Northamptonshire Libraries to pilot Axiell Quria

Axiell extends presence of digital-first Library Services Platform to UK Nottingham, UK, 5th Feb 2018 – Axiell, the leading vendor to cultural institutions in Europe, today announces the launch of a pilot project for its new Library Services Platform, Quria. Northamptonshire Libraries delivered by First for Wellbeing CIC will be the first public library service [...]

2018-02-05T12:55:14+00:00 5 February 2018|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 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|

Big Data and libraries: getting the most from your library data

Library data & the change of focus Visiting the recent Leipzig Library Conference, talking to Queens Library, the manager of OBA Public Library in Amsterdam or reading the library guru R D Lankes’ thoughts, you see the pattern, the same message from forward looking librarians.  It’s about moving from collection based to community orientated [...]

2017-07-26T16:38:51+00:00 20 June 2016|Blog|