Wednesday, December 16, 2009
Ex Libris announces library partners for Primo Central
"Ex Libris Group has welcomed the first academic institutions to collaborate with the Company as partners for the Primo Central index of scholarly materials. More than 250 leading academic and research institutions in 28 countries already benefit from the Primo® discovery and delivery solution, installed locally or managed by Ex Libris as a service. Primo Central, a new component in the Primo search environment, is a centralized index comprising data harvested from primary and secondary publishers and aggregators. By incorporating the Primo Central index, a library offers one search interface and a single, relevance-ranked result list, regardless of the origin of the information - be it local, institutional collections or global collections of electronic journals, e-books, and other scholarly materials. Ex Libris provides Primo Central as a service in a cloud environment"