Library software for religious institutions

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

Simple Little Library System makes organising your church or religious library fast and easy, even for non-librarians. It's affordable but fully-featured, and you're welcome to try it for free, no strings attached.

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It's time to improve how you manage your library!

Our clients from religious institutions typically choose our Sharing Package for the user-friendly searchable catalogue, the loans functionality and easy-to-run reports module. Even if you have no experience as a librarian, the intuitive feel of Simple Little Library System will have you up, running and organised in no time. And should you get stuck or need advice, support is always close to hand.

If you also have loose-leaves and periodicals then you should try our Expert Package which includes the user catalogue, loans functionality, serials management and finance & acquisitions modules.

However, if you have a reference only library and do not require the loans/borrowing functionality, we recommend the Reference Package.

Whichever package you choose, extensive customisation options will allow you to tailor the system to your borrowers’ exact requirements. They’ll be able to find what they need, when they need it – and you’ll always be fully informed.

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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
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  • 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

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