August 30, 2016
Recognizing that mobile apps are the future, the University has opted for a mobile solution that will integrate and provide access to campus-wide systems for students, faculty, and staff
Chicago, IL—August 30, 2016. Ex Libris®, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce that the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) has selected the Ex Libris campusMTM Enterprise platform to provide UAB students, faculty, and staff with easy access to key systems, such as the university’s Banner ERP solution, library services, and class schedules. By leveraging the university’s authentication services, the campusM app will deliver an experience personalized for each user, displaying relevant services and information on any device.
”We are working with Ex Libris to make our mobile app one that will help create a seamless campus experience for our students, faculty, and staff,” said Dr. Curt Carver, UAB vice president for information technology and chief information officer. ”campusM offers a modern look-and-feel, and enables active notifications and personalized on-screen information so that we can keep all members of the university informed.”
Derek Rathel, Ex Libris director of mobile solutions, said, ”We extend a warm welcome to our first campusM institution in Alabama—the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Higher-education institutions of all sizes see the campusM mobile platform as an important solution for making services readily available to their community, from recruitment to engagement with students, faculty, and proud alumni. We are delighted that the benefits of campusM, such as its personalization features, will soon enable UAB to provide new and exciting services to the community it serves.”
About The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Known for its innovative and interdisciplinary approach to education at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, the University of Alabama at Birmingham is an internationally renowned research university and academic medical center, as well as Alabama’s largest employer, with some 23,000 employees, and has an annual economic impact exceeding $5 billion on the state. The five pillars of UAB’s mission deliver knowledge that will change your world: the education of students, who are exposed to multidisciplinary learning and a new world of diversity; service to the community at home and around the globe, from free clinics in local neighborhoods to the transformational experience of the arts; the economic development of Birmingham and Alabama; research, the creation of new knowledge; and patient care, the outcome of bench-to-bedside’ translational knowledge. UAB’s Center for Clinical and Translational Science is a two-time recipient of the prestigious Center for Translational Science Award and is leveraging a current four-year $39.59 million grant to lead partner organizations across the Southeast to accelerate innovative discoveries for better health. Learn more at www.uab.edu.
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 thousands of customers in 90 countries. For more information about Ex Libris, see our website, and join us on Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, and Twitter.