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: […]

Ex Libris to Acquire Innovative: A Perspective from Bar Veinstein

I am happy to announce that Ex Libris has signed an agreement to acquire Innovative. Founded in 1978, Innovative is a highly respected company with over 40 years of experience in serving public and academic libraries. The company’s complementary software portfolio includes integrated library systems and solutions in the areas of resource sharing, library discovery, […] The post Ex Libris to Acquire Innovative: A Perspective from Bar Veinstein appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: […]

Hear That Buzz in the Air? It’s Research Funding.

Ella Garrison, Ex Libris Research scientists and universities are always on the lookout for funding opportunities. In this blog series, we’ll look at what these institutions need the funding for and where they might be able to find it. To do that, we’ll be taking a deep dive into data collected over a period of […] The post Hear That Buzz in the Air? It’s Research Funding. appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: buki […]

Your students are vulnerable. What are you going to do about it?

Jackie Sherlock, Ex Libris By the time you read this, the dust will hopefully have settled after a hectic start of term — and all is well for your new students. Except it may not be. In my last blog post, I wrote about how dropout rates are highest during the first few months of […] The post Your students are vulnerable. What are you going to do about it? appeared first on Ex Libris. […]

Should Libraries be Involved in OER Projects on Campus?

Jessie Ransom, Ex Libris Open Educational Resources (OER) initiatives remain high on the agenda across US campuses. A report released earlier this year by Ithaka S+R surveying faculty members in the United States includes a particularly interesting set of key findings. I strongly encourage exploring this report, as the data and analysis stretches across various […] The post Should Libraries be Involved in OER Projects on Campus? appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: buki […]

Enhancing the User Experience at Vanderbilt University [VIDEO]

In this customer spotlight, Dale Poulter, Director of Library Technology and Digital Services at Vanderbilt University, discusses how Vanderbilt leverages the tight integration of Alma with Primo to enhance the user experience and streamline library operations.   A long-time user of Primo, Vanderbilt recently launched Alma as their back-end solution to strengthen their ability to […] The post Enhancing the User Experience at Vanderbilt University [VIDEO] appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: buki rss

World Digital Preservation Day 2019: Why is digital preservation important?

Daniel Greenberg, Rosetta Product Manager We are honored to celebrate World Digital Preservation Day 2019 together with our active, global and diverse community. We are proud to serve archives, national and state libraries, academic libraries, research centers, private companies and more, each collecting material with their own unique strategic significance, but all facing similar challenges […] The post World Digital Preservation Day 2019: Why is digital preservation important? appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: […]