: Don’t Just Be Integral: Be Aligned!

Hot Topic walk-on—Being Integral is Great, Being Aligned is Greater:
Lucidea’s Hot Topics Panelists Offer Specifics

Inmagic Presto: Unlock Your Digital Vault and Create the Ultimate
Knowledge Center

SydneyEnterprise & GeniePlus: Transformative Request Management; Measure
What Matters

Educational Session: Transform Your Clients into Searching Superheroes!

Meet Lucidea Press 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, the Think Clearly
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
, and 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

The Lucidea team will be on hand at Booth #407 to demonstrate library
automation and knowledge management products designed to accommodate
every budget and organization size. SydneyEnterprise,
and GeniePlus
specialists will be available throughout the conference.