Sasso Marconi (BO), Italy—November 6, 2014 – Ex Libris Group, a world leader in the provision of library automation solutions, is pleased to announce that Roma Tre University Library has selected the Alma unified resource management solution. Alma will enable the University to take advantage of insightful analytics in making user-focused collection development and strategic decisions. With its streamlined workflows that unify electronic, print and digital collections, the solution will save the Library time and resources, leaving staff members with more time for effective interaction with users.
"Our decision to adopt Alma reflects our desire for innovation and furthers the Library's strategy of investing in new technologies to facilitate and optimize workflows and communication," commented Piera Storari, Coordinator of the University Library System. "The time and resources we will save by streamlining our workflows and utilizing Alma's analytics module will enable us to improve the service we offer our patrons and increase the resources we can make available for research and teaching. Save the time of the librarian, save the time of the user."
Luciano Scacchi, Director of the University Library System, remarked: "We have been actively collaborating with Università di Roma Tor Vergata since 2011, integrating the network of services we offer to provide users of the Universities with the best quality service. Alma's open infrastructure will enable us to consolidate and develop this cooperation, maximizing our investment and increasing efficiency by allowing us to share data and processes. We are very much looking forward to joining the Italian Early Adopters' program and expect that this experience will not only be very positive for the growth of our library system, but will also inspire other institutions."
"The decision of Roma Tre University to join the Alma Early Adopters' program represents an important step for the Alma community in Italy," commented Liliana Morotti, general manager at Ex Libris Italy. "We are delighted to have them on board and are looking forward to the way in which their decision will enrich the program."
About Roma Tre University
Founded in 1992, Roma Tre University has gained a significant reputation in the academic world thanks to its quality teaching and research programmes. Roma Tre offers degree courses, including Master's Degrees and PhD programmes, in Architecture, Economics, Education Sciences, Engineering, Law, Humanities and Liberal Arts, Political Science, Mathematics, Physics and Natural Sciences. Rome Tre identifies research as a primary function, indispensable for the advancement of knowledge, which is developed together with its high level teaching programmes. The university community includes about 40.000 students, more than 940 professors and more than 700 employees. An urban university, Roma Tre is located in the Piramide/Ostiense area in the central/southern part of Rome, and is active on a regional, national and international level. Since 1993 its libraries have been organized in the University Library System (SBA), divided into several field of study libraries. The SBA provides about 550,000 books, papers and electronic resources.
For more information about Roma Tre University, please visit: http://www.uniroma3.it/.
About Ex Libris
Ex Libris is a leading provider of automation solutions for academic, national, and research libraries. Offering the only comprehensive product suite for electronic, digital, and print materials, Ex Libris provides efficient, user-friendly products that serve the needs of libraries today and will facilitate their transition into the future. Ex Libris maintains an impressive customer base consisting of thousands of sites in more than 90 countries on six continents.
Dedicated to developing creative solutions in close collaboration with customers, Ex Libris enables libraries to maximize productivity and efficiency and, at the same time, greatly enhance the user experience. By empowering users to discover and obtain the information they need, libraries ensure their position as the bridge to knowledge.