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Creating a sustainable public library through technology

Public libraries are an enduring part of our culture and remain a foundation for learning, social inclusion, equality and democracy. But with budget pressures and competition from the internet as an alternative source of information, sustainability has become a key area for libraries to focus on in 2017. Indeed, in Arts Council England’s report, [...]

7 March 2017|Blog|

15% Off RemoteLocker

For a limited time, we are offering 15% off RemoteLocker self-service lockers. The RemoteLocker helps broaden your reach to the community, by giving users the ability to collect and return items at convenient locations 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. With many not able to reach the library during standard opening hours, placing [...]

21 February 2017|Blog|

How do you manage the diverse responsibilities of volunteers in your library?

“It is time to re-assert the value, role and purpose of public libraries and point to how they can respond to change in order to remain at the heart of the community.” - Arts Council England It is obvious that the UK’s public library landscape is undergoing a great deal of change and change brings [...]

21 February 2017|Blog|

Free Webinar, with Marshall Breeding

We would like to invite you to join us at a free Webinar, with special guest presenter Marshall Breeding, creator of Library Technology Guides and libraries.org. What you can expect: Marshall has recently conducted an international study of library systems currently in use. The study is an objective look at the user experience of different library systems used around the [...]

17 February 2017|Blog, News|

Public Libraries – driving a new public governance model?

The criticism of the last 30 years of public management (the so called NPM, New Public Management model) is how it aimed to rationalise public services. Now, however, the idea of “New Public Governance” is on the rise. The belief is that, instead of control and so called ‘lean management’, staff employed in public [...]

10 February 2017|Blog|

Registration now open: Axiell User Conference 2017

We are extremely pleased to announce that registration for the Axiell User Conference 2017 is now open. You can register your place online for free, or find out more here. The date is the 3rd of May 2017 and the location is the stunning Oxford University Museum of Natural History. The Axiell User Conference event is [...]

2 February 2017|Blog, News|

When is library automation right for your library?

Read this case study to see how this library uses their Axiell Aperio library automation solution. By extending your library's opening hours you can build engagement with your community through a more available service that's more flexible to people's daily routines. But you're probably wondering when, and how, to implement this; among other things. To help you [...]

22 November 2016|Blog|

Digital Trends for Libraries: Big Data Going Personal

...Part of our series on Digital Trends for Libraries in 2016. Sven Totté, Director for Business Area Public Library, Axiell: Big Data will offer tremendous opportunities in very different areas like trimming marketing campaigns, better forecasts in all possible areas and smarter estimations of infrastructure needs. In all this we will see a higher [...]

28 October 2016|Blog|