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    Library Management System

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    Looking at putting in a 'proper' library system into our school. We will be shortly moving books from our dedicated library into classes and 2 new 'discovery' rooms. So we will need a netwoked / cloud based system. Any recommendations please?

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    We use Softlinks Oliver, no complaints really.

    Its a nice web based interface that uses SQL server.

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    I would, at this point, avoid anything by MLS. A once useful and good company doesn't even answer support calls or the telephone.

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    Quote Originally Posted by synaesthesia View Post
    I would, at this point, avoid anything by MLS. A once useful and good company doesn't even answer support calls or the telephone.
    along with being a pain to configure!

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    We use Heritage here.Welcome to the Heritage Cirqa Library System Website | Heritage Library Management Software Librarian loves it, as do all learners.

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    MLS are always busy at this time of year everyone forgets how to import students

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    1. They should know that and adjust accordingly, they've been in the game long enough 2. It's not always people forgetting, when they pay them specifically for systems to automate it which don't work.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bennz View Post
    MLS are always busy at this time of year everyone forgets how to import students
    Our librarian has done it for years, following MLS instructions yet it still fails!

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    Quote Originally Posted by hardtailstar View Post
    Our librarian has done it for years, following MLS instructions yet it still fails!
    Not had problems with it myself using SIMS.

    I have heard good things about LibLime Koha - its open source
    Koha - Open Source ILS - Integrated Library System

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    Thanks for all the info. Plenty to think about.

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    Quote Originally Posted by knightrider View Post
    We use Heritage here.Welcome to the Heritage Cirqa Library System Website | Heritage Library Management Software Librarian loves it, as do all learners.
    2nd that. Support are good. We use cirqa here and once set up and working nicely and good to use.

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