Aleph PWG

The Aleph PWG met at Haifa for a product update by Carmit Marcus, the Ex Libris Aleph Product Manager, as well as for the annual business meeting. This meeting was very well attended (with additional chairs brought in to accommodate the large audience). Carmit reviewed the many IGeLU enhancements that will be in version 21 […]

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Aleph PWG news

As usual, Aleph PWG work is mostly focused on enhancements.  The NERS is open for requests for the 2012 voting cycle.  If you have any old requests that are still in the ICAU database that you wish to present for voting, please reenter and update them in NERS.  We have now begun the process of […]

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Aleph enhancement requests database open

IGeLU and ELUNA coordinate our enhancement voting cycles using the new cooperative enhancement request system, NERS.  Thus, IGeLU will no longer use the old ICAU system.   Members of IGeLU and ELUNA submit requests into NERS and the requests will be votable to both organizations, regardless of where the idea came from.   IGeLU and ELUNA will […]

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Aleph PWG update

Mike Ryan, Aleph PWG Coordinator, met at the ELUNA conference in early May, with the ELUNA PWG and Mark Dehmlow to continue NERS discussions.  IGeLU and ELUNA will have simultaneous enhancement voting processes on NERS beginning this fall.  We anticipate that we will be ready to begin accepting new Aleph enhancement requests in NERS within […]

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Aleph enhancements – migrating to NERS

The Aleph 2011 enhancement voting has finished. The Aleph PWG module coordinators will next review, comment upon and approve development specifications for each enhancement, as they are received from Ex Libris.  In the next months we can expect to get 15 sets of specs for our 2010 and 2011 voting cycles. However we are already […]

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Aleph voting – extended until January 13th

Because of intermittent problems that some sites have had this week with accessing the voting database, the deadline for the final round of Aleph 21 enhancements has been extended. You now have until January 13 to cast your votes.  If you haven’t already taken a moment to make your voice heard please do so as […]

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Aleph voting – final round

The final round of this year’s voting on the enhancements for Aleph is now open. This is a little later than planned – the delay having being caused by the work involved in discussion, clarification, assessment and allocation of points, by ourselves and Ex Libris. The voting will remain open through January 7, 2011 in […]

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New (and old) faces

There were several changes to IGeLU personnel at the Ghent conference, as well as the return of some familiar faces: Steering Committee: Lukas Koster (University of Amsterdam), Michele Newberry (Florida Center for Library Automation), and Fiona Burton (Macquarie University) were all re-elected to their positions on the Steering Committee. MetaLib Product Working Group: Meg Bate […]

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Product Upgrade sessions

After questions were raised, during the Ghent conference, about the availability of some Learning Center sessions, Ex Libris have announced that all product upgrade sessions will now be available to all customers to view without a license. For more information go to the Ex Libris Learning Center. Ex Libris also agreed in Ghent that new […]

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Developer meets developer

In November 2010 Ex Libris will host the fifth gathering of the developers’ forum in Jerusalem. There will be 15 participants from eight countries: Austria, Australia, Belgium, Czech Republic, Finland, Israel, Switzerland, and the USA. Every participant will present a project that was carried out at his or her institution with a wide range of […]

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