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Leganto will help improve library efficiency, foster collaboration between reading list stakeholders, and deliver better library services to students

BOLOGNA, Italy, November 9, 2017 – Ex Libris®, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce that the Università degli Studi di Roma "Tor Vergata" (University of Rome Tor Vergata) has now gone live with the company’s Leganto SM course reading list solution. Along with Tor Vergata’s Ex Libris Alma® library services platform and Ex Libris Primo® discovery and delivery solution, the Leganto service will provide instructors and students with all the functionality needed for creating, maintaining, and using reading lists.

Leganto will improve the reading list process at Tor Vergata considerably, enabling instructors to easily create, maintain, and share course reading lists with students, the library, and with other faculty members. Leganto informs the library automatically of course resource needs while both instructors and students can immediately check item availability. Leganto also encourages instructors to use resources that the library already holds.

ICT Director Domenico Genovese explained, “Over the last three years, we have increased the number and quality of library services that we offer our patrons and have produced a digital environment to make their day-to-day research activities easier. One of the most important effects of these changes is the strengthening of our support for teaching and learning. Leganto now enables us to enhance library services to the benefit of the academic staff and students. We are also becoming more efficient as we streamline our workflows, boost the use of the library collections, and create an interactive and collaborative atmosphere for students, instructors, and librarians.”

Ofer Mosseri, corporate vice president and general manager of Ex Libris EMEA, commented, “We congratulate Tor Vergata on going live with Leganto. The university’s new reading list solution will make teaching materials available on time and will foster an environment in which students and teachers can discuss, recommend, and broaden the awareness of resources.”

About University Tor Vergata

The University of Rome Tor Vergata opened its doors in 1982. Spread out over 600 hectares of land, hosting several major research institutions, such as the National Research Council (CNR), the Italian Space Agency (ASI), and the Nicola Cabibbo Laboratory (a new international center for fundamental and applied physics). Thanks to the proximity of other research centers, such as the National Institute for Astrophysics, the National Institute for Nuclear Physics, and the Observatory of Monte Porzio Catone, Tor Vergata is part of one of the most dynamic scholarly complexes in the country.

Today, Tor Vergata offers 112 programs granting undergraduate degrees, master’s degrees, and professional degrees, including 10 programs entirely in English. The university participates in international projects and promotes research in an interdisciplinary environment. Additionally, Tor Vergata works with businesses and helps launch and grow companies that come from the world of research and aim to develop innovative products.

For more information, see http://web.uniroma2.it/home.php.

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)

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09 November 2017


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