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The UK’s longest-established specialist provider of legal education and training will use the Ex Libris platform to streamline resource management and delivery, support a high quality search experience, and facilitate the use of course resource lists

LONDON, UK, February 20, 2018 – Ex Libris®, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce that the University of Law has selected the Ex Libris Alma® library services platform, Primo® discovery and delivery system, and LegantoTM course reading list solution. The selection was made after the Ex Libris products received positive student feedback during demonstration sessions. Alma will replace the Ex Libris Voyager® integrated library system.

With today’s continuing increase in electronic resources, the library needed a platform for managing both electronic and print materials. In addition, the lack of a discovery tool available to students led to low engagement with the library and underuse of its collections.

Head of Libraries at The University of Law, Susan Oakes explained, “We are committed to providing our students with the best research experience and as much one-to-one time with our staff as possible.  Selecting Ex Libris solutions that allow us to streamline and automate our library processes across our multisite university helps us achieve these goals.”

Ofer Mosseri, corporate vice president and general manager of Ex Libris EMEA, said, “The decision by the University of Law to select Alma, Primo, and Leganto shows the value that our integrated solutions bring to the research and teaching and learning processes in academic institutions of all sizes, including those with a high degree of specialization.”

About The University of Law

The University of Law is the UK's longest-established specialist provider of legal education and training in the UK, with campuses in London, Birmingham, Bristol, Chester, Guildford, Manchester and Leeds, as well as at The University of Exeter and The University of Reading. Previously The College of Law, it was granted university status in November 2012 and in 2016 launched a Business School offering a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate Business courses. The University of Law’s market-leading Employability Service gives students access to work experience, pro bono opportunities, and legal vacancies.

In 2017, The University of Law was awarded a gold ranking in the Government-led Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). The panel judged that ULaw delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students and was assessed to be of the highest quality found in the UK. For more information, visit www.law.ac.uk.

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 is committed to supporting the important work happening in the world’s research and learning communities. The company curates content that matters to the advancement of knowledge, assembling an archive of billions of vetted, indexed documents. It simplifies workflows so that people and institutions use time effectively. And because ProQuest connects information communities, complex networks of systems and processes work together efficiently. With ProQuest, finding answers and deriving insights is straightforward and leads to extraordinary outcomes.

ProQuest and its companies and affiliates – Ex Libris, Alexander Street, Bowker – stand for better research, better learning, better insights. ProQuest enables people to change their world.

20 February 2018


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