Tag Archives: Acumen

Searching Acumen – Limiting by Field

Acumen’s simple one-box search is pretty robust, searching multiple fields by default, but what if you need to pinpoint a specific field in the record? In the second in our series of posts on searching our digital repository, Acumen, we discuss searching by … Continue reading

Searching Acumen – Using Tabs to Limit by Format

[Update, 8/25/14: The look of our digital repository has changed. The functionality discussed below is still very much there — in a new form. To limit to format now, use the dropdown menu at the search bar.] In the first of … Continue reading

Advanced Acumen Searching

Acumen is big. Very big. And it’s getting bigger.  I’m pointing this out because when databases like Acumen get big, they become impossible to search through manually. Generally speaking, one can’t just browse casually through thousands and thousands of folder directories and … Continue reading

Acumen 3.0 is here!

Recently, we unveiled the newest version of our search tool, Acumen 3.0! Its new indexer (among other improvements) helps put more data at your fingertips faster. See more info on the results page The easiest way to get you more … Continue reading

Acumen Items Now Accessible Via Scout

Did you know that our digital collections are now accessible through University Libraries’ Discovery Service, Scout? Now when someone searches Scout for a title, author, or keyword, they will not only recieve results for books, articles, etc., but also any … Continue reading

Come join our team! Senior Programmer Analyst Position

The University of Alabama Libraries is seeking candidates for a Senior Programmer Analyst professional staff position in the Web Services Department. The primary responsibility of the position is the maintenance and continued development of the open source Acumen digital repository … Continue reading