Hamburg, Germany — January 20, 2021
The library sought a system for collecting and compiling learning resources and making them readily available—a major challenge for teachers and library staff
Hamburg, Germany—January 20, 2021. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce that Technische Universität (TU) Berlin has selected the Leganto® course reading list solution to facilitate new methods of teaching and to increase support for distance learning. For a number of years, the university’s library has been using the Ex Libris Alma® library services platform and Ex Libris Primo® discovery and delivery solution. Tightly integrated with the library services platform, the Leganto solution will help promote close collaboration between the library staff and teachers.
While TU Berlin aims to make digital resources easier for students, faculty, and staff to obtain remotely, the variety of tools, systems, institutional requirements, and restrictions has impeded user access.
The Leganto tool will take us to the next level when it comes to online access to resources for students, teachers, the library, and the university as a whole.
With the Leganto solution, the TU Berlin library will improve the prominence and use of resources to facilitate teaching and learning, and handle compliance with copyright regulations when lecturers are compiling reading lists.
Jürgen Christof, Executive Director of the University Library, said, “The Leganto tool will take us to the next level when it comes to online access to resources for students, teachers, the library, and the university as a whole. We look forward to implementing this new solution and integrating it seamlessly with our other digital solutions to facilitate teaching and enrich learning.”
Ofer Mosseri, General Manager EMEA, at ProQuest, commented, “Ex Libris is delighted that Technische Universität Berlin has selected the Leganto course reading list solution, which will support the university in fostering meaningful learning and promoting student success in online, on-campus, and hybrid learning environments.”
About Technische Universität Berlin
TU Berlin has a long, rich tradition and is recognized globally as an excellent research university. Its goal is to continue to develop science and technology for the benefit of our society. The members of the university are wholly committed to the principle of sustainable development that tackles contemporary challenges without further burdening future generations. For them, research and teaching are inseparably linked.
Today, TU Berlin’s profile is characterized by new strategies for advancing junior scholars, equal opportunity, and family friendliness; the development of research-oriented teaching; the continued development of an internationalization strategy; and a future-oriented campus and IT development plan. Since 2019, Technische Universität Berlin has been a member of the Berlin University Alliance, along with Freie Universität Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, and Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, together joining the ranks of the Universities of Excellence initiative in Germany.
About Ex Libris
Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is a leading global provider of cloud-based SaaS solutions that enable institutions and their individual users to create, manage, and share knowledge. In close collaboration with its customers and the broader community, Ex Libris develops innovative solutions that increase library productivity, maximize the impact of research activities, enhance teaching and learning, and drive student mobile engagement. Ex Libris serves over 7,500 customers in 90 countries. For more information, see our website and join us on LinkedIn, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter.