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As an industry leader in library management software, Softlink is proud to commemorate 40 years of innovation and customer success in 2023. Our journey began in 1983, a time when the landscape of technology was vastly different from what we know today.
Which are our top blogs? What’s trending? We regularly post a variety of blogs which focus on topics, trends or themes we believe are interesting to both our customers and knowledge center staff everywhere. If you’re a regular to our blog feed, you’d know the topics really do vary.
It’s no secret libraries are evolving, the 21st century is all about digital content in your catalog! Increasingly, libraries are focused on managing digital information.
The game of Scrabble™ is nearly finished, you’re left with HPQOAPMI and no triple word or triple letter options. That’s why you have a love/hate relationship with it! How are you supposed to come from behind and beat your opponent with those letters? Softlink IC has the solution!
Mobile devices, especially phones, are the most valuable tool we can think of. They keep us in contact with others and enable us to complete any number of tasks, no matter where we are.
Our Liberty library management system customers love the Current Awareness (Interests) feature. But as they know, Softlink Information Centres believes there is very little that can’t be improved or enhanced.
Providing support is an important part of customer service. For Softlink IC, live chat is now indispensable. It adds another string to our already great support delivery bow. Our Liberty and illumin software customers have another effective avenue to chat to a real Support team member quickly. We don’t know if the customers of other library management system vendors talk to a real support person via a live chat option, but ours certainly do!
You may have heard the word “blockchain” mentioned in a variety of industries lately, even libraries. So, what do you need to know about it? We thought we’d speak to Softlink IC’s General Manager, John Crook to find out more about blockchain, what it can do, and how it may impact libraries.
So there you are – the proud manager of a beautiful new corporate library. You’ve done all the hard work. The steps you’ve taken to get to this point have been many. The last thing you want is all that hard work wasted. You want the library to be used to its full potential! For that, you need buy-in across the organization.
A regular round up of library and information centre news and opinions from around the world.