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Press Release: Solus [February 23, 2021]

Solus Library App now supporting 24 languages

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND February 24, 2021 - Solus Ltd. is pleased to announce the addition of 4 new languages, bringing the total to 24, with 12 local country variations. The Solus Library App has seen tremendous growth both internationally, as well as in the North American market through itself and reseller partners.

The Library App supports a smart download approach from the Apple and Google app stores, whereby the Library App language will corelate to the language installed on the phone. For example, if the patron's phone has the Spanish language enabled, the Library App will download with the Spanish language version. The patron can then change the language setting under their My Account to practice English or another language option.

As well as the App level professional translations, libraries can also upload any content via the SOLUS Content Management System which they can choose to have machine translated, making it easy for them to provide local content in multi-lingual versions.

John Richardson, Director of Solus North America states, "The Library App's tremendous multi-lingual support benefits and enhances the Library's presence in multicultural environments where many people do not speak English as their first language. Speaking a patron's language cannot help but endear that person to the Library's efforts in communicating in their language!"

SOLUS will continue to expand it's professional translations going forwards and the languages and country variations currently supported are:

  • Bengali
  • Chinese (Simplified-China, Simplified-Singapore, Hong-Kong, Macao, Taiwan)
  • Danish (Denmark)
  • Dutch (Netherlands)
  • English (Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, UK, USA)
  • Finnish (Finland)
  • French (France and Canada)
  • German (Germany)
  • Hindi
  • Hmong Mong
  • Irish Gaelic (Ireland)
  • Italian (Italy)
  • Karen languages
  • Maori (New Zealand)
  • Norwegian (Norway)
  • Polish
  • Portugese
  • Russian (Russia)
  • Somali
  • Spanish (Spain and Latin America)
  • Swahili
  • Swedish (Sweden)
  • Vietnamese (Vietnam)
  • Welsh

About Solus UK Ltd.

Solus is the world's #1 Library App provider for public libraries and growing in academics; now in use in over 6,000 locations on 5 continents and growing rapidly. The Library App supports 12 different ILS platforms using APIs and web services and is available in 24 languages. Based in Glasgow, Scotland, Solus has offices in Australia and the US and provides white labelled solutions to a number of ILS partners, as well as selling direct.

For more information see: https://www.linkedin.com/company/solus-uk-ltd/


Summary: February 24, 2021 - Solus Ltd. is pleased to announce the addition of 4 new languages, bringing the total to 24, with 12 local country variations. The Solus Library App has seen tremendous growth both internationally, as well as in the North American market through itself and reseller partners.
Publication Year:2021
Type of Material:Press Release
LanguageEnglish
Date Issued:February 23, 2021
Publisher:Solus
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Company: Solus
Permalink: https://librarytechnology.org/pr/25920

LTG Bibliography Record number: 25920. Created: 2021-02-23 10:53:33; Last Modified: 2021-02-23 10:54:02.