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    Provider Changes In Progress

    Below is a list of known on-going platform-level changes currently open with providers. The relevant product Release Notes and any related articles will be updated when the changes go live.


    Provider / Platform Description Anticipated Completion Date 360 SFX/Alma CDI

    Amsterdam University Press

    Amsterdam University Press moved their journals to a new platform on June 8, 2021. Access to the journals is now provided via The request to create a new target with updated URL's and additional titles, is pending with the Operations Team.   TBD

    Pending Release        April 3, 2022

    DBID: W61

    Pending Release    April 3, 2022

    Collection ID: 614910000000003120


    Awaiting sample data from AUP to begin the analysis process.

    American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

    American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently  transitioned to a new Silverchair based platform.

    Targets have been revised with new links, but old links will also continue to redirect indefinitely.

    Went live November 8, 2021




    Pending receipt of metadata


    American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

    What’s happening? All the content at, which is currently hosted on multiple platforms, will be moving to Atypon’s online publishing platform, Literatum. 

    The new website was launched in the summer of 2021.

    Released in SFX and Alma, September, 2021 360: AAAS Platform Change

    SFX: AAAS Platform Change -AMERICAN_ASSOCIATION_FOR_THE_ADVANCEMENT_OF_SCIENCE collection (ID 1000000000000017) updated with the new title list, September 19th, 2021

    Alma: AAAS Platform Change

    AMERICAN_ASSOCIATION_FOR_THE_ADVANCEMENT_OF_SCIENCE collection (ID 611000000000000017) updated on September 26th, 2021



    American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)

    American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) no longer authenticates subscriber access on their old platform at

    All access is now via the ASTM Compass platform at

    TBD - we are awaiting on ASTM for a new KBART with updated linking to the Compass platform. They are currently working on this issue.      TBD

    Bristol  University Press

    Bristol University Press launched a new platform, April 2022.  For more information see:

    DOI's will direct to the new platform.

    Book content will continue to be available through the previous aggregators.

    Currently working with Bristol to obtain appropriate metadata (June 2022) Pending Pending TBD


    Cabi had moved their platform to Atypon. New title lists are expected to be received in October 2022 


    Cambridge University Press

    Starting mid-day September 5th, 2021, we see all links to the Cambridge University Core platform failing with a 503 error message. 

    Searches performed directly in the native interface also return "Error 503 Backend fetch failed". 

    We have notified the provider and will update this article once we have their response. 


    UPD: September 6th. Cambridge confirmed that the Core platform was experiencing some issues over the weekend, but that these issues seem to be resolved now. 

    Should you still encounter a problem with linking to the Core collections, please open a support ticket. 




    Canadian Electronic Library / desLibris

    Canadian Electronic Library is being sold (see, and  titles are now available to libraries on the new Canada Commons platform Canada Commons. The desLibris platform was closed on June 30 2022, Old URLs are currently redirecting to the new platform.

    June 30 2022      

    Classiques Garnier

    New linking syntax for books and journals:

    For other databases:<database>?filename=BovAG01



    In late 2020, DOAJ changed the types of data that they collect from OA publishers, which affects the data available for Ex Libris to collect for use in our knowledgebases. One of the changes they made was the removal of coverage information from their title-level CSV export, which DOAJ felt was not necessarily understood by the publishers or entered properly and became problematic to support. You can read more about the changes that DOAJ made and the reasons why here:

    June 2021 for Ex Libris changes

    360 KB: DOAJ titles to lose coverage dates - Mar 2021  

    Primo: DOAJ - content in the Central Discovery Index (CDI) - Feb 2021

    Summon: DOAJ - content in the Central Discovery Index (CDI) - Feb 2021

    European Mathematical Society 

    EMS platform had changed.

    The URLs had changed from




    The provider has recently changed platforms. This change requires updating the linking syntax, creating and/or reloading knowledgebase collections, creating and/or reloading discovery feeds.

    See articles for more details. 

    End of July 2021


    Issues 1 & 2 to be resolved as part of the October content release. We are discussing with the provider for issues 3 & 4. 

    360: Informit Platform Change

    Alma: Informit Platform Change

    SFX: Informit Platform Change

    Primo: Informit Platform Change

    Summon: Informit Platform Change

    Intellect Journals

    Intellect Discover is now live on

    (removed from Ingenta Connect)


    Liverpool University Press

    Provider is planning on transitioning to a new Atypon platform in November 2022.

    Current links will redirect.

    Working with LUP to obtain metadata in a timely fashion.      


    The new Ovid Journals Reading Experience was first introduced in 2018 and has been gradually made available to more customers.  The linking syntax for Ovid URLs remains unchanged. Users are automatically directed to the new reading experience ( when they use a link from a discovery service, link resolver, or a direct article Jumpstart link.

    Customers who encounter issues accessing their full text subscriptions from the Ovid Journals Reading Experience site, are encouraged to contact the Ovid support team at:


    Oxford University Press Books

    This year Oxford University Press’s major research books collections will move to the Oxford Academic platform. This means that books will be available alongside journals in a single place for the first time.

    Books from Oxford Scholarship Online, University Press Scholarship Online, Oxford Handbooks Online, Very Short Introductions, Oxford Medicine Online, and Oxford Clinical Psychology, as well as the AMA Manual of Style will migrate to Oxford Academic on July 14, 2022.

      Oxford will be sending updated KBARTs with the new platform links after the go live in July. All current links will also have redirects in place. Oxford will be sending updated KBARTs with the new platform links after the go live in July. All current links will also have redirects in place. Oxford will be redelivering all records to refresh their CDI feeds with the new platform links. All current links will also have redirects in place.

    Scholarly Publishing Collective (SPC)

    Duke University Press has announced a partnership with several nonprofit scholarly journal publishers and societies to provide journal services for a collaboration called the Scholarly Publishing Collective (SPC).  SPC will include electronic subscriptions to journals published by Michigan State University Press, Penn State University Press, SBL Press, and the University of Illinois Press (as well as print subscriptions for these and other publishers).

    SPC will take responsibility for perpetual content even though some of the Archival content will also remain available in the JSTOR Archival collections.

    For more information:

    Electronic content for publications hosted under this program migrated from JSTOR to the Scholarly Publishing Collective’s platform, managed by Duke UP and powered by Silverchair, early in 2022.  The migration involved >150 journals.

    The Scholarly Publishing Collective’s platform launched to the public on January 4, 2022.

    JSTOR links will cease to redirect at the end of March  2022.


    Alma Collection ID 615410000000002739

    360 DBID                     ZWISI

    Released February 6, 2022

    Collection ID 615410000000002739




    Released January 27, 2022

    DBID                            ZWISI


    Pending receipt of metadata


    Skillsoft Books are moving platform from SkillSoft to SkillPort   Old platform will still be available via the Skillsoft Books legacy collections Old platform will still be available via the 24X7 Books legacy collections  

    Walter DeGruyter

    Walter DeGruyter underwent a major platform change in May 2021. We have worked closely with the DeGruyter team to integrate these changes in all Ex Libris products.  If you continue to experience issues please open a Support Case.

    There is a known issue in automatically updating some of the DeGruyter targets.  We are continuing to seek solutions.

    For more information:

    Completed 2021 Q3      
    Wolters Kluwer - Law

    The Wolters Kluwer - Law - Cheetah platform was been rebranded VitalLaw.  

    For more information see:

    The new platform was launched 1 November 2021.

    Target updates are pending analysis and scheduling

    Bristol University Press Bristol University Press is moving from Ingenta Connect to its own independent platform July 31st, 2022     Waiting to receive sample records



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    • Article last edited: 12-Oct-2022
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