Sheffield Hallam University is the latest academic library to adopt Ex Libris Alma and Primo. Ex Libris announced that Sheffield Hallam University, one of the largest teaching universities in the UK, has chosen the Alma next-generation unified resource management solution and the Primo discovery and delivery solution. Providing a fully integrated cloud-based platform, Alma and Primo will replace the Library’s previous Innovative Millennium and ProQuest Summon systems. [Full Announcement].
Recent Installations Extend Encore's Worldwide Success. Innovative announced today that De La Salle University (Philippines), European University Institute (Italy), Sheffield Hallam University (UK), Trinity College Dublin (Ireland), Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain), and University of Granada (Spain) are live with Encore Discovery. The Encore customer base currently spans eighteen countries including Australia, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Thailand, the US, and more. [Full Announcement].
Seven new UK Sites for MetaLib and SFX. Ex Libris announced that seven institutions in the UK--The University of Bristol; the British Council; Imperial College London; the Nottingham Trent University; Queen Mary, University of London; Sheffield Hallam University; and University College London--have recently signed contracts with the company for the MetaLib library portal and the SFX link server. These contracts will increase the number of UK and Irish libraries using the award-winning Ex Libris metasearch and context-sensitive linking tools to 30. [Full Announcement].