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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 (5 libraries, 7 facilities in libraries.org)
Public libraries: 1
Academic libraries: 2
School libraries: 2
21 libraries have migrated away from this system.
A total of 18 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
Sunday Jan 21, 2018
All 106 Press Releases from Softlink International
10 most recent items:
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.
September 2, 2014. Softlink conducts fifth Annual School Library Industry Survey.
Softlink is inviting school and teacher librarians and library managers across Australia to participate in the 2014 Australian School Library Survey.
July 16, 2014. Softlink building on growth.
After six years as CEO, Kim Duffy has stepped into the position of Non-Executive Chairman, with Chief Operating Officer of five years, Nathan Godfrey taking the reigns as Softlink’s new Managing Director.
May 28, 2014. Softlink celebrates thirty years of innovation at EduTECH.
As an Australian start-up in a fast moving environment, Softlink is proud to have grown and evolved, and to be celebrating our thirtieth year at this year’s EduTECH conference. From the outset, Softlink focussed on supplying Australian educators with quality library management solutions, so EduTECH is the perfect place to be celebrating.
January 22, 2014. One search, one click, one library platform – now more achievable with Liberty v5.
Softlink announced an update to Liberty v5, the leading knowledge, content and library management solution, will be released early this year. The new enhancements support Liberty’s ‘one platform’ development philosophy and enable users to search, read and download OverDrive eBooks, as well as, undertake a google-like federated search – all without leaving Liberty’s search interface within the library catalogue
December 16, 2013. OverDrive eBooks arrive with impact at CEO Sydney Schools.
The Softlink and The Catholic Education Office Sydney project to integrate OverDrive eBooks and audiobooks with leading knowledge and library solution Oliver v5 is now live at 16 CEO Sydney schools and ahead of schedule.
December 11, 2013. NSW Catholic Education Diocese Wilcannia-Forbes selects Oliver v5.
Wilcannia-Forbes Catholic Education, the largest geographically and diverse Diocese, will implement Oliver v5 in 2014 as its digital knowledge, content and library management solution for its New South Wales schools.