Axiell UK Receives Cyber Essentials Certificate of Assurance

We are pleased to announce that Axiell UK has received the Certificate of Assurance from the Government’s Cyber Essentials Scheme. The certificate demonstrates our dedication to internet security, covering aspects such as: Cloud Security, Data Backup, Disaster Recovery, ISMS, Password Management and Security Vulnerability Process. IT security is a fundamental part of the service [...]

2017-08-11T10:02:45+00:00 11 August 2017|Blog, News|

5 reasons why your library should offer online reading groups

Reading groups offered by libraries play an incredibly important role in supporting the library’s mission to improve reading and literacy.  A recent blog post by the Libraries Taskforce serves to highlight just how important they are.   Based on research that was supported by the SCL and The Reading Agency, the authors of the [...]

2017-08-15T11:36:29+00:00 10 August 2017|Blog|

The role of technology in creating sustainable, community-centric library services

Ben Sullivan from Axiell explores how, in the face of economic challenges, today’s libraries can use technology to expand the delivery of library services to the community and make the most of volunteer resources.   The Government’s Libraries Taskforce document, Libraries Deliver, highlights how more than half of the UK population has a current library [...]

2017-06-08T12:18:38+00:00 8 June 2017|Blog|

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, [...]

2017-08-03T11:49:55+00:00 7 March 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 [...]

2017-08-03T11:53:05+00:00 21 February 2017|Blog|

2017: The Year Ahead at Axiell

Mark Allcock, Products & Services Portfolio Manager at Axiell: I am delighted to have this opportunity to outline Axiell’s thinking about how we approach the challenges we have seen in 2016 and 2017 and what we see coming in the future. Axiell’s new move to One Axiell, combining our ALM and Public Library offers [...]

2017-08-03T12:05:44+00:00 21 February 2017|Blog, News|

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 [...]

2017-02-17T08:25:28+00:00 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 [...]

2017-08-03T12:02:49+00:00 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 [...]

2017-02-02T11:47:37+00:00 2 February 2017|Blog, News|