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News From The Primo/Metalib Product Working Group

December 21, 2012
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News From The Primo/Metalib Product Working Group

OvP functionality In the Zurich conference the National User Groups complained about the lack of functionality in the Opac via Primo (OvP) setup. Because of this, libraries have to maintain their Opac or develop the needed functionality themselves. That does not comply with the claim from Ex Libris that Primo would lower the Total...
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News From The Alma Product Working Group

December 21, 2012
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News From The Alma Product Working Group

The Alma Product Working Group (PWG) was established in August as a joint ELUNA/IGeLU  PWG, since the Alma community is still relatively small.  The working body if this group has thirteen! members and can be viewed at: http://igelu.org/products/alma A web page has been established (http://igelu.org/products/alma). We are working to populate the page with content....
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Golden Gate Capital new owner of Ex Libris

December 21, 2012
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Golden Gate Capital new owner of Ex Libris

Short after the 2012 conference the user community was informed by Ex Libris that the company was acquired by another private equity company Golden Gate Capital.  In  discussions with Ex Libris management we understand that Golden Gate Capital is interested in further growth of the company with its current management on board and further...
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Marc Daubach leaving Ex Libris

December 21, 2012
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Especially for the European customers it wasn’t a good news that Marc Daubach is leaving the company at the end of the year after 17 years working for Ex Libris. For many of us Marc was the “Ex Libris face” from the very beginning. In discussions about our needs we did very much appreciate...
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Ex Libris “Cloud Security and Privacy Statement” Published

December 21, 2012
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Ex Libris “Cloud Security and Privacy Statement” Published

As many of us are thinking of moving our systems to the cloud we asked Ex Libris to make their data security policy  in the cloud environment more transparent. On the documentation portal (section Cross-Product/Security/Security Updates) you will find now the document “Ex Libris Cloud Security and Privacy Statement” describing Ex Libris’s security policy....
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IGeLU 2012 underway!

September 10, 2012
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Zurich

The 2012 conference in Zurich has begun! Keep up to date with the program on the conference website, and follow conference proceedings on twitter using the hashtag #igelu12.  
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Call for candidates – IGeLU Steering Committee

August 1, 2012
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Call for candidates – IGeLU Steering Committee

A reminder that there are four positions on the Steering Committee which will be open for candidacy at the Zurich meeting.  The current terms of Steering Committee members Lukas Koster, Michele Newberry, and Fiona Burton, as well as that of the Chair Jirka Kende will expire. ***Update*** There will now be five positions for...
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Ex Libris cloud service packages

August 1, 2012
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Ex Libris cloud service packages

During the INUG meeting in Haifa last year it became evident that there is no clear picture within the user community of the various cloud services Ex Libris is offering. We have asked Ex Libris to make these services more transparent, and as a result the company have added a comparison matrix to the...
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Steering Committee elections

April 23, 2012
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Steering Committee elections

Four positions on the IGeLU Steering Committee will be open for candidacy at the Zurich conference in September. The current terms of Steering Committee members Lukas Koster, Michele Newberry, Fiona Burton, as well as that of the Chair Jirka Kende will expire. IGeLU is a volunteer organisation, and we rely on active participation from our...
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Meetings with Ex Libris management and the ETH team

April 23, 2012
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Meetings with Ex Libris management and the ETH team

The IGeLU Steering Committee meets in person once a year between conferences, and so in March the Committee met in Switzerland, to discuss outstanding issues and to meet with the local organisers of the Zurich conference. The meeting was generously hosted by our colleagues from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich) in...
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