Steering Committee Meetings in Haifa and Jerusalem

The Steering Committee traditionally holds its mid-conference business meetings at the venue of the next conference – allowing us to review the conference venue and discuss conference organisation with the local organising committee. Therefore this year, at the end of February, the Steering Committee will hold its meeting in Haifa, Israel. Being so near to […]

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IGeLU conference 2012 – IGeLU needs you!

The location of the 7th IGeLU Annual meeting is still open, and we invite all member institutions to consider hosting of our meeting in 2012!  Hosting of the IGeLU conference provides great publicity for your institution, gives many staff members from your and from your partner institutions in your country, the opportunity to take part […]

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INUG 2010

The 2010 INUG meeting took place on 29 August, and was attended by 46 people, representing 22 countries. The meeting discussed how communication between the National User Groups and IGeLU could be improved in order to keep NUG’s involved in and abreast of IGeLU and Ex Libris discussions; strengthen the support IGeLU could provide NUG’s; […]

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New website

Notice anything different? The IGeLU website has been redesigned, based on the feedback you gave us in August 2010. We’ve moved onto a WordPress platform to make it easier for us to manage – and we’ve restructured, reorganised, and in a lot of cases rewritten the content, to make it easier for you to navigate. […]

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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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Voices from Ghent

During the Ghent conference our roving reporter Ulrika Domellof-Mattsson, from the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, carried out some short interviews with attendees, to get a flavour of the conference, and to see how popular the famous Belgian beers really were…: (Photos by Eva Törnblom and Marcus Zerbst) Esther Straub, Informationsverbund Deutschschweiz, Switzerland Which session did […]

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Wish you were here

Attendees at the talk on NERS during the Ghent conference were treated to a surprise performance: at the end of the session: Mark Dehmlow and the Steering Committee’s own Lukas Koster got on stage and performed a very special adaptation of the Pink Floyd song Wish You Were Here. In Lukas’s words: “It all started […]

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