Marshall Breedng is the creator of the Library Technology Guides website (www.librarytechnology.org) and the lib-web-cats online directory of libraries (www.librarytechnology.org/libwebcats). He writes a monthly column for Computers in Libraries, is a contributing editor for Smart Libraries Newsletter published by ALA Techsource, has written the Automation System Marketplace feature published in Library Journal for the since 2002, has written 7 issues of Library Technology Reports, is on the editorial boards for Information Standards Quarterly published by NISO and Electronic Library. He has edited or authored six books and over 450 articles, book chapters, columns, or essays.
Breeding was the 2010 recipient of the LITA LITA/Library Hi Tech Award for Outstanding Communication for Continuing Education in Library and Information Science.
He is a frequent speaker at library converences, throughout the United States and internationally, including Colombia, Chile, Mexico, China, Taiwan, Korea, Thailand, Singapore, the Czech Republic, Austria, Sweden, Germany, Switzerland, Norway, The Netherlands, Iceland, Israel, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom. In December 2008 Breeding spent three weeks in Argentina as a Fullbright Senior Specialist. He speaks on issues involving many aspects of library technology and the library automation industry.