IGeLU 2008 Annual Conference Presentations

The archive of presentations and posters from the 3rd IGeLU Conference in Madrid, 8th – 10th September 2008.

Many thanks to all those who made their presentations available to the community.

General & cross-product

Collaborative testing experiences: Richard Cross ; Gerard Bennett ; Simon Huggard

Customer Wiki – Beate Rusch, KOBV-Consortia, Germany

Digital Preservation at the National Library of New Zealand – Steve Knight, National Library of New Zealand

Digital Preservation – follow up panel:  Simon Bains, National Library of ScotlandJoseph Shubitowski, Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, US

Digital resource user statistics: LibStat – a unified library usage statistics database [Metalib/SFX], Part II – Lukas Koster, Roxana Maria Popistasu, University of Amsterdam, NL

Drawing up a strategy for online viewing of bibliographic records of old collections at Mihai Eminescu Central University Library – Carmen Diaconescu and Ivona Olariu, Mihai Eminescu Central University, Romania

E-Books and DigiTool – round table discussion:  Pascal Calarco, University of Notre Dame, US ; Joseph M. Shubitowski, Getty Research Institute, US

Enhancement procedures: Gerard Bennett ; Guido GoedeméSimon Huggard ; Lukas Koster

E-Resources usage statistics with EzProxy – Simon Huggard, Monash University, Australia

Finnish System Architecture Project – Ari Rouvari, National Library of Finland

The first step toward a real U-Library starts at YUL – Yongmin Lee, Cheolmin Cho, Yonsei University, Korea

If I were the only libarian in the world … – Nikki Herriott, University of Gloucestershire, UK

Implementation and Exploitation of MetaLib and SFX in a National Library – Juan Jose Alvarez Galan, National Library of Spain

Institutional repository integration into MetaLib and SFX – Immaculada Ribes-Llopes and Victor Garcia Pau, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain

Integration and Disintegration of Electronic Library Services – Daniel Forsman, Jonkoping University, Sweden

Rescuing a sinking ship – Replacing Voyager Universal Catalog with Aleph Central Catalog – Esa Kurki, National Library of Finland

RSS – A to V: Using RSS feeds with Aleph and Voyager – Ed Corrado, Binghampton University, US


ALEPH 500: gateways and interfaces to/from different other software systems – Günter Hupfer, HBZ, Germany

Aleph Business Meeting Report – Gerard Bennett, University of Westminster, UK

Aleph Enhancements – Mike Ryan, CCLA, US

A diversity of data – Adventures in ALEPH batch loading – Pascal Calarco, University of Notre Dame, US

Extending the OPAC, Integrating WorldCat, maps and more into Aleph – Mark Dehmlow, University of Notre Dame, US

Measurement of individual license usage in clustered Aleph instances – Wolfgang Hamedinger, The Austrian Library Network and Services Ltd.

WIKI and Website – Marcus Zerbst, Zentralbibliothek Zürich


Digital Repository – Making use of handles – Kevin Nguyen, University of Melbourne, Australia

DigiTool and the institutional repository of the University of Lisbon – Eugénia Santos, University of Lisbon, Portugal

DigiTool Product Working Group: Report of the Year 2007-2008 – Guido Goedemé, Koninklijke Bibliotheek van Belgie

Presenting highlights and recent acquisitions in DigiTool – Peter Verhaar, Leiden University, NL

Strengths and limitations of DigiTool to participate in projects of international nature – Barbara de Solano, National Library of Spain


Integration of MetaLib and Learning Management Systems – Erkki Tolonen, National Library of Finland

MetaLib Business Meeting – Lukas Koster, University of Amsterdam, NL

Minority Report: Usability Studies for MetaLib Interface optimisation – Elena Menéndez-Alonso, University of Plymouth, UK


The Implementing of Primo at the College Center of Library Automation – Gary Johnson, CCLA, US

Primo Implementation at the British Library – Mandy Stewart, British Library, UK

SUPrimo at the University of Strathclyde – Nick Joint, University of Strathclyde, UK


Get Rid of the e-book in SFX knowledge base – Inga Overkamp and Silvia Munding, Max Planck Society, Germany

SFX Business Meeting – Mark Dehmlow, University of Notre Dame, US


Going Green – Verde preparation and planting – Peter Price, University of Plymouth, UK

Product Working Group Business Meeting – Andreas Sabisch, Free University Berlin, Germany

Verde in a consortial environment, first experience – Andreas Sabisch, Free University Berlin, Germany

Verde Interoperability with Voyager and SFX: Implementation of Verde at RMT – Richard McCart, RMIT Univ. Australia (Full paper)


Cracking the Code – Decrypting Voyager and passing signals to institutional systems – Peter Price, University of Plymouth, UK

Experiences of the Voyager 7 Field Testing and Other Topics – Bob Trotter, University of Georgia, US

From Data to Discovery – Building automated cataloguing tools with Perl – Huw Jones, Cambridge University, UK

How to take a fiscal snapshot of Voyager Acquisitions – using Access to capture data – Janet Lute, Princeton University, US

Let VRS (Voyager Reporting System) work for you – Bob Trotter, University of Georgia, US

Voyager Business Meeting – Michael Fake, London School of Economics


Chair’s Report on IGeLU activities – Jiri Kende, Free University of Berlin, IGeLU Chair

Ex Libris presentations and product updates

For all Ex Libris updates and presentations from IGeLU 2008 please go to the Ex Libris Documentation Center.