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July 31, 2013

(Backstage Library Works) Backstage Library Works and the University of Pennsylvania Libraries have collaborated to bring full-text search and discovery to the entire collection of Isaac Leeser's correspondence.

February 11, 2009

(Kirtas Technologies) Kirtas Technologies announced a partnership with the University of Pennsylvania Libraries to make over 200,000 titles available to the public in a unique way. Using existing information drawn from Pennís catalog records, Kirtas is able to offer out-of-copyright books for sale through its own retail site, www.kirtasbooks.com. What makes this initiative unique is that the books can be offered for sale before they are ever digitized, so there is no up-front printing, production or storage cost.

June 20, 2003

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced the success of the award-winning SFX and MetaLib systems, with the signing of eighteen new customers in the last month in North America alone. With these new awards, the global customer base of MetaLib and SFX will have doubled in the last year.

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.

May 11, 2001

(Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.) Endeavor Information Systems announced the University of Pennsylvania Library has purchased the ENCompass digital organization and management tool. A Voyager site since 1996, the University of Pennsylvania Library is the sixth site to implement ENCompass.

July 10, 2000

(Checkpoint Systems, Inc.) Checkpoint Systems, Inc. has received contracts for its Intelligent Library System (ILS) from more than 20 libraries, some of whom were using 3M''s electromagnetic EAS systems.

June 28, 2000

(Checkpoint Systems, Inc.) Checkpoint Systems, Inc. announced that it has completed the installation of its Intelligent Library System at the University of Pennsylvania''s Annenberg Library.

June 24, 1998

(OCLC) The students and faculties of the Universities of Pennsylvania and Saskatchewan and a consortium of private academic libraries throughout Indiana now have improved access to local and remote databases, thanks to the new Java-based OCLC SiteSearch suite of software. The University of Pennsylvania has more than a hundred local and remote databases, with a variety of separate search interfaces.

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