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October 27, 2020

Ex Libris Five top UK Universities join Ex Libris RapidILL Community to accelerate delivery of materials in remote learning environments. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announced that five prominent UK universities—Imperial College London, UCL, the University of Liverpool, the University of Manchester, and the University of St Andrews—have decided to join the growing RapidILL community in the United Kingdom, giving their library users quick and easy access to materials via the cloud-based Ex Libris RapidILL interlibrary loan system. After integrating the system into their library workflows, the universities will benefit from the delivery of requested resources within 24 hours, thus providing patrons with maximum resource accessibility. [Full Announcement].

April 24, 2019

Ex Libris La Biblioteca dell’Università di Manchester sceglie la soluzione Ex Libris Leganto per i servizi di reading list. Ex Libris, ProQuest company, ha il piacere di annunciare che la Biblioteca dell’Università di Manchester ha scelto la soluzione per le reading list Ex Libris Leganto per aiutare l’Università a realizzare la sua visione per il 2020: raggiungere un livello eccellente nell’apprendimento e nell’esperienza dello studente. La soluzione Ex Libris Leganto sostituirà il software Talis® Aspire® e sarà integrata con la piattaforma di gestione della biblioteca, Ex Libris Alma, e la soluzione per il discovery e il delivery Ex Libris Primo. [Full Announcement].

Ex Libris La biblioteca de la Universidad de Manchester elige la solución Ex Libris Leganto para los servicios de listas de lectura. Ex Libris, una empresa de ProQuest, se complace en anunciar que la biblioteca de la Universidad de Manchester ha seleccionado la solución de listas de lectura Ex Libris Leganto para ayudar a la universidad a enfocar el 2020 para lograr una experiencia excepcional de aprendizaje y estudio. La solución Ex Libris Leganto sustituirá el software Talis® Aspire® y se integrará con la plataforma de servicios bibliotecarios de la universidad Ex Libris Alma y la herramienta de descubrimiento y entrega Ex Libris Primo. [Full Announcement].

April 23, 2019

Ex Libris University of Manchester Library entscheidet sich für die Literaturlistenlösung Ex Libris Leganto. Ex Libris, a ProQuest Company, gibt bekannt, dass die University of Manchester Library die Literaturlistenlösung Ex Libris Leganto ausgewählt hat, um die Universität bei der Verwirklichung ihrer Vision für 2020 zu unterstützen, eine herausragende Lern- und Studierendenerfahrung zu schaffen. Ex Libris Leganto wird die Software Talis Aspire ersetzen und in die Bibliotheksdienstplattform Ex Libris Alma der Universität und das Discovery- und Delivery-Tool Ex Libris Primo® integriert werden. [Full Announcement].

April 17, 2019

Ex Libris University of Manchester Library chooses Ex Libris Leganto Solution for reading list services. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announced that The University of Manchester Library has selected the Ex Libris Leganto reading list solution to help the University realize its 2020 vision for achieving an outstanding learning and student experience. The Ex Libris Leganto solution will replace Talis Aspire software and will be integrated with the University’s Ex Libris Alma library services platform and Ex Libris Primo® discovery and delivery tool. [Full Announcement].

March 29, 2017

ProQuest ProQuest chosen by University of Manchester to digitize theses. To preserve and promote its world-class research, the University of Manchester has signed a two-year Digital Archiving and Access Program agreement with ProQuest. In the first year alone, ProQuest will digitize thousands of theses, improving worldwide access and preserving them for generations of researchers. [Full Announcement].

September 21, 2016

Preservica Third millennium BC objects move to the cloud. The University of Manchester’s digital collection of rare books, medieval manuscripts, maps, and historic archives, including 4500-year old clay tablets and contemporary email correspondence, is moving to Preservica, a digital preservation and access solution hosted on the AWS cloud, to ensure it is accessible and future-proofed indefinitely [Full Announcement].

November 25, 2010

Ex Libris The University of Manchester and The University of Sheffield Select Primo and the Primo Central Index. Ex Libris announced that the Universities of Manchester and Sheffield, in the north of England, have chosen to provide a unified discovery experience for students and faculty using the Primo discovery and delivery solution, together with the Primo Central Index of scholarly e-content. In both institutions, Primo will provide a search interface enabling users to access digital and electronic resources, as well as local holdings managed by the library’s Talis library system. [Full Announcement].

February 28, 2008

Talis Information Limited. University of Manchester shares its portal developments with all Talis Keystone customers. Following on from their successful integration of library services with their campus portal, The University of Manchester has released, under an open source licence, the code that enabled them to embed library functionality into their uPortal based campus portal. More than 35,000 students now have live access to their library account information within the campus portal, and with single sign-on, directly access their library management system. [Full Announcement].

May 24, 2007

Talis Information Limited. The University of Manchester chooses Talis keystone, integrating library services within Campus uPortal. The University of Manchester, Britain's largest single-site University, has successfully integrated library services within their campus uPortal. Through the use of Talis Keystone, The University of Manchester has exposed rich functionality from their Talis Library Management System into their uPortal based campus portal. [Full Announcement].

December 21, 2004

Ex Libris The John Rylands University Library at the University of Manchester chooses SFX. Ex Libris and The John Rylands University Library at the University of Manchester announced that The John Rylands University Library would become the first user of the Talis library management system to integrate Ex Libris SFX linking technology with the Talis online catalogue . [Full Announcement].