Primo Working Group Updates

The IGeLU Primo/Metalib Working Group was happy to welcome a new member last autumn, Amin Hussain from University of Manchester, bringing the number of participants to 11. (See https://igelu.org/products/primo for the full list of names.)  Amin enriched the group with Primo VE experience, and very timely too, as one of the group’s main activities...
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Leganto Working Group Updates

NERS enhancements process:It’s not quite Eurovision, but nearly as exciting… 2019 NERS voting has now closed.  There were 75 requests in the ballot. Six requests did not receive any votes. 46 customers voted spread over the following territories: Europe:  4 North America: 17 UK: 12 Asia- Pacific: 13 There were some excellent ideas for...
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Linked Open Data Working Group Updates

The Linked Open Data Working Group sponsored a very interesting Show & Tell on August 29, 2018, “Making Linked Data: Catalogers’ Views from the Front Edge.” Two leaders in technical services shared their insights about cataloging/creating metadata natively as linked data, through their experience with linked data projects.  Xiaoli Li (University of California Davis),...
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Content Working Group Updates

New CWG members: By the end of 2018, the Content WG was looking for volunteers for a new 2-year term with Summon, PCI, 360 services, Alma, and/or SFX experience. We have been happy to welcome the following new members whose input has already been valuable for the community in the first weeks of their...
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Analytics Working Group Updates

A sub-group from the Analytics Working Group is meeting monthly with Yoel Kortick and other Ex Libris staff to discuss: 1) the issues documented in the evidence documents for Alma, Primo and Leganto and 2) other pressing issues in Analytics. After an issue addressed in the evidence documents is discussed with Ex Libris an...
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14th IGeLU Annual Conference – update from the IGeLU chair, Dave Allen

Notes from the conference chair: The IGeLU Steering Committee had our mid-year face-to-face meeting in Singapore at the beginning of March. As part of the meeting, we met with Ex Libris senior management to discuss various issues impacting our community. In addition, we also had the opportunity to ‘check out’ the Singapore venues and...
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