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June 19, 2013

Ex Libris Institutions in Australia and New Zealand Migrate to the Next-Generation Ex Libris Discovery Solution. 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. [Full Announcement].

November 4, 2010

Ex Libris Seven Early Adopters Select URM from Ex Libris for Next-Generation Library Services. 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. [Full Announcement].

September 23, 2009

ProQuest Michigan, South Australian Students and Faculty Now Using Summon Web-scale Discovery Service to Speed Research. 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. [Full Announcement].

August 10, 2009

ProQuest Academic library adoptions of the Summon service spread around the world. 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. [Full Announcement].

March 28, 2006

VTLS, Inc.. ARROW Project shows VITAL growth. 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. [Full Announcement].

December 14, 2004

Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.. Three South Australia Universities select Endeavor Digital Systems. 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. [Full Announcement].

April 30, 2001

Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.. South Australia Universities select Voyager System. 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. [Full Announcement].