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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

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The Primo Open Discovery Framework: Examples from the Primo Community

Miri Botzer, Product Manager Discovery & Delivery, Ex Libris The Ex Libris team devoted careful consideration to the technology and design of the Primo Open Discovery Framework. As we have seen, the result is a customizable application in which essentially every element can be adapted to meet user needs while ensuring consistency and stable product

Looking Back at ELUNA 2017

ELUNA 2017 has passed, but the memories are still with us — and so are the presentations. The Ex Libris Knowledge Center, where you can find the answers to all your questions about Ex Libris solutions, is also where you can find all Ex Libris presentations from past conferences. So if you didn’t manage to make it

The Primo Open Discovery Framework: Selecting the Right Technology and Design

Miri Botzer, Product Manager Discovery & Delivery, Ex Libris In our last post, we explained how the Primo Open Discovery Framework allows manipulation of nearly every element in an application with the minimum possible effort while ensuring consistency and stable product upgrades. With that in mind, let’s review the considerations and criteria that guided us in selecting

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The Primo Open Discovery Framework: A Fresh Approach to Collaboration

Miri Botzer, Product Manager Discovery & Delivery, Ex Libris With a built-in affinity for sharing information, academic libraries are generally well-disposed to cross-institutional collaboration. As each library shares its own expertise and manpower, it can also draw on the strengths and knowledge of its peers. Library collaboration for expanding the availability of resources has a