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IFLA Columbus 2016 and the Trend report

Key takeaways from IFLA 2016 by Boris Zetterlund, Senior Advisor at Axiell The IFLA Congress is a meeting place more than a conference. There are meetings from early morning to late evening in the vast amount of IFLA Committees. Which is a good thing, pushing the world level of library services further. The yearly IFLA [...]

2016-10-27T10:35:12+00:00 1 September 2016|events, library trends|

A BRIDGE OVER THE DIGITAL DIVIDE? OUTREACHERS, FLOOR-WALKERS & MOBILE TECHNOLOGY

A central tenet in the development of Axiell Spark was giving libraries the full functionality of the library management system wherever they are, in the library or out in the community. This is now being realised and with yet more studies highlighting the importance libraries play in reaching the vulnerable in our society, tools like Spark have [...]

2016-10-12T14:26:38+00:00 3 August 2016|Uncategorized|

Digital transformation in the museum industry

The status of digital transformation in the museum industry 2016 and using digitalisation to increase visibility Download the full PDF report here. Digital transformation can take many forms, from enabling museum visitors to use smartphones or tablets throughout the site to enhance their experience, to digitising the collection and making it available online, to engaging with [...]

2016-10-12T14:26:38+00:00 22 July 2016|Uncategorized|

Swedish Book Fair – September 22-23 2016

As usual during the Book Fair we offer lots of exciting lectures in our booth in the library lounge D:04 You will get to listen to both professionals from corporations, research and public libraries. Do not miss to hear our live interview with Mithassel Reinert, Head of Deichmanske library, Tøyen, who have questioned all the rules [...]

2016-07-04T08:41:32+00:00 4 July 2016|events|

BIG DATA AND LIBRARIES: GETTING THE MOST FROM YOUR LIBRARY DATA

LIBRARY DATA & THE CHANGE OF FOCUS Visiting the recent Leipzig Library Conference, talking to Queens Library, the manager of OBA Public Library in Amsterdam or reading the library guru R D Lankes’ thoughts, you see the pattern, the same message from forward looking librarians.  It’s about moving from collection based to community orientated services.  This movement [...]

2016-10-12T14:26:38+00:00 20 June 2016|Uncategorized|

TOP 7 DIGITAL TRENDS FOR LIBRARIES TO FOLLOW IN 2016

Sven Totté, Director for Business Area Public Library, Axiell: The world is constantly changing and adapting to new technologies. Understanding these digital trends and identifying tomorrow’s expectations is essential for libraries to plan and incorporate new solutions that evolve both the way they work and how they engage with communities. We are in contact with hundreds [...]

2016-11-11T11:29:19+00:00 31 May 2016|Blog, library trends|

Axiell announces its digital-first Library Services Platform

It’s been a productive few months for us here at Axiell, we’ve made a number of announcements about our comprehensive Digital Library solutions, but we have one more still; and we’ve saved the biggest and best for last.... Say hello to Axiell Quria Quria is a cloud-based, digital-first Library Services Platform, designed to facilitate the [...]

2017-03-01T16:57:46+00:00 17 May 2016|News|

Five strategies unleashing the power of collection management system data

Museum treasure troves Museums have massive and growing troves of data in their collection management systems. Data is the foundation of collection knowledge. Massage it into information and you have a narrative that is compelling to the world. The tricky question is: what will the world find compelling? This is not the same question as: [...]

2016-10-12T14:26:41+00:00 11 May 2016|Uncategorized|

ADAPTING LIBRARIES FOR THE ALWAYS-ON GENERATION

As social and cultural institutions, it is to be expected that libraries, as with most things, will constantly need to evolve to reflect the changing makeup of the society and communities that they serve.  But today, aside from the obvious, libraries are facing another great challenge – Technology. In the context of libraries, the threat [...]

2016-08-16T07:32:41+00:00 6 May 2016|Uncategorized|