April 12, 2016
Serving the International Monetary Fund, the Joint Bank Fund Library sought seamless management of all collections and superior reporting capabilities
Chicago, IL—April 12, 2016. Ex Libris®, a ProQuest® company, is pleased to announce that the Joint Bank-Fund Library, based in Washington DC, has selected the Ex Libris Alma® resource management solution and the Primo® discovery solution, replacing the Library’s previous SirsiDynix library system.
The Library evaluated a number of different products before selecting Alma and Primo. A combination of the solutions’ unified resources management and automated workflows made them the leading choice. With a shift in collections towards the electronic, the Library was in search of a better tool to manage both electronic and print resources. Alma and Primo’s powerful capabilities will allow for the ability to report on usage, assist collection development, provide trend analysis and meet other future requirements.
Eric Hines, president of Ex Libris North America, remarked: ”We are delighted that the Joint Bank-Fund Library has decided that Alma and Primo are the right solutions to drive its vast research operations. Alma and Primo will provide an integrated platform to manage their resources and expose them to the thousands of users who access their collections. I look forward to welcoming them to our North American user community.”
About the Joint Bank-Fund Library
Based in the International Monetary Fund (IMF) headquarters building, the Joint Bank-Fund Library specializes in research and lending services in general, international, monetary and public economics. The Library provides access to electronic and print data resources.
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 over 5,600 customers in 90 countries. 43 of the top 50 universities worldwide and over 40 national libraries deploy Ex Libris solutions to create a unified platform for both the management and discovery of library resources. For more information about Ex Libris, see our website, and join us on Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, and Twitter