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November 04, 2005

Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.. Endeavor releases new version of digital collection management system - ENCompass 3.6. Endeavor Information Systems announced the general release of version 3.6 of ENCompass, its comprehensive system for managing, searching and linking digital collections. [Full Announcement].

September 28, 2004

Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.. Academic libraries find success with ENCompass for resource access package options. Endeavor Information Systems announced the success of the package options of the ENCompass for Resource Access system for providing instant access to e-resources and expanded search capabilities. [Full Announcement].

August 18, 2004

Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.. ENCompass-Athens Integration provides single sign-on access for increased end user productivity. Endeavor Information Systems announced today the availability of the integration of Eduserv Athens, a leading single sign-on access and identity management system, and the ENCompass system for managing, searching and linking collections. [Full Announcement].

June 26, 2004

Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.. Eight libraries in Keystone Library Network of Pennsylvania successfully implement ENCompass, LinkFinderPlus. Endeavor Information Systems and the Keystone Library Network of Pennsylvania announced the successful implementation of the ENCompass for Resource Access system for providing instant access to e-resources and expanded search capabilities and the LinkFinderPlus comprehensive linking system for the benefit of library users. The KLN implementation includes new strategies for the successful consortium implementation of Endeavor’s federated search system and OpenURL-enabled link resolver. [Full Announcement].

May 20, 2004

Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.. Endeavor, EBSCO partner for XML gateway development providing dependable search and retrieval functionality. Endeavor Information Systems and EBSCO Publishing announced their collaboration to develop an advanced XML search gateway between EBSCO databases and ENCompass. An XML driven substitute for the current Z39.50 mechanism for searching EBSCO resources, the EBSCO XML gateway will provide better search and retrieval functionality for the federated searching of EBSCOhost databases. [Full Announcement].

May 18, 2004

Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.. Endeavor announces release of ENCompass XML Search API. Endeavor Information Systems announced the availability of the ENCompass Outbound XML Search API, an application programming interface to provide a mechanism for institutions and vendors to build their own XML gateways to the ENCompass system for managing, searching and linking collections. [Full Announcement].

April 20, 2004

Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.. INIST selects Endeavor Local E-Journal Management System. Endeavor Information Systems announced that the Institute for Scientific and Technical Information, based in Vandoeuvre-lés-Nancy, France, selected the ENCompass for Journals OnSite system for storing, searching and browsing local electronic journal content from multiple publishers. The first EJOS customer named since February''s announcement of the new system, INIST was previously a customer of ScienceServer system for local content management. [Full Announcement].

January 09, 2004

Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.. Endeavor announces XML Gateway To Scirus. Endeavor Information Systems announced the development of an XML gateway to the Scirus science-specific search engine through the ENCompass system for managing, searching and linking web and journal collections. Through this XML gateway, ENCompass will be able to search and display results from Scirus . [Full Announcement].

December 23, 2003

Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.. Open University selects Endeavor Digital Solution for worldwide access to information. Endeavor Information Systems and the Open University announced the selection of ENCompass, Endeavor’s digital management, organization and linking tool for the University Library. ENCompass will provide resource management and discovery options to accompany the University’s 2000 purchase of the Voyager integrated library management system. [Full Announcement].

December 22, 2003

Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.. ENCompass 3.5 under testing in libraries worldwide. Endeavor Information Systems announced that libraries worldwide have been performing beta testing of the next version of the ENCompass system for managing, searching and linking collections. [Full Announcement].

July 15, 2003

Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.. Endeavor creates a Powerlink For WebCT Vista for Course Content Integration software. Endeavor Information System announced that it has created a PowerLink to WebCT''s Vista academic enterprise system from the Course Content Integrator, an extension of the ENCompass system for managing, searching and linking institutional collections. WebCT PowerLinks provide a framework for institutions to customize their learning environment, integrate key campus technologies, and extend the WebCT platform with innovative applications to meet their specific needs. The combination of the ENCompass Course Content Integrator and WebCT Vista provides persistent methods of searching so instructors can confidently insert links to library-qualified resources. ENCompass will ensure content is available for long lengths of time, reducing the probability of broken links to content. [Full Announcement].

June 20, 2003

Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.. Endeavor, Luna Imaging announce partnership for ENCompass - Insight integration. Endeavor Information Systems and Luna Imaging, Inc., announced an exclusive partnership that brings together the best of both worlds to enrich access to all types of library content. The alliance creates a premium content gateway between ENCompass and Luna''s Insight software for working with high resolution images, data, video and audio materials. In addition, this allows Endeavor to provide the option for libraries to purchase an integrated version of Insight with their selection of ENCompass. [Full Announcement].

March 17, 2003

Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.. National Library Of Scotland, University Of Edinburgh select ENCompass for digital collection management. Endeavor Information Systems announced the National Library of Scotland and the University of Edinburgh Libraries partnered to select the ENCompass system for managing, searching and linking digital collections. Both libraries are current users of Endeavor''s Voyager integrated library management system. [Full Announcement].

February 25, 2003

Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.. ENCompass chosen system for Maine statewide libraries. Endeavor Information Systems announced the University of Maine and the State of Maine Library partnered to select the ENCompass for Resource Access system for providing instant access to e-resources and expanded search capabilities and the LinkFinderPlus advanced linking system. [Full Announcement].

January 24, 2003

. Eight Libraries In Keystone Library Network Of Pennsylvania Select ENCompass, LinkFinderPlus. Endeavor Information Systems announced eight libraries of the 17-member Keystone Library Network of Pennsylvania selected ENCompass for Resource Access system for providing instant access to e-resources and expanded search capabilities and the LinkFinderPlus comprehensive linking system. [Full Announcement].

Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.. Endeavor integrates Fast Searching Into ENCompass. Endeavor Information Systems and Fast Search & Transfer announced a plan to integrate FAST Data Search into ENCompass. Libraries will benefit from the power and scalability of a new technology search engine to expand the capabilities of Endeavor’s digital library system. [Full Announcement].

Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.. Endeavor's ENCompass Digital System employs searching of video files at Kansas State University. Endeavor Information Systems announced that it is working with Kansas State University to develop a premium content gateway between the Virage, Inc. rich media software for managing video and related media assets and Endeavor''s ENCompass digital system for managing, searching and linking collections. [Full Announcement].

Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.. Endeavor Partners With Wake Forest University For Linux Implementation Of ENCompass. Endeavor Information Systems announced an exclusive development partnership with the Z. Smith Reynolds Library of Wake Forest University to develop a Linux version of ENCompass. [Full Announcement].

December 17, 2002

Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.. ENCompass 3.0 now in place at Libraries. Endeavor Information Systems announced that libraries around the globe are actively implementing ENCompass 3.0, the most recent release of the company''s widely accepted digital system. ENCompass 3.0 includes advances in patron usability, e-resource management, digital collection usage, rights management and local API customization. [Full Announcement].

December 12, 2002

Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.. University of Auckland selects ENCompass. Endeavor Information Systems and the University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand, announced today the selection of ENCompass, Endeavor's digital management, organization and linking tool for the University Library. ENCompass will provide resource management and discovery options to accompany the Library's July purchase of the LinkFinderPlus advanced linking system and 1998 purchase of the Voyager integrated library management system. [Full Announcement].

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