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November 12, 2019

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that the University of Michigan Library has selected the Ex Libris Alma library services platform and Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution to provide innovative services to the school’s diverse constituents. The University of Michigan Library is one of the largest research libraries in the United States, with almost 13 million volumes, 137,000 current serials, and more than 4.2 million annual visits. This scale and the library’s rapid growth rate were key business drivers for the strategic move to modern, cloud-based computing standards and capabilities, including multitenant software as a service (SaaS), and the selection of the Alma platform. Michigan has been a power user of the Ex Libris Aleph® library management system for more than 15 years.

November 7, 2019

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris, a ProQuest Company, gibt hiermit bekannt, dass das Hochschulbibliothekszentrum des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen (hbz) im Namen des nordrhein-westfälischen Verbundes den Vertrag mit Ex Libris über die Einführung der Bibliotheksdienstplattform Alma bei den 43 Mitgliedsinstitutionen des Verbundes unterzeichnet hat. Die Alma-Plattform wird acht verschiedene Systeme ersetzen, die derzeit im Einsatz sind.

November 5, 2019

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that the North Rhine-Westphalian Library Service Center (hbz) has signed the contract with Ex Libris on behalf of the North Rhine-Westphalian (NRW) consortium in order to introduce the Alma library services platform to the 43 member institutions of the consortium. The Alma platform will replace eight different systems currently in use.

October 30, 2019

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that the consortium formed by Japan’s Keio University and Waseda University has gone live with the Ex Libris Alma library services platform and the Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution. Keio University and Waseda University are leading the way in their adoption of a fully cloud-based library system, the first of its kind in Japan.

October 8, 2019

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announcef that the Bukkyo University library has selected the Ex Libris Alma library services platform. It will be used in conjunction with the Ex Libris Summon discovery service, which the university implemented in 2011.

October 3, 2019

(Ex Libris) 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.

September 26, 2019

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that Israel’s Weizmann Institute of Science has selected the Ex Libris Esploro research services solution to help the institute capture research output and data from external sources, showcase the institute’s research work, and comply with funders’ open-access policies. The Esploro solution will replace Weizmann’s institutional research repository and will be integrated with the institute’s research information system.

September 24, 2019

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that the Ex Libris Alma library services platform and Ex Libris Primo discovery solution have been granted the United States Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP)’s Authorization with sponsorship from the Department of Health and Human Services, after a rigorous evaluation that demonstrated the security practices and controls of Ex Libris Alma and Primo meet the U.S. Government’s security requirements for cloud services.

September 18, 2019

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris and Solutionpath Ltd are pleased to announce that Middlesex University has chosen the Solutionpath StREAM learning analytics platform and Ex Libris campusM mobile app to provide learning analytics and attendance solutions that are the first of their kind in the market.

September 5, 2019

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris and Altmetric are pleased to announce the integration of Altmetric badges with the Esploro research services solution. The Altmetric badges, which offer an at-a-glance summary of online engagement with each publication, will be added to research publication pages in Esploro, providing users with additional insight into the attention that each piece of research receives immediately following its publication. The badges are a valuable addition to the measurement of research dissemination and influence available through the Esploro research services solution.

August 6, 2019

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce that New Zealand’s Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology has chosen the Ex Libris campusM cloud-based mobile platform to provide a mobile-accessible portal that will increase student engagement in campus life. The campusM platform will replace a home-grown solution.

August 2, 2019

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris, a ProQuest Company, gibt bekannt, dass die Forschungsdienstplattform Ex Libris Esploro jetzt an der University of Iowa live ist.

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris gibt bekannt, dass sich die Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Dresden (HTW Dresden) als erste deutsche Institution für die Forschungsdienst-Managementlösung Ex Libris Esploro entschieden hat und am Early-Adopter-Programm teilnimmt. Die Fachhochschule wird den Esploro-Dienst kombiniert mit der Bibliotheksservice-Plattform Ex Libris Alma und der Discovery- und Delivery-Lösung Primo nutzen.

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris, une entreprise de ProQuest, est ravie d’annoncer que la Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Dresden (HTW Dresden) (université des sciences appliquées de Dresde) est devenue la première institution allemande à choisir la solution de gestion des services de recherche Esploro® d’Ex Libris et à participer au programme d’adoption précoce. L’université intègrera le service Esploro à la plateforme de services de bibliothèque Alma et à la solution de découverte et de distribution Primo d’Ex Libris.

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris, une entreprise de ProQuest, est ravie d’annoncer que la solution de services de recherche Ex Libris Esploro est désormais disponible à l’Université de l’Iowa.

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