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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

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

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Streamlined Integration: Alma and OASIS

Yoel Kortick, Senior Librarian, Resource Management, Ex Libris As the world of knowledge becomes more complex, libraries need to connect with a wider ecosystem than ever before. The development of a new integration between Alma and OASIS promises to further streamline libraries’ connection with the environment. One of the hallmarks of Alma is its ability

The OpenURL framework. Again.

In one of my recent bX talks, I presented the idea that bX represents a new component of the OpenURL framework. I would like to explain this a bit further. bX relates to the OpenURL framework in a number of ways: 1. The bX repository is an aggregate of OpenURL-based usage data. In bX, we

bX and the Open Platform Strategy

Paula Hane , Information Today, Inc.’s news bureau chief and editor of NewsBreaks. writes about bX in her recent article titled ‘Ex Libris Advances Its Open Platform Strategy’ . In this same article – as the title suggests – she also talks about the Ex Libris Open Platform Program and the company’s commitment to openness