Virtual Reality

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

Personal Reading Journey

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

Mobile App Design

Is your mobile campus app strategy out of control? How many is too many?

Bob Banerjee – Solutions Architect, campusM Mobile Solutions, Ex Libris First generation campus mobile apps typically had two origins: An expansion on a student record system app A mobile version of the existing university website Expanding a student record system app is largely a one-size-fits-all solution, throwing all the functionality at everyone even if it’s

Creating a Better Course Resource List

Having looked at the most pressing challenges in resource list management in the previous installment of this blog series, we will now turn to the latest practices and technologies that can help us address these issues. As noted last time, the VALA 2016 paper entitled “A global and institutional resource-list repository:  a treasure trove for deriving new