Talis is delighted to announce that City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council has chosen the Talis Library Management System to manage their 31 libraries, 3 mobile libraries and a service for housebound customers.
Over 60,000 active borrowers will now enjoy borrowing from a catalogue of over 600,000 items via the UK's market leading LMS - Talis Alto. The next generation OPAC Talis Prism 3.0, and the performance management solution Talis Decisions, will also be implemented across the city. As part of this new contract, Bradford also plans to seamlessly integrate Talis Alto with their Council-wide SAP finance system through Talis Keystone, further enhancing efficiencies for the 280 staff.
City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council joins other Talis customers in Yorkshire including Bradford College, Rotherham Library and Information Service, Leeds Library and Information Service, The University of Sheffield and North Yorkshire Libraries.
Councillor Anne Hawkesworth,Portfolio holder for Environment and Culture at City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council commented "The Talis Library Management System best fit our requirements as we continue to fulfil our aim of offering the best service possible to everyone who lives, works or studies in Bradford."
Dave Errington, Chief Executive at Talis commented "We welcome City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council to Talis community of over 110 libraries. We are confident that the Talis Library Management System has the capabilities to ensure City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council is able to commit to great success in the future."
At the heart of the Talis Library Management Suite are Talis Alto and Talis Prism. Building on top of the core Talis LMS, City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council will be taking advantage of additional solutions for procurement, management information and system integration with broader Council services.