December 22, 2005
Ex Libris (China) is pleased to announce that the Beijing Normal University has furthered cooperation with Ex Libris by establishing a Joint Training Center that will meet all aspects of advanced training requirements for existing customers in China while serving as a hands-on demonstration site for our potential clients. The Training Center will focus on supporting localization and customization developments
The Beijing Normal University, the first Chinese university to adopt the ALEPH 500 library automation system, is very happy to be able to enhance our cooperation with Ex Libris, said Professor Jiang Lu, Director of the Library. We expect that the Joint Training Center, the first such Ex Libris Training Center in the world, will help improve the application level of all Ex Libris products in China, Professor Jiang added.
The establishment of the joint Ex Libris/Beijing Normal University Training Center exhibits Ex Libris partnership with our customers and our long term commitment to the Chinese market, said Mr. Fucheng Shen, Managing Director, Ex Libris China. We believe that the Joint Training Center will be very productive and benefit all of our Chinese customers as well as demonstrating our commitment to providing a high standard of service to our customers.
About Beijing Normal University:
The Beijing Normal University, founded in 1902, is the first teacher-training university established in China. One of Chinas most prestigious universities for teacher-training, education, sciences, and humanities, it currently is comprised of 27 schools and departments and 12 institutes. The university is among the first group to be chosen to participate in Project 211,” a unique Education Revival Project run by the Chinese Ministry of Education aimed at preparing Chinese university students to meet the challenge of the twenty-first century.
For additional information on the Beijing Normal University, please see: http://www.bnu.edu.cn/eng/
About Ex Libris:
Ex Libris is a leading worldwide developer and provider of high-performance applications for libraries, information centers, and researchers. ALEPH, the Ex Libris integrated library solution, has been installed at over 1250 sites in 62 countries. MetaLib®, the information portal for library collections, and SFX®, the context-sensitive linking solution for heterogeneous electronic resources in the scholarly information environment, have collectively been purchased by more than 900 institutions in 36 countries. DigiTool, a solution for the construction of digital collections, and Verde, the new electronic resource management (ERM) system, round out the Ex Libris product suite.