Guadalajara, Mexico -- March 16, 2006. Grupo Sistemas Logicos, the exclusive distributor of Ex Libris? products in Mexico, is pleased to announce that the University of Guadalajara, Mexico has selected DigiToolŪ as its digital asset management system--becoming the first Mexican institution to acquire this product. The University plans to make DigiTool a key element in its soon-to-be inaugurated digital library which will serve as the technological platform supporting its research and academic activities. DigiTool will facilitate access to information by offering a variety of online services and will enable the University to make important documentation available to the public.
Alfredo Bronsoiler, Operations Manager of Grupo Sistemas Logicos, states: "We are very proud to announce that the University of Guadalajara has become the first DigiTool customer in Mexico. Combined with the ALEPH 500, MetaLibŪ, and SFX systems, run by the University, and its advanced technological infrastructure, it is now one of the best equipped institutions in Latin America to respond to modern users' information and documentation needs."
About the University of Guadalajara
The University of Guadalajara is a public institution founded more than 200 years ago. Over 185,000 students are enrolled in the local university system, which offers secondary school, bachelor, and graduate studies at 14 separate university campuses and 43 high schools located in Guadalajara and the main cities of the State of Jalisco.
For additional information on the University of Guadalajara, please see: www.udg.mx/idiomas/ingles.
About Ex Libris
Ex Libris is a leading worldwide developer and provider of high-performance applications for libraries, information centers, and researchers. ALEPH 500, the Ex Libris integrated library solution, has been installed at over 1500 sites in 62 countries. MetaLib, the information portal for library collections, and SFX, the context-sensitive linking solution for heterogeneous electronic resources in the scholarly information environment, have collectively been purchased by more than 900 institutions in 36 countries. DigiTool, a solution for the construction of digital collections, and Verde, the electronic resource management (ERM) system, complete the Ex Libris product suite.