Online software for health libraries

Packages from just £33.33 + VAT/month
or £399 + VAT/year

Simple Little Library System is an intuitive, flexible and fully-featured library system at an affordable price. What's more, you're welcome to trial the software in full for 30 days - no credit card required.

  • Branded with your organisation's logo and colours
  • Easy to use
  • Quick cataloguing tool
  • Streamlined self-service screen for borrowers
  • Pre-configured reports
  • No set up costs
  • Free user data import
  • Two free online training sessions
  • Free patches and upgrades
  • Award-winning software designer
  • Designed by a chartered librarian

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Health library software to suit your needs

Health libraries have a wide range of purposes and potential users. Depending on your needs, you may be setting up distribution lists for important journals, tracking library finances, or simply making sure important books are returned on time. Alternatively, you may just be carefully cataloguing a reference-only collection.

Whatever your requirements, with Simple Little Library System, you’ll only pay for what you need – and if that changes, the system can, too.

Whichever package you choose, you’ll get the easily accessed online catalogue, with straightforward searching and browsing. Our AutoCat tool will always be on hand to speed up your cataloguing by downloading data from reliable online sources, including Google and Library Hub Discover (formerly Copac).

Opt for the Sharing Package, and you’ll also benefit from a full range of tools to create and track loans and reservations, including fully customisable automated email alerts.

For those who need to keep on top of journals and other serial titles, our Expert Package is ideal. You’ll also be provided with the tools you need to monitor your library’s acquistions and finances.

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We've helped libraries in the UK and worldwide

A lot more detail about what's included:

Complimentary try-before-you-buy trial

  • No payment or credit card details needed
  • No oblogation
  • Simply register on this website using the form below.

Catalogue your collection simply and easily!

Designed by a librarian for easy cataloguing – you don’t need to be a professional librarian!

This package includes:

  • Ready to go catalogue form with standard catalogue fields
  • Unlimited additional custom fields
  • Unlimited additional large text fields
  • Unlimited subjects
  • Unlimited links to electronic items
  • Unlimited copies

 

Intuitive software

AutoCat downloads information from Google Books, COPAC libraries and other sources.

It’s as simple as 1,2,3!

  1. Enter your ISBN and choose your source
  2. AutoCat copies the bibliographic details and front cover image into your catalogue
  3. AutoCat adds a copy in your usual location in the catalogue

The Web OPAC allows you to share your catalogue with your library users

  • Library users can search and browse your collection.
  • A site licence for the Web OPAC – unlimited library users.
  • You decide who your library users are: they could be public users, members or staff, etc.
 
The Web OPAC comes as a Site Licence, which means you can share your catalogue with unlimited library users. Library users do not have access to the Library Admin functionality.

Simple loans for small libraries!

In Simple Little Library System the loans module is geared to small libraries without complex loan requirements. With the loans module you can:

  • Set your standard loan length
  • Set items as Reference Only
  • Record new loans
  • Return loans
  • Renew loans
  • Send Overdue Notices (or not)
  • Reserve items for borrowers

 

Please note that this system does not support fines or complex loans policies. Please see KnowAll Matrix LMS if you require more loans functionality.

FLEXIBLE LICENSING

This package includes:

  • One Admin Licence for one library administrator

Add more Admin Licences when you place your order or later if you find you need more.

It’s totally flexible!

Each Admin Licence is a user licence for a named library administrator. Each licence allows one  library administrator to login. You can purchase more Admin Licences as and when required.

Library administrators can create catalogue records and enter data generally throughout the system according to the Package you have chosen.

LARGE STARTING STORAGE CAPACITY

This package includes:

  • 3,000 records

 

A record is one catalogue record or title. The number of copies attached to each title doesn’t count towards the total.

Add more batches of 1,000 records as required. It’s totally flexible!

Video guide to using our software

Our aim is to produce intuitive software that you’ll enjoy using.

However if you need help, all our packages come with a free help centre so you can easily find help topics and short videos that explain how to use the different functions in Simple Little Library System.

Learn as you go in small chunks. No expensive training courses.

There is nothing to install on your computer or servers- simply use a browser*

All major browsers supported.

No IT required, no worries and no hassle. We promise to keep your data private and secure.

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  • ISO 27001 information security certificate
  • Monthly penetration tests carried out
  • Mirrored servers
  • Nightly backups off-site
  • No Java or Flash plug-ins
  • Bailey Solutions keeps you up to date with new versions
  • Single database per client (not multi-tenanted)
  • Server up-time guaranteed @ 99.7%
  • Meets accessibility standards

 

*Requires an internet connected computer, laptop or mobile device

Why buy from us?

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

We're different:

  • Designed by a library consultant
  • Award-winning software designer
  • Future-proofed software
  • We listen to clients' ideas
  • GDPR compliant

Our promise to you is a fair deal

We guarantee:

  • Genuine no obligation trial - no credit card needed
  • Transparent pricing
  • To keep software future proofed
  • Free patches and upgrades for subscribers
  • User-friendly software without the need for complex or expensive training
  • Quick response times for customers who take our Support Package
  • To keep your data secure and private

We won’t sell you stuff you don’t need – we ask you what you require first.

Our guarantee for a fair deal on our library software Simple Little Library System