Sponsors

The standard in collections management

Adlib Museum is the leading software package for collections management and the online publication of collections data. Built on strengths such as decades of expertise in the field, comprehensive functionality and ease of use, Adlib is the natural choice for museum professionals. Over 1,500 institutions worldwide use the Adlib software, ranging from small independent museums to National Museums.

Adaptable to all collections - Ideal for multiple collections - International standards: Spectrum CIDOC OAI-PMH Unicode Europeana - Conservation module - Multi-lingual Workflow management - Mobile use in the storeroom - Powerful thesaurus - Open API - Integrates with Adlib Library and Adlib Archive to create an organization-wide system – Scalable

Adlib Information Systems BV
http://www.adlibsoft.com

Ex Libris

Collaborating with librarians worldwide, Ex Libris develops advanced software solutions that enable institutions to manage the full spectrum of library materials and processes and to support patrons in finding and obtaining the information that they need, anytime and anywhere. 

For more information about Ex Libris Group, see our Web site, watch our videos, join us on Facebook, visit our Commentary blog, and follow our Twitter page.
 

    Projectiondesign 

    Projectiondesign is a Norwegian company that designs, manufactures and markets a range of high performance projectors for professional, business and consumer applications. Amongst its core markets are high resolution scientific visualization, visual training and simulation, medical imaging, broadcast and post production, public media and entertainment.  The company has representatives in more than 20 offices throughout the world, and regional headquarters in New York and Beijing. 

Projectiondesign is sponsoring the Europeana eCloud - an interactive 3D 9m x 3m screen that enables browsing and display of multiple web content simultaneously and features the personal stories collected during the Europeana WWI road shows.

Find out more about Projectiondesign's portfolio here.

The Catholic University of Leuven

Situated in the heart of Western Europe, K.U.Leuven has been a centre of learning for almost six centuries. Founded in 1425 by Pope Martin V, it is the oldest university in the Low Countries. Its academic fame attracted numerous scholars including Erasmus, Justus Lipsius, Gemma Frisius, Mercator and Vesalius. The university is located in Flanders, the Dutch-speaking northern part of Belgium. At present, K.U.Leuven caters for more than 38,000 students, around 12% of whom are international students from more than 120 nations. In terms of its personnel, there are 5,287 academic staff, 2,730 administrative and technical staff, and 8,172 university hospital staff members. 

The University Library consists of the Central Library situated in the heart of Leuven, three campus libraries, the Biomedical Library on the hospital campus at Gasthuisberg just outside Leuven, the Science and Technology Library on the Heverlee campus also just outside Leuven and the Kortrijk campus in West Flanders, and seven faculty libraries of the Humanities Group in the city centre. Besides the libraries are the University Archive and Art Heritage Collection, based in the Central Library, LIBIS, the University Library's IT division, based in offices in Heverlee and the Central University Library Services based in the Central Library. The University Library is the proud owner of several historic and important buildings: including the Central Library, the Science and Technology Library, a marvellous renovation and extension of a Celestine monastery by Moneo, and the library of the Theology Faculty. 

The University also has two important building projects in hand: learning centres in the Leuven City Centre and the Gasthuisberg Campus. During recent years a vigorous policy of European co-operation has been promoted. The library has participated in a series of European projects namely EDLnet, NEREUS, Europeana1.0, and Europeana Libraries. A new project Europeana Inside began in April 2012. The University library is proud to host the Europeana Plenary Conference and to participate as a major sponsor.

For more information, you can visit the website: http://www.kuleuven.be/english

LIBIS

LIBIS, established in 1973, stands for pragmatic and efficient information solutions. Over the past three decades, we have formed partnerships with both scientific and public organizations. Our focus is to help them achieve their objectives and to ensure they can deliver relevant information in a fast and efficient way to their end-users. Initially the core business of LIBIS were library services, meanwhile LIBIS has grown and we developed solutions for archives (www.lias.be) , museums and heritage institutions as well. At present, our team assists an extensive list of organisations in providing easy access to information which creates real added value. Our ambition is to guide our partners in this digital era towards innovative solutions which respond to the evolving needs of the user. Working with Libis also means joining a network of organizations who rely on their expertise, hard- and software in a shared manner. This method gives you the opportunity to gain a maximum return on your investment.

+32 16 32 22 66 – Willem de Croylaan 54 b5592 , 3001 Heverlee Belgium – into-info@libis.be – www.libis.be

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