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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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Uncover More: Using Analytics to Improve Library Resource Management & Discovery

Scott Schuetze, Ex Libris One longstanding topic of great interest to librarians was explored in great detail across several sessions during the recent Electronic Resources and Libraries (ER&L) 2017 Conference in Austin, Texas. Several speakers focused their presentations on how analytics are being used to improve acquisitions workflows, serve researchers better, and measure the impact

The Relevance of Librarians to Research Discovery

In a recent Inside Higher Ed article focusing on the latest “Greta Van Susteren vs. library” controversy, we are reminded by Edward Van Gemert, university librarian at the University of Wisconsin, that “the library facilitates access to content, both online and through in-person visits” to support “research, teaching and learning.” As pointed out throughout this article, the