5 January 2015: Civica, a leader in specialist library solutions, announced that the Shire of Murray, Western Australia, has selected the Spydus 9 integrated library management system to replace their existing library solution.
The Shire of Murray, located south of Perth, currently services a population of 16,000 thousand residents and is surrounded by Spydus sites including the City of Mandurah.
"We are pleased that the Shire of Murray has recognised Civica and Spydus as a market leader in library solutions," said Marc Nolan Managing Director. "With our local product development and support, and strong commitment to customer engagement, we look forward to working with the Shire of Murray to deliver the best solution for their community.
"We are looking forward to facilitating access to digital as well as traditional collections for our patrons through Spydus, with its engaging online interface. said Leigh Angilley , Manager Library Services. "As we transition to a new system, the active and enthusiastic Spydus user group has already offered support."
About Spydus 9
Spydus 9 is a web-based system that can be provided as a cloud service for individual libraries and consortium groups. It has been developed to help improve services and efficiency through modern self-service and library management capabilities including comprehensive smartphone and tablet functionality. Spydus 9 incorporates a real time discovery layer, seamless e-content integration, digital asset management functionality and an archives solution based on international archiving standards.
About Civica Library Solutions
Civica Library Solutions is a leading global library solution provider with over 2,000 installations and a range of offerings from application software and technology managed services to full library outsourcing. The Spydus system provides a comprehensive solution covering physical, digital, heritage and cultural resources. Through its managed and cloud-based services Civica provides powerful consortia and regional management systems or traditional single customer software. Outsourcing services cover collection management, full library management and operations outsourcing, and the provision of a range of library-related community development programs such as media literacy and reading programs.