DigiTool and the path to Alma Digital

Last year’s Digitool enhancement request process has been concluded and formal feedback from Ex Libris has been sent to the user community. These enhancements are expected to be distributed as part of the quarterly service packs (along with those remaining from the previous enhancements list). At the last IGeLU Conference in Haifa, Ex Libris confirmed […]

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Alma developers visit European libraries

During the Spring meeting between the IGeLU Steering Committee and Ex Libris management, IGeLU proposed that Ex Libris send some of their Alma developers to visit IGeLU member libraries, in order to experience the variety of workflows that different institutions use . The aim was to give developers a direct experience of the work their […]

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Alma Focus Group finishes its work

With Alma development reaching its final phase, the work of the Alma Focus Group has completed its work in contributing to the design phase of the new system. Over 80 participants from our member institutions took part in the various Alma Focus groups on Acquisition, Fulfillment and Metadata management which were later united into a […]

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From URM to Ex Libris Alma

Following the URM Focus Group sessions in September and October 2010 concerning the URM conceptual design, a series of recordings of Partner Release (drop) 2 of the URM – newly named Ex Libris Alma – was made available to the members of the Focus Group. Alongside the overview on general concepts that apply to all […]

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URM conceptual designs

At the end of September 2010 six recorded sessions about the URM conceptual design were sent to the consolidated URM Focus group – resulting in well over 200 questions to the mailing list from the participants! On 20th October the first live session took place, with the next session planned for the beginning of 2011  […]

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