ex libris

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ex li·bris

 (ĕks lī′brĭs, lē′-)
n. pl. ex libris

[From Latin ex librīs, from the books : ex, from + librīs, ablative pl. of liber, book.]

ex libris

(ɛks ˈliːbrɪs)
(Library Science & Bibliography) from the collection or library of: frequently printed on bookplates
(Heraldry) a bookplate bearing the owner's name, coat of arms, etc
[C19: from Latin, literally: from the books (of)]

ex li•bris

(ɛks ˈli brɪs, ˈlaɪ-)

adv., n., pl. -bris. adv.
1. from the library of (a phrase inscribed in or on a book before the name of the owner).
[1875–80; < Latin: from the books (of)]

ex libris

A Latin phrase meaning from the library of, used to mean a bookplate.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ex libris - a label identifying the owner of a book in which it is pastedex libris - a label identifying the owner of a book in which it is pasted
gummed label, paster, sticker - an adhesive label
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Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce that the Michigan Shared System Alliance (MSSA) has chosen the Ex Libris Alma library services platform and Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution to enhance collaboration, efficiency, and services for the Alliances members.
Waterstones is selling an exclusive edition of La Belle Sauvage, which features a cloth cover with gold foil and embossed finishes, gold ribbon marker, and bespoke endpapers with six different daemon ex libris and an Oxford and London skyline design.
Ex Libris Group has become fully integrated into ProQuest following the major business acquisition announced in the last part of 2015.
Wrexham Glyndwr University launched the new system on Friday (September 9) and implemented the Ex Libris Alma and Primo cloudhost process and is already reaping the benefits.
The design motif, Ex Libris, is prominently featured on both floors and lit by Grecque lighting, which was originally designed for the Hermes' fashionable Faubourg Saint-Honore street store in Paris in 1925.
Revisionary is Book Four of the Magic Ex Libris series and tells of a possible utopian future thwarted after magic is revealed to the world.
Integration with Ex Libris Alma enables HEIs already using Alma to link their library catalogue seamlessly with the DCS to run an automatic check to see if they own a given book or journal (proquest.
I deeply respect Hamanishi and mezzotint and would be honored if he would accept a commission for a personal ex libris, perhaps with fish swimming like in a pattern by M.
16 December 2015 - US-based ProQuest, an information solutions provider central to global research, has completed its acquisition of Ex Libris Group, a provider of cloud-based solutions for higher education, ProQuest said.
M2 EQUITYBITES-December 16, 2015-ProQuest Closes Acquisition of Higher Education Library Resources Specialist Ex Libris
So it was big news when ProQuest announced that it would acquire Ex Libris Group this past month, a surprise move that will undoubtedly change the landscape of the information industry.
Residente tambien del Palacio de Portugalete fue Camilo Hurtado de Amezaga y Balmaseda, Marques de Riscal (1827-1888), por lo que ambas colecciones se mezclan, aunque son facilmente identificables ya que las del Marques de Riscal llevan un Ex libris que las identifica con las siguientes anotaciones de nombre (C.