July 6, 2007
Jerusalem, Israel _x000D_ Ex Libris partners with Ricoh to expand penetration of the Japanese library software market Ex Libris Group and USACO Corp., the Ex Libris partner in
Ex Libris partners with Ricoh to expand penetration of the Japanese library software market_x000D_
Ex Libris Group and USACO Corp., the Ex Libris partner in
Aiming to substantially increase the presence of Ex Libris in
“We are pleased to enter into this relationship with Ex Libris,” remarked Masayuki Nishimoto, general manager of the Solution Marketing Center Marketing Group at Ricoh. “The Ex Libris best-of-breed e-library products fit well with and complete the existing Ricoh library automation offering. The global presence of Ex Libris and its experience in the academic library market make it a company that local academic institutions will feel confident working with.”_x000D_
“The flexibility and easily customizable characteristics of the Ex Libris products make them a popular choice in the Japanese market,” commented
“Increasing our geographic reach in Asia Pacific in general and
A global leader in digital office solutions, Ricoh constantly creates new value by interfacing people and information, offering a broad range of digital, networked products–including copiers, printers, fax machines, semiconductor-related products, DVD/CD media, and digital cameras. Ricoh operates in over 100 countries and employs 79,000 people worldwide. Consolidated revenue for the year ending March 2007 was 2,068,925 million yen.
For additional information on Ricoh, see http://www.ricoh.com/
About USACO Corp.:
Originally founded as Yamakawa & Company in 1934, USACO Corp. has served the academic and educational communities with quality scientific research content through such media as journals, books, and documents. During the last decade, this content has been provided via electronic media in addition to print, helping scientists and engineers acquire better quality information quickly and more efficiently._x000D_
For additional information on USACO Corp., see http://www.usaco.co.jp/ (in Japanese)_x000D_
About Ex Libris:_x000D_
Ex Libris Group is a leading worldwide developer and provider of high-performance applications for libraries, information centers, and researchers, with installations around the globe. The Group’s flagship ALEPH® 500 and Voyager® integrated library solutions are in use at over 3,000 sites worldwide. Other products from the Ex Libris suite, deployed at more than 1,300 sites, focus on the digital library and offer state-of-the-art, user-centric solutions for managing and providing informed access to electronic resources and digital assets.