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Ulrich’s comprehensive, objective bibliographic information will improve resource discovery

JERUSALEM, ISRAEL, April 26, 2016 – Ex Libris®, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce the incorporation of Ulrich’s™ periodical data into the Ex Libris Primo® discovery and delivery solution and SFX® link resolver. Ulrich’s, ProQuest’s leading source of authoritative bibliographic information, significantly enriches Primo discovery and SFX services.

Ulrich’s contains comprehensive information about more than 390,000 print, electronic, and microform serials of all types from around the world. The data delivers unbiased, in-depth details about publications and provider packages in more than 950 subject areas and 200 languages. Continuously updated, the data includes bibliographic information and access points of value to researchers and librarians, such as ISSN, title, publisher name, peer-review status, online availability, A&I coverage, subject area, language of text, and URLs for journals and publishers.

The integration of Ulrich’s data increases the number of peer-reviewed resources represented in Primo and SFX, thus solidifying the role of the library as an authoritative and trusted provider of scholarly resources. Researchers using Primo and SFX will now be able to identify more peer-reviewed scholarly material than ever before.

Shlomi Kringel, Ex Libris vice president of discovery and delivery solutions, commented: “This integration is the first of many opportunities to build on the combined assets, expertise, and creativity of ProQuest and Ex Libris. Integrating Ulrich’s data enhances the accuracy and extensiveness of our solutions to the benefit of libraries, librarians, and researchers.”

About Ex Libris

Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is a leading global provider of cloud-based solutions for higher education. Offering SaaS solutions for the management and discovery of the full spectrum of library and scholarly materials, as well as mobile campus solutions driving student engagement and success, Ex Libris serves thousands of customers in 90 countries. For more information about Ex Libris, see our website, and join us on Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, and Twitter.

About ProQuest (http://www.proquest.com)

ProQuest connects people with vetted, reliable information. Key to serious research, the company’s products are a gateway to the world’s knowledge including dissertations, governmental and cultural archives, news, historical collections and ebooks. ProQuest technologies serve users across the critical points in research, helping them discover, access, share, create and manage information.

The company’s cloud-based technologies offer flexible solutions for librarians, students and researchers through the ProQuest®, Bowker®, Coutts® information services, Dialog®, ebrary®, EBL™, and SIPX® businesses – and notable research tools such as the Summon® discovery service, the RefWorks® citation and reference management platform, MyiLibrary® ebook platform, the Pivot® research development tool and Intota™. The company is headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, with offices around the world.

26 April 2016


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