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Rosetta Working Group Updates

April 18, 2019
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Members of the Rosetta Working Group are finalising new enhancement requests for the 6.2 development cycle, which are due with Ex Libris mid-April. If you are a Rosetta customer and have enhancement ideas that you would like one of the Rosetta subgroups to pick up then I encourage you to get involved. If you...
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Primo Working Group Updates

April 18, 2019
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The IGeLU Primo/Metalib Working Group was happy to welcome a new member last autumn, Amin Hussain from University of Manchester, bringing the number of participants to 11. (See https://igelu.org/products/primo for the full list of names.)  Amin enriched the group with Primo VE experience, and very timely too, as one of the group’s main activities...
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Leganto Working Group Updates

April 18, 2019
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NERS enhancements process:It’s not quite Eurovision, but nearly as exciting… 2019 NERS voting has now closed.  There were 75 requests in the ballot. Six requests did not receive any votes. 46 customers voted spread over the following territories: Europe:  4 North America: 17 UK: 12 Asia- Pacific: 13 There were some excellent ideas for...
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Linked Open Data Working Group Updates

April 18, 2019
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The Linked Open Data Working Group sponsored a very interesting Show & Tell on August 29, 2018, “Making Linked Data: Catalogers’ Views from the Front Edge.” Two leaders in technical services shared their insights about cataloging/creating metadata natively as linked data, through their experience with linked data projects.  Xiaoli Li (University of California Davis),...
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Content Working Group Updates

April 18, 2019
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New CWG members: By the end of 2018, the Content WG was looking for volunteers for a new 2-year term with Summon, PCI, 360 services, Alma, and/or SFX experience. We have been happy to welcome the following new members whose input has already been valuable for the community in the first weeks of their...
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Analytics Working Group Updates

April 18, 2019
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A sub-group from the Analytics Working Group is meeting monthly with Yoel Kortick and other Ex Libris staff to discuss: 1) the issues documented in the evidence documents for Alma, Primo and Leganto and 2) other pressing issues in Analytics. After an issue addressed in the evidence documents is discussed with Ex Libris an...
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14th IGeLU Annual Conference – update from the IGeLU chair, Dave Allen

April 18, 2019
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Notes from the conference chair: The IGeLU Steering Committee had our mid-year face-to-face meeting in Singapore at the beginning of March. As part of the meeting, we met with Ex Libris senior management to discuss various issues impacting our community. In addition, we also had the opportunity to ‘check out’ the Singapore venues and...
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IGeLU member in spotlight

April 18, 2019
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IGeLU member in spotlight

IGeLU member spotlight: Tell us your name, title and some more about Singapore Management University (SMU).  My name is Shameem Nilofar and I am the Head of Information Access and Resources at Singapore Management University (SMU) Libraries. SMU is a relatively young institution and was established in the year 2001. Home to around 10,000...
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Code of Conduct and Response Framework

April 18, 2019
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IGeLU seeks to provide an inclusive, collaborative, caring, and respectful community environment for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity/expression, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, age, language spoken, national origin, and/or religion. We are committed to diversity and free expression of ideas, and creating a conference in which participants feel welcome to learn and exchange...
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New User Group – GUAL

April 18, 2019
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Ex Libris User Group of Latin America (GUAL) A new regional user group is starting in Latin America: GUAL. It will be the community of Ex Libris users in North, Center and South America in Spanish and Portuguese languages. The first regional online meeting is scheduled for April 24, it is expected to establish...
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