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Spydus

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Spydus is an Integrated Library System offered by Civica.

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Spydus has been installed in 209 libraries, spanning 1,940 facilities or branches)

Spydus implementations by Type of Library

[Data source: statistics derived from the libraries.org directory of libraries]

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Distribution of Spydus sites by Country

[Data source: statistics derived from the libraries.org directory of libraries]

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System migration patterns for Spydus

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Sales Statistics for Spydus

[Data source: statistics reported for the Annual Library Systems Report]

Sales and Installation Statistics for Spydus
Product NameCompanyNameProduct TypeYearContractsLibrariesInstalled
Spydus CivicaIntegrated Library System2018105137351
Spydus CivicaIntegrated Library System20176462214
Spydus CivicaIntegrated Library System200416199
Spydus CivicaIntegrated Library System200321196
Spydus CivicaIntegrated Library System200150191

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Spydus Satisfaction Ratings

[Data source: International Survey of Library Automation]

2019 Spydus Responses by Sector
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SatisfactionLevelILS256.72 100117.0976.43200
ILSFunctionality256.72 100116.9176.86200
PrintFunctionality257.32 100117.6476.71200
ElectronicFunctionality246.21 100107.2075.43200
SatisfactionCustomerSupport256.04 100116.2775.86200
CompanyLoyalty246.50 100117.2776.71200


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Documents or articles featuring Spydus

Breeding, Marshall. Civica Launches Spydus 9. October 2013. Smart Libraries Newsletter. Civica Library and Learning has released the latest major version of its flagship library management system, Spydus 9. This new version of Spydus incorporates a variety of new functional capabilities and technology enhancements. Embracing many of the characteristics of the new generation library services platforms, it includes comprehensive resource management, Webbased interfaces, and open APIs. Civica offers Spydus 9 either for local installation or as a fully-managed hosted service.

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News Anouncements for Spydus

Eastern Regional and Yarra Plenty Regional Libraries fulfill the vision of informed, empowered and connected communities with a cloud-optimised library management system
July 30, 2020 - Civica, a global leader in software for public and community services,announced that it has signed five-year contracts with two of Victoria's largest metropolitan libraries, Eastern Regional Libraries Corporation (ERLC) and Yarra Plenty Regional Libraries (YPRL).

Civica enlightens library search with artificial intelligence
August 30, 2019 - Civica has built a cloud-based AI infused library search and management platform, leveraging technology first developed by Microsoft to search and interpret all the documents associated with the death of President Kennedy.

Town of Victoria Park and Goulburn Mulwaree councils choose Civica as a library management partner of choice as they migrate to the cloud with Spydus10
January 28, 2019 - Civica announced that Goulburn Mulwaree, New South Wales and the Town of Victoria Park, Perth are the latest councils to join the Spydus community. This kicks off a very exciting year for Civica’s Library division and reflects the current landscape of library service delivery, which focuses on cloud-based, customer-centric library management solutions to meet the changing needs of library users.

Civica Libraries customers to benefit from greater efficiencies in the cloud
January 8, 2019 - Civica has announced the latest release of its cloud-based Spydus library management system, which firmly focuses on improving customer experience and streamlining library administration. Led by customer feedback on the common challenge of growing administration in libraries, this latest upgrade to the leading cloud-based integrated library management system makes essential information available at a glance through a personalised staff dashboard. Spydus Home streamlines the administration burden by making tasks simpler to complete. Spydus Home also acts as a communication tool, delivering updates and announcements in a timely and efficient manner and reducing the need to send multiple emails. It also streamlines workflows for ongoing library tasks such as approvals.

Inner City Councils in Sydney put citizens first with cloud management
November 12, 2018 - Four of Sydney’s inner city councils have selected Civica’s market-leading library management system to improve community collaboration. Spydus, a cloud-hosted solution, will support core library functions, enhance citizen engagement and open possibilities for a combined library service in the future.

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