Press Release: Ex Libris [October 23, 2012]

Ex Libris and Versita team up for a distribution deal

Copyright (c) 2012 Ex Libris

SummaryVersita announced that Ex Libris will index Versita’s Open Access journals collection. This is an important move for Versita, who seeks to address the evolving society journals’ and scientists requirements for the greater discoverability and searchability of the content. The Ex Libris Primo Central Index will soon be covering the metadata and full text of all journal content on Versita Open Access platform.

Versita is pleased to announce that Ex Libris – a leading provider of library automation solutions will index Versita's Open Access journals collection. This is an important move for Versita, who seeks to address the evolving society journals' and scientists requirements for the greater discoverability and searchability of the content. The Ex Libris Primo Central Index will soon be covering the metadata and full text of all journal content on Versita Open Access platform.

The Primo Central Index, a cloud-based service adopted by numerous libraries from across the globe, is an integral part of the Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution. As a single-source service, the Primo solution enables users to browse through the contents and to collect all the required data and information by exploring both their library's locally managed collections as well as the global and regional resources indexed in Primo Central. Due to its advanced technology, scientist can obtain the most relevant, valuable and personalized output by tailoring the relevance ranking of search results to their own discipline-based needs.

"Ex Libris is very pleased to welcome Versita Publishing to the Primo Central Index" commented David Beychok, vice president of discovery and delivery solutions at Ex Libris". As one of the largest open-access content providers, Versita Open is a major resource for scholars worldwide. The addition of these journals is a key element in the Ex Libris strategy of enhancing the availability of open-access resources to Primo Central users."

Over 160 Versita journals are included in title list.

About Ex Libris

The Primo Central Index from Ex Libris contains hundreds of millions of scholarly e-resources of global and regional importance. Ex Libris is a leading provider of automation solutions for academic, national, and research libraries. Offering the only comprehensive product suite for electronic, digital, and print materials, Ex Libris provides efficient, user-friendly products that serve the needs of libraries today and will facilitate their transition into the future. Ex Libris maintains an impressive customer base consisting of thousands of sites in more than 80 countries on six continents. The top 20 universities in the 2011-12 Times Higher Education World University rankings are all Ex Libris customers, as are 39 of the top 50 North American universities, 37 of the top 50 European universities, and 30 of the top 50 Asia Pacific universities.

Publication Year:2012
Type of Material:Press Release
LanguageEnglish
Issue:October 23, 2012
Publisher:Ex Libris
Company: Ex Libris
Products: Primo
Subject: Product announcements
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Record Number:17346
Last Update:2012-12-29 14:06:47
Date Created:2012-10-29 10:04:20