✔ 247lib.com is a comprehensive library management system that is easy to install, easy to use and packed full of enngaging web pages to capture your students attention.
✔ 247lib.com adheres to all the recognised library standards (e.g. MARC 21 and Z39.50 )and facilitates the adoption of the highest professional standards of librarianship.
✔ 247lib.com caters for multi-campus configurations as standard.
✔ Cataloguing could not be quicker, because you can connect to other libraries and use their catalogue definitions.
✔ Taxonomies and authorities may be imported from accredited library sources.
✔ 'See and See Also' support allows fast navigation between Broader Terms, Narrower Terms and Related Terms.
✔ 'See and See Also' support means that synonyms may also be used in authority searches.
✔ Periodicals management could not be more straightforward.
✔ Stock-takes could not be easier.
✔ Managing items like news, events, discussions, room bookings and meetings could not be easier.
✔ Include multimedia, art, RSS feeds, websites and blogs in your catalogue.
✔ Chute returns are available for out of hours returns processing.
✔ Get uptodate management information elegantly and quickly.
✔ Access information in other information systems for inclusion in your reports.
✔ You can design your own report templates.
✔ Very fast extraction of information into Excel, Word, CSV and flat files for office reporting.
✔ Send notices by email and SMS as well as in print and other electronic formats.
✔ The flexible scheduler will send out notices automatically.
✔ Biometrics and active directory are supported for fast check-in and check-out and authentication.
✔ Easy but very powerful search options make finding items fast and friendly both in your OPAC and in the library system.
✔ Design your own student portal (OPAC) with your own branding and look and feel, so students feel engaged with your university.
✔ Create multiple OPACs to support different groups of students e.g. English, Arabic, Chinese etc.
✔ The personal area of an OPAC can be packed full of configuration options to that students can maintain their profile ( photos, personal objectives, friends, inbox, outbox), reserve items, cancel reservations, renew items, book equipment, book services (e.g. music lessons), loan history, manage fines and charges, maintain reading lists, favourite searches, favourite topics and favourite items. Students really feel engaged and maintain their personal area with zeal and pride!
✔ Students can access the OPAC from anywhere. Those students and staff with older PCs will not be compromised, because 247lib.com has a fast response even on low powered PCs.
✔ Cloud licences mean that colleges can share the costs of a library management system and yet still retain their own private catalogues of items, students, staff and patrons as if they had their own library management system.
✔ Colleges participating in a cloud can share a common library catalogue, which can significantly reduce the workload for library staff.
✔ 247lib.com integrates with student information management systems (SIMS), virtual learning environments (VLEs) and PC booking systems.
✔ Self-service kiosk software supports unattended libraries (247lib.com DIY). SIP2 support is available.
✔ 247lib.com supports barcodes, electronic tags and RFID.
✔ Using the Z39.50 server your library can become part of the world's library network and can be searched from other library systems.
✔ Compare prices. 247lib.com offers the best value for money of any library management system.