Acquisition Complete: Say Hello to Ex Libris, a ProQuest Company
ProQuest has completed its acquisition of Ex Libris Group, a leading global provider of cloud‑based solutions for higher education.
‘This is a momentous day for our company as we officially welcome Ex Libris and its talented team to ProQuest,’ said Kurt Sanford, ProQuest CEO. ‘We are bringing together a truly unique, expansive combination of capabilities and assets that will also accelerate innovation of new services to address libraries’ most pressing challenges.’
ProQuest has formed a new business unit – Ex Libris, a ProQuest Company – which will continue to support the broad selection of products that customers depend on, including Alma, Aleph, bX, Intota, Primo, Rosetta, SFX, SIPX, Summon, 360 Link, Voyager, and the newly launched Leganto reading-list solution and campusM mobile campus solution. The Ex Libris business unit is led by Matti Shem-Tov, reporting to Mr. Sanford and supported by a team comprised of both Ex Libris management and ProQuest Workflow Solutions management.
ProQuest and its new Ex Libris business unit will continue their longstanding commitment to openness and collaboration with other organizations, including OCLC, Google, Gale Cengage Learning, HARRASSOWITZ, and YBP/EBSCO.
See Also: Blog Post by ProQuest CEO, Kurt Sanford
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.