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December 18, 2014

Welsh Consortium Chooses Ex Libris Solutions for Shared Library Management and Discovery. Ex Libris

Ex Libris announced that WHELF, a consortium of all the Welsh University Libraries, as well as the National Library of Wales and the Welsh NHS Libraries, has selected the Ex Libris Alma unified resource management service and the Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution to deliver a new bilingual shared library system for Wales.

December 16, 2014

East Tennessee State University Selects Ex Libris Alma, Primo and bX Recommender. Ex Libris

Ex Libris announced that Sherrod Library at East Tennessee State University and Northeast State Community College have together selected a suite of Ex Libris solutions, comprised of the Alma resource management solution, the Primo discovery and delivery solution, and the bX article recommender service. ETSU is replacing a number of legacy systems including Innovative Interfaces Sierra.

December 7, 2014

The Open University in the UK selects Ex Libris Alma and Primo. Ex Libris

Ex Libris announced that The Open University in the UK has selected the Ex Libris Alma library management service and the Primo discovery and delivery solution to provide unified resource management and discovery. The Open University also selected the bX Recommender, a user-facing service that presents article recommendations based on the usage data of millions of users around the world. This suite of integrated products will support the library’s commitment to ensuring that its technology framework meets the needs of users both now and in the future.

December 4, 2014

The State Library of New South Wales selects Ex Libris and Axiell Solutions. Ex Libris

Ex Libris announce that the State Library of New South Wales in Australia has adopted a suite of Ex Libris solutions, comprised of the Alma library management solution, the Primo discovery and delivery solution, and the Rosetta digital asset management and preservation system—and Axiell Group’s Adlib Archive to manage its archival collections. These solutions replace multiple legacy systems used by the Library. Together, these integrated systems will enable the State Library to offer a world-class discovery experience to its large user community.

December 3, 2014

Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm selects Ex Libris Alma. Ex Libris

Ex Libris announced that the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has chosen the Ex Libris Alma next-generation library management solution. This decision will enable the KTH Library to make considerable reductions to their total cost of ownership and free up staff resources for customer-facing activities. Alma’s insightful analytics capability will assist the Library in maintaining a cost-effective, relevant and optimal collection.

December 2, 2014

North American academic institutions continue to Select Ex Libris Alma for next-generation library management services. Ex Libris

Ex Libris announced that institutions across North America are continuing to select Ex Libris Alma for next-generation resource management services and Ex Libris Primo for resource discovery and delivery. Pulaski Technical College in Arkansas and The Master’s Seminary in California are the latest institutions to select Alma with Primo. These institutions are migrating from the Voyager integrated library system as well as other third-party systems.

December 1, 2014

Ex Libris Alma goes live at Anglia Ruskin University. Ex Libris

Ex Libris announced that Anglia Ruskin University in the United Kingdom has gone live with Ex Libris Alma. The next-generation library management solution is enabling the Library to release valuable staffing resources by streamlining workflows and has introduced highly-intuitive user interfaces that minimise the need for staff training. As a fully cloud-based solution, Alma has also freed-up the resources previously allocated to server and hardware maintenance as well as backups and troubleshooting, thus allowing staff to concentrate on more user-focused activities.

November 26, 2014

Edinburgh Napier University goes live with Ex Libris Alma. Ex Libris

Ex Libris announced that Edinburgh Napier University is live with Ex Libris Alma. After choosing the Primo discovery solution to improve the search experience for users, the Library decided to move their management system into the 21st century to help realize the University’s strategic vision, further improve the end-user experience, and simplify workflows.

November 24, 2014

State Library of Queensland selects Ex Libris Rosetta. Ex Libris

Ex Libris Group announced that State Library of Queensland has selected Ex Libris Rosetta to demonstrate management and preservation of its digital collections. Rosetta’s unique end-to-end digital asset management and preservation framework will support the complete lifecycle of 'born digital' content—from ingest and acquisition through description to digital object management, preservation, and end user discovery. Rosetta would replace the Library’s existing Ex Libris DigiTool installation, which was used up to now to manage its extensive digital, audio, and video collections.

November 19, 2014

Ex Libris releases Version 9.1 of Voyager. Ex Libris

Ex Libris announced the release of version 9.1 of the Voyager integrated library system. Deployed by over 1300 institutions around the world, Voyager now provides faster, more efficient processes for librarians that will enable them to dedicate more of their time to user needs.

November 11, 2014

Ex Libris Alma and Primo Selected by Victoria University of Wellington. Ex Libris

Ex Libris announced that Victoria University of Wellington has selected a unified solution for its libraries, consisting of Ex Libris Alma for next-generation resource management services and Ex Libris Primo for resource discovery and delivery. By providing cutting-edge services and an advanced discovery experience for users, these tightly integrated systems will help the library fulfill its strategic goal of supporting the University’s learning objectives.

November 6, 2014

Roma Tre University chooses Ex Libris Alma. Ex Libris

Ex Libris announced that Roma Tre University Library has selected the Alma unified resource management solution. Alma will enable the University to take advantage of insightful analytics in making user-focused collection development and strategic decisions. With its streamlined workflows that unify electronic, print and digital collections, the solution will save the Library time and resources, leaving staff members with more time for effective interaction with users.

October 27, 2014

Ex Libris Group announces new Director of Support for Ex Libris North America. Ex Libris

Ex Libris announced the appointment of Steven Savaglio as director of support for Ex Libris North America.

October 23, 2014

Rollins College selects Ex Libris Alma and Primo. Ex Libris

Ex Libris announced that Rollins College, a historic private liberal arts institution in Florida, has opted for the Ex Libris Alma unified resource management solution and the Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution. Until now, Rollins has been running two library systems simultaneously, SirsiDynix Symphony and ProQuest Serials Solutions, as well as the ProQuest Summon discovery solution. The migration to Alma and Primo will enable Rollins to consolidate library management and discovery into one platform.

October 20, 2014

GBI-Genios’ wiso Collections are now indexed and discoverable through the Central Index of Ex Libris Primo. Ex Libris

Ex Libris announced that all journals and the majority of reference databases hosted on GBI-Genios’ wiso-net platform have been indexed in the Ex Libris Primo Central Index of scholarly electronic resources, making the content easily discoverable via the Ex Libris Primo discovery service. In the coming months, the e-books hosted on wiso-net will also be accessible via Primo. The wiso-net platform includes specialized information in economics; social sciences; technical studies; psychology; and law, and is used in more than 85% of economic and social science universities in German-speaking countries.

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