The Primo Open Discovery Challenge: Announcing the Winners!

Tweet Last week at the IGeLU conference, which took place in beautiful Saint Petersburg, we announced the winners of the Primo Open Discovery Challenge. Thank you again to all the Primo customers who shared their Primo customization projects with the entire Primo community! Without further ado… here are the Winners! First prize: Lewis & Clark College Project: Primo Custom Actions Project lead: Nick Budak GitHub link: Library discovery interface: Custom links can be […]

A Deeper Look at Developing with campusM

Tweet By Payton Pietron, University of Montana In this blog post, Payton further describes her experience as a student developer of the UMontana app built with campusM. Payton Pietron was a significant team member involved in the success of the UMontana app launch and has recently joined the Ex Libris campusM team as a Solutions Architect.  This post can also be found on the campusM blog. As I have noted in a previous post, while enrolled at the University […]

Predavanje prof. dr. sc. Gillian Hallam s Tehnološkoga sveučilišta Queensland o informacijskoj i digitalnoj pismenosti

Nacionalna i sveučilišna knjižnica u Zagrebu i Komisija za obrazovanje i stalno stručno usavršavanje Hrvatskoga knjižničarskog društva organizirali su predavanje prof. dr. sc. Gillian Hallam s Tehnološkoga sveučilišta Queensland u Brisbanu u Australiji pod naslovom Je li digitalna disrupcija nova stvarnost? Izgradnja uspješne budućnosti na temeljima informacijske i digitalne pismenosti. Predavanje se održalo u srijedu, 13. rujna 2017. godine u 11 sati u seminarskoj dvorani na polukatu NSK. Predavanju je nazočilo 30-ak sudionika.     […]

Celebrating 1,000 Alma Institutions Worldwide!

Tweet In only 5 years, we have reached 1,000 institutions using Alma. We are proud that Alma is the fastest growing library services platform in the world, but even prouder of our active and involved Alma community. The contribution of the Alma community to Alma’s success is staggering: the Alma Product Working Group, the events and workshops around the world, the great ideas that Alma users suggest on a daily basis, and the open communication […]

The Library’s Buzz — September 2017

Tweet Dani Guzman, Ex Libris We hope you enjoyed your summer break (if you’re in the Northern Hemisphere, anyway). Now, with the start of the academic year, is the time to look at what academic libraries have to offer today. This includes examining how they might improve their services and overall visitor experience. A few insightful, forward-looking articles published recently address how current rapid digital developments can, and should, be leveraged for academic research and […]

My Experience: A Student Developer Enhances the campusM App for UMontana

Tweet By Payton Pietron, University of Montana As a technology company that supports higher education institutions, Ex Libris puts a strong emphasis on student success, much like the universities we partner with. As an early North American adopter of the campusM mobile platform, the University of Montana has outstanding examples of student success initiatives. Within their campusM implementation project, they have made significant use of student developers to help build custom functionality within their UMontana app and to contribute to their students’ real world professional training.  Payton […]

Dissertations…Empowering Researchers with Cutting-Edge Ideas & Insight

Tweet This post was originally published on the ProQuest Blog. Dissertations often provide the only information on a particular topic, and surface primary research unavailable in other formats While traditional peer-reviewed journal content remains a staple resource for researchers, a recent ProQuest survey indicates that research and teaching are informed by a diverse mix of content types. One of the most used types of content was dissertations and theses, used by 73% of the 410 researchers across the world […]

Alma: Enabling a Next-Generation Consortium at the University of Iowa

Tweet In this week’s customer spotlight, Paul Soderdahl, Associate University Librarian at the University of Iowa, explains how the move to Alma and Primo allowed the library consortium to employ seamless, more efficient workflows and collaborate with the Ex Libris user community while adhering to the library’s commitment to open standards and open architecture. Listen to how one of the first Ex Libris customers in North America created a next-generation consortium and benefits from community collaboration […]

Rosetta Advisory Group Meeting 2017 Retrospective — with Videos!

Tweet Adi Alter, Director of Product Management, Rosetta This year’s Rosetta Advisory Group (RAG) Meeting, held at the University of Sheffield, marked 10 years since the development of the Rosetta digital asset preservation and management solution began. The Rosetta 2017 Advisory Group meeting explored the importance of digital preservation itself, major challenges facing digital preservation in the future, and ways in which users are taking advantage of the integration capabilities of Rosetta to further streamline their […]

Researchers Demand More Diversity in Content Sources

Tweet This post was originally published on the ProQuest Blog. Research and teaching increasingly depend on a mix of content types beyond traditional scholarly journals, survey finds While traditional peer-reviewed journal content remains a staple resource for researchers, a recent ProQuest survey indicates that research and teaching is informed by an increasingly diverse mix of content types. The survey demonstrates that library collections with a variety of content sources align more closely to changes in user […]

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