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Library management software for architects and professional practices

We were the first to offer library software for legal libraries using Microsoft development tools, and we have been providing library software since the 1990s to help accountants, law firms, architects and professional practices to manage print, digital and other resources. Trust our experience to deliver software that helps you manage your practice library while maintaining your users’ privacy.

Organise and enhance your professional library

Simple Little Library System isn’t just used for books. The software’s inherent flexibility means it can be adapted for all sorts of other media – even material and product samples. Ultimately, an architects’ materials library is still a library – there are items that need cataloging, auditing, and loaning to people. And SLLS makes it all straightforward, even for non-librarians.

Our Sharing Package is a popular choice for architects and other professionals. It features a comprehensive but user-friendly cataloging system, and all the tools you’ll need to create loans, track them, and communicate with library patrons.

Because SLLS is entirely web-based, your sales staff and customers can search your catalog and reserve items from anywhere – they just need an internet connection.

Find out more about our library software packages

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Under resourced?

We save your time with automated cataloging from trusted sources

You can use AutoCat to download bibliographic details like title, author, edition and publisher for books straight into your catalog. Our sources include Google Books, Wildy’s and Library Hub Discover (formerly Copac). 

AutoCat automatically creates one copy located in your usual library space. It also adds the front book cover image so patrons can recognize your resources readily. Think of the time you can save!

How to speed up your library system

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Are your architects, surveyors, accountants confused about where to find information?​

Give your users one search for print & electronic resources AND knowledge

It’s not just about print and published resources. We offer a single system for print and electronic, published and unpublished resources, external and internal knowledge. This means users don’t have to think about which application to search. A unified search allows users to quickly find resources and improve their productivity. Give your firm the competitive edge.

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Budgets under pressure?

We know that budgets are always under pressure, so we provide affordable library software that doesn’t compromise on quality

Buy only what you need. We don’t tie you into lengthy contracts: pay monthly, quarterly, half-yearly or annually. 

After the first 12 months you can give one month’s notice before the end of your next payment term.

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Designed by a legal library consultant

Penny Bailey, BA, Dip Lib, MCILIP, MIoD, FRSA

Our Managing Director has worked at consultancy level for libraries and information centres in law firms, barristers chambers and in-house legal practices.

Manage print & electronic

Unique 3-layer structure to help you manage multi-volume sets of journals, loose-leafs, law reports, precedents and encyclopedia.

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Manage access to electronic resources and know-how, too!

Fully responsive

Lawyers can access your information & resources using mobiles, tablets or any size computer screen – even when working remotely.

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Financial controls & reporting

Keep track of orders and spending with our legal library software. 

Our software also has serials management that helps you keep track of looseleaf releases and journal issues, so never be caught out with an out-of-date looseleaf!

Explore our library automation software packages

Reference library

Best for Reference

Reference only libraries
$ 40
per month

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Ideal for specialist libraries and information centres who have a reference only collection and who do not lend their library resources.

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Best for Sharing

Share your online catalog
$ 82
per month

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Ideal for libraries in schools, clubs, associations, churches and businesses that want to lend and/or share their library resources.

Professional librarian

Best for Experts

All the modules
$ 128
per month

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Ideal for libraries in legal libraries, small business and professional practices that also need finance and serials management modules.

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Super Duper

Plus extra hosting & support
$ 160
per month

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Ideal for larger libraries that need extra capacity and support.

Not sure which package to choose?

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Phone 1.847-367-8800