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 Cost […]

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Primo & MetaLib PWG Update

Primo enhancements Two rounds of voting on the Primo enhancements were held in April and May, and were managed jointly by the IGeLU and ELUNA PWGs. Members of both groups again put in a lot of work to clarify and de-dup the list of enhancements before the voting began. Following the first round of voting […]

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Primo & MetaLib PWG Update

Primo enhancements Two rounds of voting on the Primo enhancements were held in April and May, and were managed jointly by the IGeLU and ELUNA PWGs. Members of both groups again put in a lot of work to clarify and de-dup the list of enhancements before the voting began. Following the first round of voting […]

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Primo 4 Early Adopter program and Quality Assurance

The Steering Committee and Ex Libris have been working together to try to improve the Quality Assurance process for new product releases. As a result of those joint efforts, a few IGeLU member institutions are participating in a Primo 4 Early Adopter program. After using the new V4 Upgrade Kit they share their upgrade experiences […]

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Primo/MetaLib PWG update

Both Primo and MetaLib Product Working Groups have an annual tradition of meeting face to face once every year between conferences, often at the conference venue and usually during February or March. This gives an opportunity for far-flung PWG members to get to know each other and to make quality time for dealing with Group […]

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Weltklasse Zurich: SFX, MetaLib, Primo, NERS, and SC meetings

In March the Product Working Groups of SFX and MetaLib/Primo, along with members of the NERS team will be meeting in Zurich to discuss a number of open issues such as enhancement processes, NERS workflows, and the merger of the MetaLib and Primo PWGs. Some members of the Steering Committee will attend the meetings, and […]

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MetaLib/Primo PWG update

Preparations are in hand for the next round of voting, with the compilation of a set of outstanding Primo software enhancement requests in NERS. Submit your favourite requests to NERS for voting now! Two voting snapshots have been taken of MetaLib CKB enhancement requests since Haifa, and 8 global with 4 local resources have been submitted […]

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Primo and MetaLib PWGs: a meeting of minds?

The Primo and Metalib PWGs are proposing that the relationship between them be discussed as an important item at a joint meeting of our two PWGs in Haifa (Session 13.1) this September. There are significant drivers that press for a consideration of the relationship between the two Groups: ●     the Primo Central Index (PCI) and […]

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Primo PWG update

The Primo Product Working Group met for their annual face to face meeting at the British Library in London on 24th March. The agenda focussed mainly on the enhancement voting on NERS as the first round of this completed on 21st March. Jiri Kende attended the meeting in the place of Pat Busby, the IGeLU […]

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