Ex Libris at the
OLA Super Conference


Coming to the OLA Super Conference in Toronto?

Join us at booth #405, and don't forget our conference sessions! Click a session below to download a calendar invite.

Increasing Library Involvement in Teaching and Learning with Course Reserves

Wednesday, Jan 31 | 2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Room: MTCC / 203A

Course reserves present many challenges for librarians, students, and faculty alike. Including creating and monitoring reading lists, locating materials and making them discoverable for students, making and tracking copyright decisions, and understanding how assigned materials are being used.

See how the Memorial University of Newfoundland has bridged the gap.

Presented by:

  • Crystal Rose
  • Heather Strickland
  • Marliese Thomas

Optimizing Book Acquisition Workflows: From Selection to Delivery and Beyond

Thursday, Feb 01 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Room: MTCC / 202AC

Understand the latest technology and processes available to help streamline Books Acquisition Workflows:

  • Selection: Re-engineering profiles to optimize collections
  • Ordering: Latest acquisition models, EDI and API technology
  • Delivery: Best practices to streamline cataloguing and physical processing
  • Management: Using analytics and collection consultants to manage book plans

Presented by:

  • Karolyn Anderson
  • Marliese Thomas

IdeaHUB Stage: New Discovery Enhancements in Ex Libris Primo

Friday, Feb 02 | 12:00 pm - 12:25 pm
Room: IdeaHUB Stage

For the first time, true discovery has the full b enefits of complete LMS integration. Based on Alma’s cloud platform, Primo (VE) allows users to experience bibliographic updates within 15 minutes of making a change while maintaining all the strengths of searching, facets, and the Primo Central Index.  Management has been made more efficient by incorporating the Back Office into Alma’s Administration menus; and Analytics are more powerful than ever when powered by the ease and skill of Oracle Business Intelligence, just like Alma. See how easy the Back Office is to navigate and how flexible reporting can be in this demonstration of Primo when partnered with Alma.

Presented by:

  • Marliese Thomas

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