Category Archives: News

SHACL – “Shackles” for better data quality

Linked data technologies were originally designed to publish semantically enriched data on the web, to connect heterogeneous data sets and to allow for a better information retrieval. Thus the focus of Linked Data ontologies and vocabularies is interoperability and not restriction of data. Ontologies help to draw conclusions and to see information in a broader… Read More »

Three further amsl users in Saxony

The new EFRE project phase comprises a work package which aims to implement amsl for three additional university libraries in Saxony. From now on the Saxon State and University Library Dresden (SLUB), the Chemnitz University Library as well as the Freiberg University Library are users of the amsl ERM software. Existing data from predecessor systems… Read More »

Many Little Puzzle Pieces for a Better Usability

After some quite months on this blog, now there are some news about amsl again. During the last roughly 9 month, we have not been idle at all, but have optimized many small details. Starting with an improved sorting of lists, over an enhanced filter option, a multiple selection option when adding properties and an… Read More »

Preview: New Features in Progress

Over the past few weeks we were busily developing new features for amsl. The two main changes soon to be implemented will be firstly a considerable improvement of the search index and secondly the automatic import of COUNTER usage statistics. With the new index version it will be possible to create knowledgebase-specific indexes, making the… Read More »

Getting Started on Testing amsl: New Demo Systems

Inspired by more and more requests for amsl demo accounts, the demo concept has been completely reconsidered. Now a three-stage demo system is available, the three systems differing in the provided functionalities and therefore allowing the user to choose a demo system fitting his needs. Web demo, without login Minimal example data One institution view… Read More »

New Year – New Color

Right on time for the new year, amsl appears in a new guise. The interface color scheme has been updated, while the approved layout of boxes and functions was left unchanged – there will be no need of further familiarization. The formerly grey-blue, rounded design now seems flat and angular, with minimalistic icons, darkly set… Read More »