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PTFS Europe is the premium supplier of Open Source Library Solutions in the UK. We provide high quality library management systems, analytics, and digital archive solutions used by customers across all sectors. Our support services extend to expert training, data migration and configuration as well as 24/7 helpdesk support.
We’ve been working with open source software since 2007 – software developed by online communities for free use by all. Like libraries, open source is for everyone. We develop our products and services with the goal of making this technology easy; to help and enable library users and ultimately free libraries to do the things they do best.
The reason so many people like working with us is that we solve problems, we don’t sell software. We listen, find solutions and commit to deliver these solutions for our customers as part of our complete managed service and support package. As an ISO27001 accredited company, you can rely on the quality and integrity of the support we’re providing to over 120 organisations (and counting).
D-Tech International Ltd
Delivering the next generation of library technology, D-Tech International Ltd is one of the UK’s leading developers, manufacturers, and suppliers of cutting-edge public space information technology solutions.
Since launching in 2002, D-Tech has earned a reputation for delivering creative solutions via its ever-evolving range of forward-thinking products to meet the needs of rapidly changing consumer demands. This includes the design, manufacture and install of RFID, EM, RF and RFIQ security, self-service lending including next-generation in-library kiosks, media collection and vending kiosks, and smart device apps allowing patrons to deactivate RFID tags and borrow items using their own smartphone or device. Powerful RFID stock and inventory wands, library management software and staff processing workstations, laptop self-service laptop and device lending lockers and 99.5% accurate people counting and occupancy monitoring solutions.
With success first been built in the library sector, D-Tech has experienced a steady increase in cross-sector demand for its solutions for tracking, managing, protecting, and forecasting demand. Alongside ‘its existing library market’, D-Tech now operates in a wide variety of sectors, including every level of education from schools to universities, healthcare facilities, business premises, retail outlets, museums, galleries and other public spaces.
Throughout this growth in customer base, D-Tech has always strived to protect its reputation for providing exceptional customer service. Always focusing on the customer first, with an emphasis on direct contact and support, has been crucial to the company’s success over the past two decades.
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Bolinda is the world’s most entrepreneurial and innovative audio publisher. We created and made the audiobook category fun and we have the most visible audiobook brand in the world. We are also the creators of BorrowBox.
BorrowBox is the number one solution for eBooks and eAudiobooks, providing the best range of UK and International publishers directly to library users. Through the market-leading ordering portal, BorrowBox Connect, library buyers can browse carefully curated content collections from the world’s top publishers and view the most important new releases as well as bestselling backlist. It is the exclusive digital eBook and eAudiobook solution in Wales, Ireland and for major UK consortia such as AGMA and Libraries West.
Our vision has always been to create a digital experience for libraries and library members that rivals consumer brands. To create a user experience that is world class – designed to be simple and made to inspire.
With BorrowBox, your library in one app, our vision is now a reality.
For over 50 years, Bibliotheca has been dedicated to the development of solutions that help sustain and grow libraries around the world, partnering with libraries to meet the needs of their communities. With direct operational offices in all the major continents, Bibliotheca is proud have over 30,000 unique libraries as part of its family.
Our solutions are designed to provide a welcoming, intuitive and seamless environment for those that use the library – wherever they choose to use it – be that at home, on the move or within the foundation of the library itself. We understand not only the unique management challenges that libraries face, but also what the future of library service will demand.
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Insight Media is a leading library technology partner in the UK for the provision of PC booking, print management, Wi-Fi printing and scanning, Wi-Fi authentication, and self-service kiosk software services.
Our products integrate with all the UK Library Management Systems as well the main RFID self-service kiosk providers, enabling us to provide a seamless experience for your library visitors.
We have extensive experience in the public sector and support customers to provide IT and self-service solutions. We are continuously monitoring customer and market demands and working to deliver new and improved solutions, offering customers a wider range of library services and operational efficiencies.
Our solutions are all provided with a comprehensive installation and training programme, together with first-class ongoing support services.
DCA aims to help public libraries become more successful by growing usage, attracting new cardholders and protecting budgets and jobs. We achieve this by offering compelling content, effective online learning for users and staff, and powerful marketing tools. Established in 2010, DCA staff have over five decades of experience in the library and publishing sectors. Our trusted partners offer resources that attract, engage and drive usage and visits to public libraries, with unmatched depth and diversity of content.
Training and tutorials: Niche Academy provides embedded tutorials and learning tools specifically for the library. Ready-to-use and self-built tutorials will help library users become more aware of all library services and will provide essential library staff training and continuous professional development.
FT.com: In 2022 we launched FT.com to public libraries, providing premium business and financial content from a vast reserve of journalism and data going back to 2005. Essential for the ambitious, the curious and the champion of better business made available for all.
Popular content: Medici TV brings streamed classical and jazz music videos to your users at a fraction of the consumer cost.
Credo Reference, Access Video on Demand and Learning Cloud training are just a few of the powerful and dynamic online reference and learning tools provided by Infobase for both children and adults.
Library Marketing and SEO: DCA can get your library thousands of pounds worth of FREE online advertising from Google to help increase visibility of your library’s services, content, news and events.
Lyngsoe Systems has been a world leader in the field of cutting-edge electronic logistics control for over 40 years and is leading within the radio frequencies identification (RFID) technology. We are devoted to helping libraries transform by supporting them to save time on material handling with smart library solutions. We are experts and trusted by libraries in providing automated material handling solutions, self-service equipment, and intelligent material management systems. Our solutions are standards compliant as well as practical, affordable, and innovative. We have our own network of engineers and solution experts, as well as trained distributors, dedicated to libraries around the World. With a proven record of accomplishment with 20.000 installations in over 60 countries, the Lyngsoe Systems team can demonstrate extensive experience in customer process, solution design, software development, integration, service, and maintenance. Our ambition is to always offer a market-leading range of products fulfilling our guiding star: “Working for Smarter Libraries”.
Lorensbergs works closely with libraries to improve access to services and resources. Our market-leading solution, netloan PC booking provides a comprehensive session management system for greater control and accessibility to library PCs, together with self-service print payment and release. Netloan Wi-Fi print gives library users the opportunity to print from their smartphones, tablets and laptops in the library and from home.
The netloan portfolio gives you the technology and data to meet greater demands on library resources. With our integrated solutions, library policies and administration can be managed holistically. Administrative tasks are easily achieved with centralised web-based access, allowing library staff greater freedom to ensure their libraries operate smoothly and efficiently.
Talk to Lorensbergs today about your libraries’ requirements for better managed PC and printing services. Call 01992 415505 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
OverDrive strives to create “a world enlightened by reading.” Serving a growing network of 81,000 libraries and schools in 106 countries, OverDrive – and its K-12 division, OverDrive Education – delivers the industry’s largest digital catalog of ebooks, audiobooks, magazines and streaming media through award-winning apps. The Libby reading app for libraries is one of Popular Mechanics’ 20 Best Apps of the Decade, while the student reading app Sora is one of TIME’s Best Inventions of 2019. In 2021, OverDrive acquired Kanopy, the popular streaming video service for public libraries and academic institutions. Founded in 1986, OverDrive is based in Cleveland, Ohio USA and was named a Certified B Corp in 2017.
Solus UK Ltd
The Design Concept
The library of today is not just a collection of books or a place to study -it is a space for multicultural contacts, digital enlightenment, creation, imagination and discovery.
Embracing all these aspirations, we have evolved into a dynamic provider of total design solutions to libraries and other public spaces -working hard to create tomorrow’s library, today.
Library Design is what defines us as a company.