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July 16, 2020

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announced the launch of a new website, the Funding Insights dashboard, which offers unique insights into the state of global research funding opportunities. Access to the dashboard is free.

July 15, 2020

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announced that Switzerland's Kantonsbibliothek Graubünden (Cantonal Library Graubünden) has selected the Ex Libris Alma library services platform and Primo discovery and delivery solution. Serving 21 member libraries, the Cantonal Library Graubünden network will benefit from the efficiency of integrated workflows and the ability to offer remote access to library patrons across the canton, particularly important in today's challenging times.

July 14, 2020

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce that the Università degli Studi di Bergamo (University of Bergamo) has selected the Ex Libris Leganto® course reading list solution.

July 9, 2020

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announced that Aalto University in Finland has selected the Ex Libris Alma library services platform and Primo discovery and delivery solution as part of a drive to upgrade the university's library. The integrated systems will unify the management of resources, simplify and automate workflows, free up staff for working on new initiatives, and strengthen the library's ability to make comprehensive services available remotely.

July 8, 2020

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announced that Sorbonne University has selected the Ex Libris Alma library services platform and Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution as part of a drive to improve library services. The new system will simplify workflows for library staff and patrons and automate many key tasks, giving staff members more time to develop innovative services and support patrons from any location.

July 7, 2020

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announced the launch of its Cloud Apps open framework, which enables apps written by Ex Libris community members and a broader ecosystem of partners to run inside the Ex Libris higher-ed cloud platform. The first Cloud Apps will be made available with the August release of the Ex Libris Alma library services platform. Since the launch of the Ex Libris App Center last year, the community has shared more than 60 apps in the App Center marketplace, helping users meet essential and changing institutional needs. The Cloud Apps open framework extends the openness, agility, and adaptability of the Ex Libris higher-ed cloud platform to the next level.

May 19, 2020

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announcde that De La Salle University has chosen the Ex Libris Alma library services platform, Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution, and Ex Libris Leganto course resource list solution to streamline workflows, enhance patrons’ user experience, and support teaching and learning.

May 5, 2020

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announced that the National Library of Medicine has selected the Ex Libris Alma® library services platform and Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution to replace the institution’s Ex Libris Voyager integrated library system (ILS) and the WebVoyage online public access catalog.

April 28, 2020

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announced that Tulane University has selected the Ex Libris Alma library services platform. The move to the new platform will enable the university’s libraries to unify the management of their electronic resources and make them as easily discoverable as possible.

April 21, 2020

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announced that it has signed an agreement with the InfoReady Corporation, under which Ex Libris will be the exclusive reseller of the InfoReady Review software in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and Israel. This strategic partnership will enable Ex Libris to provide an important, time-saving pre-award solution for research administrators in these regions

March 26, 2020

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is offering free access to all Research Professional news coverage related to COVID-19 and relevant funding opportunities related to the pandemic through its Research Professional and Pivot funding databases.

March 5, 2020

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announced that the University of Valencia, the University of Alicante, Jaume I University, and the Miguel Hernández University of Elche, all public universities in Valencia, Spain, have together selected the Ex Libris Alma library services platform and Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution. A consortium of public university libraries will be created, enabling the member institutions to have a shared catalog and to collaborate in areas such as acquisitions and staff training.

March 3, 2020

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, aannounced that the University of California Libraries have selected the Ex Libris Alma library services platform and Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution to deploy a systemwide integrated library system.

February 26, 2020

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce that the National Library of Israel has gone live with the Ex Libris Alma® library services platform, which will now be handling the management of the library’s sizeable, and growing, collections; promoting collaboration with local and international institutions; and supporting the library’s move to its remarkable new home.The National Library of Israel holds the largest collection of knowledge and unique materials focused on Jewish civilization and the history and culture of Israel, in addition to vast collections on Islam and the Middle East. Perhaps more than any other institution in the Jewish world, the library encompasses a wealth of research on the Jewish experience over the last three millennia. Expanding the library’s collaboration with local and international libraries and heritage institutions and exposing its collections to new audiences around the globe are key elements of the library’s mission.

February 25, 2020

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce enhancements to the Ex Libris Pivot research funding database, a comprehensive resource for global funding opportunities sources. The new Awarded Grants feature in Pivot enables researchers and research offices to gain valuable insights by searching millions of previously awarded grants from dozens of leading international funders. Pivot curates and normalizes the awarded grants data that is presented, and further matches grants to scholars’ profiles and current funding opportunities. Researchers and research offices can leverage advanced search features to easily navigate across the awarded-grant information and zoom in on the most relevant awards to their interests and areas of specialization.

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