Adapting to a Changing Research Landscape: the University of Edinburgh’s Agile Approach

Dani Guzman, Ex Libris To understand how research offices are meeting today’s challenges, we spoke with Dr. Lorna Thomson, director of the University of Edinburgh Research Office. Dr. Thomson says her goal was to “create an agile team who could respond quickly to changing research opportunities.” By adopting a more businesslike approach to research management, […] The post Adapting to a Changing Research Landscape: the University of Edinburgh’s Agile Approach appeared first on Ex Libris. […]

3 Challenges and 3 Opportunities for Researchers during COVID-19

Dani Guzman, Ex Libris The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on the world, and research institutions have certainly felt its impact as well. Yet, while the coronavirus has brought many challenges to academic research, it has also created opportunities for research to improve moving forward. Two members of the Ex Libris Research Management […] The post 3 Challenges and 3 Opportunities for Researchers during COVID-19 appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: buki […]

A Unique Approach to Memorializing COVID-19 at the University of Chile

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting libraries worldwide and uncertainty lies ahead for many universities. While new personal, work, societal, and global issues continue to surface due to the pandemic, libraries are continuing to evaluate their approaches, discuss best practices, and prepare for new challenges. One library is taking a different approach to […] The post A Unique Approach to Memorializing <nobr>COVID-19</nobr> at the University of Chile appeared first on Ex Libris. […]

New Library-Focused Podcast: Citing the Obvious

Today, we’re announcing the launch of the Ex Libris hosted podcast channel, Citing the Obvious.  As higher-ed libraries worldwide continue to strive to support institutional goals and drive student success, the Citing the Obvious podcast will bring together thought leaders from the academic community to discuss the hot topics and issues that face the modern […] The post New Library-Focused Podcast: Citing the Obvious appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: buki rss

Making the News: The Impact of COVID-19 on International Research Partnerships

Sarah Richardson, Group Editor, Research Professional News The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a surge of research into coronaviruses, as researchers across the world try to understand both how today’s pandemic can be battled, and how a similar crisis could be prevented in future. But despite the pandemic’s global nature, a paper published last month […] The post Making the News: The Impact of COVID-19 on International Research Partnerships appeared first on Ex Libris. […]

A Faculty Perspective: Removing the Friction from Course Resources

In this expert spotlight, Sara Branch, formerly an associate professor of psychology, discusses the challenges of creating engaging course resource lists, maintaining them over time, and embedding them in learning management systems. Sara shares her experience with the Ex Libris Leganto course resource list solution and how it improves teaching effectiveness and helps drive student […] The post A Faculty Perspective: Removing the Friction from Course Resources appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: buki […]

4 Keys to Fostering Interdisciplinary Research

Dani Guzman, Ex Libris Academic research is becoming more interdisciplinary in nature as researchers aim to solve large global challenges that span many different fields — and this has become even more critical as global challenges such as the COVID-19 pandemic affect daily operations worldwide. At the University of Montana, Associate Vice President of Research […] The post 4 Keys to Fostering Interdisciplinary Research appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: buki rss

Customer Spotlight: Alma & Summon at Johnson County Community College

In this customer spotlight, Michael Frisbie, Library Specialist at Johnson County Community College, discusses how his library is better positioned to manage the acquisition and delivery of print and electronic resources through Alma and Summon working together. Summon is a critical public-facing tool that supports the curriculum for this community college. In this short video, […] The post Customer Spotlight: Alma & Summon at Johnson County Community College appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: […]

5 Key Challenges of COVID-19 for Higher Education [REPORT]

Jackie Sherlock, Ex Libris The current coronavirus pandemic has presented higher education institutions with many challenges. At Ex Libris, the campusM team continues to be dedicated to doing everything we can to help our customers through these difficult times. To this end, over the past few months we reached out to our community and conducted […] The post 5 Key Challenges of COVID-19 for Higher Education [REPORT] appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: buki […]

Announcing Ex Libris Cloud Apps

by Josh Weisman, republished from the Developer Network Last year we launched the Ex Libris App Center, an online marketplace on the Ex Libris Developer Network for publishing and searching for apps which extend or integrate with Ex Libris products. Community developers and partners have shared more than 60 apps that users can find and download. Today, we’re […] The post Announcing Ex Libris Cloud Apps appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: buki rss