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 »

Feature of the Month: Support of the Shibboleth Implementation

One of amsl‘s main advantages is its adaptability to changed or completely new requirements. An example of this flexibility is the use of amsl to support the shibboleth implementation at Leipzig University Library. Electronic resources will prospectively be accessible for library users via shibboleth authentication. This alteration demands adjustments and working effort in different areas,… 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 »

Feature of the Month: Configurable Tables Now Exportable as CSV

In amsl, tables with ERM-information are very easily to arrangend and configured. Now those tables are also exportable as csv files – with only one single click. Afterwards the information may be processed in spreadsheets or passed on. The list view of resources allows to combine arbitrary properties as columns of a table. With a… Read More »

amsl at ISWC 2014

At this year’s ISWC, our project was represented with a poster presentation by Natanael Arndt (InfAI). The internationally renowned conferece took place from 19 to 23 October 2014 in Riva del Garda, Italy. Our poster was met with keen interest.

Kick-off meeting of saxonian university libraries

On July 27th, 2014 Leipzig University Library hosted the amsl project kick-off meeting of saxonian university libraries. The technical solution and functional goals as well as ideas concerning data and workflows were introduced to the libraries’ representatives. For the first time, the amsl solution was considered and discussed for a joined usage in a consortial… Read More »

ERM Workshop @ ELAG 2014

At this year’s ELAG conference some of our project team, Lydia Unterdörfel (our systems librarian), Leander Seige (project management), Björn Muschall (project coordinator) and Jan Polowinski (software developer at SLUB Dresden) organized a 2 day á 1,5h workshop on ERM.