Primo MARC Advisory Group Report

The Primo MARC Advisory Group was formed from a recommendation of the Primo VE Summit. This group sought to develop recommendations for out-of-the-box settings for MARC tags, indicators, and subfield codes, in recognition of the often uniformly common needs across our community for the same fields in our Primo discovery layers.  More than two dozen […]

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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 Enhancements voting is open!

The 2019 ballot for Primo enhancements is now open, and it closes on Sunday, April 21. There are 61 enhancement requests on the list this year, and they cover both Primo and Primo VE. Put your institution’s 100 votes in now! Learn more about the enhancements process on the Working Group’s dedicated page. […]

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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 (https://knowledge.exlibrisgroup.com/Primo_Central/Product_Materials/RCA_Reports/Primo_Central_-_RCA__-_February_2%2C_2018). 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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