Posts Tagged: upgrades

Alma Project Update #14 (December 7, 2015)

All, In my message from November 23, I mentioned that we were evaluating the possibility of running SFX in parallel with Alma/Primo through March or switching to the Alma-driven solution for user access to ejournals at go-live. Based on consultations with ExLibris, the Libraries made the decision to switch from the SFX driven search to…

Upgrade discoverE: Sunday, September 27

We are upgrading discoverE this Sunday, September 27.  Expect intermittent connectivity during the early morning hours and minor adjustments to the interface and customizations during the day.   The upgrade is essential to keeping our current version of discoverE up to date, providing us a firm basis on which to build a new instance of…

Aleph Configuration Freeze, August 1st

On August 1, Library Core Systems will suspend Aleph configuration and enhancement requests.  We will continue to support and maintain all Aleph functionality.  But efforts to adjust and enhance the way Aleph functions will be put toward configurations and workflow adjustments in Alma. We appreciate your understanding and the hard work everyone is putting into the…

Where’s my usual discoverE?

Since Ex Libris’ Sunday, June 14 upgrade to discoverE, some users in some situations are directed to the default, out-of-the box styling of discoverE. (You will note the Ex Libris logo instead of the usual Emory logo.)  We are aware of the problem and have reported it to Ex Libris, who says it is a…

Update on discoverE Enhancements

The bad news: we’ve had to delay installation of Service Packs version 4.5 – 4.7.  Testing revealed that some new features require time consuming modification and some changes require revising customizations made to discoverE.  Also, other sites reported problems that are awaiting vendor responses/fixes. Delayed features include the Virtual Browse tab, the Refine your search results—customize date range…