Ex Libris Declares Conformance with NISO’s Open Discovery Initiative

TweetYesterday, we publically announced our support of the National Information Standards Organization (NISO) Open Discovery Initiative(ODI). Along with Credo, Gale, IEEE, and SAGE who have also announcedtheir support and conformance with ODI’s recommendations earlier this week, we are pleased to see an increased collaboration and transparency among discovery and content providers. We believe that this type

On community and collaboration

One of the concepts that is integral to the URM project here at Ex Libris is that of integrating new models for community and collaboration. Libraries have traditionally been well-grounded in collaboration: reciprocal borrowing of many flavors has existed for decades; consortia of various types have evolved to support resource sharing and to facilitate joint

New Framework for a Changing World

In my role as the Director of URM Product Management, I’ve spent a lot of time talking with librarians about the changes afoot in the industry – and about the kinds of back-office managmeent systems that will be necessary for “next-generation libraries”. It’s been an exciting and informative process – at a time of unprecedented