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March 16–19, 2014

Austin, Texas

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An electronic resources workflow utilizing push technology: Business Process Management

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 3:10 PM–3:55 PM CDT
Grand Ballroom
Conference Track

8. Emerging Technologies & Trends


workflow, electronic resources

Learning Objectives

1.understand the benefits of push technology for an invisible workflow such as electronic resources

2. have access to a polished workflow for databases in a highly decentralized environment


Last summer a joint team involving Duke University Libraries and IBM spent three months developing IBM’s Business Process Manager, transforming the way the online databases are managed.  This presentation will provide an overview of the “before” and “after” database workflow, with a demo of the new system and its integration points with other tools.

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Ms Rosalyn Raeford, Duke University
Ms Beverly Dowdy, Duke University