October 11, 2005
ALEPH Polska, the exclusive distributor of Ex Libris products in Poland, is pleased to announce two recently signed contracts for ALEPH 500™ version 16. Following a thorough Request for Proposal process, ALEPH 500 was selected to replace the existing Co-Liber system at the Library of the National Bank of Poland. An equally comprehensive selection process preceded the selection of ALEPH 500 by the Warsaw Agricultural University to replace its existing Polish KRUK system.
About the National Bank of Poland:
The tasks of the National Bank of Poland (NBP), the central bank of the Polish Republic, are stipulated in the National Bank of Poland and the Banking Act Constitution of the Republic of Poland. The fundamental objective of the NBP’s activity is to maintain price stability. The institutions Library is located in central Warsaw and is open to the public.
The National Bank of Poland joins a distinguished group of banking institutions running Ex Libris products. These include Banca dItalia, Banco de Espana, Banco Nacional de Mexico, the National Bank of Belgium, the European Central Bank, the Central Bank of Iceland, De Nederlandsche Bank NV, the Inter-American Development Bank, and the Joint Bank Fund.
For additional information on the National Bank of Poland, please see: http://www.nbp.pl/
About the Warsaw Agricultural University:
The Warsaw Agricultural University (SGGW) is the oldest academic agricultural school in Poland and one of the first in the world. Its history dates back to 1816 when the Institute of Agronomy was created. At present, over 20 thousand students choose from 23 disciplines and 61 specialties offered by the Universitys 11 faculties and six interfaculty units. Research areas cover the entire field of agricultural-related sciences including agriculture, veterinary medicine, forestry, economics, food technology, human nutrition, as well as environmental protection and engineering. On the whole, there have been 1395 research projects carried out recently at SGGW.
For additional information on the Warsaw Agricultural University, please see: http://www.sggw.edu.pl/index-e.html
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 52 countries. MetaLib®, the information portal for library collections, and SFX®, the content-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.