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April 22, 2015

University of the Sunshine Coast Selects Ex Libris Cloud Solutions. Ex Libris

Ex Libris announced that the University of the Sunshine Coast in Australia has selected the Ex Libris Alma next-generation resource management solution and the Primo discovery and delivery solution. Alma and Primo will replace a number of systems, including the Virtua integrated library system and the EBSCO discovery service.

April 21, 2015

The University of Sheffield selects Ex Libris Rosetta. Ex Libris

Ex Libris announced that the University of Sheffield in the UK has selected the Rosetta digital asset management and preservation solution. Rosetta will ensure the sustainable preservation of the digitised objects created by the University Library’s Special Collections Department and the National Fairground Archive—a unique collection of videos, texts, audio files, and pictures about the culture and history of travelling fairs and entertainment—as well as the University’s large collection of born-digital material which includes scholarly research data, administrative records, and departmental publications.

April 20, 2015

Durham University Library and Heritage collections now searchable through Ex Libris Primo. Ex Libris

Ex Libris announced that the Durham University Library and Heritage Collections have gone live with the Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution.

April 17, 2015

Sheffield Hallam University is the latest academic library to Adopt Ex Libris Alma and Primo. Ex Libris

Ex Libris announced that Sheffield Hallam University, one of the largest teaching universities in the UK, has chosen the Alma next-generation unified resource management solution and the Primo discovery and delivery solution. Providing a fully integrated cloud-based platform, Alma and Primo will replace the Library’s previous Innovative Millennium and ProQuest Summon systems.

April 16, 2015

The Second Annual Azriel Morag Award for Innovation is Open for Nominations. Ex Libris

Ex Libris announced that the 2015 Azriel Morag award for innovation is now open, and nominations from Ex Libris customers are invited. The late Azriel Morag, founder and first CEO of Ex Libris, believed in experimentation, daring, and the power of individuals to make a difference. This award will carry on his legacy. The Azriel Morag award for innovation is presented to a librarian who demonstrates exceptional innovation and initiative during the two years leading up to the date of nomination. The winner’s accomplishments and the institution that the winner is associated with will be publicized globally.

April 15, 2015

Ex Libris Group announces new Director of Support for North American Division. Ex Libris

Ex Libris announced the appointment of Matt Baker as director of support for Ex Libris North America.

April 14, 2015

University of Edinburgh to implement Ex Libris Alma and Primo. Ex Libris

Ex Libris announced that the University of Edinburgh has selected the next-generation Alma unified resource management solution and the Primo discovery and delivery solution. Primo will enable the Library to achieve its goal of providing rapid and seamless discovery, access and use of collections. Alma will offer the University of Edinburgh Library automated workflows to improve many of its services, together with comprehensive analytics to provide evidence of its contribution to the institution and to ensure efficient expenditure on library resources.

April 7, 2015

The University of Surrey selects Ex Libris Alma and Primo. Ex Libris

Ex Libris announced that the University of Surrey has selected the next-generation Alma unified resource management solution and the Primo discovery and delivery solution. Primo and Alma will replace multiple systems, including the Library’s Capita (Talis) library management system and search system. Fully cloud-based, Primo and Alma will be monitored and supported 24/7 by Ex Libris experts, enabling the Library to move forward without hidden technical costs, and reallocate resources to improving user services. The open architecture on which Alma and Primo are built will also enable the University to integrate its campus-wide and external systems with library operations, providing greater business continuity.

March 25, 2015

Ex Libris Alma and Primo adopted by Arkansas Tech University. Ex Libris

Ex Libris announced that the Ross Pendergraft Library of the Arkansas Tech University has selected the Ex Libris Alma library management solution as well as the Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution. Following an extensive and formal market evaluation, and continuing the trend of current Ex Libris Voyager customers upgrading to Alma, the library is aiming to streamline operations by providing a cloud-based, open, and unified platform for all collections, which integrates smoothly with the university’s two satellite campuses.

Ex Libris Alma and Primo adopted by Arkansas Tech University. Ex Libris

Ex Libris announced that the Ross Pendergraft Library of the Arkansas Tech University has selected the Ex Libris Alma library management solution as well as the Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution. Following an extensive and formal market evaluation, and continuing the trend of current Ex Libris Voyager customers upgrading to Alma, the library is aiming to streamline operations by providing a cloud-based, open, and unified platform for all collections, which integrates smoothly with the university’s two satellite campuses.

March 18, 2015

Singapore Institute of Management goes live with Ex Libris Alma. Ex Libris

Ex Libris announced that the Singapore Institute of Management is live with the Ex Libris Alma library management solution. The first library in Singapore to adopt Alma, SIM expects the migration to serve as a transformative platform to realize the Library’s ‘Vision 2020’ milestones.

March 16, 2015

Three Academic Institutions in Kentucky Select Ex Libris Alma. Ex Libris

Ex Libris announce that ARL-member University of Kentucky, Western Kentucky University, and Murray State University have chosen the Ex Libris Alma unified resource management service and the Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution. This integrated cloud-based SaaS platform will replace several systems used by each institution, including OCLC WorldCat Discovery Services, home-grown ERM systems, and the Ex Libris Voyager® ILS and SFX OpenURL link resolver.

March 9, 2015

University of Genoa selects Ex Libris Primo. Ex Libris

Ex Libris announce that the University of Genoa in Italy has selected the Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution. The university library chose Primo from a number of commercial alternatives to provide users with a single point of access to all library resources, regardless of resource type or location.

March 4, 2015

The University of Sussex selects the Ex Libris Alma library management service. Ex Libris

Ex Libris announced that the University of Sussex is replacing its library management system with the Alma unified resource management service from Ex Libris. Tightly integrated with the Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution, which the University implemented in 2013, Alma will provide the Library with a future-oriented solution for the acquisition and fulfilment of electronic, digital, and print resources. Flexible and open, the Alma service will interact efficiently with other internal and third-party systems.

February 26, 2015

Drake University Selects Ex Libris Alma and Primo. Ex Libris

Ex Libris announced that Drake University has selected the Ex Libris Alma unified resource management service and the Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution. Alma and Primo are an integrated cloud-based platform that will be used for collection management, purchasing, and patron account management, among other services at Drake’s Cowles Library and Opperman Law Library.

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