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Serendipity in Bibliotheken?

Dem “Zufallsfund” in Bibliotheken (zur Abgrenzung von Serendipity gegenüber Zufallsfund u. dgl. vgl. den englischen Wikipedia-Artikel) wird oftmals, v.a. von NichtbibliothekarInnen, hohe Wertschätzung entgegengebracht. 323 more words


Looking at Discovery statistics

We’ve been running Primo as our new Library Search discovery system since the end of April so it’s been ‘live’ for just over four months.  Although it’s been a quieter time of year over the summer I thought it would be interesting to start to see what the analytics are saying about how Library Search is being used. 504 more words


Small Libraries as a Mind Palace

Small is always better? What is true for marshmallows on pancakes, is equally true for libraries? At least that’s the opinion stated by Levitin in his book ‘The Organized Mind’ (he is not talking about marshmallows, though): 559 more words


Refelections on our LMS project

So we’re slowly emerging from our recent LMS project and a bit of time to stop and reflect, partly at least to get project documentation for lessons learned and suchlike written up and the project closed down.  1,140 more words


Discovery Systems: Connecting the 21st Century Academic User to Content by Athena Hoeppner

Describes three projects using Discovery to serve academic users: Bibliometric studies of discovery content for graduate and faculty papers; Exposing Open Access content in the Discovery service; Integrating Discovery into the course page editor in a Learning Management System. 28 more words


Reading list systems

There seems to have been a flurry of activity around reading system systems in recent weeks.  There’s the regular series of announcements of new customers for… 523 more words

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Discovery usage data

I picked up over the weekend via the No Shelf Required blog that EBSCO Discovery usage data is now being added into Plum Analytics.    EBSCO’s… 140 more words

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