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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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Looking back to the 10th anniversary conference in Budapest

September 27, 2015
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Such a great event! It is hard to believe but the wonderful conference in Budapest is over! Many colleagues from the Working groups and the Steering committee and especially our colleagues from the host institutions in Budapest were working hard for months to make the conference as successful as it was – with 430...
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Registration open – 11th IGeLU Conference in Trondheim, Norway

September 27, 2015
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Registration open – 11th IGeLU Conference in Trondheim, Norway

We are very happy to announce that the 11th IGeLU conference in September 2016 will be hosted by BIBSYS  and the University Library of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim, Norway. BIBSYS BIBSYS is the name of a Norwegian Library Systems Consortium as well as the organization administering the consortium. BIBSYS started out...
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Developers Day, results and follow up

September 27, 2015
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The first ever IGeLU “Developers Day”, co-organized by the Interoperability and Linked Open Data Special Interest Working Groups was a resounding success. Far exceeding the organizers initial expectations, the meeting drew over 90 attendees for a packed day of presentations, lightning talks, and energized discussions. Special thanks go to Guy Ben-Porat and Ohad Shaked...
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Primo SaaS, next steps

September 27, 2015
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Primo SaaS Primo/Metalib PWG will accompany Ex Libris road map for the future development of Primo SaaS features. Aside from this PWG will deliver in collaboration with Eluna PWG and Interoperability (IO)/ Linked Open Data (LOD) SIWGs a report about development tools needed within SaaS within the next three months. Primo software ballot The...
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Idea Exchange

September 27, 2015
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An Ex Libris initative After intensive discussions with the Steering Committee about the aim of the initiative, Ex Libris has announced a new platform for all customers to post ideas for enhancements and extensions to their products. This platform also offers a voting mechanism to facilitate customers to support good ideas. The platform is...
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Analytics, a rising issue for customers

September 27, 2015
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A recurring theme at IGeLU 2015 was the state of Ex LIbris Analytics tools and an assessment of emerging customer needs in these areas. In the General Q&A alone, there were 6 questions related to analytics, with more questions appearing in the Alma and Primo product QA sessions. This is evidence of a great...
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Results of the IGeLU Steering Committee elections

September 27, 2015
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Goodbye We had to say goodbye to two important IGeLU Steering Committee members in Budapest; Jirka Kende, our chair, had to step down because he had served for three consecutive terms of three years each. Peter Klien, chair of the conference programme planning group stepped down after serving for two consecutive terms of two...
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