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.

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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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 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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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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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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Britannica Digital Learning is committed to supporting teachers and librarians with exceptional digital resources that they can depend on to meet the complex and personalised learning needs of today’s students and communities. Our suite of award-winning products include Britannica School, Britannica Library, Britannica LaunchPacks™, ImageQuest™ and Britannica eBooks. Britannica Digital Learning is a division of Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

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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 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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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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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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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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