Latest COVID-19 News: R&D Funding Boost, Research Culture, and University Finances

Sarah Richardson, Group Editor, Research Professional News Research into vaccines, diagnostic tests and therapeutics to combat the COVID-19 pandemic received an $8 billion funding boost last week thanks to a global fundraising drive hosted by the European Commission. European nations are contributing $4bn to the fund, including $1bn via the European Union’s Horizon 2020 R&D […] The post Latest COVID-19 News: R&D Funding Boost, Research Culture, and University Finances appeared first on Ex Libris. […]

Stay Safe and Connected: A Shift to Virtual Gathering at IGeLU 2020

A message from Ofer Mosseri, Corporate VP and General Manager, EMEA As you have probably heard, IGeLU (the International Group of Ex Libris Users) has decided to hold the IGeLU 2020 event as a Digital Conference due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While not easy, this is the right decision. I want to thank the IGeLU steering […] The post Stay Safe and Connected: A Shift to Virtual Gathering at IGeLU 2020 appeared first on Ex Libris. […]

UNLV: Collaboration Between the Library and the Research Office Pays Off

Dani Guzman, Ex Libris Before Dr. Mary Croughan interviewed for the position of Vice President for Research and Economic Development at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), she scouted the campus and the surrounding neighborhoods to see if the environment would be a good fit for her. What sold her on coming to UNLV […] The post UNLV: Collaboration Between the Library and the Research Office Pays Off appeared first on Ex Libris. […]

Working from Home: 3 Top Tips from the Ex Libris Team

Many of us are still adjusting to working from home during this challenging time. Looking for guidance, we asked Ex Libris employees with years of experience working remotely for their advice. Here are the three tips they agreed are central to making your work-from-home day a success. 1. Keep communications plentiful and flexible Martin Büscher, […] The post Working from Home: 3 Top Tips from the Ex Libris Team appeared first on Ex Libris. […]

COVID-19 Latest News: Universities Explore Partial Lab Re-openings

Sarah Richardson, Group Editor, Research Professional News As more countries are starting to slowly bring the current waves of the COVID-19 pandemic under control, some are starting to ease lockdown restrictions. Academic leaders, as well as their governments, are now facing tough decisions – including when and how to reopen higher education institutions and research […] The post COVID-19 Latest News: Universities Explore Partial Lab Re-openings appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: buki rss

From our Community: Powering the California Community Colleges (CCC) Vision for Success

As we work to support our customers during the COVID-19 epidemic, it is a pleasure to share the success of our community in servicing their staff, faculty, and students during this difficult time. With campuses throughout California now closed indefinitely, the California Community Colleges (CCC) have enabled library staff, faculty and student workers to transition […] The post From our Community: Powering the California Community Colleges (CCC) Vision for Success appeared first on Ex Libris. […]

COVID-19: The Latest News for the Research and Higher Education Sectors

Sarah Richardson, Group Editor, Research Professional News The biggest story over the past week has been President Donald Trump’s decision to withhold millions of dollars in funding from the World Health Organization, despite the body’s status at the heart of the fight against COVID-19. The decision has been criticized by researchers in the U.S. and […] The post COVID-19: The Latest News for the Research and Higher Education Sectors appeared first on Ex Libris. […]

Coronavirus Latest News: Open Access, University Responses, and Funding

Sarah Richardson, Group Editor, Research Professional News As COVID-19 continues to claim thousands of lives in countries around the world, researchers and their universities are stepping up efforts to help tackle the immediate and longer-term effects of the pandemic. The last week has also seen a continued rise in pressure for articles and data on […] The post Coronavirus Latest News: Open Access, University Responses, and Funding appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: buki […]

From the Ex Libris Family to the Ex Libris Community

Dear Community, A lot has been said and written in the last several weeks about the current global situation. We’d like to share this movie with you, featuring many Ex Libris employees from around the world, to show that no matter where you are working, or how far you are, we are here for you. […] The post From the Ex Libris Family to the Ex Libris Community appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: […]

Cancellation of Ex Libris 2020 Knowledge Days: COVID-19 Update from Eric Hines

A message from Eric Hines, President of Ex Libris, North America As you probably have heard, ELUNA (Ex Libris Users of North America) has canceled their annual user group meeting for 2020 due to the Coronavirus situation. Today, we are also announcing the cancellation of the Ex Libris Knowledge Days training event which precedes ELUNA.  […] The post Cancellation of Ex Libris 2020 Knowledge Days: COVID-19 Update from Eric Hines appeared first on Ex Libris. […]