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A review of UK libraries in 2017

New research from Axiell UK highlights staffing, funding and technology as key challenges, and also suggests key areas for libraries to focus on in order to build sustainable and community-centric services. The survey of 150 UK-based library professionals, presented in the new report, "A review of UK libraries in 2017: A guide for delivering [...]

20 April 2017|Uncategorized|

SAVE THE DATE – Axiell User Conference 2017

We are extremely pleased to announce the Axiell User Conference to the UK. Having received feedback in the Axiell Customer Survey that you would like us to better communicate our plans for the future, provide more tips on using our systems and information on library tech innovation, we are excited that we will be [...]

18 January 2017|Uncategorized|

Digital Trends for Libraries: Ex Machina, the Deterministic and the Existential

...Part of our series on Digital Trends for Libraries in 2016. Sven Totté, Director for Business Area Public Library, Axiell: In the movie Ex Machina, the protagonist asks the master if the robot is “non-deterministic”. Some baulk and wince at the question, nothing programmed is “non-deterministic”. Others love it, it confirms the endless and [...]

21 December 2016|Uncategorized|

Internet of Things and the Internet of Relations (establishing community groups)

...Part of our series on Digital Trends for Libraries in 2016. Sven Totté, Director for Business Area Public Library, Axiell: “Everything connected” is driving a lot of development and looking at the forecasts we will have some 20-40 billion "things" connected by 2020 (up from 6 billion today). This will be of some convenience [...]

30 November 2016|Uncategorized|

Axiell Macmillan Fundraising

We are pleased to announce that members of the Axiell team managed to raise £126.18 (£157.72 with Gift Aid) for the Macmillan World's Biggest Coffee Morning. Axiell UK will be supporting Macmillan in our charity and fundraising activities all year, after the charity came top in a staff vote. Coming up next will be a Halloween Afternoon, [...]

5 October 2016|Uncategorized|

Mind the gap – digital skills and the role of libraries

Transform the way you manage the library Transforming the way a library operates seems at the outset to be a rather grand undertaking but many services up and down the country are finding this a necessary step. What’s more, relatively small changes can make a huge difference. We spoke to David Walters of Tower Hamlets [...]

29 September 2016|Uncategorized|

Axiell at CILIP Conf. 2016: Demos, experts and a competition

We are very much looking forward to seeing any of you heading to the CILIP Conference next month. There's so much stuff going on in our booth we're not sure we'll have enough room. Here are just a few reasons to come see the Axiell stand (BOOTH 44!) while you are there: We'll be [...]

24 June 2016|Uncategorized|

Visit Axiell at the CILIP LMS Suppliers Showcase

We'll be in London tomorrow for the CILIP LMS Suppliers Showcase and we'll be bringing something completely new with us! Come to see us on stand 19 for your first proper glimpse at Spark, our brand new library management solution and the latest addition to the Axiell Digital Library. The address of the event [...]

12 November 2015|Uncategorized|