Library Technology Guides

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January 22, 2021

Axiell Axiell launches the Quria Library Directors’ Forum. In the spirit of learning and collaboration, we have launched a Quria Library Directors' Forum. Library Directors in the Quria Community are invited to join the community and partake in discussions about strategies and trends in the sector. The forum will also provide a place to share experiences using Quria, collaborate on strategic product development, and receive product updates from Axiell. [Full Announcement].

January 20, 2021

Axiell Axiell and Piction partner to offer digital asset ecosystem for museum and archive collections. Axiell, the leading vendor globally for collections management software, announces a collaboration with Piction, an innovative technology company delivering a market leading cloud based Digital Asset Management solution to the cultural sector. This ground-breaking partnership enables museums, libraries, archives and other cultural organizations to manage and serve media and metadata seamlessly, ensuring the digital assets in the collection can be effectively shared within the institution and beyond. [Full Announcement].

January 19, 2021

Axiell Oxelösunds library chooses Quria to streamline operations. Oxelösunds Library chooses Axiell's cloud-based platform, Quria, and discovery tool, Axiell Arena, to streamline work for library staff, leaving more time to assist borrowers and visitors. With this user-friendly and modern library system, Oxelösund will be better positioned to support its 11,900 inhabitants with more flexible library operations and automated processes. [Full Announcement].

December 21, 2020

Axiell Library consortium Norra Bohusläns Biblioteksförbund (NBBF) chooses Quria. Norra Bohusläns Biblioteksförbund chooses Axiell's cloud-based platform Quria and Axiell Arena, providing the libraries' staff and users with a modern, flexible solution. As a library consortium, NBBF's goal is to manage all of their resources in one platform and to provide the digital service that visitors and borrowers expect from libraries today. [Full Announcement].

December 1, 2020

Axiell Vancouver Art Gallery chooses Axiell Collections to manage diverse visual arts collection. Axiell, the world's leading software and services provider for the cultural sector, announces that Vancouver Art Gallery has chosen its collections management platform, Axiell Collections, to manage their collection of over 12,500 art works. Vancouver Art Gallery's collection is the most comprehensive resource for visual culture in British Columbia, featuring historical and contemporary art by Canadian and international artists. Special attention is given to the accomplishments of Indigenous artists, as well as to those of the Asia Pacific region—through the Institute of Asian Art founded in 2014. [Full Announcement].

October 19, 2020

Axiell Burlöv Libraries chooses Quria to promote digital inclusion. Burlöv Libraries chooses Axiell's cloud-based library services platform, Quria, to make library workflows more efficient and to improve user experience for both library staff and users. The library service will also utilise Axiell's Arena discovery tool, as part of a digital-first plan to adapt operations and physical library spaces to better support and engage users. [Full Announcement].

September 22, 2020

Axiell Axiell acquires CultureConnect to bring end-to-end digital engagement solutions to cultural institutions. Axiell, the world's leading software and services provider for the cultural sector, announces the acquisition of CultureConnect, an award-winning technology company headquartered in New York City that empowers cultural institutions to easily create beautiful and dynamic digital experiences that broaden audience engagement onsite and online. [Full Announcement].

August 10, 2020

Axiell Library of Congress chooses Axiell’s collections management system for audiovisual materials. Axiell, the leading supplier of software to the cultural sector, announced that its suite of tools has been selected by the Library of Congress to support collections management for their unique and sizeable collection of motion pictures, television, radio and recorded sound. The Library will leverage Axiell Collections for collections management, Axiell Flow for workflow solutions to ensure efficiency in daily operations and Axiell Arena to provide access to in-depth information about the collections [Full Announcement].

August 3, 2020

Axiell Axiell acquires Musoft and solidifies position as leading vendor globally for museums, archives and libraries. Axiell, the leading supplier of software to the cultural sector, announced the acquisition of Musoft, the leading vendor for collections management, heritage catalogue, virtual reality and public facing solutions in the Czech and Slovak Republics. The acquisition advances the technology landscape for museums, libraries and cultural organisations in Eastern and Central Europe and brings customers such as Czech National Museum, Slovak National Museum, Czech National Heritage Institute, Office of the Government of the Czech Republic into the Axiell Group. Musoft's industry experience, local infrastructure, leading technologies and well-established customer relationships expand Axiell's position in Europe. In the near future, the region and Musofts existing customers will get access to the cloud-based solutions Axiell Quria for libraries and WeLib for education, as well as Axiell's solutions for collections management. [Full Announcement].

April 3, 2020

Axiell Axiell launches Online Community: Collections Management User Forum. Axiell launches Online Community: Collections Management User Forum. For many years we've been hearing that our collections management users would like a chance to interact with each other online. We've done some experiments with creating spaces for smaller groups before. We think now is the time to open this up to everyone. It is free for all Axiell CMS customers, this is just something we wanted to do to help our community connect. All users of an Axiell CMS are welcome to join the online community. [Full Announcement].

March 30, 2020

Axiell Kungsbacka libraries choose Axiell Quria. Axiell, the leading vendor to public libraries in Europe, announces that Kungsbacka libraries will be the first library in Sweden to choose the cloud-based library services platform, Quria. With this, Axiell is launching Quria into the Swedish market and will work closely with Kungsbacka to ensure a delivery that is fully adapted to the needs of Swedish libraries. [Full Announcement].

March 2, 2020

Axiell Axiell partners with Demco and enters the U.S with next-generation library services platform. Axiell, the leading supplier of software to the cultural sector, announced a partnership with Demco, a leading library supplier in North America. The partnership is formed to introduce the groundbreaking library services platform Axiell Quria to the U.S market. [Full Announcement].

November 22, 2019

Axiell Archives NZ partners with Axiell to improve access to New Zealand's archives heritage. Archives New Zealand Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga welcomed a new partnership with Axiell, the world’s leading supplier of software to the cultural sector, to manage their unique archives. Archives New Zealand will replace their collection management and search tool, Archway, with Axiell Collections so that Archives staff can work more efficiently, and New Zealanders can have better access to the nation’s taonga and public archives. [Full Announcement].

November 5, 2019

Axiell Axiell wins Teltow with cloud-based, digital-first library services platform. Axiell, the leading vendor to cultural institutions in Europe, announces that Teltow public library decided in favour of Axiell Quria and Arena. The library will use the solutions to drive its digital transformation, present and manage its complete e-media and physical library offer via a single platform, for their patrons. With Axiell Quria, the customer will benefit from a cloud-based library services platform which makes daily work routines more efficient. The system is unique in how it supports library staff, providing a complete overview of what is happening in the library and supporting new ways to manage the engagement with patrons. [Full Announcement].

June 19, 2019

Axiell Axiell and CultureConnect partner to offer immersive museum-collection experiences. Axiell, the leading vendor globally for collections management software, today announces a collaboration with CultureConnect, an innovative technology company delivering award-winning mobile and digital experiences to the cultural sector. This ground-breaking partnership advances the technology landscape for museums, libraries and cultural organizations, enabling them to launch engaging, beautiful digital experiences for visitors more easily and as part of a sustainable technology foundation, i.e., one which they can build upon and scale. [Full Announcement].

January 28, 2019

Axiell Axiell acquires Bibliotekenes IT-senter and becomes leading library vendor in Norway. Axiell, the leading vendor globally to public libraries, museums and archives, today announces the acquisition of Bibliotekenes IT-senter (Bibits) in Norway. Through the acquisition, Axiell adds 300 municipalities in Norway, Sweden and Finland which use the ILS-solution MikroMarc for public libraries, and 100 number of customers using SAGA, an OPAC. As the largest partner for IT solutions and services to public libraries in the Nordics, Axiell now expands its operations and strengthens its position in Norway. Axiell makes this move to pave the way for Quria, Axiell’s cloud-based library services platform and WeLib, the digital school library, as well as integration of additional solutions across the cultural sector. [Full Announcement].

Axiell Axiell förvärvar norskt bolag. Axiell, som är en global leverantör för IT-lösningar till kultursektorn somfolkbibliotek, skolor, museer och arkiv, förvärvar nu norska Bibliotekenes IT-senter (Bibits),Bibliotekscentrum Sverige AB samt Open Library Solutions (OLS) med biblioteksplattformarnaMikromarc och Saga. Genom köpet får Axiell samarbete med ytterligare 2000 bibliotek och300 kommuner i Norge, Sverige och Finland. Förväret medför att Axiell kan stärkautvecklingen mot att ge biblioteken tillgång till världens modernaste biblioteksplattform. [Full Announcement].

December 28, 2018

Axiell Axiell wins procurement of digital book platform for all Finnish libraries. Axiell Media announces the win of the competitive procurement for digital media to all the 790 Finnish public libraries. The company is with the framework the main supplier of systems and products for the distribution of digital literature to the libraries. With the solution, Finland’s patrons will have improved access to digital reading when Axiell Media enters the Finnish market. [Full Announcement].

Axiell Axiell wins Zug Cantonal Library with cloud-based, digital-first library services platform. Axiel announced it has won the Zug City and Cantonal Library in Switzerland as a customer for its public library software. After an evaluation project which lasted nearly a year, the city council of Zug decided in favour of Axiell Arena and Quria. The Library will use these solutions to present and manage its entire media inventory (physical and digital) and all other offerings and information via a single platform. With Axiell Quria, the customer will benefit from a platform which makes daily work routines more efficient. It completely revamps the way staff are guided by workflows and how catalogue search is performed, which therefore removes all barriers between physical and digital assets. [Full Announcement].

November 13, 2018

Axiell Axiell Quria expands customer base in Norway with additional libraries. Axiell, the leading vendor to public libraries in Europe, today announces new customers for Axiell Quria in Norway. In September 2017, Drammen Library became the first library in the world to use Quria, Axiell’s cloud-based library services platform. With the forthcoming municipal assembly between Drammen, Svelvik and Nedre Eiker, libraries in these municipalities will all switch to Quria. This means that Quria will go from serving over 68,000 inhabitants to almost 100,000. [Full Announcement].