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September 13, 2011

Atlas Systems, Inc. Canadian Libraries Select Ares E-Reserves System. Atlas Systems, the leading provider of time-saving solutions for libraries, has seen a significant increase in interest in the Ares E-reserves software among Canadian libraries looking to integrate multiple systems, improve workflow, and streamline requests for copyright permissions. Ares licensees in Canada include University of Guelph, University of British Columbia, Ryerson University, University of Waterloo, Wilfrid Laurier University, Carleton University, and York University. [Full Announcement].

November 9, 2010

ProQuest Canada's University of British Columbia Library adopts fully hosted, integrated services from Serials Solutions. Serials Solutions announced that the University of British Columbia Library has adopted its Summon web-scale discovery service, 360 Resource Manager and 360 Counter services. [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].

May 23, 2006

Relais International University libraries in BC select Relais products. The University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University, the University of Victoria and the University of Northern British Columbia have selected Relais Enterprise and Relais ILL as the products to automate their ILL and Document Delivery operations. [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].

May 11, 2004

Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.. University of British Columbia implements Endeavor Voyager ILS in six month project. Endeavor Information Systems announced that the University of British Columbia Library implemented the Voyager integrated library management system in a six-month timeline. [Full Announcement].

October 07, 2003

Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.. University of British Columbia Selects Voyager, ENCompass. Endeavor Information Systems announced that the University of British Columbia Library selected the Voyager integrated library management system and ENCompass. At UBC, Voyager will manage over 3.1 million volumes. Voyager replaces the DRA Classic system, which was implemented by the Library in 1996. [Full Announcement].

January 14, 2003

Ex Libris New SFX sites in Canada. The Universities of Montreal and British Columbia, both ARL members, have signed contracts to purchase SFX, bringing to 37 the number of ARL members who have selected this product. [Full Announcement].

August 28, 1996

Data Research Associates, Inc.. University of British Columbia selects DRA. [Full Announcement].

August 1, 1996

Data Research Associates, Inc.. DRA signs C$850,000 contract with University of British Columbia. [Full Announcement].