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January 21, 2016

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announced that The University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia has selected the Ex Libris Alma resource management solution and the Primo discovery solution, replacing the University’s previous Innovative Interfaces library system.

January 16, 2016

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris, una empresa de ProQuest, anunció que ha formado un Programa de Colaboración para incluir la tecnología Linked Data en sus soluciones de gestión de recursos y de descubrimiento. Las instituciones que ya se han unido al Programa son Boston College y Universidad de Oklahoma de los EE.UU.; Universidad de Manitoba de Canadá; Bibliotecas Bodleian (Oxford) del Reino Unido; la Red de Bibliotecas de Austria; la Biblioteca de la Universidad de Amsterdam de los Países Bajos; Instituto Karolinska de Suecia; y las Bibliotecas del Estado de Queensland y Nueva Gales del Sur de Australia.

January 9, 2016

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that Memorial University of Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, has added the Leganto reading-list solution to its suite of Ex Libris solutions. The university adopted the Primo discovery solution, Alma resource management solution, and Rosetta digital preservation solution earlier in 2015.

January 7, 2016

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that it has formed a program to help Ex Libris harness Linked Data technology in its resource management and discovery solutions. Institutions that have already joined the program include Boston College and University of Oklahoma in the US; University of Manitoba in Canada; Bodleian Libraries in the UK; the Austrian Library Network; the Library of the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands; Karolinska Institutet in Sweden; and the State Libraries of Queensland and New South Wales in Australia.

January 6, 2016

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris a ProQuest company,announced that University of California, Davis has acquired the Ex Libris Alma resource management solution and the Primo discovery solution.

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that Tennessee Tech University and four affiliated community colleges—Motlow State, Pellissippi State, Roane State, and Volunteer State Community Colleges—have selected the Ex Libris Primo discovery solution and Alma resource management solution. These solutions will replace multiple systems, including Innovative Interfaces’ Millennium.

January 4, 2016

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris a ProQuest company, announced that the College of William and Mary in Virginia has adopted the Ex Libris Alma resource management solution and the Primo discovery solution. Alma will replace the College’s existing SirsiDynix library system.

December 30, 2015

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announced that Old Dominion University in Virginia has decided to adopt the Ex Libris Alma resource management solution and the Primo discovery solution, which will replace the university’s Innovative Interfaces Sierra Library Services Platform and EBSCO Discovery Service.

December 21, 2015

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced OhioLINK has selected the Ex Libris Rosetta digital management and preservation solution for 120 academic libraries plus the State Library of Ohio. Rosetta will ensure long-term access to the OhioLINK Electronic Journal Collection, Electronic Book Collection, Electronic Theses and Dissertations Center, and Digital Resource Commons collections.

December 17, 2015

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris a ProQuest company announced that it has launched a new Customer Knowledge Center to provide a single gateway to all Ex Libris knowledge resources. The site will contain articles on a large variety of topics to help users learn more about the functionality and advanced capabilities of Ex Libris solutions.

December 15, 2015

(ProQuest) ProQuest has completed its acquisition of Ex Libris Group, a leading global provider of cloud‑based solutions for higher education. The businesses’ complementary assets are being integrated, enabling existing services to be enhanced and sparking the creation of all-new solutions that will help libraries seize opportunities in rapidly changing technology, content, and user environments.

December 8, 2015

(Ex Libris) Il Gruppo Ex Libris ha il piacere di annunciare che la Biblioteca Cantonale e Universitaria di Losanna (Bibliothèque cantonale et universitaire - BCU Lausanne) ha scelto il servizio per la gestione della biblioteca Alma e la soluzione unificata per il discovery e il delivery Primo per un progetto finalizzato a trasformare la gestione e il discovery delle risorse bibliotecarie in tutto il Cantone.

December 2, 2015

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that the Cantonal and University Library of Lausanne (Bibliothèque cantonale et universitaire – BCU Lausanne) has chosen the Alma library management service and Primo unified resource discovery and delivery solution to create a dynamic library network covering the whole canton of Vaud. Alma will replace BCU Lausanne’s existing VTLS Virtua library system.

November 30, 2015

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that the National Library of New Zealand has adopted the Ex Libris Alma resource management solution and the Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution, with its Primo Central index of scholarly e-resources. As a result the National Library will deploy a fully integrated platform to manage and expose its vast collections of electronic, print, and digital resources. Primo will also be integrated with the National Library’s installation of the Ex Libris Rosetta digital asset management and preservation system, enabling future generations to access the rich digital heritage of New Zealand.

November 19, 2015

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that Keele University is replacing its Innovative Interfaces Millennium and Encore systems with the Ex Libris Alma library management service and Primo discovery and delivery solution.

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