Colorado School of Mines to use Ex Libris Alma

The Arthur Lakes Library adds unified resource management to its unified discovery platform powered by Primo

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Ex Libris Group®, a world leader in the provision of library automation solutions, is pleased to announce that the Colorado School of Mines (Mines), a leading science and engineering university, has selected the Ex Libris Alma resource management solution, which will complement the school's Ex Libris Primo® discovery solution. Alma will replace a number of systems currently in use at the library, including the Ex Libris Voyager® integrated library system (ILS) and SFX® OpenURL link resolver.

The Colorado School of Mines offers unique programs in in science and engineering. Its research hub, the Arthur Lakes Library, is a specialized technical library that supports the educational and research goals of the university and also serves as a regional source of information in engineering and applied science related to the earth, energy, and the environment. The Library sought a solution that would not only integrate with other systems at the university but would also help the school continue expanding its collaboration with other institutions in the region.

Mark Triest, president of Ex Libris North America, remarked: "We are delighted to see our longtime partners at Mines adopt Alma, thus further validating the Ex Libris strategy of unifying collection management and discovery for academic libraries. As the first member of the Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries to select Alma, Mines will demonstrate to other libraries in the region the enormous benefits to be gained from Alma's efficient workflows, advanced analytics, and collaborative capabilities."

About Colorado School of Mines

Founded in 1874, Colorado School of Mines is a public research university dedicated to educating students and professionals in the applied sciences, engineering, and associated fields, with special expertise in the development and stewardship of the earth's resources. The Arthur Lakes Library is a specialized technical library that supports the educational and research goals of the Colorado School of Mines and also serves as a regional center for information in engineering and related science fields. For more information, see‎.
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