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Oklahoma State University chooses Ex Libris Rosetta for digital preservation

Press Release: Ex Libris [September 15, 2015]

Copyright (c) 2015 Ex Libris

Abstract: Ex Libris announced that Oklahoma State University has adopted the Rosetta digital-asset management and preservation solution. Deployed at academic institutions, libraries, archives and other memory institutions around the world, Rosetta encompasses the entire workflow for managing and preserving digital assets, including their validation, ingest, storage, preservation and delivery. The Rosetta solution handles institutional documents, research output in digital formats, digital images, websites and other digitally-born and digitized materials.


Chicago, IL—September 15, 2015. Ex Libris Group, a world leader in the provision of library automation and preservation solutions, is pleased to announce that Oklahoma State University has adopted the Rosetta digital-asset management and preservation solution. Deployed at academic institutions, libraries, archives and other memory institutions around the world, Rosetta encompasses the entire workflow for managing and preserving digital assets, including their validation, ingest, storage, preservation and delivery. The Rosetta solution handles institutional documents, research output in digital formats, digital images, websites and other digitally-born and digitized materials.

At OSU, the focus of the first Rosetta preservation project will be the Oklahoma Oral History Research Program. Dean Sheila Grant Johnson has prioritized the creation of digital content at the OSU Libraries and recognizes the need for long-term preservation and management of these collections.

"Rosetta will enable us to develop a sustainable digital preservation program," Johnson said. "After evaluating several commercial digital preservation systems, we found Rosetta has the capabilities that we were seeking. Following our experience adopting the Ex Libris Alma and Primo solutions, we trust Ex Libris will again deliver a committed, successful implementation. We look forward to implementing the Rosetta preservation solution at our university and to being able to provide access now and in the future to the collections in our care."

"Ex Libris is honored to expand its relationship with Oklahoma State University. We look forward to continuing to work with OSU and watching the school achieve its goal of sharing its services with nearby regional institutions," commented Eric Hines, president of Ex Libris North America. "The Rosetta digital-asset management and preservation solution is a great addition to a next-generation library that is already unifying its resource management and improving the discoverability of its collection. OSU will now be able to not only manage its resources but also preserve them for the future."

About Oklahoma State University

Oklahoma State University is a modern land-grant university that prepares students for success. OSU has more than 36,000 students across its five-campus system and more than 25,000 on its combined Stillwater and Tulsa campuses, with students from all 50 states and around 120 nations. Established in 1890, Oklahoma State has graduated more than 260,000 students who have been serving Oklahoma and the world for 125 years.

About Ex Libris

Ex Libris is a leading global provider of cloud-based and on-premises solutions for higher education. Offering SaaS implementations for the management and discovery of the full spectrum of library materials, as well as mobile campus services for driving student engagement and success, the company serves over 5,600 customers in 90 countries. Ex Libris solutions are deployed at 43 of the top 50 universities worldwide and more than 40 national libraries.

With the Ex Libris Alma resource management service and Primo discovery and delivery solution, libraries lower operational costs, increase efficiency, and add value to their institution through diverse new services and collaboration with other libraries and organizations. The Ex Libris campusM mobile platform enables universities to deliver a unified digital experience, promoting student engagement while providing mobile access to campus-wide information and services.

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Publication Year:2015
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:September 15, 2015
Publisher:Ex Libris
Company: Ex Libris
Products: Rosetta
Libraries: Oklahoma State University
Subject: System announcements -- selection
Record Number:20981
Last Update:2015-09-15 14:10:34
Date Created:2015-09-15 14:10:09