Library Technology Guides

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January 6, 2004

Ex Libris xreferplus Integrated with SFX and MetaLib. xrefer, provider of online ready reference services to academic, public and corporate libraries, announced that its xreferplus service has been fully integrated with Ex Libris'' SFX and MetaLib systems. [Full Announcement].

January 06, 2004

Ex Libris Indiana University joins Ex Libris as 500th SFX customer. Ex Libris announced that, less than 3 years after the debut of SFX, it has now signed its 500th customer, Indiana University. The Indiana University contract covers the entire Indiana University system, including the flagship campus in Bloomington and its seven other campuses. [Full Announcement].

November 25, 2003

Ex Libris SFX at the Vienna University Library. Vienna University has become the forty-eighth German-speaking institution to license the Ex Libris SFX linking technology. [Full Announcement].

November 20, 2003

Ex Libris SFX in Mississippi. Five universities in Mississippi have joined forces to provide their staff members and students with SFX, the original OpenURL-compliant linking server from Ex Libris. After reviewing a number of similar applications, Mississippi State University, Mississippi University for Women, the University of Southern Mississippi, Mississippi Valley State University, and Delta State University have opted for SFX to create an advanced research environment. [Full Announcement].

January 24, 2003

Ex Libris Ex Libris Releases SFX version 2. Ex Libris announced the release of SFX 2.0. This new version builds on the experience gained from more than two years of live operation and based on feedback from an active and committed community of hundreds of libraries around the world representing academic, corporate and public institutions. [Full Announcement].

January 14, 2003

Ex Libris New SFX sites in Canada. The Universities of Montreal and British Columbia, both ARL members, have signed contracts to purchase SFX, bringing to 37 the number of ARL members who have selected this product. [Full Announcement].

Ex Libris SFX Subscription Service gaining momentum. The Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, California, has become the latest customer to benefit from the Ex Libris-hosted SFX linking service. [Full Announcement].

December 16, 2002

Ex Libris New WilsonWeb features SFX. H W Wilson announced a new release of WilsonWeb that includes support for the SFX linking technology from Ex Libris. [Full Announcement].