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June 19, 2013

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that the University of South Australia, the University of Western Sydney, and New Zealand’s Otago University have chosen the Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution to complement their Ex Libris Alma library management service. As a result, these institutions will offer users a unified discovery experience that is seamlessly integrated with library services and operations. At University of Western Sydney and University of South Australia, Primo will be replacing Serials Solutions Summon systems.

November 4, 2010

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced the establishment of the Collaborative Partnership Program for Australia and New Zealand. Designed as a regional early adopters program, the program will facilitate long-term collaboration between Ex Libris and the program partners during their adoption of the company’s Unified Resource Management Framework, a platform for the delivery of next-generation library services.

September 23, 2009

(ProQuest) In less than two months implementation time, the first two commercial adopters of the Summon service have launched the web-scale discovery tool at their universities. Michigan’s Grand Valley State University and the University of South Australia have their Summon sites up and running for the new semester, enabling students and faculty to search the breadth of the libraries’ collections – physical and digital, at the article level – from a single search box. The Summon service is from Serials Solutions, a business unit of ProQuest.

August 10, 2009

(ProQuest) Less than a month into its official launch, the Summon discovery service from Serials Solutions has its first commercial adoption in Australia. The University of South Australia joins such American institutions as Arizona State University.

March 28, 2006

(VTLS, Inc.) VTLS and the Australian Research Repositories Online to the World project announced that a number of new institutions have signed contracts for the VITAL solution. The newest customers include Central Queensland University, University of Western Sydney, University of South Australia, and Southern Queensland University.

December 14, 2004

(Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.) Endeavor Information Systems announced today the University Librarians of the University of Adelaide, Flinders University and the University of South Australia, all located in Adelaide, South Australia, have selected the ENCompass for Resource Access system for providing access to electronic resources, and the LinkFinderPlus OpenURL-enabled link resolver.

April 30, 2001

(Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.) Endeavor Information Systems announced the Vice-Chancellors of Adelaide University, Flinders University and the University of South Australia, all located in Adelaide, South Australia, have signed contracts authorizing the purchase and use of the Voyager integrated library management system for each of the universities'' libraries.

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