Frozen in DC

I attended the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) conference in Washington DC 2016. Stayed at Capital Hilton which was quite near the White House. Weather wise: Freezing cold but no snow.  Flight in was good with no delays. Before the conference started, I had the chance to discover DC.  But due to time constraint, I only managed …

User Experience: “You are NOT your user”

I've started on our user experience interviews on the use of our new discovery service namely Summon and AZ portal.  One of the objectives is find out our users' behavior when they search/browse our electronic resources.  Participants include: Faculty members Post-docs Students Being a digitally born library, our e-resources far outnumber the print collection. Therefore …

IP Registry

Got to know this from one of my colleagues. Looks promising. For my Electronic Resources peers who are interested to find out more about this, check their website:  IPRegistry.org One of the benefits:  "make it easier for libraries to communicate any changes in their authentication details to all publishers who sign up to use the …