Ex Libris Implementation Project Update – May 2018

Migration Milestones  The implementation project continued to move forward as scheduled in April. We submitted the final migration form and link resolver form to Ex Libris. To address issues encountered during the Alma/Primo testing, we have been having weekly functional… Continue Reading

Ex Libris Implementation Project Update – April 2018

Alma Workshop  From March 13 to 15, an Ex Libris consultant came to the Libraries and facilitated a three-day workshop on Alma workflows. The first one and half days of the workshop were devoted to technical services topics, from ordering… Continue Reading

Notable Library Acquisitions in the First Quarter of 2018

Compiled by the Collection Analysis Group  Journals and Periodicals  Taylor & Francis journals “Modern Archive” (1997-2006) in 5 subjects (BTAA purchase):   Allied and Public Health  Clinical Psychiatry and Neuroscience  Education  Mental Health and Social Care  Psychology  The Economist Historical Archive… Continue Reading

Ex Libris Implementation Project Update – March 2018

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Migration Milestones in February The implementation project continued to move forward at a brisk pace. The Libraries’ Implementation Team finished the Alma configuration form and the Primo Central Index activation form. Ex Libris completed the Alma test data load and… Continue Reading

Ex Libris Implementation Project Update – November 2017

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In spring 2017, the Libraries decided to adopt the new library service platform (Alma and Primo) from Ex Libris. The decision was made in support of two major librarywide priorities: improving information control and optimizing collection development and management. What… Continue Reading

Rutgers Joins the E-book Revolution

On December 26, 2015, Izzy Stern tweeted: “Today is the day I found out that Rutgers doesn’t even have full ebrary access. So many sad faces.” As a graduate student in a major humanities department at Rutgers–New Brunswick, Izzy might… Continue Reading