The Library’s Buzz: Open Access and Net Neutrality

Tweet Dani Guzman, Ex Libris The impact of open access publications is of growing interest to academic libraries and higher education in general. That’s why we recently decided to look to Singapore, Africa and Europe for some insights. A broader hot button issue, primarily in the United States, is “net neutrality.” Does it pose a risk for academia? A recent conference on education asked that very question. These two technology-driven issues are just two of […]

Announcing Ex Libris Academy, with Alma Administration Certification!

Tweet As our community grows, more and more people have asked for on-demand product training. That is why we are excited to announce the launch of our new Ex Libris Academy, our 24/7, self-service platform for Ex Libris product certification programs! The first program available is Alma Administration Certification, and as we move forward we will continue to introduce new and exciting learning opportunities on the new platform. The new platform includes: A simplified self-registration process […]

Celebrating International Digital Preservation Day with the Rosetta Community

Tweet International Digital Preservation Day is here, and we celebrated at Ex Libris with a “Rosetta Day,” presenting the importance of preservation and celebrating Rosetta’s 10th anniversary.   While our get-together was fun, it is the Rosetta community that truly shines on International Digital Preservation Day. Rosetta Community Guides to Digital Preservation In honor of International Digital Preservation Day, members of the Rosetta community have put together important resources for learning about digital preservation, in […]

Is It All in the Game? Gamification in Higher Education

Tweet Matthew Sherlock, Product Director – Campus Solutions, Ex Libris The concept of gamification is not a new one. In the 1890’s, loyalty stamps rewarded people for sticking with a particular brand, and in the early 1980’s, hotels and airlines brought in their own loyalty programs. Nevertheless, the term itself did not appear until the start of this millennium, when Nick Pelling coined the term to promote using a game-like user interface for electronic devices […]

Ex Libris Experts Talk: Brent Cook on Library Analytics

Tweet In our latest episode of Ex Libris Experts Talk, Brent Cook, Discovery Director of Product Management, talks about the importance of discovery analytics for libraries, the type of data and reports that libraries should look for, and the value of sharing reports across the library community. Have a question for Brent? Send it to him here! The post Ex Libris Experts Talk: Brent Cook on Library Analytics appeared first on Ex Libris Initiatives. Source: […]

Education: Summon over Alma Training

Tweet One of our most in-demand services for the Ex Libris community is our free online training. Our Global Knowledge Delivery team is always “upping their game” to provide Ex Libris customers around the world with up-to-date information on valuable features and how-tos. But did you know we also provide training designed to help you during implementation? We are pleased to announce the availability of our latest implementation training addition, the Summon over Alma training […]

Ex Libris Experts Talk: Asaf Agranat on Designing the Discovery User Experience

Tweet In our new episode of Ex Libris Experts Talk, Asaf Agranat, UX Designer at Ex Libris, discusses the key principles of user experience design for libraries, the design validation and feedback process, and his advice for libraries that are running UX projects. Have a question for Asaf? Send it to him here! The post Ex Libris Experts Talk: Asaf Agranat on Designing the Discovery User Experience appeared first on Ex Libris Initiatives. Source: […]

Remembering IGeLU 2017 (with Presentation Links and Video)

Tweet As fall draws to a close, we look back fondly at its high point: IGeLU 2017, held this past September in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Ex Libris users from all over the world came together to share their experiences and hear the latest from the Ex Libris team. And who could forget that stellar performance of “Alma Lovin’”? (Scroll down to see the video!) For those of you who missed it, all the presentations are […]

Ex Libris Experts Talk: Eddie Neuwirth on Open Access and Discovery

Tweet In our latest episode of Ex Libris Experts Talk, Eddie Neuwirth, Director of Product Management, discusses the Ex Libris commitment to improving the discovery and usage of open access content and promoting visibility within libraries. Have a question for Eddie? Send it to him here! The post Ex Libris Experts Talk: Eddie Neuwirth on Open Access and Discovery appeared first on Ex Libris Initiatives. Source: buki rss

EDUCAUSE and Mobile Strategies for Higher Education

Tweet The EDUCAUSE Annual Conference begins this week in Philadelphia, and as one of the largest gatherings of higher education IT professionals in the world, it will be an occasion for the professionals who power the academic world to discuss their IT strategies going into 2018. Sessions at EDUCAUSE will include important conversations about how these strategies will impact and enable information security, student success, and the digital transformation of learning. Mobile technology will be a popular topic […]

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