An Exciting Collaboration with ProQuest

We have begun indexing ProQuest content in Primo Central and will make PDA of ebrary and EBL-eBook Library titles available for Alma customers—to improve service and choice for researchers, students, and librarians.  You may have heard about our latest collaboration, which was announced at ALA. We have agreed with ProQuest to improve user experience via

We are integrating Alma with SwetsWise

Last Wednesday we announced a new collaboration with Swets – a leading provider of content management services for libraries – that will help librarians make their acquisition workflows simpler and more efficient.As well as helping libraries reduce the overall costs associated with selection and acquisitions, the collaboration highlights Alma’s open architecture and interoperability. The aim

Challenges and Transformation at ALA Midwinter

I had the pleasure of attending the American Library Association Midwinter Meeting in Seattle last month and was impressed with the incredible interest librarians expressed in addressing the challenges they face while transforming their processes and expanding their services.  We all know the challenges – fewer staff, more and more resources (particularly electronic), stagnant or

Coming to Life: Agile Development and the URM

One of the most exciting parts of being a product manager is getting to see your “baby” come to life – and last week ended with one of those moments for me. But I’m getting ahead of myself; let’s start at the beginning… In building the URM, Ex Libris is applying a number of “agile