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Amlib

Amlib at a glance

It's more than just the software…

With Amlib you are not just purchasing state-of-the-art library management software—you are choosing a library management solution that involves the commitment from our entire team of Amlib specialists.

Benefits

  • Provides a single integrated solution for all libraries: public, school, college, tertiary institutions, corporate or special
  • Is standards compliant:
    • Library standards include MARC21, MARCXML, Z39.50, SIP2, NCIP and RFID
    • Technology standards include: ODBC, OLE, SQL, SMTP, MAPI, XML and HTML
  • Offers the ability to extensively customise each screen with your own text, colours, logos, and help messages, as well as operating with different system language sets simultaneously

Features

  • Extensive search facilities
  • Hourly, daily, term, semester and annual loan periods
  • Hourly statistical analysis
  • Self-service circulation module
  • Allows the addition of electronic images, pictures and documents to catalogue records
  • Ability to add content such as front covers, book reviews, tables of content, and first chapters and excerpts
  • Federated searching provides access to a range of resources for everyday reference in one easy search. Journals, databases and the web are displayed together as one powerful resource
  • An Offline Circulation module that enables continued operation of Circulation Issues (Loans) and Returns from a local PC when a server/network failure occurs
  • An Amlib Mobile Library solution to accurately track circulation usage at each stop (available in both online and offline configurations)
  • Enables staff to quickly create ILL requests, reserve for library patrons and manage the circulation of the ILL item received from an external library
  • Provides serials management of all subscription materials
  • Facilitates order processing and monitoring of budgets, commitments and expenditures
  • Provides comprehensive reporting across all Amlib modules
  • Allows you to fully manage community and local history information

Requirements

  • Database Server
    • Operating System: Microsoft Windows Server 2000, 2003, 2008
    • RDBMS: Microsoft SQL Server 2000, 2005, 2008; Oracle 9, 10
  • Web Application Server
    • Operating System: Microsoft Windows Server 2000, 2003, 2008 (Netopacs only)
    • Web Server: IIS
    • Windows Client Operating System: Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7
    • Web Client Browser: Internet Explorer 7 and above recommended (contact us for a complete list of supported browsers)
    • Display: SVGA 800x600 for Windows Client