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Library Management Software with hosting and support - Software as a Service

Library Management Software as a Service

This is library software delivered as a complete Software as a Service (SaaS) package. It’s perfect for professional librarians and anyone who looks after a library or information centre in law firms, small business, professional practices and government departments that need to manage all aspects of their library.

  • Designed by a library consultant
  • Award-winning software designer
  • Future-proofed software
  • Easy to use
  • No training needed
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Brief description

This is an affordable hosted library management system that includes all the functionality required to manage your library in one library software system. 

Starts with:

  • Online library catalogue
  • AutoCat - for fast cataloguing
  • Web OPAC for library users
  • Loans tracking and check-out / checkin
  • Ordering, receipts, invoices and finance reports
  • Serials management
  • 1 Admin licence
  • 7,000 titles
  • Hosted Support
  • Add more capacity as required
  1. Your users can easily consult your library catalogue in the cloud from home, work or school on any device!

  2. You decide who is allowed access to your library system: internal users only, external users, members, registered users or the public.

  3. Cuts down on duplication of effort entering records in a catalogue and spreadsheets.

  4. Fast cataloguing combined with expert financial and serials management functionality.

  5. Pre-configured reports provide in-depth intelligence to higher management.

Simple Little Library System is a responsive library software
Responsive Design
Simple Little Library System OPAC
Online Catalogue
School library system catalogue search results page in Simple Little Library System
Search results page

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.

Manage your Orders, Receipts and Invoices

Simple Little Library System has an Acquisitions & Finance module to help you keep track of your spending and renewals

  • Keep track of orders
  • Get reminders for overdue orders
  • Know exactly how much you’re spending 
  • Forecast future expenditure
  • Demonstrate savings
  • Run pre-configured reports at a touch of a button
  • Save time

Manage subscriptions for journals and serials

  • Keep track of subscription renewals
  • Predicts next expected issue
  • Easy check-in
  • Alerts for missing / late issues
  • Efficient management of circulation lists including global replacement
  • Print or email circulation list

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:

  • 7,000 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!

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

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.

This package includes Hosted Distance Support

Distance Hosted Support includes: 

  • Access to dedicated telephone support hotline – unlimited calls
  • Unlimited access to knowledge support
  • Escalated patches for key errors – no need to wait for the next version
  • Searchable help centre with help articles and videos
  • Support email to report errors and make suggestions
  • Patches & updates automatically applied for you by our expert technical team

Gives you peace of mind that you can contact our support team when you need help.

Start your free trial today - no credit card needed

Why buy from us?

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

We create innovative software the library managers enjoy using, helping you excel at your job. 

We regard our products as your products.

We actively seek out new functionality and new ways of doing things to improve our products for you.

We're different:

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

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

Compare all our packages below

Best for Collectors

For individuals
£ 14
40
per month
  • Free 30 day trial
  • Library catalogue
  • AutoCat for fast cataloguing

Ideal for collectors and enthusiasts who want an online catalogue.

Best for Reference

Reference only libraries
£ 39 per month
  • Free 30 day trial
  • Library catalogue
  • AutoCat for fast cataloguing
  • Share your catalogue - Web OPAC

Ideal for specialist libraries and information centres who have a reference only collection and who do not lend their library resources.

Best for Sharing

Share your online catalogue
£ 66 per month
  • Free 30 day trial
  • Library catalogue
  • AutoCat for fast cataloguing
  • Loans
  • Share your catalogue - Web OPAC
Popular

Ideal for libraries in schools, clubs, associations, churches and businesses that want to lend and/or share their library resources.

Best for Experts

All the modules
£ 122 per month
  • Free 30 day trial
  • Library catalogue
  • AutoCat for fast cataloguing
  • Loans
  • Share your catalogue - Web OPAC
  • Acquisitions & Finance
  • Serials Management

Ideal for libraries in legal libraries, small business and professional practices that also need finance and serials management modules.

Super Duper

Plus extra hosting & support
£ 153 per month
  • Free 30 day trial
  • Library catalogue
  • AutoCat for fast cataloguing
  • Loans
  • Share your catalogue - Web OPAC
  • Acquisitions & Finance
  • Serials Management
  • Hosted Support

Ideal for larger libraries that need extra capacity and support.