Library & Information Solutions

For public, academic and special libraries, archives and museums
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Managing metadata, customers, and services in a better way

Engage your customers in interactive ways via a rich, interactive online experience, market your services, and provide access to digital and traditional materials alike. Manage your collections and provide users with access to information wherever it is located. All with Infor's end-to-end solutions. Infor has helped organizations like yours to better manage daily tasks, customer relationships, and key performance data to support decision-making.

A complete and cohesive suite of fully web-based products

Infor Library and Information Solutions provides a comprehensive suite of industry-specific products for libraries, archives, and museums. All products are web-based and require only a browser to run. All application logic is situated on the server of your choice (Linux, Unix or Windows) and no client software needs to be installed.



V-smart, Infor’s Integrated Library System (ILS), incorporates all standard modules including circulation, cataloguing, acquisitions, serials, and reporting. Your staff can use the dynamic, appealing, and customizable interface to access all system functions.

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Iguana delivers the online experience that your increasingly savvy web audience expects, and offers the tools you need to promote collections and services via widgets, mashups, animations, personal interest profiles, lists, alerts, social sharing, and an app. This online platform combines website and collection in one environment.



V-insight is an easy-to-use statistical analysis portal that provides key performance data and metrics. Directors, marketing staff, circulation desk managers, selectors, and others can use V-insight to gain actionable insights for effective decision-making.

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V-eyeQ stimulates collection usage, helps to avoid overlap, enables an integrated view, promotes a “rational” approach, and helps to avoid budget waste. This complete tool for collection management includes planning tools, detailed performance analysis, advice on what to purchase, weed, or transfer, and detailed selection support.

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With V-link, users get a structured interface to search and access a variety of information resources and retrieve truly relevant search results. Users can enjoy seamless access to a range of journals, movies, books, audio, and more.

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V@school enables public libraries to deliver specific services to elementary schools. The application is tailor-made for children and volunteers. The library and the schools share the same database and server infrastructure, yet each has access to only their “private” section of the shared data and services.

RNIB Enhances Library Services with Infor V-smart

As part of an initiative to ensure that its library operations were meeting the specific needs and preferences of its members, as well as reflecting technological advances in its audio books category, RNIB selected V-smart to improve member services, consolidate processes, and boost efficiency.

RNIB now has all of its library material indexed in a consistent format, with a single log-in screen to access all information easily. The organization has saved time and reduced its training requirements, and can provide faster, more relevant service to members. The library also has greater control of its stock and will realize significant cost savings as a result of reduced inventory over the next three years.

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Full solution: ILS, discovery, OpenURL, and insight

Our solutions are format-agnostic and support multiple databases, formats, and locations. And they meet consortium and individual branch requirements. Which are just two good reasons why thousands of libraries across the globe benefit from our applications each day.

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Public libraries

Public libraries include newspaper collections, print materials, subscription databases, journals, and books in multiple languages and formats. For the user, customization, user participation, and remote services are part-and-parcel of the online experience. With Infor solutions, users can enjoy immediate access to the online catalog, manage their accounts, and find information in multiple resources.


  • Interoperability with third-party systems, such as RFID and self-check (SIP2)
  • Information delivery tools, such as RSS and SDI
  • Accepts credit and debit card payments
  • Offers integrated e-commerce support
  • Supports ILL
  • Supports standard data formats and protocols

Academic libraries

Through flexible collection management tools, a rich search environment, digital repository support, and VLE integration, academic libraries offer seamless access to information regardless of format or source. Infor applications are in use in some of Europe’s foremost educational institutions, to address the needs of staff, educators, and students in dynamic learning environments.


  • Offers scalable and flexible metadata
  • Supports standard formats and protocols
  • Offers digital repositories to disseminate scholarly publications (OAI)
  • Multi-lingual
  • Supports ILL
  • Offers course and resource management
  • Delivers VLE integration
  • Provides data harvesting
  • Operates in a SOA model
  • Supports Stack requests

Libraries for people with sight loss

Serving large populations of visually impaired users, libraries for the blind require special functionality to make materials readily available. Our solutions have been implemented at multiple libraries for people with sight loss, including Dedicon (NL), SBS (CH), Nota (DK), CNIB (CND), RNIB (GB) and Ligue Braille (Belgium). V-smart enables these libraries to easily circulate materials to their users.


  • Automates the on demand lending and reproduction process
  • Supports books, newspapers, magazines, and sheet music
  • Offers audio, Braille, enlarged, and digitized formats
  • Supports Jaws, ZoomText, and NVDA
  • Provides wish lists
  • Manages invoicing, catalogue, customers, circulation, rights, and services

Special libraries

Our customers include corporate, institutional, and special libraries. Using V-smart, special libraries can easily create customized workflows and presentations.

They can create digital collections to present artwork or newspaper collections.


  • Offers scalable applications for small, medium, and large institutions
  • Flexible metadata formats showcase and deliver digital and printed collections
  • Supports standard data formats and protocols
  • Supports multiple languages

Archives and museums

Archives use our applications to showcase particular digital collections to their users. Old prints, manuscripts, photos, audio, video, PDF, artwork, newspapers, postcards or any other type of digitized material can be presented together with printed collections and website search results. A sophisticated animations database allows interested users to see selections.


  • Flexible metadata formats showcase and deliver digital and printed collections
  • Wizards speed digital object loading
  • System automatically generates thumbnails, relationships, metadata, and object formats
  • Delivers animations of selections
  • Offfers a timeline


Kirkland Municipal Library improves patron devices
with Infor

Montreal library provides members with remote catalog access with Infor’s integrated web-based system.

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