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July 27, 2021

Ex Libris Brandeis University goes live with the Ex Libris Rapido resource sharing platform. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announced that Brandeis University has gone live with the Ex Libris Rapido resource sharing platform. A member of the Boston Library Consortium and a participant in the Rapido early adopter program, Brandeis decided to move from its old broker-based system to the Rapido platform to take resource sharing to the next level. With the new system, Brandeis can fulfill requests more quickly and lower costs significantly. [Full Announcement].

January 23, 2013

Ex Libris Brandeis University selects Ex Libris Alma and Primo. Ex Libris announced that Brandeis University has selected the Primo discovery and delivery solution and the Alma library management service. Having used the Ex Libris Aleph integrated library service for many years, the University decided to migrate its library systems to the Ex Libris cloud environment and take advantage of the two solutions’ tight integration and unified framework for the management and discovery of all resource types and collections. [Full Announcement].

July 5, 2000

Ex Libris Brandeis University goes live!. Ex Libris announces that Brandeis University has gone live on their ALEPH 500 system. The University purchased the system in December 1999 to replace their existing DRA Classic system. The on-time completion of the conversion phase underscored the dual commitment of Brandeis and Ex Libris teams to the project goals. [Full Announcement].

December 8, 1999

Ex Libris Brandeis University, a world-class research institution, chooses a world-class library system--ALEPH!. Brandeis University announced that it will install ALEPH500 as its next-generation library automation system. Brandeis University`s ALEPH system will support 100 concurrent users on a Sun Enterprise 450 hardware platform and will involve a full data conversion from the DRA Classic system. The ALEPH system is scheduled to go live in the summer of 2000. [Full Announcement].