The Liberty library management system enables your vital information resources to be discovered and delivered anywhere, anytime through computers, tablets and cellphones. Liberty combines powerful functionality with ease of use.

Powerful Staff Interface

The Liberty library management system has a full feature management interface, allowing you to easily:

  • Record and track every type of material – physical, virtual or electronic
  • View your information alerts and reminders at a glance
  • Customize the information you store in your catalog, with up to seven customized authority files or taxonomies
  • Finely tune access to resources according to user profiles and privileges according to your business policies
  • Send Email and text notices to your users
  • Using the standard z39.50 protocol, import MARC21 records from libraries and databases around the world such as the United States Library of Congress and the New York State Library
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The analytics interface can be used to monitor and report on all aspects of your library

Powerful Analytical Reporting

Liberty can help you report on all aspects of your library’s activity:

  • View dynamic real-time graphical reports of your library data and statistics
  • Drag and drop elements to produce any reports you need
  • Save and share report search queries with your colleagues
  • Export reports to Excel and PDF
  • Use advanced filtering to include only the information you need
Comprehensive Reporting

Create custom, ad-hoc detailed and summary reports to focus on the areas important to you. Schedule regular reports to run automatically and have them sent directly to your inbox

Complete Asset Management

Manage any type of resource your library provides, whether physical, virtual or electronic. Keep track of equipment or any other assets belonging to your organization

Cloud Hosting

Eliminate the stress of installation and upgrades by utilizing Softlink’s reliable and secure certified T4 data centers in regions all over the USA in states such as Ohio, Oregon and Virginia. If you prefer to keep your library management system installation in-house, locally hosted setups are also supported

Integration Options

Use our APIs to integrate with external platforms such as Microsoft Sharepoint, or expand your library’s catalog by integrating with eBook providers such as OverDrive. Design preset searches with graphics and insert them into other web pages to bring your users to your library catalog.   Use our Mobile App for staff tasks such as inventory, weeding and cover image updates

Free Training

Softlink conducts several free training sessions throughout the year, including face to face group training and online sessions. Access free user group meetings and webinars, regardless of your location.

First Class Support

Access to a support team comprised of qualified professionals based in Los Angeles and Boston who understand both library processes and related technologies. Expert support is available via online chat, Email or phone


Powerful flexible search options for finding your valuable knowledge, including faceted search and predictive text for quick retrieval of relevant information


Provide relevant information for your users with a home page targeting their interests, including featured lists, carousels, sliders, videos and more


Logged-in users can access information such as current and previous loans, bookings, alert messages, interests, current awareness and previously saved searches


Full Text Search

Search across all the fields within your catalog, including any information contained in your attached Word and PDF documents

Liberty Link App

Access Liberty on your cellphone! The Liberty Link mobile app is available for both Android and iOS to ensure your users have access to the information they need on-the-go

Customizable Interface

Easily change colors and text to match your organization’s look and feel.   Change the layout and content of any page including changing terms used and fields displayed

RFID and Self Checkout

Streamline your loans and returns processes with Liberty’s RFID and self-checkout support

Configurable User Roles

Design your own user roles and fine-tune security privileges to match user needs. Liberty has highly configurable role-based access levels, allowing records to be restricted to a set of users.

Single Sign-on

Support for Single Sign-on (SSO) means secure and convenient access to the library catalog without the need to enter login credentials every time you start your web browser


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Sullivan & Worcester Case Study

“Corporate reporting and statistics are very important to us so the ability to easily export charts and graphs was a very attractive feature.”

Sarah Bennett, Immediate Past Director of Library Services

Library - Chicago

Mayer Brown LLP

“We have been using Liberty for 10 years and find the customer support really helpful.”

Ani Dragomirova, Catalog & Library Services Specialist

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Appraisal Institute

Appraisal Institute At a Glance Chosen Solution Liberty SaaS Appraisal Institute now also uses illumin Key Objectives Home Page Portal Full Text Integration High Security Core Challenges Text of an article pasted into a MARC notes field Image based PDFs that needed to...
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Children’s Hospital Boston Case Study

“We were looking for a hosted ILS product with a totally automated circulation module.”

Alison Clapp, Library Director, Children’s Hospital Boston