Insignia Library System is in use in Public Libraries across the United States and Canada.
It is used by single-site libraries and consortium. There are many unique
advantages to using the software in your library including integrated Computer Booking and
Print Management, Summer Reading Program, and a highly customizable
Discovery Layer (OPAC).
There is no need to track Public Access Computer usage by hand or to invest in third party computer management software. Insignia Library System comes with a comprehensive Computer Booking and Print Management module built-in.
Insignia Library System keeps your library ahead of curve in the latest developments in library management.
You can feel confident in your 21st-century library by managing your collection in RDA, cataloging eBooks and other digital material, and utilizing Insignia's SmartBarcode system.
Any user has need-to-know information at their finger-tips with Insignia's Instant Alert feature.
Notifications Show in real time for New Reserves (Holds), Patron Submitted Book Reviews, Inter-Library Loan, Newly Registered Patrons, Patron Purchase Requests.
Offline circulation means Insignia has you covered even if you lose network connection.
Perform essential tasks and have the offline data uploaded automatically when the network connection is restored.
With a built in Outreach module, any library can run a Bookmobile and extend their services to the larger community. Books can be circulated out patrons who might not be able to travel to a branch location and all data is updated in real time.
Different search interfaces are available for varying levels of Patrons: Public, Kids, or Academic users. Federated Search is also available to see catalog records alongside digital collections and third party online databases such as ProQuest, EBSCO, and Gale.
Through Discovery Layer you have control to create a social space for your patrons to search the catalog and interact with the library. It is customizable to match library branding and like all aspects of Insignia it is easy-to-use and modify.
Connect your online catalog with your school's website or your Twitter and Facebook through built-in social media templates.
You can event post library events using Event Calendar or answer reference questions through Library Chat.
As a Public library, it is critical to know and understand how your library can improve services to Patrons. Insignia's over 300 built-in reports keep you up to date with everything from usage by title to the most popular catalog searches by Patrons.
Collection Management helps you identify aging sections of your library as well as library collections that require investment.
Administration empowers library administrator to control every aspect of your library, from staff login permissions, library holidays, loan limits, and global data management.