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December 8, 2016

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that the South Dakota Board of Regents has chosen the Ex Libris Alma library management service and the Primo discovery and delivery platform for use across South Dakota’s higher education system. The Board of Regents selected these solutions to cover all areas of library management, with a particular focus on handling electronic resources.

December 7, 2016

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that ACT Health, the body responsible for health services in the Australian Capital Territory, has chosen to implement the Ex Libris Alma library services platform and the Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution at the Canberra Hospital library to provide medical information for doctors, nurses, and allied health clinicians. These solutions will replace the library’s Innovative Interfaces Millennium integrated library system.

December 1, 2016

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced the introduction of Ex Libris Leganto powered by SIPX, designed for the unique needs of colleges and universities in North America. The capabilities of the two leading products in the resource list market, Ex Libris Leganto and SIPX, have been combined to create an integrated, end-to-end course resource list solution. With Leganto powered by SIPX, students and schools save money, schools improve teaching and learning processes, and libraries maximize the use of their collections.

November 29, 2016

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that the Hochschulbibliothekszentrum des Landes Nordrhein Westfalen (hbz) has chosen the Ex Libris Rosetta digital asset management and preservation solution to serve the consortium’s member institutions. Every one of the more than 40 hbz member institutions from North Rhine-Westphalia will be able to deposit digital collections and research data in the central Rosetta system and use Rosetta to manage and preserve these assets. The hbz consortium's efforts in the field of digital preservation are supported by the Ministry of Innovation, Science and Research of North Rhine-Westphalia.

November 28, 2016

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that Italy’s University of Bergamo has chosen the Ex Libris Alma library management service to help the University Library meet its strategy of developing innovative services that will enhance the teaching, learning, and research experience at the University.

November 23, 2016

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that the University of Haifa’s Younes and Soraya Nazarian Library is the first university library in Israel to go live with the Ex Libris Alma library services platform. Alma replaced the Aleph integrated library system and is integrated with the Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution.

November 17, 2016

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that Eastern Michigan University is adopting the Ex Libris Alma library management service to replace the university library’s Voyager integrated library system, which EMU has been using for nearly 20 years. EMU, which runs the ProQuest Summon discovery service, will be the first institution to integrate Summon and Alma. In addition, having collaborated with ProQuest as an Intota development partner, EMU will continue to advise Ex Libris on the incorporation of Intota features into the Alma service.

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris anunció que Eastern Michigan University está adoptando el servicio de administración de bibliotecas Ex Libris Alma® para reemplazar el sistema integrado de bibliotecas Voyager que la EMU viene utilizando desde hace casi 20 años. EMU, que utiliza el servicio de descubrimiento ProQuest Summon, será la primera institución en integrar Summon y Alma. Además, después de haber colaborado con ProQuest como socio de desarrollo de Intota, la EMU continuará asesorando a Ex Libris sobre la incorporación de características de Intota en el sistema Alma.

November 5, 2016

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that it is increasing its investment in the Czech, Hungarian, and Romanian markets. Having reached agreements with its local partners—Charles University, MULTIDATA Praha, and Ex-Lh—the company will now be playing a direct role with the markets in these areas.

October 27, 2016

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced the opening of an Ex Libris data center in Beijing, the fifth such center established by Ex Libris worldwide. The decision to set up a Chinese data center results from the rapid growth in the number of Ex Libris customers and prospective customers in the Asia Pacific region.

October 25, 2016

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that Sweden’s Jönköping University has chosen the Ex Libris Alma library management service and Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution to help the library improve services and create new ones that will enhance the teaching, learning and research experience at the University.

October 23, 2016

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that the Swedish Library Consortium has chosen the Ex Libris Alma library management platform and Primo discovery solution. Consortium members Linnaeus University, the University of Borås and Örebro University will benefit from the openness of the Alma and Primo solutions to streamline resource management workflows, improve discoverability and enhance the teaching and learning experience.

October 10, 2016

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that Central Queensland University has chosen the Ex Libris Alma library management platform and Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution to support library services at the more than 20 university locations, which serve over 35,000 students. The solutions will replace Virtua from Innovative and EBSCO Discovery Service.

October 5, 2016

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that two schools in Copenhagen—Professionshøjskolen Metropol (Metropolitan University College) and University College Capital (UCC)—are to be the first Danish universities to implement the Ex Libris Alma library management platform.

September 29, 2016

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine has opted to implement the Ex Libris Alma library management platform and combine it with the library’s Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution. The School joins a growing global community of Ex Libris customers that are now able to optimize library processes and integrate them with other institutional systems to expand library support for teaching, learning, and research.

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