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October 30, 2019

Ex Libris Ex Libris Alma and Primo Implementations, the first in Japan, go live at Keio University and Waseda University. Ex Libris announced that the consortium formed by Japan’s Keio University and Waseda University has gone live with the Ex Libris Alma library services platform and the Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution. Keio University and Waseda University are leading the way in their adoption of a fully cloud-based library system, the first of its kind in Japan. [Full Announcement].

March 28, 2018

Ex Libris Alma and Primo expand regional presence with adoption by two leading Japanese Institutions, Keio University and Waseda University. Ex Libris announced that Japan’s Keio University and Waseda University have chosen the Ex Libris Alma library services platform and Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution to enhance collaboration, efficiency, and services for the universities’ libraries. The Alma platform will replace the Innovative Millennium integrated library system used by Waseda and the Ex Libris Aleph integrated library system at Keio University. [Full Announcement].

June 4, 2009

Ex Libris Ex Libris Announces New Worldwide Integrated Library System Sales. Ex Libris Group is pleased to announce that fourteen institutions, in North America, Europe and Asia, have recently selected the Aleph and Voyager integrated library systems (ILS). Among the recent newcomers to the Ex Libris ILS community, now numbering over 3400 institutions worldwide, are Iowa State University in the US; Reformed Episcopal Seminary in the US; Guangdong Provincial Sun Yat-Sen Library in China; Keio University in Japan; University of South Bohemia Ceske Budejovice in Czech Republic; Collège de France; Consortium Lyon ENS-LSH / Lyon INRP / Lyon BIU LSH; Université de Nice in France; NBD Biblion in the Netherlands; National Library of Romania; University of East London in the UK;Universidad Gabriela Mistral in Chile; National University of Costa Rica; and the Library of Congress in Peru. [Full Announcement].

June 21, 2007

Ex Libris Keio University becomes first Ex Libris Verde customer in Japan. Ex Libris announced that the Keio University, one of the most prestigious institutions of higher learning in Japan, has chosen the Verde Electronic Resource Management solution and SFX context-sensitive link resolver. Joining a community of over 15 Japanese institutions running Ex Libris systems, Keio University is the first to implement Verde. [Full Announcement].