Join us at the CILIP LMS Showcase

We're going to be at CILIP's LMS Showcase in London on November the 18th so please come along to see us, our stand is in the Lorna Paulin room on the 2nd floor. We will be demonstrating a number of our digital solutions, including our latest release: Axiell Content, the e-Media and Publishing Platform that [...]

2016-11-02T16:42:12+00:00 2 November 2016|Blog|

Axiell Launches new Content Platform

Axiell UK launches Axiell Content, a new content offer for libraries with a range of digital discovery tools for the web and mobile. With Axiell Content you can: Engage your community with relevant digital content on any device Manage and distribute digital content to users quickly and easily Create a publishing platform for your library [...]

2016-10-20T04:57:28+00:00 14 October 2016|News|

The Lab and the Life Long Learning Endeavour: Establishing Learning Environments

...Part of our series on Digital Trends for Libraries in 2016. Sven Totté, Director for Business Area Public Library, Axiell: Sometimes dreams come true. “Everyone” is able to construct anything computer based and reach out with their innovations to anyone in the world. And the software could come in many shapes. People build software programs [...]

2016-10-20T04:57:28+00:00 7 October 2016|Blog|

Creating a mobile friendly library website

Research shows that 80% of council websites are now responsive, but that this rarely extends to the library sites. For those that use Axiell's Arena Discovery interface, there is the option to add a responsive design feature, which means that, whatever size screen the site is viewed on, it will automatically resize so that the [...]

2016-10-20T04:57:28+00:00 23 September 2016|Blog|

DIGITAL TRENDS FOR LIBRARIES 2016: THE FEUDAL DIGITAL WORLD AND SHARING FOR REAL

...Part of our series on Digital Trends for Libraries in 2016. Sven Totté, Director for Business Area Public Library, Axiell: The sharing of knowledge, experiences and skills is part of the glue that keeps societies together and a core principal of the library. The internet has been a liberating force in terms of sharing, but [...]

2016-10-20T04:57:28+00:00 9 September 2016|Blog|

Recommendations Engines: Let your users’ reading habits do the talking

Crime writer, Ann Cleeves, shared memories of her trips to the local library with her parents. She said: “I don’t remember any of my teachers from then but I do remember the librarian, Mrs McGregor. She knew the sort of books that I would like. Every trip was such a huge anticipation. She’d pull out [...]

2016-10-20T04:57:29+00:00 21 July 2016|Blog|

Responsive Design for Library Websites

The world has truly gone mobile, with more people now accessing the internet on phones or tablets than on desktops or laptops, especially younger people. But what does this mean for your library’s website? Put simply, it means that in order to provide the best user experience possible for your patrons, your online portal must [...]

2016-10-20T04:57:29+00:00 14 June 2016|Blog, News|

Top 7 digital trends for libraries to follow in 2016

...The first in our series on Digital Trends for Libraries in 2016. Read more recent posts here. Sven Totté, Director for Business Area Public Library, Axiell: The world is constantly changing and adapting to new technologies. Understanding these digital trends and identifying tomorrow’s expectations is essential for libraries to plan and incorporate new solutions that evolve both [...]

2016-10-20T04:57:29+00:00 31 May 2016|Blog|

Research critical of Public Library websites… but there is hope!

Research by SOCITM is critical of the integration between online library services and councils’ main websites. Yet five out of the seven councils praised for the quality of their online experience used Axiell Arena, so let's take a look at how you can improve your library’s online presence. The online presence of an organisation is increasingly important [...]

2016-10-20T04:57:29+00:00 12 May 2016|Blog|

Axiell Launch Trend – Powerful Analytics for Library Management

We are pleased to announce the launch of an innovative new library analytics solution. Axiell Trend is a powerful analytics and reporting tool that turns ‘Big Data’ into simple, actionable insight for fast, evidence-based decision making. It is a core part of the Axiell Digital Library and delivers detailed insight through our open and secure [...]

2016-10-20T04:57:29+00:00 4 May 2016|News|