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Pivotal system replacement

December 21, 2012
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At the IGeLU Conference, Ex Libris announced they would be replacing the Pivotal system with a new system, SalesforceCRM,  in 2013 with an anticipated implementation date of mid-2013. As part of the implementation project, Ex Libris asked the IGeLU and ELUNA User Groups to provide lists of features which we want to see in...
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News from the Voyager Product Working Group

December 21, 2012
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News from the Voyager Product Working Group

The months since the conference in Zurich have been a quiet time for the PWG, but things will get busy again in the new year with planning for the next round of voting for enhancements.  The IGeLU PWG is working much more closely with the ELUNA group, with (so far) the coordinator from IgeLU...
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News From The SFX Product Working Group

December 21, 2012
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News From The SFX Product Working Group

The SFX Product Working Group met in Zurich during the IGeLU conference to discuss the new line-up of the working group, our ongoing projects, and our goals for the year 2013.  With Mark Dehmlow leaving for the Steering Committee and Nikki Crowster continuing towards new challenges, we were happy to welcome new members to...
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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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News From The Alma Product Working Group

December 21, 2012
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News From The Alma Product Working Group

The Alma Product Working Group (PWG) was established in August as a joint ELUNA/IGeLU  PWG, since the Alma community is still relatively small.  The working body if this group has thirteen! members and can be viewed at: https://igelu.org/products/alma A web page has been established (https://igelu.org/products/alma). We are working to populate the page with content....
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Golden Gate Capital new owner of Ex Libris

December 21, 2012
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Golden Gate Capital new owner of Ex Libris

Short after the 2012 conference the user community was informed by Ex Libris that the company was acquired by another private equity company Golden Gate Capital.  In  discussions with Ex Libris management we understand that Golden Gate Capital is interested in further growth of the company with its current management on board and further...
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Marc Daubach leaving Ex Libris

December 21, 2012
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Especially for the European customers it wasn’t a good news that Marc Daubach is leaving the company at the end of the year after 17 years working for Ex Libris. For many of us Marc was the “Ex Libris face” from the very beginning. In discussions about our needs we did very much appreciate...
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Ex Libris “Cloud Security and Privacy Statement” Published

December 21, 2012
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Ex Libris “Cloud Security and Privacy Statement” Published

As many of us are thinking of moving our systems to the cloud we asked Ex Libris to make their data security policy  in the cloud environment more transparent. On the documentation portal (section Cross-Product/Security/Security Updates) you will find now the document “Ex Libris Cloud Security and Privacy Statement” describing Ex Libris’s security policy....
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IGeLU 2012 underway!

September 10, 2012
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The 2012 conference in Zurich has begun! Keep up to date with the program on the conference website, and follow conference proceedings on twitter using the hashtag #igelu12.  
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Call for candidates – IGeLU Steering Committee

August 1, 2012
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Call for candidates – IGeLU Steering Committee

A reminder that there are four positions on the Steering Committee which will be open for candidacy at the Zurich meeting.  The current terms of Steering Committee members Lukas Koster, Michele Newberry, and Fiona Burton, as well as that of the Chair Jirka Kende will expire. ***Update*** There will now be five positions for...
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