Using Technology to help deliver the Health Offer: East Riding Libraries

Using Technology to help deliver the Health Offer: An interview with East Riding Libraries Rebecca Tallon, Health Lead & Librarian and Gary Smith, Digital Services Officer (Libraries) at East Riding of Yorkshire Council discuss their innovative and holistic approach to providing the Health Offer. Through working with other council departments, such as Public Health [...]

2018-08-01T09:25:18+00:00 26 July 2018|Blog|

The US Army Heritage and Education Center aims to bring the full story of the US Army to life with Axiell

The organisation selects an integrated cultural solution to make its vast archive, library and museum collections accessible to the public Lund, Sweden, February 13 2018 – Axiell, the leading cultural software vendor to museums, archives, and libraries today announces that it has been selected by The US Army Heritage and Education Center (USAHEC) to provide [...]

2018-06-25T12:15:39+00:00 13 February 2018|News, Press|

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|

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|

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|

Announcing Axiell Arena 3.1 Update

We are pleased to announce the release of Axiell Arena 3.1, the latest upgrade to our library discovery tool. As part of the Axiell Digital Library, Arena 3.1 is much more than just a catalogue discovery tool. Patrons can renew loans or search the catalogue, and a content management system (CMS) allows library staff to communicate [...]

2016-10-20T04:57:29+00:00 25 April 2016|Blog, News|