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 […]

How user friendly is your library software?

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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 […]

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 […]

How do I switch library systems?

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How do I switch library systems? Switching library systems is easy, if you follow this tried and tested process Are you worried about moving to a new library system? That you’ll have to spend hours re-keying data into your new system? Or that your data will get muddled up? Well, you needn’t worry. We have […]

How to choose a library system

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How to choose a library system With many library systems on the market, how do you choose the right library system? So, maybe you have already taken the decision to replace your library system, because the support and maintenance costs are high, or your present system no longer meets your requirements. You are now faced […]

Why would you buy new library software?

Simple Little Library System is a responsive and easy to use library software and can be accessed from any device anywhere

Why would you buy new library software? Why would you buy relatively new library software when there are lots of tried and trusted products that have been around for 10 to 20 years? All products have a life cycle, and with computer software products this cycle is even more pronounced. In the last thirty years […]

Evangelical Alliance

Kim found that Simple Little Library System was very good value because it could do everything that her previous system could do (and possibly a little bit more) for a much lower price.​ “Great customer support” Kim Walker Evangelical Alliance London, UK Tweet Without any prior warnings Kim was faced with a steep price increase […]

Shiplake College

When Sally arrived at Shiplake College she found the existing system irritating to use because it was ‘clunky’. Students and teachers also found it difficult to use. Sally didn’t want to pay for training for a system she already didn’t like. “Affordable library software” Sally Bayley Thinking Space, Shiplake CollegeOxfordshire, UK Tweet Sally did her […]

Ashtons Legal

“I cannot stress enough how easy SLLS is to use, and how much the online cloud system benefited us. There were so many benefits to us changing/updating to a new system.” Kimberley Brown Knowledge & Information Administrator Ashtons Legal, UK Tweet Before going live with Simple Little Library System When I joined the firm we […]