Primo

Primo/Metalib Updates

November 27, 2017
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New coordinator & personnel changes Andy MacKinnon (Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford) has recently taken on the role of Co-ordinator of the Primo/Metalib PWG, succeeding Dr Christian Haenger (Mannheim University) who was elected to the IGeLU Steering Committee at the St Petersburg conference. Knut Bøckman (Royal Library, Denmark) has stepped up to take on...
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Primo New UI Hackathon/Virtual Conference: Dec.12 – Dec16

November 28, 2016
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Primo New UI Hackathon/Virtual Conference: Dec.12 – Dec16

The new user interface for Ex Libris’ discovery product, Primo, is a direct result of a product enhancement request by customers in 2014-2015. The initiative represents one of the most productive product collaborations to date between the ELUNA/IGeLU User groups, the user community at large and the vendor Ex Libris. In order to learn...
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News In Brief – Mar 2016

March 4, 2016
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Dear Reader, Welcome to the first News-in-Brief of 2016, and it has been quite an exciting start to the year. This edition is packed with information about the various happenings, which we believe will be useful to the IGeLU user community. IGeLU 2015 @ Budapest saw the election of a new IGeLU Chair and...
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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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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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Primo SaaS Jerusalem meeting

August 23, 2015
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Move to SaaS During the meeting of the Steering Committee with Ex Libris management in Budapest in March one of the topics was the new Primo policy of Ex Libris with its strong emphasis on the SaaS environment and issues connected to the new policy from the point of view of the user community....
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Primo / Metalib Product Working Group news

August 23, 2015
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Software enhancements We are currently running an ongoing software enhancement process jointly with the ELUNA Primo PWG and the voting will start during the IGeLU Conference in Budapest. Primo Central Index (PCI) CKB voting A round of PCI voting was conducted at the beginning of this year. This vote was a great success and...
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Advocacy for inclusion of Hein Online content in discovery services

July 28, 2015
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Join the community Please support the joint ELUNA and IGeLU Steering Committee work to advocate for inclusion of subscribed metadata and content in discovery services continues (more details about this work available on el-una.org and igelu.org). Initial work focuses on the vendors noted as high priority for our members. One such vendor is Hein Online....
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Open Discovery Initiative

July 28, 2015
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IGeLU and ELUNA endorse ODI The ELUNA and IGeLU Steering Committees, in partnership with the Primo Product Working Groups, are working jointly, on behalf of all member libraries, to contact publishers voted as high priority for inclusion in discovery services. The communication to vendors outlines the core of our concerns: With a membership base...
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