Library Technology Guides

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March 14, 2017

Ex Libris Germany’s Common Bibliographic Data Zone goes live with University of Mannheim as the first member institution. Ex Libris announced that the University of Mannheim, a member of the Bibliotheksservice-Zentrum Baden-Württemberg (BSZ) consortium, has become the first university in Germany to be connected to the Common Bibliographic Data Zone (CBDZ). The CBDZ is a collaboration between BSZ and two other major German consortia—Verbundzentrale des Gemeinsamen Bibliotheksverbunds (VZG) and Hochschulbibliothekszentrum des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen (hbz). The Ex Libris Alma resource management service, and particularly the advanced Alma Network Zone capabilities, serves as the CBDZ’s technology infrastructure. [Full Announcement].

March 2, 2016

Ex Libris University of Mannheim Library is live with Ex Libris Alma. Ex Libris announced that the University Library of Mannheim has gone live with the Alma cloud-based resource management solution. The library chose to add Alma to its existing Primo® implementation to make resource management and analysis easier and faster. [Full Announcement].

October 14, 2013

Ex Libris University of Mannheim Library selects Ex Libris Alma management service. Ex Libris announced that the University of Mannheim has opted for the Alma library management solution. One of the leading economic and social science libraries in Germany, with a record of continuing innovation, the University of Mannheim joins over 170 institutions worldwide that have chosen to take advantage of the seamless integration between Alma and Ex Libris Primo for the management and discovery of all resource types and collections. [Full Announcement].

February 01, 2007

Ex Libris University of Mannheim Library graduates to ALEPH 500. Ex Libris announced that the University of Mannheim has chosen to replace its current library management software with the Ex Libris Group ALEPH 500 integrated library system. [Full Announcement].