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Thursday, December 24, 2015

Mergers And Acquisitions In The Library World

Library Giant ProQuest Acquires Ex Libris to Speed Up Archive Searches

edSurge | December 16, 2015

ProQuest has acquired Jerusalem-based Ex Libris, which makes cloud-based products to support student engagement and libraries at higher education institutions. ProQuest, a huge archive and provider of information services to researchers, plans to use Ex Libris's technology to support its existing initiatives. Ex Libris claims roughly 5,600 customers in 90 countries. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.


<more at; related links: (ProQuest Completes Acquisition of Ex Libris. Work begins to enrich current products and innovate new solutions for the world’s libraries. December 15, 2015) and (ProQuest. Introducing Ex Libris, a ProQuest Company); further (ProQuest acquires Israeli company Ex Libris for $500 million. October 28, 2015)>

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