Relais International is pleased to announce that twenty members of the Ontario Council of University Libraries consortium (OCUL) have selected Relais Express to provide print from the web services for their students and researchers.
OCUL is a consortium of Ontario's 21 university libraries (http://www.ocul.on.ca/). Building on an established record of leadership in the shared development of innovative digital library services and collections, OCUL collaborates to support Canada's knowledge economy by providing the information tools and access essential for high quality education and research in Ontario's universities. Carleton University, the 21st member, has been using Relais Express for several years.
Relais Express is designed for easy scanning and delivery of documents to patrons and to other libraries. Library staff can convert paper documents to electronic format by scanning, or they can use existing electronic documents anywhere on their network for desktop delivery to their patrons and to other libraries. Delivery can be done via FTP to Ariel and Odyssey, and by Post to Web, Email attachment, or fax. When delivering documents via Post to Web and Email attachment, Relais Express supports the delivery of documents in any file format. Relais Express also receives electronic documents from institutions using Ariel and Odyssey.
Relais International Inc is based in Ottawa, Canada and has been selling systems to support resource sharing, interlibrary loan and document delivery services since 1996. Relais International (www.relais-intl.com) assists libraries in implementing intelligent and automated methods to support requesting through to delivery of documents. Relais products range from scanning stations through to fully integrated request management, scanning and delivery software suitable for a single library through to a consortium.