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Notes from the annual ANZREG Seminar

March 3, 2016
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The Australia New Zealand Regional Ex Libris Group (ANZREG) had its annual seminar on the 12th of February in Melbourne at the Monash University Law Chambers. The theme of the seminar was “Discovery services “ and sessions covered creation of discovery interfaces using the Primo APIs, comparison of Summons and Primo and creation of...
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A quick update on NERS

March 3, 2016
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In case you missed it, this past Fall, we launched single sign on in NERS for IGeLU users.  Your official IGeLU username and password will now work for logging into NERS.  Currently, we are working on a handful of new features for NERS which will launch this Spring.  Most of them are minor tweaks...
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Alma Product Working Group News

March 3, 2016
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The Alma Product Working Group members continue to work behind the scenes for a better Alma. Here are a few updates from the past quarter. Alma 2015/2016 Enhancement Update Three of the six enhancements committed to development by Ex Libris from the 2015/16 cycle have been delivered. Resource Management: Ability to Search All MARC...
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Voyager Product Working Group News

March 3, 2016
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Voyager Release Updates: Service packs – The next separate service pack will be 9.2.1, scheduled for release in Q2 2016. Voyager 10 – currently in development – release planned for Q2 2017 A reminder to the Voyager folks to check out the Developer Network. All Voyager-related content from El Commons CodeShare was moved to...
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Primo Product Working Group News

March 3, 2016
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Primo User Interface Primo PWG is discussing jointly with the ELUNA Primo PWG and selected beta-testers the features and functions of the new User Interface which Ex Libris will roll out in 2016. Software enhancements The 2nd round of voting related to the 2015 enhancements started at the beginning of March.  Ex Libris has...
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SFX Product Working Group News

March 3, 2016
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The PWG has two new members: David Boyd from the University of Bristol in the UK, and Jiri Pavlik from Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic. The full list of the members can be found at http://igelu.org/products/sfx. The change of SFX’s database from MySQL to MariaDB is nearing a successful completion. All hosted sites...
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Analytics Special Interest Working Group News

March 3, 2016
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Progress is being made on the establishment of the Analytics Group. An invitation to participate was sent to the mailing lists on 4th February. Twenty three expressions of interest have been made so far. As the working body will consist of 12 members ,I am in the process of making the selections. To help...
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Knowledge Base Advisory Board (KBAB)

March 3, 2016
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Founded in 2013 as a result of discussions at the 2012 Zurich conference, the goal of the SFX KnowledgeBase Advisory Board (KBAB) was to promote first class quality of the data stored in the SFX Knowledge Base by reviewing the quality assurance policies and processes together with Ex Libris. The SFX KBAB has been...
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LoD Special Interest Working Group News

March 3, 2016
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The Linked Open Data Special Interest Working Group has been working a fair amount behind the scenes since IGeLU 2015 in Budapest. Throughout the past year, much of our work been in collaboration with the Interoperability SIWG and the nascent Analytics SIWG. Our 3 groups organized the first in a series of “Show and...
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News in Brief – Sept 2015

September 27, 2015
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The 10th IGeLU Anniversary conference jointly organized by Library and Information Centre (MTAK) of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, the University Library of Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) and the Library of the Hungarian Parliament and held at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, concluded successfully on the 5th of September, 2015. This newsletter brings...
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