Predicting the future
Tips on how to identify future trends in library technologies is discussed in this chapter. Libraries adopt innovation later than corporate organizations. By using the private sector as an indicator, you can be aware of possible advances which might be coming for libraries. There are several resources you can make use of to help highlight potential trends. There are annual reports, conferences, along with frequent articles and blogs written by experts in the field of library technologies, which you can also research.
Prediction is very difficult, especially if it’s about the future.
You might have gone to a see a fortune-teller ...