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Library systems in use in UK library authorities

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NOTE: The LMS vendor and system listed is the one most recently contracted with. In some cases the library may not yet have migrated to the new system and may still be using the 'changed from' system

Authority Type of Authority LMS Vendor Library Management System (LMS) Date Decision Made to Switch to this Vendor Changed from Shared System with Self Service (typically RFID based) E-Book Provider(s) Stock Analysis Contribute to UNITY UK (OCLC)
Aberdeen City Scotland: Unitary Civica Spydus 2015 Capita Scottish Consortium of Public Libraries (SCoPL) No
Aberdeenshire Scotland: Unitary Civica Spydus 2015 Capita Scottish Consortium of Public Libraries (SCoPL) Overdrive No
Anglesey Wales: Unitary SirsiDynix Symphony 2015 Capita Wales consortium No
Angus (now ANGUSalive) Scotland: Unitary Civica Spydus 2015 Sirsi Scottish Consortium of Public Libraries (SCoPL) In Process RBDigital collectionHQ Yes
Argyll & Bute Scotland: Unitary Civica Spydus 2007 Sirsi Scottish Consortium of Public Libraries (SCoPL) No
Barking & Dagenham London Borough SirsiDynix Symphony 2018 London Libraries Consortium (LLC)
Barnet London Borough Capita Alto/Prism
Barnsley Unitary Capita Alto/Prism
Bath & NE Somerset Unitary SirsiDynix Symphony 2015 Axiell LibrariesWest
Bedford Unitary Axiell OpenGalaxy since at least 2000 ?? Central Bedfordshire Bibliotheca Yes
Bexley London Borough Axiell Galaxy since 2008 Dynix * Bibliotheca Overdrive Yes
Birmingham Metropolitan Borough Civica Spydus 2016? Axiell * No
Blackburn with Darwen Unitary Civica Spydus 2019 Axiell Greater Manchester Plescon Overdrive? No
Blackpool Unitary Civica Spydus 2019 Axiell Greater Manchester Yes
Blaenau Gwent Wales: Unitary SirsiDynix Symphony 2015 SirsiDynix Wales Consortium Bibliotheca Yes
Bolton Metropolitan Borough Civica Spydus 2013 Capita Greater Manchester Bibliotheca Yes
Bournemouth merged with Poole 2019 Unitary Capita Alto/Prism ? ?? * Bibliotheca Yes
Bracknell Forest Unitary Capita Chorus 2014 SirsiDynix * Yes
Bradford Metropolitan Borough Capita Alto/Prism 2008 (renewed July2019) Bibliomondo * Bibliotheca Yes
Brent London Borough SirsiDynix Symphony 2018 Axiell London Libraries Consortium (LLC) Bibliotheca? Yes
Bridgend Wales: Unitary SirsiDynix Symphony 2015 Infor Wales Consortium Yes
Brighton & Hove Unitary Civica Spydus 2007 Axiell SELMS Bibliotheca No
Bristol City Unitary SirsiDynix Symphony 2015 Axiell Libraries West Bibliotheca Askews & Holts eBooks, Peters eBooks (for children), OneClickDigital eAudioBooks CollectionHQ Yes
Bromley London Borough Capita Alto/Prism 2016? Infor * Bibliotheca Overdrive Bookscan Yes
Buckinghamshire County Civica Spydus 2007 Bibliomondo SELMS Bibliotheca Yes
Bury Metropolitan Borough SirsiDynix Symphony 2017 Innovative Interfaces Bibliotheca Bolinda Yes
Caerphilly Wales: Unitary Infor VubisSmart ?? Not yet signed up to Wales Consortium Bibliotheca Yes
Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Civica Spydus 2013 Sirsi Dynix * Bibliotheca WF Howes Yes
Carmarthenshire Wales: Unitary SirsiDynix Symphony 2018 Infor Wales Consortium Yes
Cambridgeshire County Civica Spydus 2012 SirsiDynix SPINE: Cambridgeshire & Suffolk No
Camden London Borough Civica SPYDUS 2012 Capita SELMS Bibliotheca Yes
Cardiff Wales: Unitary SirsiDynix Symphony 2015 SirsiDyix Wales Consortium Bibliotheca No
Ceredigion Wales: Unitary SirsiDynix Symphony 2015 Infor Wales Consortium Yes
Cheshire East Unitary PTFS Europe Koha 2015 Axiell Cheshire West and Chester Bibliotheca SmartSM Yes
Cheshire West and Chester Unitary PTFS Europe Koha 2015 Axiell Cheshire East Bibliotheca SmartSM Yes
City of London London Borough SirsiDynix Symphony 2015 Capita * Yes
Clackmannanshire Unitary PTFS Europe Koha 2012 in house * No
Conwy Wales: Unitary SirsiDynix Symphony 2015 Capita Wales Consortium No
Cornwall County Capita Alto/Prism ? ?? * Bibliotheca BorrowBox Bridgeall Libraries No
Coventry Metropolitan Borough Infor V-smart/Iguana 2015 Capita * Telepen Yes
Croydon London Borough SirsiDynix Symphony 2019 Infor London Libraries Consortium (LLC) D-Tech Overdrive Yes
Cumbria County SirsiDynix Symphony 2007 Infor * No
Darlington Unitary Axiell Galaxy ? ?? * Yes
Denbighshire Wales: Unitary SirsiDynix Symphony 2015 Axiell Wales Consortium No
Derby City Unitary SirsiDynix Symphony 2014 Upgrade from SirsiDynix Unicorn EMLIB: Nottinghamshire, Nottingham City, Leicestershire, Derby City, Rutland Overdrive Yes
Derbyshire County SirsiDynix Symphony 2006 Bibliomondo EMLIB Yes
Devon County Axiell Spark ? ?? * Bibliotheca Yes
Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Axiell Spark 2106? SysiDynix * Yes
Dorset County SirsiDynix Symphony 2015 Innovative LibrariesWest Bibliotheca Overdrive Yes
Dudley Metropolitan Borough Capita Alto/Prism 2017 Innovative “Black Country” (Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall, Wolverhampton City) Axiell Yes
Dumfries & Galloway Scotland: Unitary Infor VubisSmart ? ?? * Yes
Dundee Scotland: Unitary Civica Spydus 2007 Axiell Scottish Consortium of Public Libraries (SCoPL) Overdrive No
Durham County County In-house In-house ? ?? * Yes
Ealing London Borough SirsiDynix Symphony 2018 Axiell London Libraries Consortium (LLC) Yes
East Ayrshire Scotland: Unitary SirsiDynix Symphony ? ?? * No
East Dunbartonshire Scotland: Unitary PTFS Europe Koha 2011 SirsiDynix * Yes
East Lothian Scotland: Unitary Capita Alto/Prism 2000 ?? * No
East Renfrewshire Scotland: Unitary Capita Alto/Prism ? ?? * Overdrive No
East Riding of Yorkshire Unitary Axiell Galaxy ? ?? * Bibliotheca Yes
East Sussex County Civica Spydus 2017? Axiell * Bibliotheca Overdrive Yes
Edinburgh Scotland: Unitary Capita Alto/Prism ? ?? * Bibliotheca Overdrive No
Enfield London Borough SirsiDynix Symphony 2018 Axiell London Libraries Consortium (LLC) Overdrive Yes
Essex County Infor VubisSmart/Iguana since at least 2000 Essex County and Thurrock Biblioteca/ Bibliotheca Overdrive and Bolinda (Borrowbox) Yes
Falkirk Scotland: Unitary SirsiDynix Symphony 2014 Axiell * Yes
Fife Scotland: Unitary Capita Alto/Prism ? ?? * No
Flintshire Wales: Unitary SirsiDynix Symphony 2015 Axiell Wales Consortium No
Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Capita Alto/Prism Upgrade (after EEC tender) February 2017 Stayed with Capita 2017 * Unique Magazines with Magzter for emagazines Yes
Glasgow Scotland: Unitary Axiell Spark ? ?? * No
Gloucestershire County Capita Chorus (hosted System) 2013 Upgrade from Capita (Talis) Alto/Prism Swindon Bibliotheca Yes
Greenwich London Borough Capita Alto/Prism 2018 ?? * D-Tech Overdrive Yes
Guernsey Guilles-Alles Library Channel Islands Capita Alto/Prism ? ?? * No
Gwynedd Wales: Unitary SirsiDynix Symphony 2015 Capita Wales Consortium No
Hackney London Borough SirsiDynix Symphony 2018 Axiell London Libraries Consortium (LLC) Axiell Overdrive Yes
Halton Unitary PTFS Europe Koha 2010 Dynix Classic/HIP * Bibliotheca No
Hammersmith and Fulham London Borough SirsiDynix Symphony 2013 Civica Tri-borough Shared Service Bibliotheca CloudLibrary; RB Digital No
Hampshire County Civica Spydus 2007 Axiell * Bibliotheca Overdrive Yes
Haringey London Borough Capita Alto/Prism ? ?? * Overdrive No
Harrow London Borough SirsiDynix Symphony 2018 upgrade London Libraries Consortium (LLC) Yes
Hartlepool Unitary Capita Alto/Prism ? ?? * Bibliotheca Yes
Havering London Borough SirsiDynix Symphony 2018 Axiell London Libraries Consortium (LLC) Axiell Overdrive Yes
Herefordshire County Capita Alto/Prism ? ?? * Yes
Hertfordshire County Civica Spydus 2010 Bibliomondo SELMS Bibliotheca Overdrive No
Highland (High Life Highland) Scotland: Unitary Civica Spydus 2015 Capita Scottish Consortium of Public Libraries (SCoPL) Bibliotheca Howes No
Hillingdon London Borough SirsiDynix Symphony 2006 Infor * Safari Yes
Hounslow London Borough Axiell Galaxy ? ?? * Yes
Hull (Kingston upon Hull) Unitary SirsiDynix Symphony ? ?? * Yes
Inverclyde Scotland: Unitary Civica Spydus 2007 SirsiDynix Scottish Consortium of Public Libraries (SCoPL) No
Isle of Wight Unitary Civica Spydus 2007 Axiell * No
Isle-of-Man, Douglas Isle of Man ISOxford Heritage ? ?? * No
Islington London Borough Capita Alto/Prism 1995 Geac GLIS * Bibliotheca Pending
Jersey Channel Islands Capita Alto/Prism ? ?? * No
Kensington and Chelsea London Borough SirsiDynix Symphony ? ?? Tri-borough Shared Service Bibliotheca CloudLibrary; RB Digital Yes
Kent County Civica Spydus 2010 Axiell SELMS Overdrive Yes
Kingston upon Thames London Borough SirsiDynix Symphony 2018 Talis London Libraries Consortium (LLC) Yes
Kirklees Metropolitan Borough SirsiDynix Symphony ? ?? * Bibliotheca Yes
Knowsley Metropolitan Borough PTFS-Europe Koha 2017? SirsiDynix * No
Lambeth London Borough Axiell Spark 2016? Capita * Yes
Lancashire County Capita Alto/Prism ? ?? * Overdrive Yes
Leeds Metropolitan Borough SirsiDynix Symphony 2019 Capita * Bibliotheca Bolinda No
Leicester City Unitary Axiell Spark ? ?? * Yes
Leicestershire County SirsiDynix Symphony 2014 Capita EMLIB: Nottinghamshire, Nottingham City, Leicestershire, Derby City, Rutland Bibliotheca Yes
Lewisham London Borough SirsiDynix Symphony 2019 SirsiDynix London Libraries Consortium (LLC) D-Tech Overdrive Yes
Libraries NI (Northen Ireland) NI Government agency SirsiDynix (via contract with Fujitsu) Symphony 2013 Axiell Bibliotheca Overdrive
Lincolnshire County Civica Spydus 2013 Axiell * Bibliotheca Yes
Liverpool Metropolitan Borough Capita Alto/Prism ? ?? * Bibliotheca Overdrive No
Luton Unitary SirsiDynix Symphony 2018 Axiell London Libraries Consortium (LLC) Bibliotheca Overdrive No
Manchester Metropolitan Borough Civica Spydus 2019 Axiell Greater Manchester Overdrive Yes
Medway Unitary Civica Spydus 2010 Axiell SELMS No
Merthyr Tydfil Wales: Unitary Capita Alto/Prism 2005? Not yet signed up to Wales Consortium No
Merton London Borough SirsiDunix Symphony 2018 Axiell London Libraries Consortium (LLC) Bibliotheca Yes
Middlesbrough Unitary PTFS-Europe Koha 2019 Axiell * smartsm Yes
Midlothian Scotland: Unitary Axiell Galaxy ? ?? * 2CQR Engage No
Milton Keynes Unitary Civica Spydus 2007 Bibliomondo SELMS: Bibliotheca No
Monmouthshire Wales: Unitary SirsiDynix Symphony 2015 SirsiDynix Wales Consortium Yes
Moray Scotland: Unitary Capita Alto/Prism ? ?? * No
Neath Port Talbot Wales: Unitary SirsiDynix Symphony 2015 Infor Wales Consortium Yes
Newcastle City Metropolitan Borough PTFS Europe Koha 2017 Axiell * D-Tech Yes
Newham London Borough SirsiDynix Symphony 2018 Axiell London Libraries Consortium (LLC) Overdrive Yes
Newport Wales: Unitary SirsiDynix Symphony 2015 Infor Wales Consortium No
Norfolk County Civica Spydus 2014 Axiell * Bibliotheca Overdrive, RB Digital e Audio, Zinio, PressReader eMagazines Yes
North Ayrshire Scotland: Unitary Capita Alto/Prism ? ?? * No
North East Lincolnshire Unitary Axiell Spark 2012 SirsiDynix * Yes
North Lanarkshire Scotland: Unitary Infor VubisSmart ? ?? * No
North Lincolnshire Unitary Axiell Galaxy ? ?? * Yes
North Somerset Unitary SirsiDynix Symphony 2015 Axiell LibrariesWest Bibliotheca Askews & Holts eBooks, Peters eBooks (for children), OneClickDigital eAudioBooks No
North Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Capita Alto/Prism 2018 re-awarded No change * Bibliotheca Borrowbox Yes
North Yorkshire County Capita Alto/Prism ? ?? * Bibliotheca Yes
Northamptonshire County Axiell Galaxy 2017? Capita * Bibliotheca Yes
Northumberland County Civica Spydus 2017 SirsiDynix * Yes
Nottingham City Unitary SirsiDynix Symphony 2014 Upgrade from SirsiDynix Unicorn EMLIB: Nottinghamshire, Nottingham City, Leicestershire, Derby City, Rutland No
Nottinghamshire -“Inspire an independent charitable organisation, set up to deliver cultural services in Nottinghamshire from 2016. County SirsiDynix Symphony 2014 Upgrade from SirsiDynix Unicorn EMLIB: Nottinghamshire, Nottingham City, Leicestershire, Derby City, Rutland Bibliotheca Yes
Oldham Metropolitan Borough Civica Spydus 2012 Bibliomondo Greater Manchester Bibliomondo Yes
Orkney Scotland: Unitary Capita Alto/Prism ? ?? * No
Oxfordshire County Axiell Spark 2002 Genesis * Bibliotheca OverDrive, Bolinda Yes
Pembrokeshire Wales: Unitary Infor VubisSmart 2006? Not yet signed up to Wales consortium Yes
Perth and Kinross Scotland: Unitary Civica Spydus 2015 Capita Scottish Consortium of Public Libraries (SCoPL) D-Tech (inc national Entitlement Card facility Yes
Peterborough Unitary Civica Spydus 2018? SirsiDynix SPINE Yes
Plymouth Unitary Axiell Spark 1999 Axiell(was part of Devon) * Overdrive Yes
Poole - merged with Bournemouth 2019 Unitary SirsiDynix Symphony 2015 Capita LibrariesWest Bibliotheca No
Portsmouth Unitary Civica Spydus 2007 Axiell * Yes
Powys Wales: Unitary SirsiDynix Symphony 2015 SirsiDynix Wales Consortium Yes
Reading Unitary Civica Spydus 2017 SirsiDynix SELMS D-Tech Biblioteca n/a No
Redbridge London Borough SirsiDynix Symphony 2019 Axiell London Libraries Consortium (LLC) Overdrive Yes
Redcar and Cleveland Unitary Axiell Galaxy ? ?? * No
Renfrewshire Scotland: Unitary Infor V-Smart ? ?? * Bibliotheca Overdrive Yes
Rhondda Cynon Taff Wales: Unitary SirsiDynix Symphony 2015 Capita Wales Consortium No
Richmond Upon Thames London Borough Civica Spydus 2013 Axiell SELMS Bibliotheca Overdrive + cloudLibrary Yes
Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Civica Spydus 2012 SirsiDynix Greater Manchester Yes
Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Capita Alto/Prism 2007 Bibliomondo * Yes
Rutland Unitary SirsiDynix Symphony 2014 Capita EMLIB: Nottinghamshire, Nottingham City, Leicestershire, Derby City, Rutland Bibliotheca Bolinda None (use LMS reports) No
Salford Metropolitan Borough Civica Spydus 2012 Capita Greater Manchester Bibliotheca No
Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Capita Alto/Prism 2017 Innovative “Black County” Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall, Wolverhampton City Bibliotheca No
Scottish Borders Scotland: Unitary Infor VubisSmart 2008 SirsiDynix * No
Sefton Metropolitan Borough PTFS Europe Koha 2015 Axiell * No
Sheffield Metropolitan Borough SirsiDynix Symphony 2006 ?? * Askews No
Shetland Scotland: Unitary Capita Alto/Prism ? ?? * No
Shropshire County Axiell Galaxy ? ?? * No
Slough Unitary Civica Spydus 2010 Axiell (DS) SELMS: No
Solihull Metropolitan Borough Capita Alto/Prism ? ?? * Bibliotheca Askews No
Somerset County SirsiDynix Symphony 2015 Axiell LibrariesWest: D-Tech Askews & Holts eBooks, Peters eBooks (for children), OneClickDigital eAudioBooks CollectionHQ & Artemis (Axiell IM tool) No
South Ayrshire Scotland: Unitary Innovative Sierra 2008 Bibliomondo * Overdrive No
South Gloucestershire Unitary SirsiDynix Symphony 2015 Axiell LibrariesWest Bibliotheca Askews & Holts eBooks, Peters eBooks (for children), OneClickDigital eAudioBooks Collection HQ No
South Lanarkshire Scotland: Unitary Civica Spydus 2013 Axiell * Axiell No
South Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Capita Alto/Prism since 2005 Bibliomondo *
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Southampton Unitary Civica Spydus 2007 Axiell * No
Southend on Sea Unitary Civica Spydus 2018 Infor SELMS RFID / Bibliotheca RBDigital, PressReader, BorrowBox No
Southwark (L.B.) London Borough Capita Alto/Prism ? ?? * No
St Helens Metropolitan Borough PTFS-Europe Koha 2017 SirsiDynix * No
Staffordshire County Axiell Open Galaxy 2011 Capita * Bibliotheca Askews No
Stirling Scotland: Unitary SirsiDynix Symphony 2016 PTFS Europe Bibliotheca No
Stockport Metropolitan Borough Civica Spydus 2012 Capita Greater Manchester No
Stockton-on-Tees Unitary Capita Alto/Prism ? ?? * Bibliotheca No
Stoke-on-Trent Unitary Infor VubisSmart ? ?? * D-Tech No
Suffolk County Civica Spydus 2012 Axiell SPINE: Cambridgeshire & Suffolk D-Tech Overdrive No
Sunderland Metropolitan Borough SirsiDynix Symphony ? ?? * No
Surrey County Axiell Galaxy ?1996 ?? * Overdrive No
Sutton London Borough SirsiDynix Symphony 2018 upgrade London Libraries Consortium (LLC) Bibliotheca No
Swansea Wales: Unitary SirsiDynix Symphony 2015 SirsiDynix Wales Consortium Bibliotheca Yes
Swindon Unitary Capita Chorus (hosted system) 2013 Infor Gloucestershire Bibliotheca Yes
Tameside Metropolitan Borough Civica Spydus 2015 Infor Greater Manchester Bibliotheca Borrowbox (Greater Manchester Libraries consortia) Yes
Telford and Wrekin Unitary Axiell Galaxy ? ?? * No
Thurrock Unitary Infor VubisSmart ? ?? Essex County and Thurrock Bibliotheca No
Torbay Unitary Axiell Galaxy ? ?? * Bibliotheca Overdrive No
Torfaen Wales: Unitary SirsiDynix Symphony 2015 Capita Wales Consortium Askews No
Tower Hamlets London Borough SirsiDynix Symphony 2018 Axiell London Libraries Consortium (LLC) Axiell Overdrive No
Trafford Metropolitan Borough Civica Spydus 2012 Capita Greater Manchester Bibliotheca No
Vale of Glamorgan Wales: Unitary SirsiDynix Symphony 2015 SirsiDynix Wales Consortium No
Wakefield Metropolitan Borough Axiell Galaxy 2003 ?? * No
Walsall Metropolitan Borough Capita Alto/Prism 2017 Innovative “Black County” Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall, Wolverhampton City No
Waltham Forest London Borough SirsiDynix Symphony 2018 Axiell London Libraries Consortium (LLC) 2CQR smartsm No
Wandsworth London Borough Capita Alto/Prism 2018? Axiell Overdrive No
Warrington Unitary PTFS-Europe Koha 2017? SirsiDynix * No
Warwickshire County Infor VubisSmart 2004GEAC * BibliothecaBorrowBox, Overdrive Collection HQ No
West Berkshire Unitary Civica Spydus 2007 SirsiDynix SELMS Bibliotheca Overdrive No
West Dunbartonshire Scotland: Unitary SirsiDynix Symphony 2008 SirsiDynix Clydebank College Askews & Holts E-Books / WFHowes E-Audio SmartSM No
West Lothian Scotland: Unitary SirsiDynix Symphony ? ?? * No
West Sussex County Axiell Galaxy ? ?? * Axiell No
Western Isles Scotland: Unitary PTFS Europe Koha 2012 SirsiDynix * No
Westminster London Borough SirsiDynix Symphony since 2005 Infor Tri-borough Shared Service Bibliotheca CloudLibrary; RB Digital No
Wigan Metropolitan Borough Civica Spydus 2019 Capita Greater Manchester No
Wiltshire County Axiell Spark ? ?? * Bibliotheca No
Windsor and Maidenhead Unitary Civica Spydus 2007 SirsiDynix SELMS Bibliotheca Overdrive No
Wirral Metropolitan Borough Capita Alto/Prism ? ?? * Bibliotheca Overdrive BorrowBox Overdrive CollectionHQ No
Wokingham Unitary Civica Spydus 2007 SirsiDynix SELMS No
Wolverhampton Metropolitan Borough Capita Alto/Prism 2017 Innovative “Black County” Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall, Wolverhampton City No
Worcestershire County SirsiDynix Smphony 2018 Capita Joint sytem with University Bibliotheca No
Wrexham Unitary SirsiDynix Symphony 2015 Axiell Wales Consortium No
York City Unitary SirsiDynix Symphony ? ?? * Bibliotheca Overdrive Yes


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