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Relais International

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1690 Woodward Drive Suite 215
Ottawa, Ontario K2C 3R8
Canada
Phone: 613-226-5571
Web site: http://www.relais-intl.com
Email: info@relais-intl.com

Executive Leadership

  • Clare MacKeigan -- Chief Operating Officer
  • Kevin Stewart -- Chief Technology Officer
  • Company Ownership

    Relais International is privately owned by COO Clare MacKeigan and CTO Kevin Stewart.

    Documents or articles featuring Relais International

    . Relais International and LYRASIS announce partnership. February 3, 2010. . LYRASIS and Relais International are pleased to announce a new partnership that broadens options for interlibrary loan and document delivery services for LYRASIS members. Products now available to members across all LYRASIS regions include Relais Express, Relais ILL, and Discovery to Delivery D2D.

    . Relais International announces D2D - Discovery to Delivery – the next generation resource sharing solution. January 11, 2010. . D2D allows users to search across multiple catalogs and targets to find items held by their library and library partners. Targets may include subscription databases and other options such as Google Books, WorldCat, and Amazon. The key to D2D is to optimize the user’s ability to discover items of interest and get immediate access to or request delivery of the material with minimal or no intervention by library staff. Material may be supplied locally, from within a consortium or consortia or via traditional ILL. D2D supports the requesting, delivery and receipt of both returnable and non-returnable items. Delivery options include Ariel, Odyssey, Post-to-Web, email attachment, and fax.

    . Relais International and Index Data announce partnership. December 15, 2008. . Relais International and Index Data announce a partnership to offer a next generation standards based Resource Sharing solution. The combination of Index Data’s metasearch engine with Relais International’s renowned resource sharing software will result in a seamless end to end discovery to delivery solution for Resource Sharing.

    . EBSCO Industries Completes Acquisition of Network Support Inc., Renames Company Relais International. February 1, 1998. . EBSCO Industries Inc. has completed acquisition of Network Support Inc. (NSI), an Ottawa software development company. NSI, producer of imaging, workflow and management products for document supply and Interlibrary Loan (ILL) purposes, will be renamed Relais International to reflect development of their lead product line.

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    News Announcements

    November 2, 2015. Five libraries select the Relais ILL Hosted Service. Relais International announced that the University of Queensland, University of Technology Sydney, the British Columbia Institute of Technology, InfoNOW and the Jewish Public Library in Montreal have all selected the Relais Interlibrary Loan Hosted Service.


    April 4, 2013. GWLA selects Relais D2D to enhance resource sharing. The Greater Western Library Alliance (GWLA), a consortium of 33 academic research libraries located in the central and western United States has selected Relais D2D to facilitate resource sharing among the member libraries. Relais D2D (Discovery to Delivery) is a next-generation software platform from Relais International and Index Data. Patrons from GWLA libraries will search across the member library catalogs simultaneously and request circulating items directly from any partner library.


    January 30, 2012. NAIT selects Relais ILL Hosted Service. Relais International announced that the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology in Edmonton, Alberta has selected the Relais ILL Hosted Service.


    January 19, 2012. MARINA selects Relais for consortial resource sharing and ILL Management. The MARINA consortium has selected Relais D2D and Relais ILL to power their statewide resource sharing service for public libraries in Maryland. Relais D2D (Discovery to Delivery) is a next-generation software platform from Relais International and Index Data. MARINA allows patrons to search across the member library catalogs simultaneously and request circulating items directly from any partner library.


    September 7, 2011. Relais Express Selected by Two More Academic Libraries. Relais International announced that the UCLA Law Library in California and The King's University College in Edmonton, Alberta have selected and are implementing Relais Express. This brings the number of new Relais Express customers in 2011 to twenty-six academic libraries.


    August 22, 2011. Osgoode Hall Law School Library Selects Relais ILL Hosted Service. Relais International announced that the Osgoode Hall Law School Library in Toronto, Ontario has selected the Relais ILL Hosted Service.


    August 18, 2011. Twenty members of OCUL consortium Select Relais Express. Relais International announced that twenty members of the Ontario Council of University Libraries consortium have selected Relais Express to provide print from the web services for their students and researchers.


    August 16, 2011. University of Wollongong selects Relais ILL Hosted Service. Relais International announced that the University of Wollongong in New South Wales, Australia has selected the Relais ILL Hosted Service. The service will be hosted by CAVAL Ltd in Australia.


    July 14, 2011. Relais International and LYRASIS strengthen partnership. Relais International announced it has signed a reseller and co-marketing agreement with LYRASIS that provides LYRASIS members discounts on our resource sharing solutions.


    June 22, 2011. Two more California academic libraries Select Relais Express. Relais International announced that the University of California, Santa Cruz and the University of California, Riverside have selected and are implementing Relais Express. This brings the number of University of California libraries using Relais Express to seven libraries.


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