Library Technology Guides

Current News Service and Archive


May 10, 2021

Ex Libris More than Two Million Alma Analytics Reports Were Run in March 2021. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is excited to announce that users of the Ex Libris Alma library services platform have set a new record: more than two million Alma Analytics reports were run in March 2021. The number of reports that are run is expected to continue at this level or even increase in the coming months. [Full Announcement].

May 4, 2021

Ex Libris Ex Libris Cloud Apps reach two thousand activations. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announced that users of Ex Libris cloud-based products have reached a major milestone: original applications developed by and for members of the Ex Libris community have been activated two thousand times. With the new Ex Libris Cloud Apps open framework, over a thousand users have extended the capabilities of their Ex Libris cloud-based solutions—including the Ex Libris Alma library services platform, Primo® discovery and delivery tool, Esploro™ research services solution, Leganto course resource list solution, and Rapido resource sharing solution—to meet their library's specific needs. [Full Announcement].

May 3, 2021

Ex Libris Four Prominent Italian Universities implement Ex Libris RapidILL Interlibrary Loan Services to improve document delivery. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company announced that four prominent Italian universities—the Libera Università di Bolzano (Free University of Bozen-Bolzano), Università degli Studi di Bergamo (University of Bergamo), Università degli Studi di Genova (University of Genoa), and Università degli Studi dell'Insubria (University of Insubria)—recently adopted the Ex Libris RapidILL™ interlibrary loan system to provide users with fast document delivery services. The universities were able to benefit from the free initiative that Ex Libris offered the library community at the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic. With this acquisition, the universities have become members of the global RapidILL community. [Full Announcement].

April 29, 2021

Ex Libris Industry Report highlights a vast flow of funds to researchers around the world in response to COVID-19. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce the publication of a new market report from Research Professional News, an authoritative, editorially independent news service published by Ex Libris. Drawing on data from the Ex Libris Pivot-RP funding service, health think tank Policy Cures Research, the UK Collaborative on Development Research, and other sources, the report examines global funding trends in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. [Full Announcement].

April 28, 2021

Ex Libris Stellenbosch University goes live with the Ex Libris Leganto solution to expand the library’s support for teaching and learning. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce that the Ex Libris Leganto course reading list solution has been rolled out at South Africa's Stellenbosch University. Lecturers now benefit from simple end-to-end workflows for creating, managing, and sharing reading lists, while students can rapidly access their course content directly from the learning management system. [Full Announcement].

April 15, 2021

Ex Libris The University of Law selects Ex Libris campusM Mobile App and Web Portal to enhance student experience at 16 campuses. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announced that The University of Law (ULaw), in the United Kingdom, has selected the Ex Libris campusM mobile app and web portal to improve access to information and develop new student engagement strategies. [Full Announcement].

March 22, 2021

Ex Libris Ex Libris Esploro integrates with Retriever Digital Media Platform to enrich researcher profiles with media mentions. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announced its partnership with Retriever, a data analysis company and communication insight provider in the Nordic countries. Through this partnership, the Ex Libris Esploro research information management solution will be integrated with Retriever's digital media platform. As a result, institutions that subscribe to the Esploro solution and Retriever service will see their researchers' profiles automatically updated with new media mentions. [Full Announcement].

March 10, 2021

Ex Libris Ex Libris Esploro integrates with the DataCite Service to simplify research publication workflows and improve discoverability of outputs and data. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announced its partnership with DataCite, a leading global organization that provides persistent identifiers (DOIs) for research outputs and data. The integration between the Ex Libris Esploro™ research information management solution and the DataCite service enables researchers and librarians to seamlessly publish institutional research work and facilitates the discovery, citation, and tracking of the publications and underlying datasets via unique identifiers. [Full Announcement].

February 25, 2021

Ex Libris National Library of the Netherlands teams with Ex Libris for digital preservation. The National Library of the Netherlands (KBNL) has chosen the Rosetta digital asset management and preservation solution from Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, to ensure its fast-growing digital collections remain safe for future generations. Rosetta is an end-to-end solution that enables the safe and secure collection, management and delivery of all types of digital information. [Full Announcement].

February 23, 2021

Ex Libris New Zealand's Lincoln University goes live with Ex Libris Leganto course resource list solution. The university is the first in New Zealand to implement the Leganto solution, which will strengthen the quality of teaching and learning and facilitate the management and reporting of copyright complianceAdelaide, Australia, and Christchurch, New Zealand—February 23, 2021. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce that Lincoln University is the first institution of higher education in New Zealand to go live with the Ex Libris Leganto® course resource list solution. Leganto serves lecturers, librarians, and students at the university and provides the institution with a digital repository for course materials. Leganto is integrated with Lincoln University's Ex Libris Alma® library services platform and Ex Libris Primo® discovery and delivery solution. [Full Announcement].

February 17, 2021

Ex Libris Ex Libris Esploro integrates with Knowledge Unlatched to support institutions’ adoption of Open Access publishing models. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announced its partnership with Knowledge Unlatched, an open access service provider. The integration of the Ex Libris Esploro research information management solution with the Knowledge Unlatched Oable workflow management solution will provide research institutions with full article processing charge (APC) workflows, covering APC submission, approvals, and budget management in Ex Libris Alma library services platform. [Full Announcement].

January 26, 2021

Ex Libris Als erste Universität in Deutschland entscheidet sich die Technische Universität Berlin für das Literaturlisten-Managementsystem Leganto von Ex Libris. Ex Libris, ein Unternehmen von ProQuest, freut sich bekannt zu geben, dass die Technische Universität (TU) Berlin sich für das Literaturlisten-Managementsystem Leganto® entschieden hat. Damit werden neue Lehrmethoden ermöglicht, das Fernstudium unterstützt und gleichzeitig die enge Zusammenarbeit zwischen dem Bibliothekspersonal und den Lehrkräften gefördert. Die Leganto-Lösung ist in die Bibliotheksservice-Plattform Ex Libris Alma® eingebunden, die ebenso wie der Recherchedienst Ex Libris Primo seit mehreren Jahren erfolgreich von der Universität genutzt wird. [Full Announcement].

January 25, 2021

Ex Libris Ex Libris introduces Pivot-RP, providing institutions with access to the most comprehensive source of research funding. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announced the launch of Pivot-RP, which brings together the best of the Ex Libris Pivot and Research Professional solutions and unifies their funding databases. The unified funding solution helps institutions connect researchers to funding opportunities, offers insights and shortcuts that assist research organizations in winning a large share of available funding, and facilitates the discovery of potential collaborators. [Full Announcement].

January 20, 2021

Ex Libris Technische Universität Berlin becomes first university in Germany to opt for Ex Libris Leganto course reading list tool. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announced that Technische Universität (TU) Berlin has selected the Leganto course reading list solution to facilitate new methods of teaching and to increase support for distance learning. For a number of years, the university's library has been using the Ex Libris Alma library services platform and Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution. Tightly integrated with the library services platform, the Leganto solution will help promote close collaboration between the library staff and teachers. [Full Announcement].

January 14, 2021

Ex Libris Putting its digital strategy into action, the University of Stirling chooses Ex Libris campusM Mobile App and Web Portal. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announced that Scotland's University of Stirling has selected the Ex Libris campusM mobile app and web portal as part of the university's digital strategy. Implemented at educational institutions around the world, the campusM platform provides university communities with easy, on-the-go access to personalized services and constantly changing information. [Full Announcement].

December 15, 2020

Ex Libris Health Careers International (HCI) opts for Ex Libris Alma library services and Primo discovery solution. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announced that Health Careers International (HCI) has selected the Ex Libris Alma library services platform and Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution. Health Careers International is an Australian-based company that provides healthcare education and training programs for students who plan careers as healthcare professionals around the world. [Full Announcement].

December 8, 2020

Ex Libris University of Waikato Launches Ex Libris campusM Mobile App to Boost Communication and Collaboration among Students and Staff. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announced that the University of Waikato, located in Hamilton, New Zealand, has launched its WaikatoUni mobile app based on the Ex Libris campusM platform. [Full Announcement].

December 2, 2020

Ex Libris Alphacrucis College enhances teaching and research capabilities for students and faculty with Ex Libris Alma library platform and Primo discovery solution. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce that Alphacrucis College has selected the Ex Libris Alma library services platform along with the Ex Libris Primo discovery solution to streamline the management of library resources and research materials. These systems will replace multiple products. [Full Announcement].

December 1, 2020

Ex Libris Gettysburg College signs up for Ex Libris Rapido Early Adopter Program to modernize patrons' resource Sharing Experience. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announced that Gettysburg College's Musselman Library has elected to become an early adopter of the Ex Libris Rapido™ resource sharing solution, becoming part of the growing Rapido community. [Full Announcement].

November 24, 2020

Ex Libris 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].

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