June 29, 2023
Charles Sturt University selects Rapido for a user-first approach to resource sharing. Ex Libris, part of Clarivate, welcomed Charles Sturt University in Australia into the Rapido community for library resource sharing. By adopting Rapido, the University, which has multiple campuses across New South Wales and Victoria, will maximize patron exposure to external collections by making resource sharing as intuitive as possible. [Full Announcement].
April 30, 2023
Liverpool University empowers students with a wider world of resources. Ex Libris, part of Clarivate, is delighted to announce that the University of Liverpool has integrated Rapido, its new intuitive borrowing solution designed for modern library experiences. [Full Announcement].
March 1, 2023
Transparent borrowing journey for students at the University of Derby. The University of Derby takes a new step towards modernizing the students' library experience and offers students access to a world of resources at their fingertips through the Rapido resource-sharing community. [Full Announcement].
January 20, 2023
How library resource sharing is fulfilling its promise. New technologies are simplifying the workflows of interlibrary loan and document sharing services, expanding access for users to larger collections and minimizing the workload on librarians [Full Announcement].
August 30, 2021
Rapido resource sharing platform takes off in Australia. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announced that Bond University, in Queensland, Australia, has gone live with the Ex Libris Rapido resource sharing platform. The university decided to adopt the Rapido platform to handle an increased demand for interlibrary loans (ILLs) while lowering costs. The free Rapido reciprocal lending model provides significant savings for libraries, like Bond's, that had previously been using a “pay-per-loan” system for both print and document delivery. [Full Announcement].
June 28, 2021
Ithaca College Is the first institution in the United States to go live with the Ex Libris Rapido resource sharing platform. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announced that Ithaca College is the first institution in the United States to go live with the Ex Libris Rapido resource sharing platform. The College decided to move to the new platform earlier this year and will be using it to conduct resource sharing with partner libraries. [Full Announcement].
November 24, 2020
UNC Charlotte joins the Ex Libris Rapido early adopter program to transform library services. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announced that the University of North Carolina Charlotte has joined the early adopter program of the Ex Libris Rapido resource sharing solution. As a founding member of the Rapido early adopter program, UNC Charlotte's J. Murrey Atkins Library will help shape the way in which the Rapido solution evolves and interoperates with the library ecosystem. Through its participation in the program, the university will gain an even greater understanding of how to maximize its investments in those systems. [Full Announcement].
August 12, 2020
SLSP, the largest Swiss Library Network serving hundreds of libraries, selects Ex Libris Rapido resource sharing solution. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announced that the Swiss Library Service Platform has signed an agreement to join the early adopter program for the Ex Libris Rapido resource sharing solution. A national library network for Swiss universities and research institutions, SLSP is scheduled to go live in 2021 and is the first Rapido network in Europe. As a member of the early adopter program, SLSP will help shape Rapido's roadmap. [Full Announcement].
January 24, 2020
Ex Libris to Expand Its Offering with the Cloud-Based, User-Centric Rapido Resource Sharing Solution. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce that it has begun the development of its new Rapido solution for resource sharing and has established the Rapido development partner program. Rapido is built on the Ex Libris higher ed cloud platform and will be live by the end of 2020. [Full Announcement].