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Board of Directors
- Kim Duffy -- Non-Executive Chairman
- Alasdair Darroch -- Managing Director, Softlink Europe
- Iain Dunbar -- Managing Director, Softlink Europe
- John Dunne -- Chief Information Officer
- Catherine Leonard -- President, Softlink America
- Chris McPhee -- Director of Marketing
- Hillary Noye -- Director of Business Development Asia Pacific
- John Crook -- Professional Services Director
- Nathan Godfrey -- Managing Director
- Nathan Godfrey -- Chief Operating Officer
Softlink is owned by the public company, Constellation Software Inc.
Library automation systems
Softlink International offers the following Integrated Library Systems:
- Liberty5 (7 libraries, 7 facilities in libraries.org)
Public libraries: 1
Academic libraries: 2
School libraries: 0
1 libraries have migrated away from this system.
- Oliver (4 libraries, 4 facilities in libraries.org)
Public libraries: 0
Academic libraries: 1
School libraries: 3
3 libraries have migrated away from this system.
- Alice (4 libraries, 4 facilities in libraries.org)
Public libraries: 0
Academic libraries: 2
School libraries: 2
21 libraries have migrated away from this system.
A total of 15 library facilities included in libraries.org use an ILS provided by Softlink International.
|Sep 3, 2009||
Catherine Leonard appointed as General Manager for Softlink America.|
|Sep 3, 2009||
Nathan Godfrey has been appointed Chief Operating Officer for Softlink International.|
|Jun 8, 2009||
Robert Corrao Resigns from Softlink America.|
|May 5, 2009||
Softlink International acquires Softlink Europe.|
|Sep 1, 2008||
Softlink America relocates headquarters from Los Angles to Seattle.|
|Aug 15, 2008||
Kim Duffy joins Softlink International as Global Chief Executive Officer.|
|Jul 29, 2008||
Softlink CEO and co-founder, Bob Dunne retires.|
|Jun 27, 2008||
John Dunne returns to Softlink International the role of Chief Information Officer.|
Softlink International launches Liberty4.|
Softlink International launches Oliver Junior for primary schools.|
|Feb 22, 2005||
Softlink partners with VIP Tone.|
|Jan 31, 2005||
Softlink Europe acquires Limes Software.|
|Dec 9, 2004||
Softlink International launches Oliver.|
|Mar 25, 2004||
Robert Corrao appointed as president of Softlink America.|
Softlink introduces Liberty 3 into United States.|
Softlink Pacific established.|
Softlink Pacific acquires New Solutions Limited.|
Bob Dunne named Chief Executive Officer of Softlink International.|
Softlink Hong Kong established.|
Softlink launches Alice for Windows.|
Softlink International launches Alice.|
Softlink Asia established.|
Softlink International opens North American office.|
Softlink launches Oliver.|
Softlink Europe established.|
Softlink introduces OASIS.|
ALARM -- Softlink's first LMS introduced.|
Bob Dunne joins Softlink.|
Softlink International founded by John Dunne.|
Selected Articles from Library Technology Guides
The following are a sample of articles related to the major events in the corporate history of Softlink International, or you can view all articles related to the company from Library Technology Guides.
Softlink International News
Friday Aug 17, 2018
All 112 Press Releases from Softlink International
10 most recent items:
July 16, 2018. New Zealand librarians meet up for 2018 Liberty National User Conference.
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. See the Liberty library management system at the ANZ Theological Library Association Conference.
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 Information Centres responds to changes in data privacy regulations such as GDPR.
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. Mobile Apps in the law library - see the Liberty Link mobile app at ALLA 2018.
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 Information Centres: Warm wishes to Lyn Walker on her move to retirement.
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.
March 27, 2018. Liberty user group meeting discusses how to catalogue non-traditional library material.
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. Sixth annual Softlink School Library Survey report released.
Findings from the 2015 Softlink Australian and New Zealand School Library Survey are now available.
March 2, 2015. Melbourne Cricket Club Library selectors impressed by Liberty from Softlink.
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. Sydney Catholic Education Office schools’ students are expanding their reading Orbit.
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.
February 9, 2015. Fifth annual Softlink Australian School Library Survey report released.
Key findings include the statistical linking of school library funding and the number of professionals employed within the school library and NAPLAN Reading Literacy results. Softlink’s Managing Director, Nathan Godfrey, said these results have been consistent over the survey’s five year history and reinforce industry research that continues to link well-resourced school libraries to improved literacy. Additional findings indicate that school library budgets stabilised somewhat in 2014, with a smaller percentage of schools reporting a budget decrease.