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October 27, 2020

Ex Libris Five top UK Universities join Ex Libris RapidILL Community to accelerate delivery of materials in remote learning environments. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announced that five prominent UK universities—Imperial College London, UCL, the University of Liverpool, the University of Manchester, and the University of St Andrews—have decided to join the growing RapidILL community in the United Kingdom, giving their library users quick and easy access to materials via the cloud-based Ex Libris RapidILL interlibrary loan system. After integrating the system into their library workflows, the universities will benefit from the delivery of requested resources within 24 hours, thus providing patrons with maximum resource accessibility. [Full Announcement].

August 27, 2020

ProQuest University of Liverpool Joins ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Publishing Program. The University of Liverpool has joined the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses publishing program and will now contribute its graduate students' dissertations and theses to ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Global, the leading global source of emerging research from universities around the world. [Full Announcement].

November 11, 2014

Talis University of Liverpool builds new Digitisation Service with Talis Aspire Digitised Content to improve student experience. University of Liverpool has built a Digitisation Service as part of their ‘Resources for Courses’ initiative to improve student experience. They have selected Talis Aspire Digitised Content to help deliver this service. [Full Announcement].

April 29, 2013

Talis University of Liverpool selects Talis Aspire. Talis has announced that the University of Liverpool has become the latest university to select Talis Aspire. [Full Announcement].

September 14, 2010

EBSCO Information Services University of Liverpool Chooses EBSCO Discovery Service. University of Liverpool has selected EBSCO Discovery Service from EBSCO Publishing as its discovery solution. The university was looking to offer a search tool that would take its users from their initial search into pertinent results via a single search box. [Full Announcement].

July 6, 2009

ProQuest The Summon Service Goes Open Beta in Europe. The University of Liverpool Library launches to the public an open beta of the Summon web-scale discovery service, a groundbreaking instant search of the full breadth of the content found in its library collections. In addition to the librarians who have already been testing it actively, the Summon service is now being used by students and faculty to search the holdings of the library – physical and digital – from a single search box. The University of Liverpool Library is the first European open beta site for this service and only the second public instance in the world behind Dartmouth College Library which just opened its beta site to the public in June. The Summon service has been developed by Serials Solutions, a business unit of ProQuest. [Full Announcement].

March 11, 2009

ProQuest Serials Solutions Signs New Beta Partners and Content for the Summon Unified Discovery Service. Serials Solutions signed new beta development partners and new content providers to its revolutionary new Summon unified discovery service. University of Sydney and University of Liverpool join Dartmouth College and Oklahoma State University as a beta development sites for the new service. New content will be contributed from such publishing leaders as the American Psychological Association and Alexander Street Press, both acclaimed sources of scholarly journal content. The new beta site and content additions are part of the Summon service’s aggressive growth and development program in preparation for its launch mid-year. [Full Announcement].

February 17, 2005

Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.. University of Liverpool Library selects ENCompass, LinkFinderPlus, Course Content Integrator for digital library advancement. Endeavor Information Systems announced the University of Liverpool Library, Liverpool, UK selected ENCompass for Resource Access system for federated searching of electronic resources, the ENCompass Course Content Integrator for e-learning integration, and the LinkFinderPlus OpenURL-enabled link resolver. [Full Announcement].

April 15, 1997

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Innovative reports record 1st quarter sales. Innovative Interfaces announced record sales today with more than 20 signed contracts during the 1st quarter of 1997. More than 50% of the contracts signed during this period represent migrations from other systems. [Full Announcement].