See below for the details on how to setup a timed job (cron) to update your video or music library.This consists of installing the xbmc-send application and setting up a cron job (and enabling the Event Server).
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You can find this under System Update Library on Startup.
This option wouldn't work for me though as I leave my box on 24/7 or at most just put it in a standby state.
In place of this missing functionality, I figured I would setup a simple timed job to automatically update my library for me every hour.