IGeLU 2014 information

We have a perfect programme As we all know, a good conference can be recognized from the quality of food and social events. Yet, a good programme must not be underestimated! Both Conference and Systems Seminar programme are ready on the event website. Fortunately this year again, we can proudly present a great variety of first class presentations which prove […]

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IGeLU Mobile App

Mobile App redesigned In the same spirit as of last year, we will be providing you with an IGeLU 2014 Conference and Systems Seminar mobile app. The mobile app will allow you to ; view session information, enriched with abstracts add sessions to your personal plan (which can be browsed offline) provide feedback on sessions from within […]

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Development agreement with Ex Libris

The agreement An important basis for our cooperation with Ex Libris is the “Product Development Collaboration Agreement Between Ex Libris, IGeLU and ELUNA” from 2008. You can find more information on the agreement on our website (members only!) Times are changing and so should the agreement Since then, the product suite of Ex Libris undertook […]

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Primo/MetaLib PWG News

Great results The Primo/MetaLib Product Working Group is happy to announce that Ex Libris accepted 15 enhancements out of the 2013 general and Opac via Primo (OvP) voting cycle. A list of the accepted enhancements can be found in the ElCommons Wiki (ElCommons Wiki/Primo/enhancement ideas) and will be developed in the relevant Primo versions are 4.8. […]

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Join us The SFX Product Working Group is looking for new members. Please see the Chapter 5 (Open positions in Working Groups, call for candidates) of this newsletter for more information! KB votings The progress continues with the KB resources voting process with 19 cycles completed this far. To see the full results of all […]

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Interoperability SIWG News

This was our first year! The joint IGeLU/ELUNA Interoperability SIWG was formed last year at IGeLU 2013 conference to take into account various interoperability and API issues/topics of discussion and bring them to Ex Libris’ attention. The groups remit consists of all actively developed Ex Libris products, with the focus on a few products at […]

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Linked Open Data SIWG News

Collecting use cases The joint EGeLU/ELUNA Linked Open Data SIWG continues to collect use cases and present them to Ex Libris on WebEx conference calls. On February 26, 2014, Roxana Popistasu of the National Library of Luxembourg presented on linking between author data in Primo/Aleph and Autorenlexikon, an encyclopedia of Luxembourgish literary authors. On March […]

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Alma PWG News

Alive and kicking The Alma Product Working Group is thrilled to be representing and working for an active community of Alma users. PWG members have facilitated a number of regional user ‘meetings’, sometimes in person and sometimes virtually. We continue to work closely with Ex Libris by nominating ‘advisors’ for different topical groups, such as […]

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Salesforce enhancement voting cycle results

Great success Although a bit late (sorry for that) we are proud to announce the results of the ‘Ex Libris CRM’ (Salesforce) enhancements voting cycle that ran from January 29th to February 11th. The voting was a great success. 98 institutions participated, in the voting cycle, using NERS! The resultlist of the voting has been […]

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Azriel Morag award

Announcing the Azriel Morag award Ex Libris has announced the establishment of an annual award to honor the memory of Azriel Morag, the founder and first CEO of Ex Libris, and his immense contribution to Ex Libris and the academic library world. Morag, who died in October 2013, believed in innovation, daring, and the power of individuals to […]

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