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February 13, 2019

Arkivum. Princeton University selects Arkivum to preserve and safeguard its vast digital records and collections repository. Arkivum announce that Princeton University Library has selected Arkivum Perpetua to deliver cloud-based digital preservation and safeguarding services supporting its world-renowned records and collections. The Arkivum Perpetua solution will help Princeton University Library address the challenges of managing the growing amount of born-digital content, all in a variety of file formats and policies. These challenges are coupled with strict security requirements for handling personal data such as student records and complex user access policies dictated by the university information governance policies. [Full Announcement].

April 25, 2016

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Stanford Libraries leads collaborative grant. The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded Stanford a $1.5 million grant to support library initiatives that develop and advance the use of linked open data. Stanford Libraries will coordinate a team representing Columbia, Cornell, Harvard, Library of Congress and Princeton to upgrade the current infrastructure libraries use to create, store, and share bibliographic data. [Full Announcement].

June 01, 2005

Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.. Endeavor announces general release of new electronic resource management software, Endeavor Meridian. Endeavor Information Systems announced the first general release of Endeavor Meridian, a enterprise-level electronic resource management system. [Full Announcement].

June 26, 2004

Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.. Endeavor Debuts Meridian at ALA Annual Conference. Endeavor introduced Endeavor Meridian, a new library software system for the efficient, effective and economic management of all types of electronic resources. Endeavor Meridian provides vital e-resource information to the library’s users while alleviating the headaches of the back-office administration of these materials. [Full Announcement].

June 23, 2004

Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.. Endeavor names development partners for electronic resource management system. Endeavor Information Systems today publicly named three academic libraries currently advising the company on the development of an electronic resource management system: Columbia University, University of Pittsburgh, and Princeton University. [Full Announcement].

June 13, 2002

epixtech, inc.. Four new ARL Libraries join Borrow Direct Partnership Using URSA from epixtech. This fall, students and faculty at Brown University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, and Princeton University will be able to initiate their own interlibrary loans with expanded access to seven Academic Research library collections. Thanks to epixtech''s Universal Resource Sharing System, these libraries have joined with Columbia University, University of Pennsylvania, and Yale University as part of the Borrow Direct partnership established in 1999. Borrow Direct now consists of seven ARL libraries serving thousands of students, faculty, and staff at these institutions. [Full Announcement].

January 14, 2000

Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.. Endeavor Signs Princeton University. Endeavor Information Systems Inc. announced Princeton University, an ARL member, has chosen the Voyager integrated library information management system to replace their current NOTIS system. [Full Announcement].

May 3, 1993

VTLS, Inc.. VTLS Inc. teams with Princeton University to create database of 6.5 million images, using NextStep-based interface. The Princeton University Libraries, and Princeton's Computing and Information Technology Department are working on a joint project to scan the libraries' public union card catalog, containing 6.5 million 3x5 catalog cards, to create a database of digitized images. The database represents 1.75 million titles acquired and cataloged before 1980, predating Princeton's library automation and online catalog. [Full Announcement].