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February 26, 2015

Ex Libris Drake University Selects Ex Libris Alma and Primo. Ex Libris announced that Drake University has selected the Ex Libris Alma unified resource management service and the Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution. Alma and Primo are an integrated cloud-based platform that will be used for collection management, purchasing, and patron account management, among other services at Drake’s Cowles Library and Opperman Law Library. [Full Announcement].

August 17, 2010

EBSCO Information Services Drake University Chooses EBSCO Discovery Service. Drake University and Cowles Library have selected EBSCO Discovery Service to enhance access to scholarly information. The customizable resource from EBSCO Publishing will be known as Cowles SuperSearch. Cowles SuperSearch will search across multiple databases, the library's catalog, as well as Drake's Institutional Repository. [Full Announcement].

September 08, 2003

SIRSI Corporation. Drake University opens the door with Sirsi Rooms. Sirsi Corporation announced that Drake University, located in Des Moines, Iowa, has selected the Sirsi Rooms Context Management Solutions. [Full Announcement].

March 6, 2002

SIRSI Corporation. Drake University Libraries select Sirsi’s Link System. Drake University selected Sirsi Corporation''s Link system to provide state-of-the-art service in its main and law libraries. The Drake libraries are upgrading from their current DRA Classic system to Link. [Full Announcement].