Ex Libris Group

Ex Libris Rapido Platform Goes Live with First Four Customers

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 1:44pm

JERUSALEM, June 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce that the first four implementations of the Rapido resource sharing platform have now gone live.

Key Points: 
  • JERUSALEM, June 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce that the first four implementations of the Rapido resource sharing platform have now gone live.
  • This collaboration afforded Ex Libris an opportunity to hear customers' voices and create a solution tailored to the needs of resource sharing institutions.
  • Ex Libris Rapido workflows automate the borrowing and lending processes, simplifying the staff's management of a high volume of requests.
  • "With the first Rapido customers going live, Ex Libris has achieved a major milestone," commented Ex Libris Vice President of Delivery Solutions Sharona Sagi.

Smart Harvesting AI is Now Available for All Ex Libris Esploro Customers

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - 2:00pm

JERUSALEM, June 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce that customers of the Ex Libris Esploro research information management solution can now use the Esploro Smart Harvesting AI capabilities.

Key Points: 
  • JERUSALEM, June 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce that customers of the Ex Libris Esploro research information management solution can now use the Esploro Smart Harvesting AI capabilities.
  • Smart Harvesting was available to customers to Esploro early adopters for the past 12 months.
  • Esploro institutions can now run the Smart Harvesting AI technology on a regular schedule as well as on an ad hoc basis.
  • Nadav Doron, Ex Libris vice president of research information management solutions, commented, "We are excited to make Smart Harvesting available to all Esploro customers.

More than Two Million Alma Analytics Reports Were Run in March 2021

Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 2:09pm

JERUSALEM, June 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is excited to announce that users of the Ex Libris Alma library services platform have set a new record: more than two million Alma Analytics reports were run in March 2021.

Key Points: 
  • JERUSALEM, June 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is excited to announce that users of the Ex Libris Alma library services platform have set a new record: more than two million Alma Analytics reports were run in March 2021.
  • The number of reports that are run is expected to continue at this level or even increase in the coming months.
  • A flexible, comprehensive business intelligence tool, Alma Analytics transforms a broad range of library data into actionable reports and identifiable trends, enabling the staff to make smart, data-driven decisions.
  • Benchmark analytics and comparative reports help users understand how their collections and workflows compare to those of similar institutions.

Yewno Discover Integrates with Ex Libris Primo to Enhance Resource Exploration

Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 2:26pm

Yewno , a Silicon Valley-based AI provider with a mission to transform information into knowledge, today announces that their Yewno Discover platform integrates into the Ex Libris Primo discovery service to provide mutual users with unparalleled access to knowledge discovery.

Key Points: 
  • Yewno , a Silicon Valley-based AI provider with a mission to transform information into knowledge, today announces that their Yewno Discover platform integrates into the Ex Libris Primo discovery service to provide mutual users with unparalleled access to knowledge discovery.
  • Yewno Discover is a powerful research tool that helps students, researchers and educators surface relevant scholarly content and make connections across interdisciplinary fields.
  • The integration of Yewno Discover and Ex Libris Primo offers libraries a new opportunity to create additional exploration paths for their patrons.
  • Making the Yewno app available to all Primo customers worldwide will provide their patrons with yet another opportunity for serendipitous discovery.

Coronavirus Research Database Gives ProQuest Users No-Cost Access to Essential Coverage of COVID-19 and More

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 5:20pm

Journals, preprints, conference proceedings and dissertations provide comprehensive coverage ofCOVID-19 and other past coronavirus outbreaks, such as MERS and SARS, for context around the current global pandemic.

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  • Journals, preprints, conference proceedings and dissertations provide comprehensive coverage ofCOVID-19 and other past coronavirus outbreaks, such as MERS and SARS, for context around the current global pandemic.
  • Full-text content in the database is available either directly from ProQuest or via links to publisher sites.
  • "The Coronavirus Research Database was created as a tool to help our usersto find the information they need to quickly explore the many facets of this disease."
  • Along with its companies and affiliates Ex Libris, Alexander Street and Bowker, ProQuest helps its customers achieve better research, better learning and better insights.

Ex Libris Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Innovative

Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 9:00pm

CHICAGO and EMERYVILLE, Calif., Dec. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement to acquire Innovative, a leading provider of integrated library systems for public, academic, and specialty libraries.

Key Points: 
  • CHICAGO and EMERYVILLE, Calif., Dec. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement to acquire Innovative, a leading provider of integrated library systems for public, academic, and specialty libraries.
  • Innovative will become a business unit within Ex Libris.
  • The Innovative products that customers have relied on for many years will continue to be supported and enhanced.
  • "As part of Ex Libris, we will give our customers more value through a complementary portfolio of solutions, an expanded knowledge-sharing community, and broader global reach."

Ex Libris Alma and Primo Achieve FedRAMP Authorization from the United States Government

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 4:16pm

This process validates cloud services throughout the U.S. Government, giving the United States public sector a common framework for establishing trust in cloud services, saving the U.S. Government time and resources.

Key Points: 
  • This process validates cloud services throughout the U.S. Government, giving the United States public sector a common framework for establishing trust in cloud services, saving the U.S. Government time and resources.
  • The Ex Libris Alma and Primo solutions have achieved FedRAMP Tailored Authorization, which is designed to support cloud solutions that are low risk.
  • Because these Ex Libris products fulfilled the security requirements necessary to achieve a FedRAMP Authorization, individual agencies can now expedite the procurement and use of Ex Libris cloud services.
  • "Ex Libris is committed to achieving the highest level of security standards and the FedRAMP authorization is testimony to our high level of cloud security.

Ex Libris Acquires RapidILL, Provider of Leading Resource-Sharing Solutions

Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 3:43pm

The integration of the RapidILL solution with Ex Libris solutions, including the flagship Ex Libris Alma library services platform, will enrich services and increase library efficiency and collaboration.

Key Points: 
  • The integration of the RapidILL solution with Ex Libris solutions, including the flagship Ex Libris Alma library services platform, will enrich services and increase library efficiency and collaboration.
  • "Together, Ex Libris and RapidILL will be able to develop advanced resource-sharing solutions and greatly expand the reach of RapidILL, to the holistic benefit of the library community."
  • Ex Libris President Bar Veinsteinnoted, "We are thrilled to welcome the RapidILL user community to Ex Libris, and we are fully committed to the continued success of RapidILL users.
  • Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is a leading global provider of cloud-based SaaS solutions that enable institutions and their individual users to create, manage, and share knowledge.

Atairos Makes Investment in ProQuest

Friday, May 17, 2019 - 9:00pm

ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --ProQuest, a global leader in educational technology, and Atairos, an independent private company focused on supporting growth-oriented businesses, announced today that Atairos will acquire an ownership position in ProQuest.

Key Points: 
  • ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --ProQuest, a global leader in educational technology, and Atairos, an independent private company focused on supporting growth-oriented businesses, announced today that Atairos will acquire an ownership position in ProQuest.
  • "We're delighted to welcome the partnership of this like-minded investor," said Andy Snyder, CEO of CIG and Chairman of ProQuest.
  • The investment from Atairos validates the long-term commitment ProQuest and Ex Libris have to solutions such as ProQuest One, Rialto, Alma, Summon, Primo, Esploro and Leganto.
  • "ProQuest is highly regarded by its customers for its array of content and technology solutions," said Jackson Phillips, a Managing Director at Atairos.

University of North Carolina at Pembroke Selects Ex Libris Alma, Primo, and Leganto Solutions

Friday, April 12, 2019 - 2:00pm

CHICAGO, April 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce that the University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP) has selected the ExLibris Almalibrary services platform, Primo discovery and delivery solution, and Leganto course resource list tool.

Key Points: 
  • CHICAGO, April 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce that the University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP) has selected the ExLibris Almalibrary services platform, Primo discovery and delivery solution, and Leganto course resource list tool.
  • "Ex Libris is delighted to welcome the Universityof North Carolina at Pembroke to our Alma, Primo, and Leganto user communities," added Eric Hines, president of Ex Libris North America.
  • The University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP) is a constituent institution of the University of North Carolina System.
  • Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is a leading global provider of cloud-based solutions that enable institutions and their individual users to create, manage, and share knowledge.