Health Library Software
✔ Our clients with libraries in the health sector range in size from membership organisations with over 50000 members to small libraries run by volunteers.
✔ Feedback from health libraries suggests that they use and like the following features:
✔ Easy to use - volunteers require intuitive solutions.
✔ Easy check-in and check-out.
✔ Excellent membership management makes communicating with a large membership easy and straightforward.
✔ Good periodicals management saves a significant amount of time by automating tasks such as subscriptions, circulation lists, renewals and claims
✔ Extended use of powerful eMail facilities saves money on posted overdue notices and produces a much better response based on items subsequently returned.
✔ Good management of items loaned by post.
✔ Interlibrary loans services picks out the cheapest or quickest lending library, which is required by health researchers.
✔ Processing bulk requests for items by researchers with tight deadlines is much appreciated.
✔ Date search facilities can greatly reduce searches to recent publications and focus researchers on up-to-date information.
✔ Mass mailing facilities allow rapid communication with big audiences with little effort.
✔ Publication of news, events and discussions are popular and widely valued by health and social care organistions.
✔ Publication of meeting reports, health directives and priorities on to the OPAC has proved cost-effective compared to any other mechanism.
✔ Web pages cater for staff with visual disabilities.
✔ The electronic survey option allows target audiences to identify gaps in services.
✔ Weighted surveys help health organisations determine priorities.
✔ The results of electronic surveys are presented in graphical format, which are elegant and conclusive.