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Library Management

 

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COMPREHENSIVE—All aspects of service managed

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FLEXIBLE—Adaptable to local needs

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EFFICIENT—Eliminate steps and free up time

The library’s management system is the backbone of its operation.  Acquisitions, circulation, inter-library loan and cataloguing, though separate functions of the library, are interdependent. Library software has evolved by fusing these functions in to integrated library management systems.


OCLC has developed systems which are primarily focused on smaller libraries with specialized collections and small teams of staff to manage them.  OLIB is a system that has operated in governmental, corporate, health and further education libraries for over twenty years.  And, Amlib which is primarily in use in school libraries. 

Recently, OCLC has announced its strategy of offering cloud-based management services, known as WorldShare Management Services, which are currently rolling out in several countries around the globe, including in the UK. 

OCLC provides locally deployed and cloud-based library management systems to more than 9,000 libraries in Europe, Australia, Africa and the United States.

Amlib Amlib is a Web-based library management system developed in Australia and implemented in school, public and special libraries primarily in Australia, Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States.
Bibliotheca Bibliotheca is the most recent arrival to the fold of OCLC management systems.  Serving over 4000 public libraries in Germany, Switzerland and Austria.
LBS LBS is a Web-based library management system used by academic libraries in the Netherlands and Germany.
OLIB OLIB has for over twenty years served governmental, corporate, health and further education libraries in the UK and Europe.
SISIS-SunRise SISIS - SunRise the number one management system for academic libraries in the German-speaking region.

In more recent times, OCLC has announced its strategy of offering cloud-based management services, known as WorldShare Management Services, which are currently rolling out in several countries around the globe, including the US, Australia, Netherlands and the UK.


OCLC provides locally deployed and Web-based library management systems to more than 5,000 libraries in Europe, Australia, Africa and the United States.