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What is Library Information Systems Software?

Library Information Systems (also known and Library Services Platform (LSP), or Integrated Library System (ILS) is a management system used to track library inventory, borrowing, orders, fees, and other aspects of library management.​

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The Library Corporation

Library.Solution for Higher Learning

An Integrated Library System (ILS) simplifies daily library operations by merging vital functions such as cataloging, circulation, magazine and newspaper tracking, online tools for borrowers, and much more into a comprehensive, easy-to-use software package. The Library Corporation offers ILS solutions and product add-ons for public, school, academic, and special libraries of any size, ranging from one location to dozens.

8.0

Composite Score

8.5

CX Score

+88

Emotional Footprint

76%

Likeliness to Recommend

11

Reviews

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Boopsie

Boopsie Academic Libraries

Boopsie provides library-branded native mobile apps that are affordable, easy to deploy and maintain, and enable academic libraries of all sizes to provide 24/7/365 mobile access to digital resources on any device. Equip your students with the tools that they need to succeed in the digital age.

7.9

Composite Score

8.4

CX Score

+90

Emotional Footprint

80%

Likeliness to Recommend

14

Reviews

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LibraryWorld

LibraryWorld

LibraryWorld provides a full range of library modules including catalog, circulation, inventory, serials control, and OPAC.

7.9

Composite Score

8.3

CX Score

+87

Emotional Footprint

71%

Likeliness to Recommend

27

Reviews

RefWorks

RefWorks

Students embrace RefWorks for its ability to organize the documents they need to complete assignments, creating instant citations and bibliographies, wrapping up the loose ends that steal hours from sleep or other homework. Faculty value RefWorks for its creation of a simple online workspace that supports research collaboration, transcending geography. And for librarians, RefWorks' institutional subscription puts them at the hub of their community with a high-value service that supports all university researchers.

7.5

Composite Score

7.6

CX Score

+75

Emotional Footprint

75%

Likeliness to Recommend

17

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Follett Corporation

Follett Learning Library Information System

Aligning library resources with what’s being taught at school has never been more important. Our digital and traditional school library resources give students the ability to read beyond a school’s brick-and-mortar walls. Key platforms promote families to get more involved and take an active role in education. With our online student learning solutions, quality education is accessible with one click – anytime, anywhere.

7.2

Composite Score

7.5

CX Score

+71

Emotional Footprint

71%

Likeliness to Recommend

39

Reviews

Innovative

Innovative Interfaces Library Information Systems

Innovative’s suite of library automation software products connects your library to your community and the world with integrated workflows and seamless user experiences. Innovative’s products support current and future library trends such as e-content, mobile technologies, and cloud-based services, while improving resource sharing and providing powerful, actionable analytics.

7.1

Composite Score

7.6

CX Score

+73

Emotional Footprint

68%

Likeliness to Recommend

14

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Cengage Learning

Cengage Library Information Systems

Gale, a part of Cengage Learning, believes the library is the heart of its community, driving meaningful and measurable outcomes for individual users and groups. Gale is a partner to libraries and businesses looking to deliver educational content, tools and services to support entrepreneurship, encourage self-directed learning, aid in research and instruction, and provide enlightening experiences.

6.7

Composite Score

6.2

CX Score

+54

Emotional Footprint

75%

Likeliness to Recommend

13

Reviews

Springshare, LLC

Springshare LibAnswers

Our web platform helps Libraries share knowledge, analyze services, and connect with users

8.5

Composite Score

8.5

CX Score

+83

Emotional Footprint

84%

Likeliness to Recommend

7

Reviews

OCLC

OCLC WorldShare Management Services

By sharing data and work across many member libraries, WorldShare Management Services (WMS) offer libraries cost savings, workflow efficiencies and the ability to deliver new value to users.

5.6

Composite Score

5.5

CX Score

+41

Emotional Footprint

65%

Likeliness to Recommend

8

Reviews

Hurix Systems

Hurix Systems

Hurix is the leading digital content solutions provider to global educational publishers and institutions. Our product and service solutions allow our clients to serve students of all ages and backgrounds by providing effective, compelling and engaging digital content across traditional and newer mobile platforms, formats and devices.

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Composite Score

--

CX Score

0

Emotional Footprint

61%

Likeliness to Recommend

2

Reviews

Functional Solutions

Functional Solutions Library Information Systems

TV4Education started because there was a gap in the market for multimedia solutions that were affordable - and didn't tie you up with special exceptions and fine print.

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--

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--

Emotional Footprint

--

Likeliness to Recommend

0

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Book Systems

Book Systems Atrium

Atriuum, Book Systems' 100% Web-based library management system, streamlines many of your most time-consuming management tasks and empowers students and teachers to manage their own accounts within the circulation rules you set.

--

Composite Score

--

CX Score

+81

Emotional Footprint

56%

Likeliness to Recommend

1

Reviews

Tek Data Systems

Tek Data Systems Series-L

Tek Data is a Library Automation System

--

Composite Score

--

CX Score

+54

Emotional Footprint

100%

Likeliness to Recommend

1

Reviews

LibLime

LibLime

LibLime, a division of PTFS, is the global leader in providing support for open development Library Service Platforms (LSP). Rather than sell software licenses for static, hard-to-customize software products, LibLime educates libraries about the benefits of open development, enabling them to make choices about how best to provide their communities and staff with better technology services.

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Composite Score

8.7

CX Score

+97

Emotional Footprint

70%

Likeliness to Recommend

3

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Soutron

Soutron Library management

Soutron's web-based approach to library automation considerably improves the productivity of librarians and users and allows librarians to efficiently index and share data, improve access to resources and save money in the process.

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--

CX Score

--

Emotional Footprint

--

Likeliness to Recommend

0

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SirsiDynix

Sirsi Dynix Symphony

SirsiDynix Symphony® provides a proven core for the next generation in library technology: the BLUEcloud LSP. BLUEcloud gives you web clients available on any device and adds depth and breadth to Symphony's bank of over 600 APIs and web services. Powerful BLUEcloud products such as Analytics, BLUEcloud Cataloging, and eRC take advantage of Symphony's secure back end to bring you practical insights, fluid workflows, and end-to-end native eResource management. Symphony's desktop client, Workflows, ensures a seamless user experience, from managing circulation to placing holds.

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Composite Score

--

CX Score

+74

Emotional Footprint

89%

Likeliness to Recommend

2

Reviews

Ex Libris

Ex Libris Aleph ILS

The Aleph® integrated library system provides academic, research, and national libraries with the efficient, user-friendly tools and workflow support they need to meet the increasing requirements of the industry today and in the future.

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--

CX Score

--

Emotional Footprint

--

Likeliness to Recommend

0

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Eloquent Systems Inc

Eloquent Library

Eloquent Library contains all the functions available in traditional Integrated Library Systems (ILS), plus everything required to build and maintain a virtual library. Your patrons have the convenience of only one place to look.

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Composite Score

10.0

CX Score

+100

Emotional Footprint

78%

Likeliness to Recommend

3

Reviews

Docear

Docear

Docear is what we call an "academic literature suite". It integrates everything you need to search, organize and create academic literature in a single application: a digital library, reference manager, PDF and file manager, note taking and mind mapping.

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--

CX Score

--

Emotional Footprint

--

Likeliness to Recommend

0

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Axiell

Axiell

Axiell is the leading supplier of IT systems and services to European archives, libraries, museums and schools.

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--

CX Score

--

Emotional Footprint

--

Likeliness to Recommend

0

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Lucidea

Lucidea Library Information Systems

STAR Knowledge Center for Libraries (SKCL) is a powerful web-based integrated library system.

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--

CX Score

--

Emotional Footprint

--

Likeliness to Recommend

0

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Auto-Graphics

Auto-Graphics Verso

The VERSO® integrated library system (ILS) is designed to help libraries manage their resources while significantly improving patron information discovery and service delivery

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Composite Score

--

CX Score

+46

Emotional Footprint

78%

Likeliness to Recommend

1

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Cyber Tools

CyberTools for Libraries

Integrated Library System/ILS incorporating ERM electronic resource management and customizable A-to-Z lists for all your resources.

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Composite Score

--

CX Score

+100

Emotional Footprint

100%

Likeliness to Recommend

1

Reviews

Companion Corp

Companion Corp Alexandria

Alexandria is a comprehensive library automation software solution used in thousands of school, public, college, and special libraries.

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Composite Score

6.6

CX Score

+55

Emotional Footprint

70%

Likeliness to Recommend

3

Reviews

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