Summon: Impacting Scholarly Research and Student Learning at the University of Central Missouri

In this week’s customer spotlight, Josh Welker of the University of Central Missouri discusses the impact of the Summon discovery service on scholarly research and student learning, and how it helps the library address faculty needs. Josh Welker explains how Summon’s single search box enables easy searching for students and researchers, exposes databases they might not

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Alma: Streamlining Workflows with Open APIs at California State University San Marcos

In our latest customer spotlight, Ian Chan, Head of Library Technology Initiatives and Development at California State University San Marcos, discusses the impact of moving to Alma and how CSU San Marcos is leveraging Alma’s open APIs to integrate with library and campus systems. CSU San Marcos has benefited from Alma’s integration of all functional areas

Leganto: Improving Learning Affordability at Washington State University

In this customer spotlight, Blake Galbreath, Core Services Librarian at Washington State University, discusses the benefits of the Leganto course resource list solution and its impact on improving learning affordability. Blake also describes Washington State University’s roll-out strategy for Leganto, which ensured that the university’s Leganto implementation meets faculty and student needs. Washington State University benefited

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Virtual Reality and the E-reader

Charlotte Schaefer, Leganto Customer Success Specialist, Ex Libris The limitations of the screen have long been a stumbling block for academic e-reading. As Chan Li has noted,* recursive reading is particularly difficult in the digital world. In a physical space, students lay out multiple sources, and shift their focus from one to the other. Comparing passages

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Reading Lists: The Future is Personal

Charlotte Schaefer, Leganto Customer Success Specialist, Ex Libris When speaking with futurists, you will hear many differing opinions about what’s coming next, but the word “personalized” is mentioned over and over again: Personalized medicine, personalized AI, personalized fashion. Keyboards that adapt to the way you type, cars that adapt to the way you travel, food that