What is an Archive?

What is an Archive?

Written By: Mary Dudman, Soutron Global Training Services Manager, MLS What is an Archive? Do I have one and I just don’t know it?   Do you ever wonder what to do with that collection of “things” sitting around? Have you ever needed to locate or review this collection...
Disaster Planning for Libraries

Disaster Planning for Libraries

Written By: Mary Dudman, Soutron Global Training Services Manager, MLS Does your library or resource center have a disaster plan? Have you ever considered disaster planning? Disasters can come in all forms: fires, hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, plumbing and air...
Cloud Hosting for ILS

Cloud Hosting for ILS

Written By: Michael Hughes, Senior Account Manger Put at its simplest, cloud computing is computing based on the internet. What that means, to the library, is a long list of upsides and benefits for information professionals. In the past, an Integrated Library System...
Librarians Have a Sense of Humor

Librarians Have a Sense of Humor

Written By: Mary Dudman, Soutron Global Training Services Manager, MLS Librarians and library staff have quite a sense of humor!  They even have their own genre of library humor, stories and events.  Anyone who has ever worked in a library knows a few good stories! If...
National Library Week 60th Anniversary

National Library Week 60th Anniversary

This April marks the 60th anniversary of National Library Week! First sponsored in 1958 by the American Library Association (ALA), National Library week 2018 runs from April 8th – April 14th. But where did National Library week originate from? The ALA and the...
‘EBooks are Stupid’, Really?!

‘EBooks are Stupid’, Really?!

Written by: Michael Hughes At Soutron Global, we were fascinated by a recent comment made by the CEO of one of the world’s biggest publishers, Arnaud Nourry, of Hachette Livre. In an interview about Hachette’s future in India, which also touched on digital...