Axiell training

Adlib – Sharpen your skills: Library system essentials

Ben Doty Software Consultant

Most people don’t use the system to its full potential. On this course, you will look at the most common uses of the system, including creating and editing records, navigating, searching, and linking records together, to develop the skills to make you more efficient, more effective, and more confident in the program. New and experienced users alike will emerge with a better understanding of how to do what they need to do.

Adlib Library is a flexible, modular software application designed for information management in resource centres and libraries of all kinds. This course covers use of the Catalogue and Loans applications of the Adlib Library system. Additional course modules for the Serials and Acquisitions applications are available as an on-site option only, if these are required by the customer.

Attendees will learn how to enter, edit and save bibliographic descriptions, as well as how to search for, copy and print records. The course also covers creating and maintaining records in authority files, including the use of thesauri.The course covers the use of the Loans module, including how to issue an item, how an item is returned and how to reserve items. Also included is setting up of library opening times and borrower limits.The course uses a mixture of practical exercises and demonstrations. The standard Adlib Library software is used.


We can come to you and run sessions at your location for you and your team, anywhere in the UK, or you can take part in our scheduled classes below.

Aimed at

Anyone responsible for creating or editing data in Adlib Library.

Guidance level

Introductory – No knowledge of Adlib is required.A basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows is required.

Course type Course
Price Classes: £550 Classes: £550
In house sessions are £900 per day plus travel expenses
Duration 2 days 2 days
This course will run from 18th-19th June 2019
Trainer Ben Doty Ben Doty
Ben has worked for Axiell as a trainer since 2016, delivering online, on-site, and in-office trainings on an ever-increasing number of Axiell products. In addition, he assists with testing, performs data migrations, consults on new products, writes documentation, and helps out anywhere else necessary.

Ben came to Axiell from a heritage background, working and volunteering at many museums and archives, as well as pursuing a degree in Museum Studies, giving him an understanding of how customers are trying to use Axiell products that he uses to improve training.

The course is beneficial regardless of your experience with ADLIB. It takes you from a basic level to an experienced user in the 2 days.

Caroline Gould, University of Reading University of Reading

If you want to increase your knowledge of Adlib then do this course.

Joseph Morrison, Rangers Football Club Rangers Football Club

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