Update on Innovative Acquisition

You may have heard that the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is conducting a review of Innovative acquisition, as is typical with many merger and acquisition transactions in the United States. Please review the blog post from ProQuest and frequently asked questions for more information.   The post Update on Innovative Acquisition appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: buki rss

Is your library prepared for remote learning?

All over the world, universities are struggling with the effects of the COVID-19 coronavirus on their activity, primarily on teaching and learning. In some regions, online learning is the only option for millions of students at this time. While online courseware is probably the prime focus for enabling students to continue with their studies, libraries, […] The post Is your library prepared for remote learning? appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: buki rss

Course Resource Lists and Student Retention: Improving Prediction Models

Tomer Katz, Ex Libris Student retention programs usually ignore metrics regarding the students’ use of course resources. But are they missing an important factor in student retention? We’ve put this question to test and came back with some interesting results. But first, let’s take a look at what student retention is. Simply put, retention refers […] The post Course Resource Lists and Student Retention: Improving Prediction Models appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: buki […]

Appy ever after? “Sticky” apps and the student experience

Jackie Sherlock, Ex Libris I’ve been working in mobile technology for almost six years, and that’s got me thinking about how my relationship with my phone has changed since 2014. My phone is my entertainment, my bank, my shopping mall, my picture gallery and the way I stay in touch with people. When 72% students […] The post Appy ever after? “Sticky” apps and the student experience appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: buki […]

Propelling Open-Access Publishing at UCL: An Interview with Paul Ayris

Dani Guzman, Ex Libris Academic libraries play a key role in supporting a university’s research, and their involvement can amplify the work of researchers significantly. University College London (UCL) is a fitting example. The UCL Library Services team is driving open-access publishing across the institution in ways that are raising the visibility of research output. […] The post Propelling Open-Access Publishing at UCL: An Interview with Paul Ayris appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: […]

University research is like a moonshot. Here’s how institutions can reduce drag

Dani Guzman, Ex Libris Research is at the core of higher education institutions’ success. To better understand how institutions are meeting the challenges of today’s research environment, we sat down with Dr. Martin Kirk, director of research operations for King’s College London. (You can listen to the full audio of the interview below.) Dr. Kirk […] The post University research is like a moonshot. Here’s how institutions can reduce drag appeared first on Ex Libris. […]

Change is the name of the Interlibrary Loan game. Are you ready?

Mike Richins, Director of Product Management — RapidILL, Ex Libris Cutting-edge technologies like artificial intelligence, augmented reality, and virtual reality are making their way into the resource sharing space. Artificial intelligence, to take one example, could pave the way for predictive interlibrary loans. Imagine a library predicting ahead of time when a particular resource will […] The post Change is the name of the Interlibrary Loan game. Are you ready? appeared first on Ex Libris. […]

What’s new? The latest headlines in Global Higher Education and Research Policy

From policy shifts, to publishing, to international partnerships—universities are facing big changes to the environment they operate in. In this blog series, to help you track the latest developments, we will bring you a monthly round-up of the biggest global headlines from our specialist news service, Research Professional News. EU green deal The new president […] The post What’s new? The latest headlines in Global Higher Education and Research Policy appeared first on Ex Libris. […]

Interlibrary Loan Librarian? Here are 12 Insights for 2020

Interlibrary Loan Librarian? Here are 12 Insights for 2020 Mike Richins, Director of Product Management at RapidILL When I was in college, I basically stumbled into interlibrary loan. At the time, I was researching artists and went hunting for some referenced articles that piqued my interest. When the journal or a specific issue I wanted […] The post Interlibrary Loan Librarian? Here are 12 Insights for 2020 appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: buki […]

Alma Around the World 2020 — Views from the Community

Barbara Rad-El, Senior Librarian, Ex Libris I was the recipient of the many emails that you – the Alma community – sent in for the 2020 Alma Around the World login competition, and as such was lucky enough to be able to see all the gorgeous, beautiful pictures you submitted. (To see a slideshow of […] The post Alma Around the World 2020 — Views from the Community appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: […]