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Amlib at a glance

It's more than just the software…

With Amlib you are not just purchasing state-of-the-art library management software—you are choosing a library management solution that involves the commitment from our entire team of Amlib specialists.


  • Provides a single integrated solution for all libraries: public, school, college, tertiary institutions, corporate or special
  • Is standards compliant:
    • Library standards include MARC21, MARCXML, Z39.50, SIP2, NCIP and RFID
    • Technology standards include: ODBC, OLE, SQL, SMTP, MAPI, XML and HTML
  • Offers the ability to extensively customise each screen with your own text, colours, logos, and help messages, as well as operating with different system language sets simultaneously


  • Extensive search facilities
  • Hourly, daily, term, semester and annual loan periods
  • Hourly statistical analysis
  • Self-service circulation module
  • Allows the addition of electronic images, pictures and documents to catalogue records
  • Ability to add content such as front covers, book reviews, tables of content, and first chapters and excerpts
  • Federated searching provides access to a range of resources for everyday reference in one easy search. Journals, databases and the web are displayed together as one powerful resource
  • An Offline Circulation module that enables continued operation of Circulation Issues (Loans) and Returns from a local PC when a server/network failure occurs
  • An Amlib Mobile Library solution to accurately track circulation usage at each stop (available in both online and offline configurations)
  • Enables staff to quickly create ILL requests, reserve for library patrons and manage the circulation of the ILL item received from an external library
  • Provides serials management of all subscription materials
  • Facilitates order processing and monitoring of budgets, commitments and expenditures
  • Provides comprehensive reporting across all Amlib modules
  • Allows you to fully manage community and local history information


  • Database Server
    • Operating System: Microsoft Windows Server 2000, 2003, 2008
    • RDBMS: Microsoft SQL Server 2000, 2005, 2008; Oracle 9, 10
  • Web Application Server
    • Operating System: Microsoft Windows Server 2000, 2003, 2008 (Netopacs only)
    • Web Server: IIS
    • Windows Client Operating System: Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7
    • Web Client Browser: Internet Explorer 7 and above recommended (contact us for a complete list of supported browsers)
    • Display: SVGA 800x600 for Windows Client

We are a worldwide library cooperative, owned, governed and sustained by members since 1967. Our public purpose is a statement of commitment to each other—that we will work together to improve access to the information held in libraries around the globe, and find ways to reduce costs for libraries through collaboration. Learn more »