Library Technology Guides

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December 6, 2021

Softlink Information Centres Official Launch of the Liberty ILMS in Vietnam. Softlink IC announced that on the 15th of September 2021, in conjunction with the Sao Mai Education Group, Liberty, our integrated library management system, was launched to libraries across Vietnam. [Full Announcement].

December 2, 2020

Softlink Information Centres Central Land Council Goes Live with Liberty v5 and Orbit, Library Management System. On December 2nd, 2020, the Alice Springs based Central Land Council (CLC), went live with Softlink IC's Liberty v5. [Full Announcement].

November 11, 2020

Softlink International. Softlink Information Centres releases Liberty v5 Build 8.040. Softlink Information Centres, a leading supplier of library and research management systems is pleased to announce the release of Liberty v5 Build 8.040. The latest release includes some features eagerly anticipated by our Liberty customers in libraries and knowledge centres across the globe. [Full Announcement].

December 3, 2018

Softlink International. Softlink's Liberty chosen by the Michael Somare Library. Softlink Information Centres announced that the University of Papua New Guinea’s Michael Somare Library has chosen the Liberty library management system. [Full Announcement].

January 22, 2014

Softlink International. One search, one click, one library platform – now more achievable with Liberty v5. Softlink announced an update to Liberty v5, the leading knowledge, content and library management solution, will be released early this year. The new enhancements support Liberty’s ‘one platform’ development philosophy and enable users to search, read and download OverDrive eBooks, as well as, undertake a google-like federated search – all without leaving Liberty’s search interface within the library catalogue [Full Announcement].

September 25, 2012

Softlink International. Softlink supports PNG learning. Softlink International recently supported the Papua New Guinea Institute of Public Administration, School of Government Library to achieve its commitment to improve literacy and learning through technology. By implementing Liberty V5, Softlink's latest generation knowledge, content and library management solution, the public sector training organisation was for the first time able to provide students and the community with online access to its unique educational and Papua New Guinea Pacific Collection resources. [Full Announcement].

March 28, 2012

Softlink International. Softlink Europe celebrate their newest Library software customer, Hartpury College choose Liberty. Hartpury College is the latest institute to use Liberty – Softlink’s Library Management System for College, Health, Law, Charity, Government and Special sectors. As a major Land based college, it runs FE and HE courses covering subjects as diverse as Business, Horticulture and Veterinary Nursing. [Full Announcement].

February 15, 2012

Softlink International. Liberty for Kangan Institute Library and Learning Centre. Kangan Institute, leading Victorian TAFE with six campuses across Melbourne, has chosen Liberty to facilitate its resource management and learning objectives. [Full Announcement].

May 11, 2011

Softlink International. Softlink prepared for the future with RDA. Softlink’s Liberty Integrated Library Management Solution now includes support for identified high impact aspects of the new Resource Description and Access (RDA) standard. The RDA changes which have been included for Liberty v5 build 2.0 are support for three new MARC fields – 336 (Content type), 337 (Media type) and 338 (Carrier type), to ensure that organisations can readily adopt the RDA changes when they are implemented. [Full Announcement].

December 6, 2010

Softlink International. Revolutionise your library with Softlink's Liberty v5. Softlink will soon add to their portfolio a new version of Library Management Systems – the highly anticipated Liberty v5. Built upon the existing functionality of previous versions, v5 offers a streamlined and intuitive interface for ease of use and increased productivity. New features include: a new look OPAC, an enhanced circulation desk, faceted search, powerful search engine with best match searching, new OPAC enrichments, and more. [Full Announcement].

May 23, 2007

Softlink International. Liberty Flies to New Heights. he Civil Aviation Authority of New Zealand has recently selected Softlink’s Liberty Library and Information management suite of software to streamline access to resources across the entire organisation. [Full Announcement].

May 22, 2007

Softlink International. Softlink Partners With HB Williams Memorial Library In Gisborne. Softlink announced that Gisborne District Council chose Softlink Liberty to facilitate access to the entire HB Williams Memorial Library collections across the district. [Full Announcement].

February 28, 2007

Softlink International. Liberty in Paradise. Softlink announced that the Maldives College of Higher Education (MCHE) has successfully implemented Liberty SQL, Softlink’s fully multilingual, web-based library system. [Full Announcement].