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January 26, 2019

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that Washington State University has chosen the Ex Libris Esploro research services solution to further optimize the university’s research workflows. Built on the Ex Libris Alma library services platform the Esploro solution will become the university’s unified solution for managing all research output and data, spanning different phases of the research lifecycle as well as providing a high-level view of researcher activities.

January 20, 2017

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that Washington State University has chosen Leganto powered by SIPX, the Ex Libris resource list solution. WSU will use this solution to manage course resource lists and deliver course materials to students at its five campus locations and to its distance learners worldwide, who study through the virtual WSU Global Campus. Integrated with the Ex Libris Alma library management system and the Primo discovery solution, the Leganto solution will enable WSU Libraries to easily meet the demand for course materials.

December 11, 2007

(Innovative Interfaces, Inc.) Innovative Interfaces announced that members of the prestigious Association of Research Libraries (ARL) have achieved real-time acquisition of user statistics from within Innovative's ERM. Using the Standardized Usage Statistics Harvesting Initiative (SUSHI) model, staff can now access the high-volume of information from hundreds of e-resources—enabling cost-per-use analysis and eliminating time-consuming staff chores. This SUSHI advance extends Innovative's leadership in supporting the ARL members. The first to implement SUSHI with the Innovative ERM are Cornell University, Dartmouth College, University of Arizona, Washington State University, Wayne State University, and University of Washington. To date one-in-four ARL institutions are using the Innovative ERM.

November 02, 2006

(Innovative Interfaces, Inc.) Innovative Interfaces and MPS Technologies today announced that the Washington State University Libraries have achieved real-time acquisition of user statistics from within the Innovative Electronic Resource Management product. Using the Standardized Usage Statistics Harvesting Initiative model, staff have accessed data provided by ScholarlyStats, eliminating the need to retrieve them on a resource-by-resource basis.

June 16, 2001

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that they have signed up and are in the midst of implementing a long list of new SFX customers. SFX is a unique and revolutionary tool for navigation and discovery, delivering powerful linking services in the scholarly information environment. With SFX, these libraries can define rules that allow SFX to dynamically create links that fully integrate their information resources regardless of who hosts them – the library itself or external information providers. The user is presented with context-sensitive links that are dynamically configured on the basis of the institution''s e-collections.

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