Update your systems for GDPR

As the date for the introduction of the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) draws ever closer, we are on the cusp of sweeping changes to data protection and privacy that will force organisations to seriously scrutinise their processes for collecting and managing personal data. In preparation for these changes we have implemented [...]

2018-03-05T17:02:34+00:00 27 February 2018|Blog, Support|

Is Your Library Ready for GDPR? 4 Month Klaxon

With a mere 4 months remaining until the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) becomes law, plans and preparations should now have made way for actions and procedures. Yet feedback during the Axiell Gangs told us that many public libraries still feel unprepared. Therefore we have put together this blog to give you [...]

2018-02-01T11:16:00+00:00 30 January 2018|Blog|

Bold and Modern Arena Design Upgrade Now Available

Modernise your library's online presence with the latest design upgrade for Axiell Arena. Bring your library website in line with other leading cultural institutions and create a web presence that will highlight to your users the modern face of the public library. We are pleased to share with you two examples of recent Arena [...]

2017-12-19T16:15:58+00:00 19 December 2017|Blog, News|

Participate in the 2017 International Library Automation Perceptions Survey

Library Technology expert Marshall Breeding is again collecting responses for his annual survey on Library Automation and has asked for your participation: "Please respond to this year's International Library Automation Survey conducted through Library Technology Guides. The survey measures the levels of satisfaction that libraries have in their strategic technology products and their perceptions [...]

2017-12-12T13:20:16+00:00 12 December 2017|Blog|

Understanding APIs: 4 key facts

As Ian Anstice's recent guest blog discussed, libraries are part of an ever more connected world, providing an integral link in the web of our communities. Yet, with the growing domination of tech giants such as Google, libraries don't have the monopoly on knowledge they once had. But among the threats posed by technology, [...]

2017-12-12T12:33:10+00:00 8 December 2017|Blog|

Everything is connected: the library management system of tomorrow

Ian Anstice, Public Libraries News: There’s a sign visible from Manchester Piccadilly Station that says “Everything is Connected”. As I’m waiting for a train back home from a public library meeting or conference there I often see it and realise how true it is in these days of the internet and partnership working. That [...]

2017-11-30T15:04:34+00:00 30 November 2017|Blog|

Axiell Receives CyberEssentials Plus Assurance Certificate

Axiell is pleased to announce that, after an independent assessment, we have been awarded the CyberEssentials Plus Assurance Certificate. The award covers our Nottingham and Manchester offices and our UK data centre. This follows an announcement in August that we had passed the Certificate of Assurance from the Government’s Cyber Essentials Scheme. "Cyber Essentials Plus [...]

2017-12-07T09:55:59+00:00 16 November 2017|Blog, News|

IFLA Conference 2017: Diary

Sharing some short notes and thoughts from IFLA, Wroclaw. August 2017. By Boris U Zetterlund, Senior Advisor at Axiell Group The IFLA meeting in Wroclaw has “Libraries. Solidarity. Society” as the motto. This is appreciated and positively referenced by many speakers and delegates. The brand new approach by IFLA to introduce an open voting [...]

2017-09-18T12:45:37+00:00 12 September 2017|Blog|