The Ratamo Library Consortium Chooses Library System from Axiell

The Ratamo library consortium consists of four municipalities, Hausjärvi, Hyvinkää, Nurmijärvi and Riihimäki, with a total of 126,407 inhabitants. The library consortium has chosen to maintain their library functions with Axiell Aurora library management system.


Helsinki, Finland May 2 2017 – Axiell, the leading vendor to libraries in Europe, today announces that the Ratamo Library Consortium has chosen Aurora, a library management system from Axiell, through a public tender process.  The decision to purchase was based on price and quality score. An agreement was signed on 25 April 2017 and the library management system will be installed by the end of 2017.

Mervi Jokinen, the Library Director of Hyvinkää City Library, commented: “After signing the agreement, we were pleased with our selection. Now, we are a step closer to the deployment of a new library system. The system will enable the future provision of new services to customers such as self-service. Still, much work remains to be done before the new library management system is in use.”

Library consortium means cooperation between two or more of the libraries, which can be across the municipal and administrative boundaries. The most common form of cooperation is a shared library system.

Axiell Aurora is a versatile library managing system which has been developed in Finland. Browser-based system provides to library professionals a flexible tool to maintain the various functions in library. The system supports a variety of interfaces and is customizable personalized usage needs. Axial Aurora library system is marked as a Key Flag product. The Key Flag Symbol (Avainlippu) can be awarded to a product manufactured or a service produced in Finland.

For more information

Mervi Jokinen, Director of Library, Hyvinkää City Library

Tel. +358 19 459 2426, mervi.jokinen@hyvinkaa.fi
Maria Wasing, CMO, Axiell Group AB

Tel. +46 73 852 17 52 E-mail: maria.wasing@axiell.com

About Axiell

Axiell serves libraries, schools, archives, museums and authorities with technically advanced and innovative solutions developed in close cooperation with its customers in 55 countries. More than 3000 library organizations with thousands of branches use an Axiell library management system and Axiell Arena, a tool for the virtual library. The systems for archives, libraries and museums, are used by over 3400 cultural institutions over the world. In addition, more than 3000 schools use an Axiell system. The Axiell Group, headquartered in Lund, has more than 320 employees based out of 26 offices in Sweden, Australia, Abu Dhabi, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, the Netherlands, New Zealand, the UK and the USA. Together, we form one of the world’s largest companies in these sectors.

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