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January 29, 2014

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that Kansas State University has selected the Ex Libris Alma library management solution. Replacing multiple systems including Ex Libris Voyager, Alma will streamline operations at K-State Libraries by providing a cloud-based, open, and unified platform for all collections, that integrates smoothly with both external campus systems and the Libraries’ Ex Libris Primo discovery

June 25, 2005

(Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.) Endeavor Information Systems announced that 17 libraries are currently in the process of implementing Endeavor Meridian, the electronic resource management system which entered general release on June 1st. Furthermore, two libraries – Princeton University and the London School of Economics – are currently in daily production use.

September 28, 2004

(Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.) Endeavor Information Systems announced the success of the package options of the ENCompass for Resource Access system for providing instant access to e-resources and expanded search capabilities.

March 30, 2004

(Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.) Endeavor Information Systems announced that Arkansas State University-Newport, Southwestern University, and University of St. Mary of the Lake three each recently selected the Voyager integrated library management system for advanced library automation.

January 24, 2003

(Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.) Endeavor Information Systems announced that it is working with Kansas State University to develop a premium content gateway between the Virage, Inc. rich media software for managing video and related media assets and Endeavor''s ENCompass digital system for managing, searching and linking collections.

December 28, 2001

(Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.) Endeavor Information Systems announced today that the ENCompass digital management system has been purchased by and delivered to a total of 17 institutions. Only commercially released in March 2001, ENCompass is on a rapid development track and will have its third release, version 2.0, available in early 2002.

March 30, 2001

(Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.) Endeavor Information Systems announced the first commercial shipments of the ENCompass digital library management system. ENCompass was delivered to three additional customer sites around the country. Already in place at three development partner sites, ENCompass now provides even more academic and research libraries around the world integrated access to their print, electronic and digital collections, including local and remote electronic databases and local digital collections.

January 12, 2001

(Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.) Endeavor Information Systems announced Kansas State University has purchased the ENCompass digital collection management system to build and organize the University''s digital projects. The library will employ ENCompass as the unified user interface for the KSU Digital Library.

October 5, 1997

(Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.) Kansas State University Library became the first university library in the world to successfully load EDI invoices for serials using UN/EDIFACT (the international standard for electronic data interchange). The library automation industry has long awaited EDIFACT for serials. This implementation was a joint development initiative between Harrawwowitz and Endeavor Information Systems.

February 21, 1996

(Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.) Kansas State University signed a contract with Endeavor Information Systems in late May to implement Endeavor's Voyager 3 to replace thier NOTIS system.

July 23, 1995

(Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.) Kansas State University Library signs to purchase Voyager 3.0 from Endeavor Information Systems Inc after a competitive bidding process. Voyager will be replacing a NOTIS system. Brice G. Hobrock was Dean of Libraries.

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