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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

Reflections

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

Presentations

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

Discovery Systems

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

Discovery Systems

Researching student needs of library search

For a few months now we’ve been running a project to look at student needs from library search.  The idea behind the research is that  we know that students find library search tools to be difficult compared with Google, we know it’s a pain point.  1,237 more words

Libraries

Discovery or delivery

Catching up this week with some of the things from last week’s UKSG conference so I’ve been viewing some of the presentations that have been put up on YouTube at… 363 more words

Libraries

The six ages of library search

For a little while I’ve been trying to find some ways of characterising the different generations or ages of library ‘search’ systems.  By library ‘search’ I’ve been thinking in terms of tools to find resources in libraries (search as a locating tool) as well as the more recent trend (athough online databases have been with us for a while) of search as a tool to find information. 174 more words

Libraries