The BLUEcloud Library Services Platform (LSP) is next-generation library software. BLUEcloud increases your library’s possibilities through enhanced discovery, resource management, flexible web services, and staff components. BLUEcloud tools give you the freedom to do what you do best—meet the unique needs of your community.
Modern software, in the cloud
The BLUEcloud LSP is a modern multitenant, cloud-based system built to meet your needs. With this software, you can work from any computer with an Internet connection, and you don’t have to plan your LSP upgrades in advance.
Finish your work faster with a fresh user interface designed for efficiency and optimized workflow. Drag and drop individual MARC fields in BLUEcloud Cataloging, easily research order options to get the best deal possible with BLUEcloud Acquisitions, and get your patrons checked out quickly with BLUEcloud Circulation.
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.
Help your users engage with the library, wherever they are. With discovery tools for web, mobile, and linked data, BLUEcloud brings your library directly to your community.
The tools you need
From acquisitions to cataloging and circulation, from mobile discovery to physical and digital items, to analytics showing your community impact, BLUEcloud gives you all the tools you need.
Integrated Library System (ILS)
An ILS consists of functional modules, created to work together, automate, and improve management tasks.
Library Services Platform (LSP)
Extending the core functionality of an ILS, an LSP is next-generation library software built for age of cloud computing. It gives your library solutions and tools to connect to other services and platforms now, and into the future.
The future is now
BLUEcloud is the next generation system for all Symphony and Horizon customers. Available for use today, features and functionality are constantly being expanded.
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.
Openness via APIs and web services is at the core of BLUEcloud's architecture. With developer-level API access, you can modify your solution to function the way you want. With web services, your solutions are able to perform the way your users expect. BLUEcloud is built with our Best-of-Breed approach, enabling you to integrate flexibly with robust third-party integrations.