13 December 2017 News Releases

University of Southern Queensland Selects Ex Libris Alma, Primo, and Leganto

Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce the University of Southern Queensland has chosen the Alma library services platform, Primo discovery and delivery solution, and Leganto course reading list solution.

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA, December 13, 2017 – Ex Libris®, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce that the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) has chosen the Ex Libris Alma® library services platform, the Primo® discovery and delivery solution, and the LegantoSM course reading list solution as the university’s next-generation integrated system to serve students, academic staff, and library patrons in the community. USQ selected Alma, Primo, and Leganto primarily for the return on investment that these solutions have demonstrated at customer sites around the world.

Carmel O’Sullivan, Director of Library Services at USQ, explained, “We are focused on providing an excellent student experience by leveraging the best technologies. Our goals in choosing Alma, Primo, and Leganto are threefold. First, we want to transform the ways in which our students interact with USQ Library Services. With Primo and Leganto, students gain from an intuitive, consistent user experience that helps them use library collections for learning and research . Second, with the workflow efficiencies  provided by Alma, Primo, and Leganto we expect that USQ Library Services staff members will have more time to improve existing services, create new services, and develop staff capabilities. Finally, we hope to make USQ Library Services sustainable and scalable by taking advantage of a new system that can support both current and future needs.”

Ziv BenZvi, vice president of Ex Libris Asia Pacific, commented, “We are thrilled to see that yet another customer will reap the benefits of implementing the Alma, Primo, and Leganto suite for streamlining library services and improving teaching and learning. We warmly welcome USQ to our active Alma, Primo, and Leganto communities.”

About the University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

The University of Southern Queensland has forged a reputation as one of Australia's leading providers of on-campus and online (distance) education programs in Australia. With more than 75 percent of students studying via distance or online, USQ’s delivery of external education resources continues to lead the way.

Learn more at https://www.usq.edu.au.

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.

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