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June 25, 2013

Ex Libris Ex Libris Alma goes live at Purdue University Libraries. Ex Libris announced that Purdue University is in production with the next-generation Alma library management solution. A member of the Association of Research Libraries and an Alma development partner since 2009, Purdue has played a central role in creating, shaping, and enhancing Alma, which has now been selected by over 150 institutions worldwide. [Full Announcement].

August 17, 2011

Ex Libris Research Libraries in North America Continue to Select Ex Libris Primo with the Primo Central Index. Ex Libris announced that the North American Primo community is continuing to expand rapidly, with the addition of numerous research institutions that have opted for locally hosted or cloud-based implementations of the Primo discovery and delivery solution. Academic institutions in North America that have recently selected Primo and the Primo Central Index include Boston University, Purdue University, Texas A&M University, Texas Woman’s University, Tulane University, University of Alberta, University of Kansas, University of Texas at Dallas, and Virginia Commonwealth University. [Full Announcement].

March 31, 2011

LogiXML. Purdue University Libraries selects LogiXML to meet high demand for library e-Resources. LogiXML, the pioneer of web-based business intelligence software, today announced that Purdue University Libraries has selected Logi Insight to track and analyze the usage of library resources, including e-resources, which represent the largest and fastest growing part of Purdue’s budget. Purdue joins Boston College, New York University, and Texas Tech University to adopt Logi Insight for Libraries. [Full Announcement].

December 1, 2009

Ex Libris Purdue University Libraries Joins the Ex Libris Next-Generation Library Framework as the Fourth Development Partner. Ex Libris announced that Purdue University Libraries has joined the Company’s initiative to redesign library services and build the future management system for back-office library operations—selection, acquisition, cataloging, management, and fulfillment—for the full spectrum of library materials, regardless of format or location. [Full Announcement].

February 13, 2007

Ex Libris Purdue University Selects MetaLib and SFX. Ex Libris Group announced that Purdue University Libraries has implemented the MetaLib and SFX solutions to power the campus electronic search and link environment. Purdue is running both products in a fully hosted application server provide mode to serve its 14 campus libraries. [Full Announcement].

January 24, 2003

Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.. Endeavor provides progressive integration of digital library systems, campus-wide E-Learning System. Purdue University Libraries, Endeavor Information Systems and WebCT announced the development of integration between the ENCompass system for managing, searching and linking diverse collections and WebCT Vista, the industry''s first academic enterprise system. The result of this integration will be that library resources can be accessed in a familiar and comfortable environment and it will be easy for faculty to provide quality library resources as part of their online course setting. [Full Announcement].

May 30, 2002

Fretwell-Downing Informatics. Fretwell-Downing partners with Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis to integrate its print world with the online. Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis University Library just became the latest university in the U. S. to select Fretwell-Downing''s VDX software. [Full Announcement].

February 29, 2002

Fretwell-Downing Informatics. Fretwell-Downing partners with Indiana University Purdue University. Fretwell-Downing partners with Indiana University Purdue UniversityIndianapolis to integrate its print world with the online universe . [Full Announcement].

June 16, 2001

Ex Libris Ex Libris Inc. announces multiple SFX sales. Ex Libris announced that they have signed up and are in the midst of implementing a long list of new SFX customers. SFX is a unique and revolutionary tool for navigation and discovery, delivering powerful linking services in the scholarly information environment. With SFX, these libraries can define rules that allow SFX to dynamically create links that fully integrate their information resources regardless of who hosts them – the library itself or external information providers. The user is presented with context-sensitive links that are dynamically configured on the basis of the institution''s e-collections. [Full Announcement].

June 12, 2000

Ex Libris SFX beta testing underway. SFX, the context-sensitive reference linking solution, originating in research work by Herbert Van de Sompel at Ghent University in Belgium, and now owned by Ex Libris, enters a new phase as beta testing gets underway in some key US libraries. SFX Beta Test sites include: Los Alamos National Laboratory; Harvard University Library; California Institute of Technology; Vanderbilt University; and Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis. [Full Announcement].

December 30, 1997

Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.. Endeavor breaks 100 with Purdue University. Purdue University signs contract to implement Endeavor Information Systems'' Voyager to replace its NOTIS system. [Full Announcement].