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News from the Primo/Metalib Product Working Group

April 14, 2013
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OvP Additional Functionality Ballot In response to inquiries from both the IGeLU Primo/Metalib Product Work Group and the ELUNA Primo Product Working Group (PWG) concerning necessary improvements to the OPAC via Primo (OvP) functionality in Primo, Ex Libris management recognized the need for a one-time special enhancements voting process to identify the areas of...
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Report from the Steering Committee Meeting in Berlin, March 2013

April 14, 2013
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System Seminar 2014 After discussions about the pros and cons the Steering Committee accepted the suggestion of Ex Libris to hold the next system seminar in 2014 in conjunction with the IGeLU meeting. As in Haifa, the two events will start with the 3 days IGeLU meeting followed by a two days system seminar....
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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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Primo & MetaLib PWG Update

August 1, 2012
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Primo & MetaLib PWG Update

Primo enhancements Two rounds of voting on the Primo enhancements were held in April and May, and were managed jointly by the IGeLU and ELUNA PWGs. Members of both groups again put in a lot of work to clarify and de-dup the list of enhancements before the voting began. Following the first round of...
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Primo 4 Early Adopter program and Quality Assurance

April 23, 2012
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The Steering Committee and Ex Libris have been working together to try to improve the Quality Assurance process for new product releases. As a result of those joint efforts, a few IGeLU member institutions are participating in a Primo 4 Early Adopter program. After using the new V4 Upgrade Kit they share their upgrade...
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Primo/MetaLib PWG update

April 23, 2012
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Both Primo and MetaLib Product Working Groups have an annual tradition of meeting face to face once every year between conferences, often at the conference venue and usually during February or March. This gives an opportunity for far-flung PWG members to get to know each other and to make quality time for dealing with...
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Primo/MetaLib PWG – the route forward

April 23, 2012
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Primo/MetaLib PWG – the route forward

You may recall that at the 2011 conference in Haifa the IGeLU MetaLib and Primo Product Working Groups agreed to merge, to form a new combined PWG. There was much discussion within IGeLU that led to this decision, but essentially it was felt that a common interest in the Primo Central Index, with the...
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Weltklasse Zurich: SFX, MetaLib, Primo, NERS, and SC meetings

February 1, 2012
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Weltklasse Zurich: SFX, MetaLib, Primo, NERS, and SC meetings

In March the Product Working Groups of SFX and MetaLib/Primo, along with members of the NERS team will be meeting in Zurich to discuss a number of open issues such as enhancement processes, NERS workflows, and the merger of the MetaLib and Primo PWGs. Some members of the Steering Committee will attend the meetings,...
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MetaLib/Primo PWG update

February 1, 2012
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Preparations are in hand for the next round of voting, with the compilation of a set of outstanding Primo software enhancement requests in NERS. Submit your favourite requests to NERS for voting now! Two voting snapshots have been taken of MetaLib CKB enhancement requests since Haifa, and 8 global with 4 local resources have been...
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Primo and MetaLib PWGs: a meeting of minds?

August 5, 2011
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Primo and MetaLib PWGs: a meeting of minds?

The Primo and Metalib PWGs are proposing that the relationship between them be discussed as an important item at a joint meeting of our two PWGs in Haifa (Session 13.1) this September. There are significant drivers that press for a consideration of the relationship between the two Groups: ●     the Primo Central Index (PCI)...
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