BLUEcloud Overview

The BLUEcloud Library Services Platform is a next-generation LSP that allows your library to do more for less—less hardware, less maintenance, and less cost.

Whether you run a public, academic, K-12, or special library, BLUEcloud increases your library's possibilities through enhanced discover, resource management, and staff components. BLUEcloud tools give you the freedom to do what you do best: meet the unique needs of your community.

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Modern software, in the cloud

The BLUEcloud LSP is a modern multitenant system, giving you faster computing when you need it. And since the software is browser-based, you can work from any computer with an Internet connection, and you don’t have to plan your LSP upgrades in advance.

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Streamlined processes

Finish your work faster with the newly designed apps in the BLUEcloud LSP. Drag and drop individual MARC fields in BLUEcloud Cataloging, and research all your ordering options without ever leaving BLUEcloud Acquisitions.

Configuration for any library system

Whether you run a single site or a multi-type consortium, BLUEcloud adapts to your needs. Set the right permissions with ease through institution hierarchies, and dynamically assign editing privileges across your consortium with custom groupings.

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Bring the library to your users

Help your users engage with the library, wherever they are. With discovery tools for web, mobile, and social media, the BLUEcloud LSP brings your library directly to your community.

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Show your value

Combine any data from your LSP to create custom reports, make important decisions, and showcase your library in new ways. From budget meetings to daily operations, you can generate the reports you need for any occasion.

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Open and extensible

The BLUEcloud LSP is a truly open system, powered by Web Services that can extend almost anywhere. With this flexible architecture, vendors and customers alike can develop integrations and solutions quickly, giving you the most options for your library system.

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The BLUEcloud Library Services Platform is next-generation software for libraries of all types and sizes.

  • Discovery

    Bring the library to your patrons with apps that empower access from anywhere on any device.

    • BLUEcloud PAC

      A simple, straightforward OPAC experience, BLUEcloud PAC gives your users easy access to their accounts and results they need in an interface they understand.

    • Enterprise

      A full-featured, Web-based discovery and asset management platform that provides a single interface to multiple data sources and content.

    • BookMyne

      Mobile library access available in the palm of your patrons’ hands via this powerful mobile app for iOS and Android

    • Social Library

      Expand your social media presence to include a full-access catalog in Facebook.

  • Resource Management

    Unify tasks and lighten the load on staff through BLUEcloud LSP Resource Management tools.

    • eResource Central

      Enable one-click downloads of library’s digital content and make vendor management a breeze.

    • BLUEcloud Analytics

      The most powerful analytics tool available for ILS data that presents actionable intelligence and insight so you can show the value of your library.

    • BLUEcloud Cataloging

      Improve quality and efficiency with the cloud-based solution that allows you to easily manage your library’s bibliographic data.

    • BLUEcloud eRM

      Simplify your electronic resource management with custom workflows, license tracking, and usage statistics.

    • Portfolio

      Both a digital asset manager and discovery tool, Portfolio makes digital assets directly available to your catalog.

    • BLUEcloud Serials

      Make subscriptions easily available by organizing both traditional and digital serial options available alongside your other library materials.

    • BLUEcloud Central

      Unify your library system under the powerful administrative umbrella of BLUEcloud Central.

  • Marketplace

    The BLUEcloud LSP gathers librarian-vetted bib records, vendor content, eResource information, and other great web resources in one place, so you stay organized.

    • BLUEcloud Visibility

      Tap into the power of linked data to make your collection visible and searchable on the web.

    • BLUEcloud Acquisitions

      Bring powerful connectivity to your acquisitions process through the next gen, cloud-based system that provides centralized and localized purchasing, budgeting, collection development, invoice handling, and more.

    • Global Vendors

      Shop smart; bring global vendor information directly to your LSP for efficient, informed acquisitions.

    • Global Titles & CloudSource

      Enrich your catalog with the expert-created data of Global Titles and easy record downloads via CloudSource.

  • Community Funded Services

    Bring financial benefits to both your library and your users by giving patrons a way to give back through programs that cater to existing patron behaviors.

    • Buy It Now

      Offer your patrons the ability to purchase items from your choice of online vendors directly through your catalog.

    • BLUEcloud Commerce

      Give patrons more payment options than ever before; with BLUEcloud Commerce, patrons can pay fines and fees from any device at any time.

    • Library Debit Card

      This dual library/debit card empowers the underbanked in your community and brings funds to your library.

  • Fulfillment

    Draw on an array of sources—local, loaned, and digital—to seamlessly deliver the content patrons need with BLUEcloud fulfillment applications.

    • MobileCirc

      Mobilize your library’s circulation with MobileCirc, a powerful and efficient mobile app for your iOS or Android devices.

    • BLUEcloud Circulation

      Quickly and efficiently perform circulation tasks and meet the individual needs of each patron and library.

    • BLUEcloud Lists

      Both a curation app and the Launchpad for many LSP workflows, BLUEcloud Lists brings power across the board from selection to discovery.

    • BLUEcloud ILL

      Make ILL simple for staff and users with the smooth intuitive processing of BLUEcloud ILL.

    • BLUEcloud Booking

      Simplify reservations of library offerings; everything from expert staff to conference rooms can be easily coordinated by and for your patrons.

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The BLUEcloud Campus Library Services Platform is next-generation library software designed specifically with academic libraries in mind. No matter the size of your library, BLUEcloud Campus scales to fit your needs.

  • Discovery

    Bring the library to your students with Discovery solutions that empower access from anywhere, via a variety of platforms.

    • Enterprise

      A discovery and asset management platform that highlights the full breadth of your collection through a single-interface access to multiple data sources and content—including interfiled EBSCO EDS results.

    • BookMyne

      Mobile library access available in the palm of your students’ hands via this powerful mobile app for iOS and Android.

    • Social Library

      Expand your social media presence to include a full-access catalog on Facebook.

  • Resource Management

    Streamline your workflow with responsive physical and digital resource management tools. Unify your complex tasks under BLUEcloud Campus LSP and get back to serving your students.

    • eResource Central

      Enable one-click downloads of library’s digital content and make vendor management a breeze.

    • BLUEcloud Analytics

      The most powerful analytics tool available for ILS data that presents actionable intelligence and insight so you can show the value of your library.

    • BLUEcloud Cataloging

      Improve quality and efficiency with this cloud-based cataloging solution that allows you to easily create and manage your library’s bibliographic data.

    • BLUEcloud eRM

      Simplify your electronic resource management with custom workflows, license tracking, and usage statistics.

    • Portfolio

      Both a digital asset manager and discovery tool, Portfolio makes digital assets directly available to your catalog.

    • BLUEcloud Serials

      Make subscriptions easily available by organizing both traditional and digital serial options available alongside your other library materials.

    • BLUEcloud Central

      Unify your library system under the powerful administrative umbrella of BLUEcloud Central.

  • Marketplace

    BLUEcloud Campus gathers librarian-vetted bib records, vendor content, eResource information, and other web resources in one place, so you can quickly get items in the hands of the students that need them.

    • BLUEcloud Visibility

      Tap into the power of linked data to make your collection visible and searchable on the web.

    • BLUEcloud Acquisitions

      Bring powerful connectivity to your acquisitions process through the next gen, cloud-based system that provides centralized and localized purchasing, budgeting, collection development, invoice handling, and more.

    • Global Vendors

      Shop smart; bring global vendor information directly to your LSP for efficient, informed acquisitions.

    • Global Titles & CloudSource

      Enrich your catalog with the expert-created data of Global Titles and easy record downloads via CloudSource.

  • Community Funded Services

    Give students a way to support you through Community Funded Services, programs that offer students a way to give back through their existing behaviors.

    • Buy It Now

      Offer your students the ability to purchase items from your choice of online vendors directly through your catalog.

    • BLUEcloud Commerce

      Give students more payment options than ever before; with BLUEcloud Commerce, students can pay fines from any device at any time.

    • Library Debit Card

      This dual library card and debit card empowers the underbanked in your campus and brings funds to your library.

  • Fulfillment

    Deliver books, eResources, course lists, and more through the BLUEcloud Campus fulfillment applications. These apps reduce time spent behind the screen and increase time spent with your students.

    • MobileCirc

      Mobilize your library’s circulation with MobileCirc, a powerful and efficient mobile app for your iOS or Android devices.

    • BLUEcloud Circulation

      Quickly and efficiently perform circulation tasks and meet the individual needs of each patron and library.

    • BLUEcloud Lists

      Both a curation app and the launch pad for many LSP workflows, BLUEcloud Lists brings power across the board from selection to discovery.

    • BLUEcloud ILL

      Make ILL simple for staff and students with the smooth intuitive processing of BLUEcloud ILL.

    • BLUEcloud Course Reserves

      Strengthen the link between the library and your university’s professors; Automatically pushes syllabus titles into course reserves for easy student discovery.

    • BLUEcloud Booking

      Simplify resource reservations—everything from your expert staff to conference rooms can be easily coordinated by and for your students.

    • Campus Connection

      Extend the reach of your library by integrating with your university’s LMS, registrar website, and more for increased visibility and efficiency.