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New IGeLU Chair elected in Budapest

March 4, 2016
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After 9 years, IGeLU elected a new Chair, during its last conference in Budapest – Theo Engelman from Utrecht university, Netherlands. Theo has been on the Steering Committee of IGeLU for 3 years and was mainly responsible for the technological infrastructure of IGeLU – administrating the website, the WebEx meetings and the archives on...
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A warm welcome to ProQuest customers

March 4, 2016
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IGeLU is pleased to embrace the extension of our community by many international institutions that use ProQuest Workflow Solutions products. The recent acquisition of Ex Libris by ProQuest has resulted in a move of products such as Summon, 360 solutions, Intota and SIPx to the portfolio of Ex Libris. As a consequence all customers...
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Conference planning – IGeLU 2016

March 3, 2016
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Preparations for IGeLU 2016 in  Trondheim, Norway are already in motion. The conference web site is under construction and will be available in the following months. The conference venue has been reserved for the event. More information on the venue can be found here: https://www.nordicchoicehotels.com/clarion/clarion-hotel-trondheim/ The conference website we will offer additional alternatives for...
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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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