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September 5, 2019

(Softlink International) Softlink’s Technical Services Manager, Sarah Thompson and General Manager John Crook are looking forward to catching up with our Liberty customers at the September 12th 2019 London Liberty User Group Meeting. This year Softlink information Centres will also hold an hour long Liberty and illumin Showcase following the conference from 4.00 pm – 5.00pm.

May 14, 2019

(Softlink International) The dates for the Liberty User Group meetings (UGMs) between June and September 2019 have been confirmed.

March 19, 2019

(Softlink International) Softlink Information Centres, a leading supplier of library and research management systems is pleased to announce the release this week of Liberty v5 Build 8.031. The version includes a number of much anticipated features and enhancements.

February 5, 2019

(Softlink International) Booth 70 will be the place to visit as Softlink Information Centres exhibits at the 2019 ALIA Information Online conference.

December 3, 2018

(Softlink International) Softlink Information Centres announced that the University of Papua New Guinea’s Michael Somare Library has chosen the Liberty library management system.

November 7, 2018

(Softlink International) Used by top 10 worldwide consulting companies and law firms, the latest illumin release continues to build on its already rich functionality. Enhancements in the release include the ability to merge request tags, easier management of custom fields, changes to the illumin API, updates to the Knowledge Base interface and the sharing of analytics queries, to name a few.

July 16, 2018

(Softlink International) Almost forty librarians from government, public, academic, health, engineering and legal libraries took part in our New Zealand National User Conference and Masterclass in Wellington in June. The free event for Liberty customers was also preceded by a site visit to the Environmental Protection Authority's library.

June 6, 2018

(Softlink International) Softlink Information Centres, provider of the Liberty library management system, is sponsoring and exhibiting at the 2018 Australian and New Zealand Theological Library Association (ANZTLA) conference in Brisbane, July 11-14.

May 20, 2018

(Softlink International) There are a number of changes to data privacy regulations occurring around the world. Among them is the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The personal data privacy of customers, and that of their end users, has always been important to Softlink Information Centres. The company has released an overview on what Softlink Information Centres is doing to keep pace with changing regulations.

April 8, 2018

(Softlink International) Released as Library Link in 2013, Softlink’s enhanced mobile app for libraries has been renamed Liberty Link, and is being demonstrated at the Australian Law Librarians Association Conference in Darwin in May.ALLA delegates will be able to download the new Liberty Link app for free and use it to interact with a virtual law library. Instructions on how to take part in the virtual experience will be included in delegate satchels and on the Softlink stand in the exhibition hall.

March 27, 2018

(Softlink International) After 12 years with the Softlink team, and over 35 in the library and information field, Softlink Information Centres would like to extend our warm wishes and thanks to Lyn Walker on her move to retirement.Lyn Walker joined Softlink in 2006 and has spent much of her time working closely with Softlink’s Oliver and Liberty users in training, support, implementations, business account management and sales.For the last few years, Lyn’s role has been the Business Development Consultant for our Information Centres division.

(Softlink International) The first of the quarterly Liberty library management system Virtual User Group Meetings for 2018 was held in March, with two sessions one each for the Northern and Southern hemisphere customer communities on the 13th the 15th of March respectively.

April 13, 2016

(Softlink International) Findings from the 2015 Softlink Australian and New Zealand School Library Survey are now available.

March 2, 2015

(Softlink International) The Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC) Library has partnered with Softlink to implement the Liberty Library Management System, a move that has allowed the reference library to offer online access to their extensive catalogue of sporting resources.

February 11, 2015

(Softlink International) Sydney Catholic Education Office schools are excited to be providing students with an engaging new interface for their Oliver v5 library solution. The new interface, ‘Orbit’, was designed specifically for junior and middle school students and is proving to be an inspiring tool for young readers. Orbit enables students to personalise their own library home page, using different backgrounds, avatars and colour schemes.

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