Library Technology Guides

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November 4, 2010

Ex Libris Seven Early Adopters Select URM from Ex Libris for Next-Generation Library Services. Ex Libris announced the establishment of the Collaborative Partnership Program for Australia and New Zealand. Designed as a regional early adopters program, the program will facilitate long-term collaboration between Ex Libris and the program partners during their adoption of the company’s Unified Resource Management Framework, a platform for the delivery of next-generation library services. [Full Announcement].

July 6, 2010

Relais International Relais International and the National Library of Australia extend relationship. Relais International announced that the National Library of Australia is renewing their contract with Relais International to October 2015. The National Library of Australia was Relais International’s first Australian customer. Since their implementation in 2005 Relais International has expanded their presence in the Australian market to include libraries such as CSIRO, Monash University, University of Adelaide and most recently the University of Newcastle. [Full Announcement].

June 23, 2010

Ex Libris International Primo Customer Base Continues to Grow. Ex Libris announced that further prominent libraries around the world have selected the Primo discovery and delivery solution. In addition to enjoying the redesigned user interface and the rich functionality of Primo version 3, these libraries—together with the other 280 members of the international Primo community—will benefit from the integration with the Primo Central index of scholarly e-content. [Full Announcement].

May 6, 2010

Ex Libris Monash University Library Selects Primo and Primo Central from Ex Libris. Ex Libris announced that Monash University Library has chosen the Primo discovery and delivery solution, together with the Primo Central mega-aggregate of scholarly e-content, to provide users with a unified interface for the discovery and delivery of the library’s vast collections and global electronic resources. Monash University joins the rapidly expanding international Primo community, now over 270 strong and spanning 29 countries. [Full Announcement].

August 27, 2008

Relais International Monash University selects Relais ILL Hosted Service. Relais International announced that the Monash University Library in Victoria, Australia has selected and is implementing Relais ILL as their ILL management and Document Delivery system. The system will be hosted by Relais International in our offices in Ottawa, Canada. The system will include the Relais Access web-based pages that allow library patrons to create and monitor their own ILL requests. Relais ILL will interface with the library’s Voyager integrated Library System. [Full Announcement].

November 29, 2005

VTLS, Inc.. VTLS Announces VITAL 2.0 Implementations. VTLS announced the availability and delivery of VITAL 2.0. VITAL is used by institutional repositories to manage their digital collections. The Australian Research Repositories Online to the World Project, led by Monash University has just completed the acceptance testing of VITAL 2.0. This acceptance of VITAL 2.0 paves the way for the software to be installed at Monash University, University of New South Wales, National Library of Australia and Swinburne University. These installations are in progress. Other Australian universities are negotiating to acquire and install the software early in 2006. [Full Announcement].

June 25, 2005

Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.. Newly-released Endeavor Meridian already in implementation at 17 libraries. Endeavor Information Systems announced that 17 libraries are currently in the process of implementing Endeavor Meridian, the electronic resource management system which entered general release on June 1st. Furthermore, two libraries – Princeton University and the London School of Economics – are currently in daily production use. [Full Announcement].

July 23, 1998

Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.. Endeavor adds 26 new customers during 2Q98. Endeavor Information Systems announced that 26 new academic and research libraries purchased the Voyager library automation system during the second quarter of 1998. This brings the total number of customer contracts to 154 serving over 284 libraries. [Full Announcement].