Primo 2021 enhancements timeline

It is time for our members to get all your requests in for the 2021 Primo enhancements round. See Primo enhancements for a log of all the great Primo product development outcomes achieved in recent years, as a result of this collaborative enhancement process between Ex Libris Primo Product Management and our active member community. […]

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Primo FRBR / Dedup Advisory Group Report

The Primo FRBR / Dedup Advisory Group was formed from a recommendation of the Primo VE Summit. This group sought to provide guidance to Ex Libris for out-of-the-box configuration for FRBR and Dedup, as well as additional options able to be enabled or disabled, in recognition of the often uniformly common needs across our community for […]

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Primo VE Summit Report

In October 2018, 10 members of ELUNA and IGeLU Primo Working Groups worked with Ex Libris to study the VE flavour of Primo, for the Primo VE Summit. The initial outcome is the Primo VE Summit Report, which seeks to answer a number of questions for those institutions interested in Primo VE.  It specifically was […]

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Primo Working Group – An update

2018 enhancement cycle update: Ongoing second round After the initial voting in NERS for the Primo 2018 enhancements, we had conversations with ExLibris that resulted in the rejection of some, and the need for further clarification of some highly voted enhancement requests. To ensure community backing for the final results, we have started a second […]

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Primo Central Index and 360 link outages

Ex Libris customers experienced a service interruption for Primo Central Index at February 2nd, 2018 which lasted 10 hours. A root case analysis has been published ( Without any connection to this incident, Ex Libris customers experienced another service interruption for 360 Link on February 4 which lasted 8 hours. A root cause analysis has […]

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Primo PWG – An update

2018 enhancements cycle update Submissions have recently closed for the 2018 enhancements cycle and are currently being reviewed by the enhancements team made up of members of the ELUNA and IGeLU Primo PWGs.    Voting will open on the 14th April and close on 29th April.  Full details of the timeline for the enhancement process are […]

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Primo/Metalib Updates

New coordinator & personnel changes Andy MacKinnon (Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford) has recently taken on the role of Co-ordinator of the Primo/Metalib PWG, succeeding Dr Christian Haenger (Mannheim University) who was elected to the IGeLU Steering Committee at the St Petersburg conference. Knut Bøckman (Royal Library, Denmark) has stepped up to take on the […]

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Updates from Primo PWG

The process for the 2016 enhancement voting is finished. Ex Libris will provide the function ‘Provide email, print and push options for list of loans/requests in My Account’ (Ners Id 3441) which will be delivered for the current and the new UI. As this is an huge development work this will cost the community 100 […]

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Updates from Primo PWG

Primo PWG News in Brief Primo Software Ballot 2015 and 2016 The final enhancement list resulting from the Primo software ballot 2015 has been published: .   The IGeLU and ELUNA PWGs will not conduct a software ballot in 2016. We will wait for the first customers to go live with new UI and […]

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