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October 12, 2014

(KualiCo) 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.

January 21, 2014

(Kuali Foundation) 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.

August 3, 2011

(EBSCO Information Services) 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.

November 28, 2007

(University of Maryland) 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.

May 24, 2004

(Ex Libris) 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

October 11, 2001

(Ex Libris) 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.

January 11, 2001

(Ex Libris) 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.

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