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Press Releases from Ex Libris (35 total)

Ex Libris Releases Primo 4.0

The new version represents a milestone in the personalization of library users’ discovery experience Jerusalem, Israel—June 5, 2012. Ex Libris® Group, a world leader in the provision of library automation solutions, is pleased to announce the release of version 4 of the Primo® discovery and delivery solution. The discovery platform of choice for a global, rapidly growing customer community, Primo 4 enables users to personalize their discovery experience in ways

The European Primo Community Expands Across Europe

European academic libraries join others in offering the Ex Libris discovery experience to their users Jerusalem, Israel—May 2, 2012. Ex Libris® Group, a world leader in the provision of library automation solutions, is pleased to announce that numerous academic and research libraries in Europe have selected the Primo® discovery and delivery solution. In addition, several existing customers have supplemented their Primo offering with the Primo Central Index and the bX Recommender,

Ex Libris Delivers the Fourth Partner Release of the Alma Library Management Ser …

This installment of the cloud-based service accelerates the product’s readiness for general release in early 2012 Jerusalem, Israel—September 26, 2011. Ex Libris® Group, a world leader in the provision of library automation solutions, is pleased to announce that the fourth partner release of the Alma library management service is now available for testing by development partners. Delivered on schedule, this fourth release is being deployed to partners in the Ex Libris

Primo Customer Base in Scandinavia Continues to Expand

Five Swedish institutions select the Primo discovery and delivery solution from Ex Libris Copenhagen, Denmark—September 21, 2011. Ex Libris is pleased to announce that five Swedish institutions joined the Primo® community within the last month. KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Mid Sweden University, Luleå University of Technology, the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, and Jönköping University represent the latest in a line of Scandinavian institutions that have opted for the superior

OCLC and Ex Libris announce new partnership

The partnership will expose WorldCat content via Ex Libris discovery and delivery solutions Dublin, Ohio and Jerusalem, Israel, September 13, 2011—OCLC and Ex Libris Group® have signed an agreement that will enable Ex Libris to integrate the WorldCat Search API into several Ex Libris discovery and delivery services, providing OCLC member libraries access to WorldCat through the Ex Libris Primo® and MetaLib® solutions. Ex Libris will integrate the WorldCat Search API, which

Dutch Universities Select Primo and Migrate to the Ex Libris Cloud Environment

Article recommendations, OPAC functionality, flexibility, and seamless integration sealed the universities’ decision Hamburg, Germany—August 18, 2011. Ex Libris® Group, a world leader in the provision of library automation solutions, is pleased to announce that Leiden University, Universiteit van Amsterdam (the University of Amsterdam, or UvA), and Hogeschool van Amsterdam (the University of Applied Sciences, or HvA) have selected a cloud-based installation of the Primo® discovery and delivery solution, including the Primo

Ex Libris Opens a New Data Center in the Netherlands

The new data center delivers robust, reliable support to institutions using Ex Libris cloud services across Europe Hamburg, Germany—July 4, 2011. Ex Libris® Group, a world leader in the provision of library automation solutions, is pleased to announce the opening of a new data center to support the Company’s continually expanding range of cloud-based services offered to the European customer community. Located in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, the data center uses

Ex Libris Group and Infor Library and Information Solutions Announce Primo Centr …

The Primo Central Index will extend the search scope of public library users to include a wealth of scholarly materials Brussels, Belgium; Jerusalem, Israel—June 23, 2011. Ex Libris® Group and Infor Library and Information Solutions are pleased to announce their collaboration to promote the Ex Libris Primo Central Index to public libraries. Through this collaboration, Infor customers will be able to integrate the Primo Central Index of electronic content in their

Elsevier and Ex Libris Group Announce Collaboration to Expand Discoverability of …

SciVerse ScienceDirect Content Now Searchable through Ex Libris Primo Central Index New York and Jerusalem, 23 June, 2011. Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, and Ex Libris® Group, a global leader in the provision of library automation solutions, today announced their collaboration to make the full text of SciVerse ScienceDirect journal articles and ebooks searchable in the Ex Libris Primo Central Index. Primo Central

Ex Libris Announces the Release of Primo Version 3.1

By integrating user services in the library environment and reducing information overload, Primo 3.1 takes discovery to the next level Jerusalem, Israel—June 21, 2011. Ex Libris® Group, a world leader in the provision of library automation solutions, is pleased to announce the release of version 3.1 of the Primo® discovery and delivery solution. The new functionality in this version is the product of continued collaboration with the rapidly expanding international Primo

One Thousand bX Customers: A Tribute to the Value of the Scholarly Recommender S …

The bX article recommender expands horizons for researchers around the world Jerusalem, Israel—June 20, 2011. Ex Libris® Group, a world leader in the provision of library technology solutions, is pleased to announce that following the selection of the bX article recommender service by the Private Academic Library Network of Indiana (PALNI), the number of institutions using bX now exceeds 1000. bX was developed as a collaborative effort between Ex Libris and the

Ex Libris Primo Central Index to Cover Extensive BNA and MLA Collections

Additional information providers now partnering with Ex Libris to boost the discoverability of their content through Primo Central Jerusalem Israel—May 24, 2011. Ex Libris® Group, a world leader in the provision of library automation solutions, is pleased to announce that the United States Bureau of National Affairs (BNA) and the Modern Language Association of America (MLA) have joined the rapidly expanding group of information providers that enable the Primo Central

Wageningen University and Research Center and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam Selec …

Rich functionality and seamless access to scholarly electronic content make Primo the natural choice for Dutch academic libraries Hamburg, Germany—May 12, 2011. Ex Libris® Group, a world leader in the provision of library automation solutions, is pleased to announce that Wageningen University and Research Center (Wageningen UR) and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU Amsterdam) have selected the Primo® discovery and delivery solution, together with the Primo Central Index of scholarly e-content. Both

Ex Libris Delivers the Third Partner Release of the Alma Library Management Serv …

This installment of the cloud-based service advances Alma's development partnership and early adopter programs Jerusalem, Israel—May 4, 2011. Ex Libris® Group, a world leader in the provision of library automation solutions, is pleased to announce that the third installment of the Alma library management service is now available to development partners. Released on schedule, the third release is being deployed to partners in the Ex Libris cloud environment and represents a

Archives New Zealand (Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga) Selects the Ex Libris Ros …

Rosetta will enable Archives New Zealand to preserve millions of digitized and digitally born records in perpetuity Jerusalem, Israel—May 2, 2011. Ex Libris® Group, a world leader in the provision of library automation technology, is pleased to announce that Archives New Zealand (Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga) has selected the Ex Libris Rosetta digital preservation solution to preserve, manage and provide access to the diverse, rapidly growing digital collections

ABC-CLIO Content to be Included in the Ex Libris Primo Central Index

Reference publisher ABC-CLIO is the latest provider to ensure the widest possible access to its scholarly content Jerusalem Israel—April 16 2011. Ex Libris® Group, a world leader in the provision of library automation solutions, is pleased to announce that ABC-CLIO has joined the rapidly expanding group of publishers whose content is included in the Primo Central Index of scholarly content. Offered as a cloud-based service to hundreds of libraries around the world,

Primo Customer Base in the UK and Ireland Continues to Grow

Following the selection of Primo by UCL, Kingston University, and the University of Salford, Primo will be running at more than 20 sites in the UK and Ireland London, United Kingdom – April 6, 2011. Ex Libris® Group, a world leader in the provision of library automation solutions, is pleased to announce that the number of academic, national, and research libraries in the United Kingdom and Ireland that have selected the

Emory University Libraries Migrate to Ex Libris Cloud Services

All Emory’s new and current Ex Libris solutions will be managed in the Ex Libris TotalCare environment Chicago, IL—April 5, 2011. Ex Libris® Group, a world leader in the provision of library automation technology, is pleased to announce that Emory University Libraries has selected the Aleph® integrated library system, replacing its SirsiDynix Unicorn system. At the same time, the Emory Libraries are moving their Ex Libris solutions, including their Primo®

Musée du Quai Branly in France Goes Live with Primo and Aleph from Ex Libris

Ex Libris solutions enable researchers at the museum to access its rich collection of local and electronic resources Paris, France – March 24, 2011. Ex Libris Group is pleased to announce that the Aleph® integrated library system and the Primo® discovery and delivery solution have gone live at the musée du quai Branly. Replacing the museum’s Ever Loris system, Aleph was chosen to provide an open library-management solution that is robust

The National Library of Luxembourg Selects Primo from Ex Libris

A powerful combination of superior search technology and strong consortial support made Primo the natural choice Hamburg, Germany – January 19, 2011. Ex Libris® Group, a world leader in the provision of library automation solutions, is pleased to announce that the National Library of Luxembourg has selected the Primo® discovery and delivery solution. Following a rigorous evaluation of international products and vendors, the National Library found that Primo best met its

Primo Customer Base in Australia Continues to Expand

Primo will transform the discovery experience for users at the University of Ballarat, Macquarie University, and the University of Western Australia Adelaide, Australia—December 14, 2010. Ex Libris® Group is pleased to announce that a number of institutions in Australia have chosen the Ex Libris Primo® discovery and delivery solution and the Primo Central Index of scholarly e content. Together, these solutions provide users with a unified interface for the discovery

Seven Early Adopters Select URM from Ex Libris for Next-Generation Library Servi …

Prestigious institutions and two major consortia in Australia and New Zealand form the first regional Collaborative Partnership Program Jerusalem, Israel and Adelaide, Australia—November 4, 2010. Ex Libris® Group, a world leader in the provision of library automation solutions, is pleased to announce the establishment of the Collaborative Partnership Program for Australia and New Zealand. Designed as a regional early adopters program, the program will facilitate long-term collaboration between Ex Libris

Université de Montréal Selects Primo, Aleph and Verde, all by Ex Libris

Rich functionality, a unified point of access to the full spectrum of materials, and ease of use drew the library to expand its suite of Ex Libris Solutions Chicago, IL—October 26, 2010. Ex Libris® Group, a world leader in the provision of library automation solutions, is pleased to announce that the Université de Montréal has selected the Primo® discovery and delivery solution, the Aleph® integrated library system—replacing the university’s GEAC ADVANCE

The National Academic Library and Information System in Bulgaria Goes Live with …

A celebration in Sofia heralds the launch of a suite of Ex Libris solutions at three prestigious Bulgarian institutions Hamburg, Germany – September 27, 2010. Ex Libris® Group is pleased to announce that the National Academic Library and Information System (NALIS) in Bulgaria has gone live with the Primo® discovery and delivery solution, the SFX® OpenURL link resolver, the MetaLib® gateway and metasearch solution, and the DigiTool® digital asset management system.

Ex Libris Announces Two Senior Leadership Appointments

Carl Grant to serve as the company’s chief librarian and Mark Triest to join the company as president of Ex Libris North America Jerusalem, Israel, and Chicago, IL–September 17, 2010. Ex Libris® Group is pleased to announce important changes to its management team in the United States. In recognition of his ongoing advocacy for libraries and librarianship, Carl Grant has been appointed to a new role at Ex Libris, chief

The National Library of Finland Selects Primo and Primo Central from Ex Libris f …

Primo will provide Finland’s libraries, museums, research institutes and archives with a unified gateway to a wealth of scholarly and cultural resources Jerusalem, Israel – August 30, 2010. Ex Libris® Group, a world leader in the provision of library automation solutions, is pleased to announce that the National Library of Finland has chosen the Primo® discovery and delivery solution and the Primo Central mega-index of scholarly materials, to provide a unified

Ex Libris Announces E-Content Collaboration with Thomson Reuters

Web of Science data will be available to researchers via the Primo Central mega index of scholarly materials Jerusalem, Israel – August 11, 2010. Ex Libris® Group is pleased to announce that Thomson Reuters is to make its important collections directly accessible to Web of Knowledge SM subscribers via the Primo Central mega-aggregate of scholarly e content. With Primo Central, users simultaneously search locally managed collections and global e-content and receive

Ex Libris Announces E-Content Collaboration with Thomson Reuters

Web of Science data will be available to researchers via the Primo Central mega index of scholarly materials Jerusalem, Israel – August 11, 2010. Ex Libris® Group is pleased to announce that Thomson Reuters is to make its important collections directly accessible to Web of Knowledge SM subscribers via the Primo Central mega-aggregate of scholarly e content. With Primo Central, users simultaneously search locally managed collections and global e-content and receive

The Austrian Library Network Goes Live with Primo

Ex Libris Primo provides a one-stop search interface for member institutions and facilitates access to the central catalog of the Network Hamburg, Germany—13 July 2010. Ex Libris® Group is pleased to announce that the Austrian Library Network has gone live with the Primo® discovery and delivery solution. Primo provides a unified interface to the Network’s central catalog and is now in use at the University of Innsbruck library and the University

ETH-Bibliothek Goes Live with the Primo Discovery and Delivery Solution from Ex …

Primo simplifies and streamlines search and discovery to meet the evolving needs of the research community at ETH Zurich Hamburg, Germany – June 28, 2010. Ex Libris® Group is pleased to announce that the library of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich) has gone live with the Primo® discovery and delivery solution. The ETH-Bibliothek Knowledge Portal, powered by Primo, provides users with seamless access to a huge array

General Release of Ex Libris Primo Central Index of Scholarly Materials Announce …

This mega-aggregate index complements the search environment of the Ex Libris Primo solution, adding to it a wealth of global and regional materials Jerusalem, Israel—June 24, 2010. Ex Libris® Group is pleased to announce the general release of the Primo Central mega-aggregate index of scholarly materials, a new component of the Primo® discovery and delivery environment. Primo Central enables Primo users to search for global and regional materials as well as

International Primo Customer Base Continues to Grow

Primo’s sophisticated technology and superior user experience continue to attract academic, national, and research libraries Jerusalem, Israel—June 23, 2010. Ex Libris® Group is pleased to announce that further prominent libraries around the world have selected the Primo® discovery and delivery solution. In addition to enjoying the redesigned user interface and the rich functionality of Primo version 3, these libraries—together with the other 280 members of the international Primo community—will benefit

The Goportis Consortium in Germany Selects Rosetta from Ex Libris

Rosetta’s rich preservation functionality, its flexible, scalable architecture, and its successful track record were decisive factors in the consortium’s decision Hamburg, Germany—26 May 2010. Ex Libris® Group is pleased to announce that the Goportis consortium has selected the Rosetta digital preservation solution to provide sustainable access to digital resources for future generations. With the Rosetta infrastructure and technology, Goportis will preserve the collections under its members’ guardianship and facilitate access to

Ex Libris Launches Rosetta Version 2.0, the Complete Preservation System

Preservation planning, preservation actions, and the handling of very large collections of digital objects are keystones of this major product release Jerusalem, Israel — May 10, 2010. Ex Libris® Group is pleased to announce the release of version 2.0 of the Rosetta digital preservation system. Rosetta empowers libraries and archives around the world to fulfill their mandate of collecting and preserving cumulative knowledge in digital format for the enjoyment and use

Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering and Technology Chooses a Suite of Ex …

Primo, Voyager, and the Ex Libris e-product suite will be provided as managed solutions Chicago, IL – March 4, 2010. Ex Libris® Group is pleased to announce that the Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering and Technology in Kansas City, Missouri, has selected a number of solutions from Ex Libris. Migrating from its former SirsiDynix Horizon system, the library has chosen the Voyager® integrated library system (ILS), the Primo® discovery and