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April 5, 2013

Exigen Services. Northwestern University Libraries select Ex Libris Alma. Ex Libris announced that Northwestern University has selected the Ex Libris Alma next-generation resource management solution for its libraries. A member of the Association of Research Librarie and the Association of American Universities, Northwestern counts among its libraries the Pritzker Legal Research Center and the Galter Health Sciences Library, both at the school’s Chicago campus. [Full Announcement].

March 28, 2011

Relais International Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) selects Relais D2D. The Committee on Institutional Cooperation libraries have agreed to proceed with a pilot of Relais D2D. The pilot will include: University of Chicago; University of Iowa; University of Michigan; Michigan State University; Northwestern University; and Pennsylvania State University. Relais D2D (Discovery to Delivery) is a next-generation software platform for consortial borrowing from Relais International. The CIC libraries will implement Relais D2D over the summer with the goal of being live by the fall semester 2011.The CIC is the nation's premier higher education consortium of top-tier research institutions, including the Big Ten Conference members and the University of Chicago. [Full Announcement].

December 9, 2008

Ex Libris Ex Libris Primo community around the world continues to grow. Ex Libris announce that a number of institutions in Europe and North America have recently selected Primo by Ex Libris as their discovery and delivery solution. The newest members of the rapidly growing Primo community include the Catholic University of Leuven, in Belgium; Canada’s University of British Columbia; and two institutions in the United States: Northwestern University, and Oak Ridge National Laboratory. [Full Announcement].

December 08, 2003

Ex Libris Ex Libris Announces ARL Customers Pass Half-century Mark: Northwestern University 50th, Vanderbilt University 51st ARL customer. Ex Libris announced a significant milestone in the company’s six-year corporate presence in the North American library marketplace: 51 members of the Association of Research Libraries are now customers of one or more of the Ex Libris suite of products: ALEPH 500, MetaLib, SFX, and DigiTool. [Full Announcement].

November 11, 1998

Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.. Northwestern reaches another milestone with Endeavor: Voyager Implementation is Complete. Northwestern University goes into production with Voyager from Endeavor Information Systems, replacing NOTIS which had been used at the University since 1970. [Full Announcement].

September 29, 1997

Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.. The circle is complete: Northwestern University signs with Endeavor: Creator of the NOTIS Library Automation Software Replaces its System with Voyager. Northwestern University announces its selection of Endeavor Information Services Voyager information management system to replace its NOTIS system. [Full Announcement].