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April 5, 2021

ProQuest ProQuest, NYU Pilot Program offers students and faculty instant access to 150,000 Ebooks via app. New York University (NYU) Libraries and EdTech leader ProQuest have launched a pilot project that will make over 150,000 scholarly titles available to students and faculty via their mobile devices. NYU users can access coursebooks, ebooks, and reference works from major publishers through an e-reader app called SimplyE. [Full Announcement].

September 26, 2013

Springer. Springer signs deal to provide NYU with its Springer Book Archives. Springer announced that it has entered into an agreement to provide New York University (NYU) with the entire English-language contents of its Springer Book Archives. This deal grants access to around 50,000 English-language titles to researchers, students and faculty at one of the nation’s top-ranked universities. The books are available via Springer’s online platform, SpringerLin [Full Announcement].

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].

August 3, 2011

Ingram Content Group New York University College of Dentistry renews with Ingram's VitalSource for digital learning curriculum. Vital Source Technologies, Inc., Ingram Content Group's leading e-textbook solution for publishers, academic institutions, and students, today announced that New York University's College of Dentistry has selected Vital Source for its innovative digital learning curriculum. Working together for a decade, the university has renewed its relationship with Vital Source for a new contract period. [Full Announcement].

May 18, 2011

New York Public Library Three Renowned Research Libraries Join Forces To Better Serve Users. The New York Public Library and the libraries of Columbia University and New York University—three renowned research institutions all on the island of Manhattan—have launched an initiative to expand collections and better serve their users. [Full Announcement].

March 23, 2011

Relais International Six Academic and Research Libraries Select Relais Express. Relais International announced that the following institutions have selected and are implementing Relais Express: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Ottawa, Ontario), Georgian College (Barrie, Ontario), University of Ottawa (Ottawa, Ontario), University of Western Ontario (London, Ontario), Wilfred Laurier University (Waterloo, Ontario), York University (Toronto, Ontario) [Full Announcement].

December 4, 2007

Ex Libris New York University Selects ALEPH, MetaLib, and Primo by Ex Libris. Ex Libris announced that New York University has chosen to equip its library with the ALEPH integrated library system, the MetaLib gateway and metasearch system, and Primo, the next-generation, user-centric discovery and delivery solution, all from Ex Libris. [Full Announcement].

April 04, 2005

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. NYU streamlines E-Serials with Innovative's Electronic Resource Management. New York University has selected Innovative''s Electronic Resource Management to aid the evaluation, acquisition, and maintenance of their electronic resources. NYU needed Electronic Resource Management to manage the sheer scale of its collections: 24,057 e-journals from publishers, an additional 15,951 aggregated in commercial databases, 407 reference databases, and numerous products covering electronic books and primary source material. [Full Announcement].

June 26, 2004

VTLS, Inc.. VIRTUA selected for New York University and its consortium libraries. VTLS Inc. announced that the Division of Libraries at New York University, one of the largest and most well respected academic research libraries in the world, has chosen Virtua as the future library automation solution for the University and its consortium libraries. [Full Announcement].

June 16, 2001

Ex Libris Ex Libris Inc. announces multiple SFX sales. Ex Libris announced that they have signed up and are in the midst of implementing a long list of new SFX customers. SFX is a unique and revolutionary tool for navigation and discovery, delivering powerful linking services in the scholarly information environment. With SFX, these libraries can define rules that allow SFX to dynamically create links that fully integrate their information resources regardless of who hosts them – the library itself or external information providers. The user is presented with context-sensitive links that are dynamically configured on the basis of the institution''s e-collections. [Full Announcement].

September 19, 1995

SIRSI Corporation. Patrons in academic libraries interfacing with Unicorn: SIRSI signs 23 Academic Libraries within six months. [Full Announcement].