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Rosetta Team in the JHOVE Online Hack Day!

Adi Alter, Rosetta Product Manager, Ex Libris Many of you involved in digital preservation are familiar with JHOVE, the widely-used open source digital preservation tool used for digital files format identification, validation and characterization. Rosetta, the Ex Libris digital asset management and preservation solution, uses various tools and plug-ins to identify formats and extract technical metadata from them as part

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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

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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

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Even Sharks Use Alma Mobile!

  Tony Wai, Discovery Services & Systems Librarian at Macquarie University has been kind enough to allow us to publish his very creative submission for the Alma mobile competition. (Winners were announced last week.) For his submission, Tony wrote a personal letter to Alma Mobile: Dear Alma Mobile App, Welcome to the world! Uncle Macquarie has

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The Power of Collaboration: The Summon Community in Action

Scott Schuetze, Ex Libris Libraries around the world play an active role in driving the future of library services. Ex Libris leverages the power of its user community to accelerate innovation by promoting information sharing, encouraging feedback, soliciting ideas, and allocating resources for user-nominated features across its service offerings. This customer orientation has always been

IDCC 2017: Impressions from the Evolving Sector of Digital Asset Management & Preservation

Robert Bley, Ex Libris UK I attended IDCC this year for the first time in many years, and was pleasantly surprised by the range of issues discussed. From “big” visionary research findings, to practical day-to-day applications, it was all there. The conference began with an interesting paper which pointed out that meaning can be obtained as