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July 7, 2014

Ex Libris Kingston University in London is Live with Ex Libris Alma. Ex Libris announced that Kingston University in London is live with the next-generation Alma resource management service. Kingston University—the largest university in south west London—is using the Ex Libris solution to transform the management of its electronic and print resources and multi-site collections. [Full Announcement].

October 29, 2013

Ex Libris Kingston University Library selects Ex Libris Alma. Ex Libris announced that Kingston University has chosen Alma as their next generation, unified resource management solution. Having opted for a complete suite of fully cloud-based Ex Libris products two years ago—the Primo discovery and delivery solution, the SFX link resolver, and the Aleph integrated library system—Kingston saw Alma as the next step in their plan to modernize the library in support of the university’s academic and strategic objectives. [Full Announcement].

April 6, 2011

Ex Libris Primo customer base in the UK and Ireland continues to grow. Ex Libris announced that the number of academic, national, and research libraries in the United Kingdom and Ireland that have selected the Primo discovery and delivery solution now exceeds 20. This major milestone was reached when University College London, Kingston University, and the University of Salford, decided to implement Primo to maximize the exposure of their collections to library users. [Full Announcement].

February 1, 1996

Talis Information Limited. BLCMP Libraries mount catalogues on the Web BLCMP Libraries mount catalogues on the Web. The John Rylands University Library of Manchester, UMIST, Loughborough University, the University of Greenwich, Kingston University and the University of Derby are amongst the first libraries to mount their catalogues on the World Wide Web. The new service, which will make it easier for both existing library users and those outside the university to view the OPAC, has been made possible by the new TalisWeb software from BLCMP. [Full Announcement].