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November 7, 2010

Ex Libris Binghamton University Libraries Select Primo, bX, and Rosetta. Ex Libris announced that Binghamton University Libraries have selected the Rosetta digital preservation system to preserve and provide access to the Libraries’ diverse and rapidly growing digital collections. The Libraries also chose the Primo discovery and delivery solution, the Primo Central Index of scholarly content, and the bX scholarly article recommender, which will together provide a comprehensive search solution for the Libraries’ local collections and commercially licensed databases. All the discovery systems will be managed in the Ex Libris TotalCare cloud environment. [Full Announcement].

May 22, 2009

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Twelve Libraries Launch Encore 3.0. Innovative announced that twelve libraries have "gone live" with Encore Release 3.0: Augsburg College (MN); Binghamton University [SUNY] (NY); Greene County Public Library (OH); London Public Library (Canada); University of Hong Kong; University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Westerville Public Library (OH); Yale Law School (CT); Michigan State University; Eastern Kentucky University; Scottsdale Public Library (AZ); and University of Western Ontario (Canada). Key enhancements include improved discovery features, Community Reviews and Patron Ratings, personalization features, as well as new option for the Encore "look and feel." In addition, Encore Discovery is now available for central catalogs of INN-Reach direct consortial borrowing systems. [Full Announcement].

October 24, 2007

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Encore launches at twelve public and academic libraries, selected by seventy. Innovative announced the launch of its Encore discovery services platform at a dozen public and academic libraries around the world. In addition, the company announced that 70 libraries have selected the next-generation product. The deployment of Encore brings a full-featured discovery tool to users—uniting library collections, licensed-resource content, and the discovery process. To date, Encore has been selected by more libraries combined than any other next-generation library interface to both print and e-resources. Libraries are using Encore as a discovery platform compatible with leading ILS systems including Innovative's Millennium, Ex Libris Voyager, and Ex Libris Aleph, as well as deploying Encore with Innovative's federated search product, Research Pro, and other leading federated search tools. [Full Announcement].

October 25, 2006

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Thirteen Libraries join Innovative for Encore development. Innovative announced that thirteen leading academic and public libraries have entered into agreements to be partners in the company's Encore development initiative. The collaborating institutions are Binghamton University, Deakin University, Deschutes Public Library, Georgetown University, Michigan State University, Nashville Public Library, Scottsdale Public Library System, Springfield-Greene County Library, the Tri-College Library Consortium, University of Glasgow, the University of Queensland Library, Westerville Public Library, and Yale University's Lillian Goldman Law Library. The Encore discovery services platform transforms the user experience of the library with expanded search functionality, community features, and a rich presentation that includes federated-search results and contextual resource suggestions. Encore is scheduled for release in mid-2007. [Full Announcement].

March 31, 2006

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Binghamton University, State University of New York selects Innovative's Electronic Resource Management. Innovative Interfaces announced that Binghamton University, State University of New York has selected the company''s Electronic Resource Management to manage the Libraries'' electronic holdings. Binghamton University will install Electronic Resource Management in a stand-alone implementation. [Full Announcement].

May 24, 2004

Ex Libris Three US libraries move to ALEPH 500 Version 16.02 with Ex Libris Upgrade Express. Three US libraries, Binghamton University, University of Maryland and affiliated institutions, and the University of Minnesota, will this week become the first Ex Libris customers to upgrade their existing ALEPH 500 systems to Version 16.02 using the Company’s new Upgrade Express tool kit—a set of automated tools aimed at making the transition between versions of ALEPH 500 quick and simple [Full Announcement].