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Academic Libraries in United Kingdom

These graphs indicate what automation systems are used by Academic libraries in based on information recorded in the lib-web-cats database. Keep in mind that lib-web-cats may not include all the libraries that use any given product.

Automation Systems Installed

Counting by Library organizations. You can click on the product names to view lists of libraries that use them.

ALEPH 500 22 (9%)
Alice 1 (0%)
Alma 16 (6%)
Alto 35 (14%)
Autolib 1 (0%)
AutolibXML 1 (0%)
DServe 1 (0%)
Heritage 8 (3%)
Horizon 12 (5%)
Koha -- Independent 1 (0%)
Koha -- Interleaf Technology 1 (0%)
Koha -- PTFS Europe 7 (3%)
Liberty3 1 (0%)
Library.Solution 1 (0%)
Millennium 40 (16%)
OLIB 5 (2%)
Oliver 1 (0%)
Sefer 1 (0%)
Sierra 8 (3%)
Spydus 1 (0%)
Unicorn 43 (17%)
Unknown 4 (2%)
V-smart 2 (1%)
Voyager 33 (13%)
Vubis Smart 2 (1%)
WorldShare Management Services 1 (0%)
Total number of libraries: 249


Automation Systems Installed

Counting all branches. This version of the graph counts the main facilities and all the associated branches represented in lib-web-cats.

ALEPH 500 131 (32%)
Alice 1 (0%)
Alma 21 (5%)
Alto 46 (11%)
Autolib 1 (0%)
AutolibXML 1 (0%)
BIBLIOWin 1 (0%)
DServe 1 (0%)
Heritage 8 (2%)
Horizon 12 (3%)
Koha -- Independent 1 (0%)
Koha -- Interleaf Technology 1 (0%)
Koha -- PTFS Europe 9 (2%)
Liberty3 1 (0%)
Library.Solution 1 (0%)
Millennium 44 (11%)
OLIB 6 (1%)
Oliver 1 (0%)
Sefer 1 (0%)
Sierra 17 (4%)
Spydus 1 (0%)
Unicorn 56 (13%)
Unknown 5 (1%)
V-smart 2 (0%)
Voyager 43 (10%)
Vubis Smart 2 (0%)
WorldShare Management Services 1 (0%)
Total number of library facilities: 415