Shared and Central Components of the Rutgers University Libraries Service Framework

With the pending release of Alma and Primo, this seems like a good time to continue the discussion of Frameworks. In March, I talked about the local components of a service Framework. Items described in the ‘Local’ and ‘Local Infrastructure’… Continue Reading

What’s Happening around Rutgers – June 2018

New Jersey International Film Festival Friday, June 1–Sunday, June 10 Rutgers–New Brunswick The Rutgers Film Co-op/New Jersey Media Arts Center and the Rutgers University Program in Cinema Studies present the New Jersey International Film Festival Summer 2018. All films screened… Continue Reading

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

Quick Takes on Events and News – May 2018

Honoring a Great-Great Legacy Chantel Harris, library associate and student coordinator at the Paul Robeson Library, Rutgers–Camden, was a special guest at the ceremonial dedication and unveiling of a school bench at Charles Sumner High School in St. Louis, Missouri,… Continue Reading

This Month in the Agenda: May 1999

Coming Full Circle As many of you know, a group called the Web Advisory Committee (WAC) has been working to redesign the Rutgers University Libraries’ website…. The Rutgers Libraries’ web pages provide information about library collections, services, and personnel and… Continue Reading

Communicators Network Social Media Panel

Last month, I attended a panel discussion hosted by the Rutgers Communicators Network titled Social Media – Industry and Platform Trends for Owned and Paid Content. You can check out a recording of the event below: While some of the… Continue Reading

Simplifying Routine Digital Projects

Digital projects have been an integral part of the services that Rutgers University Libraries have provided over the past decade. Making some of our resources available online adds to the discovery and accessibility of those holdings, providing a valuable service… Continue Reading