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July 26, 2021

Ex Libris Wenzhou-Kean University is first in Mainland China to adopt the Ex Libris RapidILL resource sharing platform. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announced that Wenzhou-Kean University has selected the Ex Libris RapidILL resource sharing platform to enhance the institution's interlibrary loan activities and better serve the needs of its community. WKU is the first university in mainland China to adopt the RapidILL solution. The university will be joining the global RapidILL community, which consists of more than 500 worldwide institutions. [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].

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].

January 26, 2020

Ex Libris Marist College Chooses Ex Libris RapidILL Resource Sharing. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company announced that Marist College has selected the Ex Libris RapidILL resource sharing service to update the college’s interlibrary loan activities so that the needs of the community will be better served. [Full Announcement].

December 19, 2019

Ex Libris California Baptist University Adopts Ex Libris RapidILL System to Streamline Interlibrary Loan. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announced that California Baptist University is implementing the Ex Libris RapidILL interlibrary loan and resource sharing system to maximize resource accessibility for all CBU library patrons. [Full Announcement].

October 3, 2019

Ex Libris East Tennessee State University chooses Ex Libris RapidILL resource-sharing service. Ex Libris announced that East Tennessee State University has chosen the Ex Libris RapidILL resource-sharing service to improve the interlibrary loan experience for patrons of the university’s Sherrod Library. [Full Announcement].

March 12, 2007

Colorado State University. Boston Library Consortium chooses RapidILL. In a unanimous vote the 19 members of the Boston Library Consortium Board of Directors have chosen to continue participation in RapidILL. [Full Announcement].