Library Technology Guides

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April 15, 2023

Ex Libris University of Huddersfield takes its ILL turnaround time from 2-5 days to 9 hours. Ex Libris welcomed the University of Huddersfield Library to its global resource-sharing community. Always on the lookout for ways to improve their services, Huddersfield University has recently integrated RapidILL into its suite of solutions to automate its interlibrary-loan request processing. In 6 months only, the University has seen its average turnaround time drop from 2-5 days to 9 hours. [Full Announcement].

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].

October 3, 2019

Ex Libris East Tennessee State University chooses Ex Libris RapidILL resource-sharing service. Ex Libris announced that East Tennessee State University has chosen the Ex Libris RapidILL resource-sharing service to improve the interlibrary loan experience for patrons of the university’s Sherrod Library. [Full Announcement].

March 12, 2007

Colorado State University. Boston Library Consortium chooses RapidILL. In a unanimous vote the 19 members of the Boston Library Consortium Board of Directors have chosen to continue participation in RapidILL. [Full Announcement].