6 Ways to Supercharge Your Arena Site

Just as it important that you have friendly and helpful face to face interactions with your users, so it is important that the experience your users have when interacting with the library online is a positive one. Yet, when it comes to the digital world, the goalposts are always shifting. Things that were merely [...]

2017-09-29T10:30:24+00:00 12 September 2017|Blog|

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|

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 [...]

2017-08-03T12:22:06+00:00 14 October 2016|News|

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|

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 Announces Partnership with OverDrive

Leading digital distributer, OverDrive’s vast collection of e-content will now be available for those signed up to eHUB. OverDrive boasts the sector’s largest catalogue of e-books, audiobooks and other digital content, with over 2 million titles, so it is fitting that they join Axiell, the market leading provider of library management solutions in the UK. [...]

2016-10-20T04:57:30+00:00 28 October 2015|Blog, News|

Update to eHUB as Axiell Announces Partnership with OneClickDigital

We are pleased to announce a partnership with e-content supplier, OneClickDigital, part of Recorded Books, which will see thousands of titles added to our digital content solution, eHUB. OneClickDigital boasts an impressive collection of over 175,000 e-books and 35,000 e-audiobooks, which will now be available in Arena for all eHUB customers, including LLC members, Lewisham [...]

2016-10-20T04:57:30+00:00 20 October 2015|Blog, News|