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

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

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

Founded in 1766: An Exhibit and an Event Celebrating the Archives of the Medical Society of New Jersey

In 2016, Rutgers University was not the only major New Jersey institution celebrating its 250th anniversary. On July 23, 1766, at Duff’s Tavern in New Brunswick, a group of physicians met and formed the Medical Society of New Jersey (MSNJ).… Continue Reading

Themes from the March Cabinet Retreat

Krisellen Maloney

For the last two months, I have used the Agenda to provide updates about a framework we are developing to provide us with a common vocabulary and a shared understanding of the relationships and dependencies between local and central services.… 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