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library systems and security

Simon Bowie is a library systems consultant focusing on search and discovery, information security, and open-source software in libraries



Simon Bowie offers services around all aspects of library systems including systems development, implementation, web design, and information security

Expertise in designing search and discovery interfaces for libraries, designing systems integrations linking library systems to a range of other IT systems, working with bibliographic or archival metadata, software development against library system APIs, and enhancing data security in libraries.

Experience with a range of modern library systems including library management systems, search and discovery interfaces, institutional repositories, archives management software, digital asset management systems, proxy servers, journal management software, self-service machines, and access control systems.

A proven track record of successful systems implementations and designs in Higher Education libraries and research libraries.

Certifications include ITIL Foundation certification, PRINCE2 Foundation certification, and PRINCE2 Practitioner certification.