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November 30, 2018

(PTFS Europe) The Foreign & Commonwealth Office uses Knowvation for its new UK Treaties Online service. Part of GOV.UK, the Knowvation provides full-text search and retrieval access to the UK’s bilateral and multilateral treaties documents and is accessible from desktop and mobile devices. PTFS Europe implemented Knowvation and provides on-going hosting and support services.

November 29, 2018

(TIND) TIND was selected by the University of Chicago to provide their cloud-based TIND Institutional Repository (TIND IR) and TIND Research Data Management (TIND RDM). TIND's systems were chosen in order to better meet growing needs and interests around data sharing and preservation, open access, and reproducible research results. UChicago is migrating its existing research output from DSpace Direct. TIND IR and TIND RDM will be implemented as a single, unified solution for managing, disseminating and preserving all research output and research datasets.

November 20, 2018

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) Library has chosen the Ex Libris Alma library services platform, Primo discovery and delivery solution, bX® recommender service, and LegantoTM course reading list solution as part of the Library’s strategy to support research, teaching, and learning at the world's top young university.

November 13, 2018

(Axiell) Axiell, the leading vendor to public libraries in Europe, today announces new customers for Axiell Quria in Norway. In September 2017, Drammen Library became the first library in the world to use Quria, Axiell’s cloud-based library services platform. With the forthcoming municipal assembly between Drammen, Svelvik and Nedre Eiker, libraries in these municipalities will all switch to Quria. This means that Quria will go from serving over 68,000 inhabitants to almost 100,000.

November 9, 2018

(Third Chapter Partners) Patron Point is announcing that the WInnetka-Northfield Public LIbrary District (IL) has selected Patron Point as its patron relationship management system.

November 6, 2018

(OCLC) The University of Winnipeg, a top-ranked university in Canada and a member of the Council of Prairie and Pacific University Libraries, has selected OCLC WorldShare Management Services as its new cloud-based library services platform.

October 11, 2018

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris, una empresa de ProQuest, se complace en anunciar que la Plataforma de Servicio de la Biblioteca de Suiza A.G. (SLSP) ha optado por basar el nuevo Servicio Nacional Bibliotecario de Suiza para las universidades académicas en la plataforma de servicios bibliotecarios Ex Libris Alma, con la solución Ex Libris Primo® que proporciona servicios de descubrimiento y entrega a los usuarios.

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris®, une filiale de ProQuest, est ravie d’annoncer que la Swiss Library Service Platform (plateforme de services de bibliothèque suisse) A.G. (SLSP) a choisi de baser le nouveau service de bibliothèque national suisse destiné aux universités académiques sur la plateforme de services de bibliothèque Alma d’Ex Libris, associée à la solution Primo d’Ex Libris pour la fourniture de services de distribution et de découverte aux utilisateurs.

October 10, 2018

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris, ProQuest company, ha il piacere di annunciare che l’istituzione italiana LIUC - Università Cattaneo adotterà la piattaforma di gestione della biblioteca, Ex Libris Alma, la soluzione per il discovery e il delivery Ex Libris Primo e la soluzione per le reading list Leganto. A causa della varietà delle soluzioni tecnologiche attive finora, le informazioni si sono accumulate in silos, sono nati problemi con la gestione delle risorse elettroniche e con la fornitura dell’accesso alle stesse.

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that the Swiss Library Service Platform (SLSP) has opted to base Switzerland’s new national library service for academic universities on the Ex Libris Alma library services platform, with the Ex Libris Primo solution providing discovery and delivery services to users.

October 9, 2018

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that Italy’s LIUC – Università Cattaneo will be moving to the Ex Libris Alma library services platform, Primo discovery and delivery solution, and Leganto course reading list solution.

September 29, 2018

(Innovative Interfaces, Inc.) Innovative Interfaces announced fourteen libraries have selected Polaris or Sierra as their Integrated Library System over competitive alternatives.

September 24, 2018

(Talis) Following a tender process, the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) have selected Talis Aspire to manage their online reading lists. As UHI is comprised of 13 independent colleges and research institutions, the need for a reliable online delivery of resources is key to students and academics.

September 21, 2018

(TIND) The University of California, Berkeley has selected the TIND Digital Archive (TIND DA) to manage its extensive digital collections. TIND DA will allow UC Berkeley to migrate the many existing digital collections from various sources and systems, as well as providing workflows for contributing newly digitized and converted material into one central location.

September 13, 2018

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that Australia’s Southern Cross University will be joining the Ex Libris Esploro early adopter program. The Esploro research services solution will facilitate the capture, management, and dissemination of the university’s research output and data across all disciplines and consolidate information about researchers, their publications, and their data. The seamless integration of the Esploro service with both the Ex Libris Alma library services platform and Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution, along with the Esploro service’s interoperability with other academic systems, will help the university increase the efficiency of its library staff, research administrators, and scholars.

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