News in Brief – April 2019

Dear Reader, Welcome to our latest installment of the News in Brief newsletter which is full of happenings in the IGeLU community. In this newsletter, we are happy to share with you, the latest on preparations for IGeLU 2019 in Singapore provided by Tracey Clarke and Francois Renaville, exciting news about a new User...
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Voyager Working Group Updates

Membership:Following ELUNA 2018, the Voyager WG said goodbye to Suzanne Picken (Washington Research Library Consortium) and welcomed Jennifer Masciadrelli (Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois).  Jennifer’s departure from the VWG at the end of 2018, following CARLI’s move from Voyager to Alma, left an open position that was filled in February 2019...
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Rosetta Working Group Updates

Members of the Rosetta Working Group are finalising new enhancement requests for the 6.2 development cycle, which are due with Ex Libris mid-April. If you are a Rosetta customer and have enhancement ideas that you would like one of the Rosetta subgroups to pick up then I encourage you to get involved. If you...
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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 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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