It is my honor and pleasure to be asked to speak at a one-day symposium called “library-oriented SOA postings and comments made here last month. (And I do intend to get back to the series — after all, I need to draft a whitepaper for the OhioLINK Technical Advisory Council to write on that same topic as well!)” hosted by the University of Windsor on November 15, 2006. More information can be found at . I have a one-hour talk with the title “Could We Do What They Are Doing? Applying the Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) Model to Libraries” that will build on the
Two things brought this to mind today. First, a colleague from Miami U asked if he could get a copy of the presentation slides and notes (“Sure, as soon as they are done!”). Second, an odd oversized envelope arrived with an IBM return address in today’s mail. Inside was a “IBM Limited Edition” excerpt of “Service Oriented Architecture For Dummies”. I’m not quite sure what I did in this life or a past one to have received a nicely condensed goldmine of information, but based on the contents of this 66-page abridged edition I’ll be making an investment in the full 350-some-odd page version. (Perhaps I just answered my own question about how it arrived on my doorstep — it is an effective marketing ploy. For any other marketers out there, I would be interested in a complementary reduced edition of an Apple iPod — perhaps you can win me over with a Nano or Shuffle…
The text was modified to update a link from http://dltj.org/tags/librarysoa/ to http://dltj.org/tag/librarysoa/ on December 31st, 2010.
The text was modified to update a link from http://www.dummies.com/WileyCDA/DummiesTitle/productCd-0470054352.html to http://www.dummies.com/go/soafordummies on January 13th, 2011.(This post was updated on 13-Jan-2011.)