DARA’s First Birthday!

With all that is going on these days, we almost forgot that Ex Libris DARA’s (Data Analysis Recommendation Assistant) 1st birthday was celebrated little over a month ago! DARA provides Alma customers with recommendations to improve workflows and optimize how you use Alma. Watch this short “DARA at the office” video with some updated statistics: […] The post DARA’s First Birthday! appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: buki rss

Customer Spotlight: Leganto at Vanderbilt University [VIDEO]

Customer Spotlight: Leganto at Vanderbilt University We’ve met with Margaret Ann Trotter, Reserves Coordinator at Vanderbilt University, to hear her perspectives about the role of the library in supporting teaching and learning. Margaret highlights how Leganto is helping the university library efficiently deliver course resources, support affordable learning, and manage copyright licensing. Leganto’s ease-of-use allows […] The post Customer Spotlight: Leganto at Vanderbilt University [VIDEO] appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: buki rss

Online tuition, government support & the “new normal”: Universities and COVID-19

Sarah Richardson, Group Editor, Research Professional News As governments around the world step up measures to ease lockdowns, universities are stepping up preparations for a new academic year – one which will look very different to anything seen before. Some institutions have already said they will be carrying out all teaching online in the autumn, […] The post Online tuition, government support & the “new normal”: Universities and COVID-19 appeared first on Ex Libris. […]

ProQuest’s Message on Equality and Justice

Reposted from the ProQuest blog A message from ProQuest We are saddened and outraged by the senseless deaths of George Floyd and so many other people of color, and by the much longer history of racism both in the U.S. and around the world. These events are tragic and reprehensible. As demonstrations for justice continue […] The post ProQuest’s Message on Equality and Justice appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: buki rss

Academia in flux: How will libraries change in 2021?

Yotam Kramer, Ex Libris Academia was turned upside down in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, with stay-at-home orders and understandable health concerns across the world emptying out institutes of higher education essentially overnight. Suddenly cut off from regular and easy communication with students and faculty, librarians found it difficult to continue providing expected services, […] The post Academia in flux: How will libraries change in 2021? appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: buki […]

From our Community: Training Medical Staff with an Open Course Resource List

In recent months, we’ve seen unparalleled collaboration across academia, various national and international organizations, and medical staff to help practitioners battle with the impact of the COVID-19 virus. The sharing of new knowledge, as it evolves, along with previous research is fundamental to overcoming medical conditions and helping patients recover. In such times, the dissemination […] The post From our Community: Training Medical Staff with an Open Course Resource List appeared first on Ex Libris. […]

5 Steps to Boost Student Engagement Remotely

Jackie Sherlock, Ex Libris We are all adjusting to a new normal. The COVID-19 pandemic is already having a huge impact on all aspects of life, and it is likely that this will continue in the months and even years to come. The speed with which the pandemic spread across the globe took everyone by […] The post 5 Steps to Boost Student Engagement Remotely appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: buki rss

Research Funding Trends across the Globe: New Report

Sarah Richardson, Group Editor, Research Professional News As governments around the world weigh the economic impact of measures to protect their citizens from COVID-19, one of the concerns for the research sector is how the impact of the pandemic will play out in research spending in the months and years to come. So what can […] The post Research Funding Trends across the Globe: New Report appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: buki rss

A Big Thank You to the RapidILL Community [VIDEO]

Mike Richins, Director of Product Management — RapidILL, Ex Libris In these special times it is heartwarming to see how much impact communities have, and how we can all make a difference — even with a single gesture. That is why the first thing that I want to do is thank every single member of […] The post A Big Thank You to the RapidILL Community [VIDEO] appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: buki […]

Introducing Two New COVID-19 Programs to Support Higher Education Institutions

Bar Veinstein, President, Ex Libris Seven weeks ago we launched our COVID-19: Remote Learning & Research Assistance programs. We are pleased that hundreds of institutions across the globe, both existing customers as well as other organizations, are taking advantage of the various Ex Libris programs aimed at helping libraries during this turbulent time. These programs are […] The post Introducing Two New COVID-19 Programs to Support Higher Education Institutions appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: […]