Category Archives: Library Tech
This graph charts the 690,000 searches conducted on our Primo system since January 1, 2013. I am happy to see that vertical jump during the final week tracked by the graph–the first week of this term.
Participated in a panel at ALA last Saturday: “Hiding in Plain Cite: The Growing Importance of Content Neutrality in Library Discovery Services” Roger Schonfeld served as moderator. Joining me on the panel was Lisa O’Hara, University of Manitoba; Todd Carpenter, … Continue reading
Eleven weeks in two things are clear: 1) use of Primo is increasing 2) researchers begin winding down a week before Spring Break and appear to need another week to get back into the swing of things. Seems … Continue reading
Spent the past few days watching everyone move out of the area (due to impending construction of a new wrap-around expansion of Fenwick Library, various offices are emptying ahead of construction). I’m still inside the office to the right (with … Continue reading
In preparation for tomorrow’s launch of inPrimo, we just added an important new service to the system: the ability to discover from within inPrimo whether any library in the WRLC holds a particular journal in their collection(s). A few screen grabs will … Continue reading
Now that we’re about done with our Primo implementation, I thought it might be useful to share a few observations … It’s Ready We resolved the last of the show-stoppers about six weeks ago and announced to staff that our … Continue reading