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More Summon Case Studies

Web-Scale Discovery Leads to New Efficiencies at Case Western Reserve University

Competing with the user experience of open Web searching is a common theme for libraries, and it was the major goal for the Kelvin Smith Library at Case Western Reserve University. But in implementing the Summon web-scale discovery service, they uncovered something else. They found a way to free up the librarians’ time to play a more active role in the academic life of the university.

 

Implementing the Virtual User Experience at the University of Nevada

It seems like an oxymoron to describe anything about a 295,000 square-foot facility as “virtual,” but emerging technologies are integral to the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center. This forward-thinking library found that combining 360 MARC Updates with the Summon service was the ideal solution for delivering an intuitive experience to technology-savvy patrons.

 

Leuphana University Library Wins Patrons Back with a Unified Search Experience

A relatively young institution with a history of only 60 years, Leuphana University in Lüneburg, Germany recently found itself lacking in the technological solutions necessary to keep up with fast-paced advancements in discovery of content. By implementing the Summon service, Leuphana University Library is taking steps to proactively support the information seeking behavior of today’s students and scholars and win back users to start their research at the library.

 
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