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Response to MLA ‘sole use’ of EBSCO EDS for discovery of MLA content

September 12, 2018
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The IGeLU and ELUNA Steering Committees have issued a joint letter to each of the MLA Board Members about MLA’s decision to make their content available only on the EBSCO EDS discovery platform.  A copy of the letter is available here. The Chairs of both ELUNA and IGeLU are requesting a  meeting with the...
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News in Brief – August 2018

August 11, 2018
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Dear Readers, We are just a few days away from the start of the next exciting instalment of the annual IGeLU conference. Set in picturesque Prague, this conference promises to deliver numerous opportunities to learn, share and network with industry peers and colleagues. As the event draws closer, hear from the Conference Chair, Tracey...
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Notes from the Conference Chair

August 11, 2018
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The IGeLU 2018 Conference & Developers Day’ in Prague is almost upon us and final preparations are in progress. We have a rich and full programme this year with presentations about emerging Ex Libris products in addition to the more established product portfolio. The Official Programme (add link=https://igelu.org/conferences/2018-prague/official-programme) is now available.   The Conference...
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Developers Day – An update

August 11, 2018
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The organizing committee worked intensively on the programm of the Dev Day 2018 in Prague. DevDay will provide system people and developers with information about API usage, the fabulous Primo Studio and lots of other new developments from Ex Libris and the customers. We will also update you about the recent LOD developments in...
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Rosetta Working Group – An update

August 11, 2018
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Rosetta Working Group is looking forward to holding its first business meeting at IGeLU, the focus of this will be updating members on work undertaken over the past year, and the enhancement focus for 2019. Within the main conference we have a number of Rosetta focused presentations, these cover topics ranging from ingest flows,...
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Leganto Working Group – An update

August 11, 2018
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Don’t miss the Leganto sessions at IGeLU 2018! IGeLU 2018 programme includes a Leganto panel and presentations from customers highlighting their experiences using leganto:  Leganto Panel: Stories from the Front Line In this session representatives from Harvard University, Memorial University and BIBSYS will share their Front Line experiences using Leganto and working with students...
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Primo Working Group – An update

August 11, 2018
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2018 enhancement cycle update: Ongoing second round After the initial voting in NERS for the Primo 2018 enhancements, we had conversations with ExLibris that resulted in the rejection of some, and the need for further clarification of some highly voted enhancement requests. To ensure community backing for the final results, we have started a...
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Analytics Working Group – An update

August 11, 2018
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The evidence documents compiled by the Analytics Working Group detailing issues in Alma, Primo and Leganto Analytics have been distributed to Ex Libris as well as to the Alma, Primo, Leganto, Consortia and Analytics ListServs. A google form was also released to the ListServs as a means to provide feedback to the Analytics Working...
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Content Working Group – An update

August 11, 2018
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NERS voting ballot The first NERS Content voting cycle has been organized in the first half of 2018. The aim of the Content voting cycle was to have new content collections/targets/databases added into all Ex Libris ProQuest KnowledgeBases (Alma CZ, SFX KB, 360 KB) and indices (Primo Central, Summon). Thank you to all the...
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Linked Open Data Working Group – An update

August 11, 2018
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The Linked Open Data Working Group sponsored a very interesting Show & Tell on July 10, Harvard LD4P/LD4L Labs with Marc McGee and Christine Eslao, Harvard University, talking about work with BIBFRAME and special formats.  We are planning another Show & Tell August 29 at 10 a.m. EST with Nancy Lorimer from Stanford and...
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