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October 12, 2014

KualiCo. University of Maryland joins as first KualiCo Product Partner for next generation higher ed student information system. KualiCo, an open source software company focused on the delivery of innovative administrative solutions for higher education, announced today the University of Maryland has joined as the first product partner for the new cloud-based student information system. The announcement was made publicly during the opening plenary session of Kuali Days 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. [Full Announcement].

January 21, 2014

Kuali Foundation. University of Maryland goes live on Kuali Financial System. The University of Maryland went live with Kuali Financial System as of January 6, 2014, supporting multiple institutions with this system. A fantastic Maryland team was supported by commercial affiliates Navigator Management Partners and Vivantech, as well as the Kuali community itself. [Full Announcement].

August 3, 2011

EBSCO Information Services University of Maryland University College looks to the future of discovery with its selection of EBSCO Discovery Service. University of Maryland University College selected EBSCO Discovery Servic from EBSCO Publishing as its discovery service. UMUC was interested in the immediate goal of serving the unique needs of its students while also keeping an eye on the future of discovery. [Full Announcement].

November 28, 2007

University of Maryland. Launch of the University of Maryland Digital Repository. The University of Maryland Libraries is delighted to announce the launch of its digital collections portal. The repository is based on the Fedora platform, uses Lucene for indexing, and Helix for streaming video. [Full Announcement].

May 24, 2004

Ex Libris Three US libraries move to ALEPH 500 Version 16.02 with Ex Libris Upgrade Express. Three US libraries, Binghamton University, University of Maryland and affiliated institutions, and the University of Minnesota, will this week become the first Ex Libris customers to upgrade their existing ALEPH 500 systems to Version 16.02 using the Company’s new Upgrade Express tool kit—a set of automated tools aimed at making the transition between versions of ALEPH 500 quick and simple [Full Announcement].

October 11, 2001

Ex Libris University of Maryland signs a Premier Partner Agreement with Ex Libris for DigiTool Software. University of Maryland Libraries signed a Premier Partner Agreement with Ex Libris to further both the development of the DigiTool digital asset management software and the digital initiatives of the Clarice Smith Center for the Performing Arts Library. This agreement is part of a broader strategy for meeting the University of Maryland Libraries requirements for a digital library system and services, with specific regard to streaming audio and video. [Full Announcement].

January 11, 2001

Ex Libris University of Maryland selects Ex Libris to provide next generation library system. Ex Libris Inc. announced that the University of Maryland Libraries, in cooperation with 16 University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions (USMAI) Libraries, signed a contract for an advanced "next generation" shared Library Information Management System. [Full Announcement].