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Briefing papers and Webinars** on key issues

A new age for library metadata? (Webinar)

  1. Library management system to library services platform. Resource management for libraries: a new perspective
  2. Rethinking the library services platform
  3. The new role of the library in teaching and learning outcomes
  4. The student consumer and the rise of e-textbook platforms
  5. The rise of library centric reading list systems
  6. Aggregate and amplify – enhancing the value and use of theses and dissertations
  7. Open library systems – a new perspective
  8. New approaches to resource sharing

Library Systems




Primo® provides a gateway to a wealth of scholarly content, including print, electronic and digital resources. It empowers libraries to shape the discovery experience, providing students, faculty and staff an intuitive, end-to-end service, and maximizing the value of library collections. Primo services can be embedded in commonly used applications such as course management systems and institutional portals and be accessed via mobile devices, enabling a library to meet the needs of users wherever they are.
**Primo Central Index**
**Key Features**
With Primo, discovery is encompassing, fast and personalized.
· **Relevancy Ranking**: Sophisticated algorithms to deliver content most relevant to the search context and each user’s profile
· **Serendipitous Discovery**: Exploration and learning through automatic recommendations, virtual browse and citation trails
· **Next Generation User Interface**: Discovery on-the-go from any device, providing a fresh and intuitive web experience
· **Flexible Configuration & Customization**: Ranking algorithms, metadata and UI can be customized to meet library objectives and user needs
· **Rich Analytics & Reporting**: Insights into user behavior and usage data to optimize the discovery experience and collection development
· **Complete Content Neutrality**: No bias toward any vendor in ranking, linking, materials inclusion, or open access content discovery
· **Unique Support for Consortia**: Enhanced consortia collaboration, maintaining flexibility and autonomy for member institutions
· **Alma & Primo Interoperability**: A unified, end-to-end solution for library resource management, discovery and delivery

Interactive publication about Primo, including testimonials from existing customers:

List of Primo sites with URLs and the systems harvested:
See also the 'Discovery - Who uses what systems' section.

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