Quick overview of library technology prior to the 1970s.
Integrated Library Systems (ILS) started development in the 1970s and 1980s and continues today.
With the explosive growth of World Wide Web starting in the 1990s, library systems struggled to keep up.
Institutional Repositories and Discovery Layers are newer library systems
Linked Data is the core technology enabling future library systems and the semantic web.
BIBCAT open-source project drives the Catalog Pull Platform, a newer way of developing library applications