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It’s hard to imagine a time when most of us could not, relatively easily, access information. There was a time, when all the general population knew only what was told to them by those in positions of power. For those in power, controlling information, and therefore knowledge, was what kept them in their position. Fortunately, for many of us, times have changed!
To paraphrase Ratty’s conversation to Mole, in A. A. Milne’s wonderful Wind in the Willows, Softlink IC’s developers have been “messing about” in artificial intelligence (AI). That’s not to say our developers aren’t intelligent. Certainly, they are clever enough to recognize the importance of Artificial Intelligence now and into the future.
Our North American Liberty library staff will get together for the annual User Group Meeting (UGM) on May 13. It will again be a virtual meeting as the travel restrictions continue to impact the opportunity for us all to meet up face-to-face. Last year’s virtual meeting was fun and informative, and we look forward to doing it all again.
A few titbits and information of interest from around the world.
Like libraries, Liberty, Softlink IC’s integrated library system (ILS) doesn’t rest on its laurels. There’s always new features and enhancements to be added to stay ahead of the game. If it’s been a while since you looked at Liberty, here’s a sneak peek at what’s new!
Meet Zane, one of our rather wonderful Technical Support Analysts. Based in Softlink IC’s UK office, he is no doubt a familiar voice and face for many, but not all of you! We get to know a little bit more about Zane in the latest of our Softlink Information Centres Employee Spotlight series.
On December 2nd, 2020 the Alice Springs based Central Land Council (CLC), went live with Softlink IC’s Liberty v5. The event was promoted as the exciting result of a long journey.
Softlink IC Blog Subscribe to our regular updates Softlink Information Centres’ 2020 Year in ReviewAs the journey into 2021 begins, Softlink Information Centres looks back at the extraordinary year that was 2020. What a busy, challenging year it was for...
Are you taking the fullest advantage of your Liberty library management system (LMS) Home page? We know investing in library software to manage and promote your collection and services is significant, so getting real value is crucial!
Alex the Alpaca is one of Softlink IC’s representatives. Being our representative is not just his job, it is his passion. Like all of us here at Softlink IC, libraries and knowledge centers are his thing. Spreading the word on illumin, our research management system was his initial mission.