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June 17, 2016

(Civica) Civica Library Solutions announced that Fairfield Open Libraries, New South Wales, is the first customer worldwide to go live with the new BorrowBox API integration.

April 20, 2016

(Civica) A new multilingual library smartphone app for Fairfield City Council has been launched today, to help non-English speaking residents in Western Sydney. The Fairfield app is the first in Australia to be deployed on the Civica Spydus platform, which is used to manage collections and services in thousands of libraries around the world. Civica is a local market leader in specialist software and business process services that helps organisations to transform the way they work.

April 10, 2016

(Civica) Civica Library Solutions, a market leader in specialist software and outsourcing that help organisations to transform the way they work, is delighted to announce the City of Albany as a the latest Spydus10 customer in Western Australia. The City of Albany libraries are expected to go live mid-year on a Spydus10 solution comprising library management, personalised patron discovery, digital asset management and archival functionality.

March 7, 2016

(Civica) Civica Library Solutions, a market leader in specialist software and outsourcing that help organisations to transform the way they work, has announced the successful go-lives of three new customers in Australia. In consecutive weeks in February, Fairfield City, Penrith City, both in NSW and City of Armadale in Western Australia, all migrated from their legacy systems to Spydus10 Civica’s latest web-based system comprising library management, personalised patron discovery, digital asset management and archival functionality.

November 16, 2015

(Civica) Civica Library Solutions announced the latest partnership with Bibliotheca to bring Cloud Library e-content to libraries across Australia and New Zealand.

November 11, 2015

(Civica) Civica Library Solutions continues to partner with leading local and international e-content providers to provide a seamless library experience for users. The latest partner in Civica’s API integration programme is Wheelers Books and their ePlatform solution for libraries.

November 5, 2015

(Civica) Civica Library Solutions, a market leader in specialist software and outsourcing that help organisations to transform the way they work, announced a partnership with Australian based RFID supplier, FE Technologies, to bring new levels of RFID and LMS integration to customers.

October 29, 2015

(Civica) Civica continues to be a preferred library systems provider for Western Australian public libraries, with the City of Rockingham announcing that it will migrate from its existing system to Spydus10, Civica’s market-leading library and community solution comprising library management, personalised patron discovery, digital asset management and archival functionality. The solution will also include direct integration with Rockingham Council’s finance systems, also provided by Civica.

October 26, 2015

(Civica) Civica Library Solutions announced Fairfield City Council as a the latest Spydus10 customer in New South Wales. Fairfield has signed a five-year agreement to deliver Spydus10, Civica’s latest web-based system comprising library management, personalised patron discovery, digital asset management and archival functionality.

October 13, 2015

(Civica) Following a procurement exercise carried out by Tayside Procurement Consortium on behalf of the Scottish Consortium of Public Libraries consisting of, Angus, Perth & Kinross, Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire and North Ayrshire councils as well as High Life Highland, the consortium has awarded a contract worth £1.5 million for a new library management system to Civica, a market leader in software, technology and business process services. The company’s market-leading ‘Spydus’ software will help the consortium members to improve services and reduce costs. ScoPL will be joined by existing Civica Scottish customers Argyll and Bute Council, Inverclyde Council, Leisure and Culture Dundee and South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture. The 10 services collectively serve over 62% of Scottish citizens.

September 13, 2015

(Civica) Civica Library Solutions announced that the City of Armadale, in the south-eastern suburbs of Perth, Western Australia, is the first customer to sign up to Spydus10 on the WALGA preferred supplier panel. Spydus10 is Civica's complete web based system comprising library management, personalised discovery, digital asset management and archival functionality.

August 28, 2015

(Civica) Civica Library Solutions, a leader in specialist systems and business process services that help organisations to transform the way they work, continues to grow its customer base with Penrith City Libraries becoming the latest library service to choose Civica and Spydus10.

August 19, 2015

(Civica) Following the official celebrations for Singapore’s 50 years of independence, Civica is delighted to announce the winners of the nationwide schools’ digital story competition, and the annual Tales of S creative writing competition. This year, to commemorate SG50, both competitions encouraged students to pay tribute to Singapore and the contributions by ordinary citizens in the growth and success of the country over the past 50 years.

August 3, 2015

(Civica) Civica announced that it has been appointed to the WA Local Government Association Preferred Supply Panel for the Provision of Library Management Systems. This appointment coincides with the release of Spydus10, Civica’s web-based integrated libraries, archives, digital assets system with a personalised discovery OPAC.

June 24, 2015

(Civica) Civica is pleased to announce the release of our Event Management system, a fully featured web-based event management solution featuring integration with the Spydus integrated library management system. The first release of Event Management contains key functions in planning and executing library events, including online registration and payment, progress tracking and reporting, event marketing, and post-event feedback. In addition, Event Management interfaces with the Spydus membership database, and for non-library members gives them the opportunity to sign up as part of the event registration process.

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