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December 18, 2013

Kuali Foundation. Kuali Student Curriculum Management Goes Live at Boston College. The Kuali Foundation announced the production launch of Kuali Student Curriculum Management at Boston College. It marks the second production implementation of KSCM 2.0, joining the University of Maryland, which upgraded earlier this summer. [Full Announcement].

September 3, 2013

EBSCO Information Services Boston College High School Selects EBSCO Discovery Service. Boston College High School has chosen EBSCO Discovery Service from EBSCO Information Services as the basis for their library resource Corcoran One Search. After looking at several services, the librarians found that EDS had many highly desirable features including responsive web design, mobile accessibility and an easy-to-use discovery layer platform for students. [Full Announcement].

July 11, 2012

Ex Libris Boston College Libraries go live with Ex Libris Alma. Ex Libris announced that Boston College Libraries have gone live with the Ex Libris Alma library management service. A development partner for Alma since its conception, this ARL library has played a central role in the evolution of the Ex Libris strategy for unified resource management. [Full Announcement].

June 11, 2012

Ex Libris Las Bibliotecas de Boston College Ponen en Marcha el Sistema Alma de Ex Libris. Ex Libris anunció que Boston College ha puesto en marcha el servicio de administración de bibliotecas Alma de Ex Libris. Esta institución perteneciente a la Association of Research Libraries (ARL), fungió como socia desarrolladora de Alma desde su concepción, y ha jugado un papel central en la evolución de la estrategia de gestión de recursos unificados (URM) de Ex Libris. [Full Announcement].

June 22, 2011

LogiXML. LogiXML releases BI technology to track and manage library E-Resources. LogiXML, the pioneer of web-based business intelligence software, unveiled eResource Analytics - a key feature addition to its Logi Insight for Libraries solution - which will track and analyze library e-resource usage with financial data, giving libraries better understanding of and control over e-resource investments. [Full Announcement].

January 17, 2007

Ex Libris Ex Libris announces Primo Charter Members Program. Ex Libris Group announced the formation of the Primo Charter Members Program--providing a leading group of organizations with the opportunity to collaborate on the development of Primo. [Full Announcement].

November 6, 2000

Association of Research Libraries Boston College becomes newest member of ARL. At its 2000 Fall Membership Meeting the membership of the Association of Research Libraries voted to invite Boston College Libraries to join as the 112th academic member. Located in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, the University is classified in the 2000 Carnegie Classification System as Doctoral/Research Universities-Extensive. Jerome Yavarkovsky is the University Librarian and accepted the invitation on behalf of the Libraries. [Full Announcement].

November 8, 1999

Ex Libris Boston College on another prestigious BEST list. Boston College signed a contract with Ex Libris USA for the installation of ALEPH 500 as its next-generation library management system. Boston College offers undergraduate through post-graduate studies with a student population of 8,900 undergraduates and 4,800 graduate students. The University Libraries contain 1.8 million volumes and will be converting to ALEPH 500 from the current NOTIS system. [Full Announcement].