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The Tri-University Group of Libraries Use Primo to Control How, Where and What Library Users Discover

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Google changed everything. Searching for the best apple pie recipe? Google it. Looking for a video of penguin feeding time? Google it. Driving directions to Disneyland? Google that, too. And all in the same search box. User expectations continuously change as technology advances, creating a challenge for libraries to evolve with them. But the Tri-University Group of Libraries (TUG), a Canadian consortium comprised of the University of Guelph, the University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University libraries, is doing just that. Read More

Harvard Library Unifies Discovery of Its Resources with Ex Libris Primo

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HarvardA comprehensive search experience powered by Primo will replace the multiple customized services currently offered to users

The Harvard Library has decided to offer the Ex Libris Primo® discovery and delivery system as a single search interface for Harvard University’s vast local and electronic collections. The Library is adding Primo to a suite of Ex Libris solutions consisting of the Aleph® integrated library system, Primo Central Index of scholarly resources, SFX OpenURL link resolver, MetaLib gateway and metasearch solution, and bX article recommender.

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University of Houston Selects Ex Libris Discovery Solutions

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The ARL member chose Primo and SFX to optimize the discovery experience for students and faculty

 

The University of Houston (UH) has selected the Primo® discovery and delivery solution and the SFX® OpenURL link resolver. After defining the library’s long-term requirements and evaluating a number of commercial options, the university library—a member of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL)—chose to integrate Primo with its existing systems.

 

Ex Libris Releases Primo Version 4.5

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The latest version of Primo offers faster performance, an enhanced search experience, and many features requested by customers
We are pleased to announce the release of version 4.5 of the Primo® discovery and delivery solution. The discovery platform of choice for over 2,000 institutions, Primo 4.5 provides students and researchers with an enhanced discovery experience, faster searching, and access to additional library services directly through the Primo interface (OPAC via Primo).

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Montana Higher Education Institutions Select Ex Libris Primo and SFX

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Multi-campus university systems across the state chose the Ex Libris discovery suite for its flexibility and best-in-class consortial support

 

The University of Montana and the Montana State University System—both multi-campus consortia—have selected the Primo® discovery and delivery solution, the SFX® OpenURL link resolver, and the bX Recommender. The Ex Libris solutions will replace Summon and 360Link from Serials Solutions at several member institutions.

Meet University of Manitoba Libraries

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Noting the Differences in Discovery Layer Offerings, Canadian Research Library Opts for Greater Flexibility, Control and Efficiency with Ex Libris Primo

Known as a leader in innovation, the University of Manitoba Libraries (a member of the Association of Research Libraries) was early to adopt discovery in 2009 with their implementation of Serials Solutions’ Summon. The staff anticipated that the discovery platform would help them gain new efficiencies while delivering ease of use and increased end user satisfaction. However, only with the transition to Primo in 2012 was the promise of efficiencies realized along with some other benefits they hadn’t expected in terms of user satisfaction and customizability.

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