Softlink is affiliated with a number of companies that enhance information management for you. Our seamless integration between solutions and collaboration with technology companies continues to deliver customers with new functionality and leading technology. The companies highlighted below are some of our key technology partners.

OverDrive
OverDrive

Reach library customers online with eBooks, audiobooks, and more from OverDrive®. With the industry’s best selection, service and user experience, including compatibility with all major desktop and mobile platforms, OverDrive is the global leader in eBooks and eResources for information centres and libraries.

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SCIS
SCIS

The Schools Catalogue Information Service (SCIS) provide schools with access to a database of high quality, consistent catalogue records created according to agreed standards. SCIS aims to assist schools in reducing the cost and duplication of effort of cataloguing resources. Working with Library Management Systems, SCIS improves the efficiency and user experience of the school library.

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Biostore
Biostore

BioStore specialises in biometric technology solutions that centralise management and access to multiple identification applications used in schools.

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JCS Online Resources represents a number of academic publishers of e-resources to support teaching, learning and research at secondary/high school level worldwide. Their role is to negotiate with publishers the best subscription rates for schools and to then inform schools about the offer. They also provide an online subscription service for schools to manage the complete process via their ‘My JCS’ account.

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Chilifresh
Chilifresh

At ChiliFresh our only goal is to bring your catalogue to life… make it a rich environment with patron interaction on a global scale. We have developed a network of libraries throughout the world and unique interactive platforms that all have one goal: To facilitate a global conversation at your local library.

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ClickView
ClickView

ClickView has been focusing on one simple idea: making it easy for teachers to find and share educational videos with their students. Their BYOD-friendly video platform combined with their Curriculum Libraries will help your school embrace video learning.

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LibraryThing
LibraryThing

LibraryThing is an online service to help people catalogue their books easily. You can access your catalogue from anywhere—even on your mobile phone. Because everyone catalogues together, LibraryThing also connects people with the same books, comes up with suggestions for what to read next, and so forth.

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Microsoft
Microsoft

At Microsoft, we’re motivated and inspired every day by how our customers use our software to find creative solutions to business problems, develop breakthrough ideas, and stay connected to what’s most important to them.

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Moodle
Moodle

Moodle is an Open Source Course Management System (CMS), also known as a Learning Management System (LMS) or a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). It has become very popular among educators around the world as a tool for creating online dynamic web sites for their students.

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Syndetic Solutions
Syndetic Solutions

Bowker is the world’s leading provider of bibliographic information management solutions designed to help publishers, booksellers, and libraries better serve their customers. The company is focused on developing various tools and products that make books easier for people to discover, evaluate, order, and experience.

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Thorpe-Bowker
Thorpe-Bowker

Thorpe-Bowker is a leading bibliographic information provider, delivering comprehensive information on over millions of titles to libraries, publishers, distributors and book professionals in Australia and New Zealand.

A division of R R Bowker LLC, Bowker business is United States based and extends across Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Bowker offers a wide range of specialised and broadly-applicable, reference and reporting products including AquaBrowser, Books In Print, Pubnet and Syndetics Solutions among others. The United States and Australian offices are also official ISBN Agencies that are exclusively responsible for the assignment of ISBN prefix that uniquely identifies books and book-like products published across 166 counties.

Softlink’s partnership with Thorpe-Bowker provides Liberty and Oliver customers with OPAC enrichment options available under the Syndetics Solutions and LibraryThing for Libraries.

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DVC
DVC

Command Systems have been designing products and solutions for Australian Education for over 30 years. DVC makes it simple and affordable for schools to build and manage a digital video and resource library with no on-going fees. DVC integrates with the Softlink systems enabling teachers to find and stream video/resources from within Oliver.

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tv4education
tv4education

Tv4education is a Functional Solutions company licensed by Screenrights to provide TV and Foxtel content exclusively to Australian Educational institutions. We record all free-to-air TV channels and all Foxtel Channels 24 hrs a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Podcast and Vodcast programs that are deemed educationally relevant are also made available to subscribers. All content downloaded is in industry standard mpg4 format so it will play on most digital devices and stream from virtually any LMS, including Softlink’s systems

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Renaissance Learning
Renaissance Learning

Renaissance Learning™ is a leading provider of cloud-based assessment and teaching and learning solutions that fit the K12 classroom, improve school performance, and accelerate learning for all. Renaissance Learning enables educators to deliver highly differentiated and timely instruction while driving personalised student practice in reading, writing, and maths every day, in over one-third of U.S. schools and more than 60 countries worldwide.

Accelerated Reader is reading practice with a growth mindset. AR drives the practice component of a comprehensive reading program. It promotes personalised practice whilst providing teachers with the data they need to move students toward success.

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Schoolbox
Schoolbox

Technology to transform K-12 schools – Schoolbox is an integrated all-in-one virtual learning environment (VLE) that connects your entire school community and powers innovative teaching and learning. It’s a unique learning management system (LMS), portal and intranet, which is self or cloud hosted,flexible and secure. Simplify communication, collaboration and learning at your school with Schoolbox! 

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2CQR have worked exclusively with libraries for over two decades, creating dedicated self-service, security, stock control and software solutions. Whether EM or RFID based we work with clients to ensure compatibility, adaptability and effectiveness, delivering immediate results and maximising long-term opportunities.

2CQR - always Thinking Libraries.

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BDS is the premier supplier of industry-standard information-rich metadata to libraries in the UK. BDS create records for books, e-books, talking books, music CDs, DVDs, BluRays and video games. Their metadata adheres to all classification standards and is accessible through diverse delivery mechanisms and can be tailored to meet individual library’s needs

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Browns Books for Students are the UK's leading supplier of books and eBooks for schools and libraries.

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CRB Cunninghams are the only UK provider with their own identity management, CRB Cunninghams cashless catering, and online payment solutions used in over 2,400 schools and supported by a national service and support team.

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CSE is an independent, specialist supplier of network technology and advice to the education sector. Supporting clients throughout England and Wales, specialising in providing best-quality and best-value ICT systems to educational establishments

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Dawson Books, Dawson France and Dawson Books España, part of Connect Books, are internationally recognised suppliers of academic print and ebooks, offering tailored supply solutions for academic institutions around the world. As one of the world’s principal academic and professional library suppliers, Dawson Books is at the forefront of technical innovation in book supply to academic, professional and research institutions.

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Frog’s Learning Platform offers exceptional creative control enabling teachers, admin staff and even pupils to fully embed their learning platform into the school’s working practices and tailor it to the needs of their school.

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Launched in 2001, Groupcall provides communication and data solutions to the education, public and private sectors. Softlink work in partnership with Groupcall to provide integration between market leading MIS systems SIMS, CMIS, Progresso, Bromcom and Engage with the Oliver library management system.

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LinksPlus is a collection of educational website and fiction directories for 5 to 19 year olds known as WebLinks. It is designed to guide research and save time for students, teachers and librarians.The directories are available as online databases and library catalogue files.

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Nielsen Book is a leading provider of search, discovery, commerce, consumer research and retail sales analysis services globally. Nielsen runs the Registration Agencies (ISBN and SAN Agencies for UK & Ireland, ISTC), provides search and discovery products through its Nielsen BookData product range, electronic trading via Nielsen BookNet and PubEasy services, retail sales analysis via Nielsen BookScan and consumer research through its Books and Consumer Survey.

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Peter's is the UK’s leading supplier of books and furniture for nurseries, schools, academies, and public libraries.

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Planet eStream is an innovative browser based media content management and delivery system. It enables organisations to create, brand, theme and manage their own secure ‘YouTube’ style media archive and distribute that content on demand, via VLEs, websites, PCs, mobile devices and digital signage displays.

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PSP Asset Protection Ltd provides an exciting portfolio of products to the library security and asset tracking market, throughout the UK. The team at PSP Asset Protection Ltd has a combined total of over 40 years’ experience in the library security market.

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S A Secure provides the widest, unbiased choice of advanced displayed merchandise protection systems for retail and library security currently available.

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