EBSCO Open Day Johannesburg

Please join us for the EBSCO Technology Day in Johannesburg where we will explore EBSCO’s Software-as-a-Service range and share insights into how these products support future-facing libraries. During our session you will hear updates on all things tech including FOLIO, EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS), Panorama, OpenAthens and everything in-between. The programme is planned to start at 10h00 for 10h30 and should be finished by 15h00. Please register below by latest 20th February 2024 to confirm your attendance and dietary requirements. We look forward to seeing you there!

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February 26, 2024

Monday, 26th February 2024 | 10h00 to 15h00

Provisional Agenda

  • Registration

    10h00 - 10h30

  • Welcome

  • Buzzing FOLIO Update

    Bronwyn Rassmann, our director of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) Innovation, will share the latest news on the FOLIO open-source library services platform; EBSCO FOLIO implementation and FOLIO integrations in the library eco-system.

  • Ultimate Value Content

    Learn more about the valuable database content available from EBSCO.

  • Browsers and Changes and Authentication. It’s Vital!

    Pius Nketiah, our Library Services Engineer, has important information to share regarding the browser privacy changes and how these affect access to library resources.

  • Out with the Old, in with the New

    User needs are constantly evolving and EBSCO has embarked on a journey to reimagine our interfaces. This session highlights important features of the new EBSCOhost and EBSCO Discovery Service user interfaces.

  • The Panorama of Usage

    EBSCO’s Panorama – a library specific data infrastructure to help librarians make decisions and report on library engagement. In this session, we will cover an overview of Panorama and dive into the possibilities of what it can deliver for your library.

  • EBSCO Experience Manager

    Our customer training specialist, Mandisa Lakheni, will cover the EBSCO Experience Manager.

  • EBSCO and AI – What the Future Holds

    With Artificial Intelligence being a hot topic at the moment, we will share updates on how EBSCO is working in this space.

Registration for this event is now closed.

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Gautrain shuttle available

A shuttle service will be available from the Rosebank Gautrain Station to the hotel for any delegates wishing to make use of the Gautrain. We encourage our Pretoria customers to make use of the Gautrain and shuttle service.


Justine Wilkins | jwilkins@ebsco.com

Anneke Duvenage | aduvenage@ebsco.com