Library Technology Guides

Product and Company News and Announcements


May 15, 2018

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that Macquarie University has joined an increasing number of institutions in Australia that have opted for the Ex Libris campusM mobile solution.

May 9, 2018

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that the Fondazione Biblioteca Europea di Informazione e Cultura (European library of information and culture, or BEIC) has selected the Ex Libris Alma library services platform and Rosetta digital asset management and preservation solution to more effectively manage the resources of BEIC’s digital collections. The BEIC Foundation will be replacing its open source software and migrating its current local installation of the Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution to a cloud-based implementation.

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris ha il piacere di annunciare che la Fondazione Biblioteca Europea di Informazione e Cultura (BEIC) ha scelto la piattaforma di gestione della biblioteca, Ex Libris Alma, e la soluzione di gestione e conservazione degli asset digitali Rosetta per gestire in modo più efficace la propria collezione di risorse digitali. La Fondazione BEIC sostituirà il suo software open-source e procederà alla migrazione dell'attuale installazione della soluzione per il discovery e il delivery Ex Libris Primo verso un'implementazione in cloud.

May 2, 2018

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced the launch of the Ex Libris Trust Center. This public portal provides Ex Libris customers and potential customers with in-depth information about the security, privacy, compliance, and availability of Ex Libris solutions. The new Trust Center includes an area specifically designed to help customers prepare for the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which will come into effect on May 25, 2018.

April 25, 2018

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that New Zealand’s Ara Institute of Canterbury has gone live with the Ex Libris Alma library services platform, which, together with the Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution, is facilitating the management of Ara’s wide range of electronic and physical resources.

April 10, 2018

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that the University of California Hastings College of the Law has chosen the Ex Libris Alma library services platform and Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution to replace the Innovative Sierra integrated library system and the Innovative Encore discovery layer.

April 3, 2018

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that the State University of New York has chosen the Ex Libris Alma library services platform and Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution to be used by 61 libraries of the university system. The next-generation Alma platform will replace the Ex Libris Aleph integrated library system, while the Primo solution will be implemented in place of the various discovery layers that have been in use up to now, including the EBSCO Discovery Service.

March 29, 2018

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that the United Kingdom’s University of Wolverhampton has selected the Ex Libris Alma library services platform, Primo discovery and delivery solution, and Leganto course reading list solution. The university library will be migrating from the Capita Alto library management system and integrating the Leganto solution with Wolverhampton’s virtual learning environment and student portal to improve pathways to course readings.

March 28, 2018

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that Japan’s Keio University and Waseda University have chosen the Ex Libris Alma library services platform and Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution to enhance collaboration, efficiency, and services for the universities’ libraries. The Alma platform will replace the Innovative Millennium integrated library system used by Waseda and the Ex Libris Aleph integrated library system at Keio University.

March 27, 2018

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that Cayuse, a leader in research administration software for universities, hospitals, and research organizations, has signed an agreement to be the Ex Libris North American reseller of the Ex Libris Pivot funding and collaboration solution.

March 20, 2018

(Ex Libris) Sistemas Lógicos Chile, distribuidor exclusivo de Ex Libris en Chile, una compañía de Proquest, tiene el agrado de anunciar que el Sistema de Bibliotecas de la Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (PUC) ha puesto a disposición, en la Zona Comunitaria de Alma, su base de datos de registros de autoridad en español. Esta base de datos, la primera de este tipo en la Zona Comunitaria, contiene más de 518.000 registros de autoridad de materias, autores personales, corporativos, geográficos, series y títulos, basados en los registros de la LC Subject Headings y otros tesauros como MESH, DECS, AGROVOC, entre otros. Este vocabulario controlado beneficiará principalmente al staff y a los usuarios de las instituciones de habla hispana y es un aporte al trabajo colaborativo entre los miembros de la comunidad de usuarios de Alma.

March 1, 2018

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announced that the Michigan Shared System Alliance has chosen the Ex Libris Alma library services platform and Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution to enhance collaboration, efficiency, and services for the Alliance’s members. The Alma platform will replace the Innovative Sierra integrated library system at five of the member institutions.

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris, una empresa de ProQuest, se complace en anunciar el éxito de la implantación de la plataforma de servicios de biblioteca Ex Libris Alma y la solución de descubrimiento Primo en la Universidad de Cambridge. Las soluciones Alma y Primo serán una parte integral de los servicios en las múltiples bibliotecas de Cambridge.

February 22, 2018

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that the University of Texas of the Permian Basin has selected the Ex Libris Alma library services platform to integrate with the university’s Ex Libris Summon discovery and delivery service. This decision comes as an increasing number of libraries in the University of Texas system elect to use the Alma platform, making it easier for the consortium to work with a standardized and proven technology infrastructure. The Alma-Summon combination will provide strong synergy between the back-office management of resources and patron-facing discovery of, and access to, scholarly resources needed for learning, teaching, and research. The Alma platform will replace the school’s Innovative Interfaces Sierra integrated library system.

February 20, 2018

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce that the University of Law has selected the Ex Libris Alma library services platform, Primo discovery and delivery system, and Leganto course reading list solution. The selection was made after the Ex Libris products received positive student feedback during demonstration sessions. Alma will replace the Ex Libris Voyager integrated library system.

Subscribe:  Subscribe to Industry News Announcements via RSS

News from major companies:


1