Finding a Force-Multiplier for Collections and Management

Asaf Kline, VP Product Management, Ex Libris In our continuing review of the challenges small and medium-sized libraries are dealing with, we have so far considered how libraries might overcome the limitations of a small staff. This time, we will look at two other factors that are at the heart of an academic library’s mission: […] The post Finding a Force-Multiplier for Collections and Management appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: buki rss

#ChoosetoChallenge International Women’s Day 2021

Roni Shandalov, Corporate and Digital Marketing Manager, Ex Libris We at Ex Libris, raise the topics of inclusion and diversity as part of our organizational culture daily. As we celebrate International Women’s Day, we also remember the brave actions of women throughout history, who fought for political, economic, and social equality. 2020 was an extraordinary […] The post #ChoosetoChallenge International Women’s Day 2021 appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: buki rss

4 Ways to Promote National Student Surveys Using Your Campus App

Hadas Tayeb, Product Marketing Manager, campusM, Ex Libris  How do you feel about answering a survey? Sure, always happy to take part in a survey If I have time, I’ll answer survey questions Depends on who is asking the questions Wild horses couldn’t drag me to answer survey questions If you answered A – that’s […] The post 4 Ways to Promote National Student Surveys Using Your Campus App appeared first on Ex Libris. […]

Ex Libris’ Top 10 Blog Posts in 2020

Roni Shandalov, Corporate and Digital Marketing Manager, Ex Libris 2020 was a rollercoaster ride for us all. Despite the ups and downs it has brought, we at Ex Libris have been working on providing our customers with useful content and resources during the pandemic. In 2020 our goal was to help our customers adapt to […] The post Ex Libris’ Top 10 Blog Posts in 2020 appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: buki rss

Getting to Know Another Side of Ex Libris

We’re happy to introduce the first of a new series of blogs about Ex Libris employees. We’ll be posting these blogs by various Ex Libris employees, introducing themselves, allowing us to get a peep into their lives, as well as describing their position and role in the company. We hope you’ll enjoy them. Meet Asaf […] The post Getting to Know Another Side of Ex Libris appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: buki rss

News in Focus: Plan S gets underway

Sarah Richardson, Group Editor, Research Professional News Two-and-a-half years after the idea of Plan S was unleashed on the research world, it’s finally being put into practice. The open-access initiative, first publicly mooted by a group of European research funders back in July 2018, kicked off in January—but controversy around its implementation hasn’t gone away. […] The post News in Focus: Plan S gets underway appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: buki rss

COVID 19 Funding Trends and Impacts [Video Presentation]

About $9.2 billion has been dedicated by public agencies for research related to the Covid-19 pandemic, over four times more than was expended during the Ebola outbreak. With such extraordinary sums, across a significant period of time, patterns can be discerned about how widely the funds are being spread and for what purposes. Naturally, the […] The post COVID 19 Funding Trends and Impacts [Video Presentation] appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: buki rss

How University-Industry Collaboration Supports FAIR Research Data Principles

Adi Alter, Director of Product Management, Learning and Research Solutions, Ex Libris The FAIR research data principles call for making research outputs openly and easily accessible, allowing researchers to build upon this body of information to generate new knowledge. While academic libraries are central to this effort, studies suggest that libraries alone aren’t enough to […] The post How University-Industry Collaboration Supports FAIR Research Data Principles appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: buki rss

A Small Library Staff Can Do Much More Than You Think

Barbara Rad-El, Senior Librarian, Ex Libris In the first of our deeper dives into challenges faced by small and medium academic libraries, we’ll take a look at what it means to have relatively few staff and how libraries might overcome this limitation. Generally, the effect is increased demands, pressures and strains on librarians to provide […] The post A Small Library Staff Can Do Much More Than You Think appeared first on Ex Libris. […]

Alma Login Screens 2021 – Part 1

Barbara Rad-El, Senior Librarian, Ex Libris From the time that we first released Alma, we have populated our login screens with images related to various themes that we, or the Alma community, have chosen. (See an earlier blog on our login screens here). In late 2018, we asked our user community to send us pictures […] The post Alma Login Screens 2021 – Part 1 appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: buki rss