Author Archives: Lori Duggan

Kuali OLE Monthly Update for Partners – January 2015

Active teams ● Describe (Lead SME: Mechael Charbonneau) ○ Reviewed a draft enhancement summary on the updated OLE roadmap web page to verify that the information accurately reflected the contents for OLE releases 1.5, 1.6, and 2.0. ○ Completed and submitted the 3.0 functional specifications for Authorities Tier 1 (OLE4454). ○ Finalized testing assignments, wrote […]

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Kuali OLE Monthly Update for Partners – December 2014

Active teams ● Deliver (Lead SME: Emily Batista) ○ The Team completed specs for several high-priority enhancements, including Requests (OLE6802), Deliver-Specific Item Display (OLE5015), Location-limited Hold Pickup Notices (OLE5423), and In Transit History (OLE6480) ○ Began gathering information for specs for enhancements to Deliver notices in general, specifically enabling more local control over content and […]

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Kuali OLE Monthly Update for Partners – November 2014

Active teams ● Deliver (Lead SME: Emily Batista) ○ Continued to work on detailed specifications for important functional improvements to requests, item record interface, notice processing, and other aspects of Deliver. ○ Added Claudia Mendias from SOAS to the Deliver SME team. ○ Several team members attended Kuali Days: Emily Batista (Penn), Mark Canney (Lehigh), […]

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Kuali OLE Monthly Update for Partners – October 2014

Active teams ● Deliver (Lead SME: Emily Batista) ○ The team completed the specs for our five most important enhancement requests in preparation for the Roadmap discussion. ○ We continue to monitor issues arising from the early adopters experience, including performance slowness and notice production challenges.    ● Describe (Lead SME: Mechael Charbonneau) ○ The […]

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Kuali OLE Monthly Update for Partners – September 2014

Active teams ● Deliver (Lead SME: Emily Batista) ○ The Deliver team has been working very hard on developing detailed functional specifications for five major areas of OLE enhancements. These include batch notice location limits, a deliver-specific item display interface, a completely revised request workflow, and major changes to both claims returned and lost item […]

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Kuali OLE Monthly Update for Partners – August 2014

Active teams ● Describe (Lead SME: Mechael Charbonneau) ○ Welcomed new Describe SME member Amy Weiss, Head of Description and Cataloging, Florida State University representing the Florida Partners. ○ In preparation for the Functional Council’s F2F meeting discussion of the OLE Roadmap, members reviewed all pending enhancement requests and used the voting feature in Jira […]

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UChicago launches Kuali OLE and new Catalog

The University of Chicago Library is pleased to announce its launch of the Kuali Open Library Environment (OLE) and a new Catalog based on VuFind. See the full announcement on the University of Chicago Library News site:  http://news.lib.uchicago.edu/blog/2014/08/20/uchicago-launches-kuali-ole-and-new-catalog/    

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Lehigh University Launches New Open-Source Library Environment

Lehigh University has launched the Kuali Open Library Environment (OLE), the first university in the nation to implement the open-source, community-based library management system. For details on this announcement, please see the full article on the Kuali News site:  http://www.kuali.org/news/2014/08/19/lehigh-university-launches-new-open-source-library-environment

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Kuali OLE Announces Partnership with HTC Global Services, Inc.

See original news release at:  http://www.kuali.org/news/2014/08/14/kuali-ole-announces-partnership-htc-global-services-inc   The Kuali Foundation is proud to announce that HTC Global Services, Inc has joined the Kuali OLE partnership as a Tier 1 investment partner. Kuali OLE (Open Library Environment) is a robust, open source, enterprise-wide, easy-to-use system for selecting, acquiring, and describing library information resources. It is being developed using […]

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Kuali OLE Monthly Update for Partners – July 2014

Active teams ● Describe (Lead SME: Mechael Charbonneau) ○ At the request of the Technical Council chair, selected a report that will be needed by most libraries that would involve pulling information from a variety of tables and data elements for the OLE reporting framework PoC (proof of concept) project. The requested report will provide […]

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