Siskinds law firm chose Simple Little Library System

Kate McCandless - Siskinds

I will always recommend SLLS as a cost-effective and adaptable solution for managing electronic resources to my colleagues. SLLS allows the admin to completely configure the software for any librarys needs. If you are looking for an access point and reference OPAC, this is it.

Bailey Solutions wins BIALL Supplier of the Year Award 2022

Penny Bailey with BIALL Supplier of the Year Award

We were delighted to receive this award as recognition of our hard work in minimising disruption to clients when transitioning to a new system. Penny Bailey Tweet Bailey Solutions wins BIALL Supplier of the Year Award 2022 At the BIALL annual conference 2022 Bailey Solutions was presented with BIALL Supplier of the Year Award. Here’s […]

Abersychan School

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“It is easy to navigate, and needs to be because I am getting on and not an IT whizz! If I can use it, anyone can. I am so glad that I chose this system because it really does make light work of running the library. ” Susan Davies Abersychan School Before using Simple Little […]

Grace Lutheran School

Read why Grace Lutheran School switched to Simple Little Library System to manage their school library “Simplicity of the system sold it for me- the catalog doesn’t have a vast number of fields we will never use. The system is easy and the support and conversion teams are fantastic.” “I can process books from my couch […]

How user friendly is your library software?

Children sitting in a school library with an ipad looking at the online catalogue of their Simple Little Library System

How user friendly is your library software? All library software vendors will describe their product as user friendly, but how can you determine if a product meets this claim? This article explains how to find out if a product is truly user friendly. Checking usability in each area of the library software What is “usability”? […]

Library software licences explained

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Library software licences explained This article explains the different types of licences available for library software. When purchasing library software, the traditional model for software licences has been a licence “in perpetuity”. In other words the licensee can use the software forever. Unlike a computer or other property, software licences can not usually be transferred […]



Library software – Frequently Asked Questions Answers to common questions about our software and running a library system This article provides answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about starting a library, using library software, switching to SLLS, and what’s involved in getting everything up and running. Whether you’re a new librarian looking […]

Why you shouldn’t use ISBNs as item barcodes

Stack of books that need cataloguing into a library system

Using the ISBN as a book’s barcode, and why you definitely shouldn’t Lets say that youre faced with organising a brand new library. There are several stacks of books about the place, empty shelves, and a barcode scanner sitting ready for your itchy trigger finger. You know that, if each book in your library has […]

Is open source library software really free?

Simple Little Library System is the best library software with excellent customer service

Is open source library software really free? Open source library software – software for which the source code has been made available for modification and distribution by its creators - is promoted as an inexpensive or even free alternative to purchasing library software licences. But is open source library software really a free or low […]