Curtin University Transitions to Learning Online and Working from Home [VIDEO]

In this special video from our community, Peter Green, Associate Director at Curtin University Library in Perth, Australia, shares his experience of the rapid transition his university has made to teaching fully online and working from home. Curtin University managed to meet the numerous challenges involved in the transition so many of us are currently […] The post Curtin University Transitions to Learning Online and Working from Home [VIDEO] appeared first on Ex Libris. […]

Customer Spotlight: Leganto at the University of New South Wales

For our latest customer spotlight we met with Alison Neil, Associate Director of Electronic Resources at UNSW, to discuss the benefits of Leganto for library staff, academics, and students. One of the key benefits of Leganto for the UNSW library staff was facilitating their collaboration with academics and educational developers. “For the first time we’re […] The post Customer Spotlight: Leganto at the University of New South Wales appeared first on Ex Libris. Source: […]

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