Library Technology Guides

Current News Service and Archive

September 28, 2023

Softlink Information Centres Celebrating 40 Years of Technological Innovations: A Look at Softlink's Journey. As an industry leader in library management software, Softlink commemorates 40 years of innovation and customer success in 2023. Since its inception in 1983, Softlink has been at the forefront of innovation, empowering libraries and information centers worldwide with transformative solutions. Softlink International, founded in 1983, played a pivotal role in offering a solution for the management of library resources with its program called ALARM. This program gradually evolved into OASIS, a DOS-based interface for library management, in 1988. OASIS transformed library operations, enabling them to embrace the power of technology and streamline their processes. [Full Announcement].

June 28, 2023

Softlink Information Centres Softlink IC to showcase innovative legal information management solutions at the AALL 2023 conference. Softlink Information Centers announced its attendance at the prestigious American Association of Law Libraries 2023 Conference. The event will take place from July 15-18, 2023, in Boston, MA, USA. Softlink IC will showcase its innovative legal information management solutions, Liberty and illumin, designed to support the unique needs of law libraries and legal information centers. [Full Announcement].

May 18, 2023

Softlink Information Centres Softlink IC announces participation in BIALL Conference 2023 in Belfast, Ireland. Softlink IC, a global provider of innovative library, knowledge, and research management solutions, announced its attendance at the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians Conference 2023 in Belfast, Ireland, from 14-16 June 2023. [Full Announcement].

March 3, 2023

Softlink Information Centres Queensland Museum Chooses Softlink IC's Liberty. Softlink Information Centres announced the Queensland Museum has selected Liberty for their integrated library software needs. Softlink ticked all the boxes the museum library was seeking with functions such as a discovery and federated search, mobile app, multi-factor authentication and the capability to perform OCR on PDF files. [Full Announcement].

August 26, 2022

Softlink Information Centres Softlink IC at Australian Law Librarians' Association 2022 Conference. Softlink Information Centers was at the 2022 Australian Law Librarians' Association conference in Hobart, Tasmania between 24 26 August 2022. [Full Announcement].

July 21, 2022

Softlink Information Centres Softlink IC launches free library app, use it to grow your library. Softlink IC has just launched a fantastic tool to help you promote your library for free. Visit to create your own custom QR code and image for your library catalog. Usethis to allow easy access to your library catalog and promote your library. With just one scan from asmartphone, your library users can connect to your library and engage! [Full Announcement].

Softlink Information Centres Softlink IC 2022 American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) conference wrap up. Softlink Information Centers attended the 2022 AALL conference from 16 19 July. The conference was a great opportunity to show Softlink products, integrated library management system Liberty and research management system, illumin. [Full Announcement].

July 20, 2022

Softlink Information Centres Softlink Information Centers Virtual Open Day Opens Minds. Softlink Information Centers held a successful Virtual Open Day on 15 June 2022. The team at Softlink IC ran sessions across three time zones where registered participants were able to view engaging and informative sessions such as; How to stay alert with Current Awareness in Liberty?, How illumin can shine a light on your valuable research management?, What Liberty's smart serials can do to your catalog? and more. [Full Announcement].

February 18, 2022

Softlink Information Centres Ombudsman Commission of Papua New Guinea goes live with Liberty Integrated Library Management System. Softlink Information Centres announced the Ombudsman Commission of Papua New Guinea is now live with Liberty as their Integrated Library Management System. The commission is focused on the delivery of good governance and quality leadership. The decision to install a world-class ILMS such as Liberty, supported by Softlink IC, reflects their commitment to sharing knowledge and information across the public sector. [Full Announcement].

February 9, 2022

Softlink Information Centres The House of Commons Library Chooses Softlink IC's illumin. Softlink Information Centres announced that the House of Commons Library recently selected illumin as their customer requests and enquiries management system. [Full Announcement].

December 6, 2021

Softlink Information Centres Official Launch of the Liberty ILMS in Vietnam. Softlink IC announced that on the 15th of September 2021, in conjunction with the Sao Mai Education Group, Liberty, our integrated library management system, was launched to libraries across Vietnam. [Full Announcement].

May 25, 2021

Softlink Information Centres Softlink IC's Annual Library Survey is Now Open. The Softlink IC Annual Library Survey is designed to identify important statistical information, such as staffing and budgets, library practices, services, resourcing, and trends around the world. [Full Announcement].

April 14, 2021

Softlink Information Centres The Queensland Parliamentary Library chooses Softlink IC's Liberty and illumin. Softlink Information Centres is delighted to announce the Queensland Parliamentary Library recently selected Liberty as their new library management system and illumin as their research management system. [Full Announcement].

February 2, 2021

Softlink Information Centres The Central Land Council Goes Live with Liberty and Orbit Library Management System. Softlink Information Centres congratulates the Central Land Council Library in Australia's Northern Territory on the successful launch of Liberty and Orbit library management system. [Full Announcement].

December 2, 2020

Softlink Information Centres Central Land Council Goes Live with Liberty v5 and Orbit, Library Management System. On December 2nd, 2020, the Alice Springs based Central Land Council (CLC), went live with Softlink IC's Liberty v5. [Full Announcement].