The Present times demand Library Management System to deliver much more than operational efficiency. It needs to create appreciable staff satisfaction and delightful experience for the patrons every time they interact with the system.LIBSYS 10 is the latest offering by LIBSYS Ltd moving from its older version of LIBSYS 7 Library Management System. Taking a step further, LIBSYS 10 is poised to transform the overall library experience through technological innovations, refining the work-flows and accelerating best library practices.
LIBSYS 10 is a web-based Library Management System to enhance the total library experience through value-added features and services. A true realization of Lib 2.0, LIBSYS 10 delivers unparalleled satisfaction for both patrons and library staff. It gives end to end manageability of the library operations through its comprehensive modules. As a Web-based solution, it provides platform independence. The interactive features in the industry’s most advanced OPAC make LIBSYS 10, the most rewarding choice for all the Librarians. Moreover, LIBSYS 10 is a product aiming the most convenient and pleasing library experience through its value-added features.
LIBSYS 10 MODULES
With LIBSYS 10 Automated Library Acquisition System, multi-location libraries having centralized procurement can perform hassle-free processing like centralized ordering and invoice processing with flexibility for location-wise receiving. Online indenting and approval simplify the process.
The Cataloguer gets a new powerful tool ‘Net Cataloguing' that allows searching of catalogues of other libraries having Z39.50/SRU-SRW/OAI-PMH Library databases. Retrieved MARC 21/MARC-XML records can be edited and downloaded into LIBSYS 10 Automated Library Cataloguing System. Cataloguer works on a flexible MARC 21 interface that provides quick-tips as well as in-depth online ‘Help' to make the task easy. User-defined iReports or AACR2 Cards provide the much-desired flexibility and localization to the library.
LIBSYS 10 Automated Library Circulation System offers a new level of circulation through integration with the latest RFID technology. Besides the regular email reminders to patrons, options are available for instant SMS alerts and emails. Patrons can perform self reservation and self-renewal. Support for multi-location circulation through location-based checks and validations.
LIBSYS 10 Automated Serial Control System builds upon the widely appreciated functional depth of serial control of earlier versions with the inclusion of MARC21 interfaces. Handling of online journals to meet changing subscription patterns of the libraries. Option to scan the cover and contents page of physical journals for publishing in OPAC. Compliance with SICI-Barcode standard.
A contemporary and user-friendly Web OPAC Library System inspired by Web/Lib 2.0 philosophy that emphasizes meeting the needs and aspirations of the Users rather than just feeding information. Like, a suggestion list assists the user in building a search strategy. Patrons get comprehensive information through Table of Contents, Summary, Annotations, Author Notes which can be further expanded through search links to ‘Google', ‘WorldCat', ‘BookFinder' and ‘Google Scholar'. ‘Shelf Browse' provides the patrons a window to peek on titles available on the shelf, nearby the searched book, which definitely enhances their online library experience. LIBSYS 10 encourages patrons to be more participative through sharing reviews/ratings on titles, emailing or downloading information.
LIBSYS 10 Federated Search in Library leverages the power of the internet to perform a combined search on Z39.50, SRU/SRW and LibSys databases. Patrons have the freedom to choose the servers to be included in the search. Site-wise listing of search results with auto merging and de-duplication. Extended Bibliographic details provide rich information on each title. Federated search is capable of meeting the needs of most demanding patrons.
LIBSYS 10 COMPETENCIES –
- GWT based GUI with multitasking feature
- Unicode Support
- Federated Searching with customizable look & feel
- User notification through E-mail/SMS
- RSS feeds and integration with Google Books, BookFinder, etc.
- Interactive features like online reviews, ratings, renewals, reservations, etc. to deliver patron satisfaction
- NCIP (NISO)
- SICI Barcode