Visit Us at IFLA 2012

Seasus to showcase Muses in Helsinki

Participation in the IFLA World Library & Information Congress 2012

Seasus to showcase Muses in Helsinki

Seasus will be launching Muses, one of its core products at the IFLA World Library & Information Congress–78th IFLA General Conference and Assembly in Helsinki. between the 11th and 17th August 2012.IFLA stands for International Federation of Library Associations, and is the leading international body representing the interests of library and information services and their users. It is the glo ... read more

Tuesday, 07 August 2012

Seasus deploys interactive visitor guide system at Fine Arts Museum

Seasus deploys interactive visitor guide system at Fine Arts Museum

Heritage Malta has chosen the Museum of Fine Arts to trial a new PDA-based visitor guide system to to enhance on-site access to digital cultural heritage, by providing personalised visit recommendations and selecting information based on the visitor's interest profile, thus taking full advantage of the digitised cultural information available.Technology gives new life to old exhibits You go into a ... read more

Friday, 05 November 2010

MUSES fact sheet

The MUSES Digital Collection Management System fact sheet is available for download in PDF format.

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QR Code driven mobile guide

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Integrated Library Management System

A Comprehensive Resource and Information Management Tool for Libraries

The Integrated Library Management System (ILMS) is designed to provide all necessary tools for the day-to-day administation and management for any kind of library, ranging from small to large, distributed, multi-item-type catalogues.  
Our ILMS is fully web-enabled, making catalogue library collections accessible online from any location and any device such as mobile phones and PDAs with access to the Internet. This approach also simplifies the management of distributed libraries, whereby collections at remote libraries are integrated into a centralized database, allowing access to real-time data for all locations.  
The system provides fully complaint OPAC and web-OPAC functionality, including, but not limited to:  
  • Advanced Sign In Functionality with automated account expiry, password reminders via email and customizable sign in restrictions
  • Interactive, user-friendly interface
  • Various Search Types, such as Simple Search, Browse Search, Power Search, My Searches and Cross Library Search
  • Customisable Search Results, such as for records per page, search order, grouping of results, by fields, limits or linked media
  • Placing a Hold
  • My Account features, such as My Profile, Checkouts, Charges, Holds, Messages, Passwords
Functionality for Library Administrators  
Library staff are provided with access to:  
  • Modifying information in the LMS according to the access level. Such restrictions may be customized by system administration at the highest level
  • Manage library user accounts and respective information and access
  • Manage and partially automate the acquisition process
  • Manage loaning aspects
  • Manage collection item transactions through quick bar code reading facilities, backed up by alternative manual input.
  • Generate and customise reporting, which can be compiled in various formats as required, including HTML and PDF
  • Import data from third party formats such as Microsoft Access and Microsoft Excel
  • Export data to third party formats such as HTML, Word, Access, Excel and PDF
  • Simple in-house amendments such as field additions, modifications etc
  • Manage financial aspects such as fines, fund accounting, budget control, acquisitions, ordering
  • Import imagery from available digital resources or physical scanning
  • Easily print Dewey Numbers onto self-adhesive, custom size stickers on standard A4 sheets from standard printers
  • Automated check system for existing duplicate records through ISBN
  • Manage and report on all aspects pertaining to returns, reminders, periodicals, overdue items, printing of information, managing of different lending patterns for media types, addition/modification of subjects and authorities, codes, archiving, user and user group management, retrospective cataloguing, changing of record status, linking of Dewey classes, etc
Standard Features  
The system provides all standard features required in the daily administration of your library, such as:  
  • Acquisitions
  • Ordering
  • Receipting
  • Ancillary functionality to acquisitions
  • Circulation
  • Generic Features
  • Returns
  • Renewals
  • Fines
  • Overdue Letters
  • Reservations (hold functions)
  • Borrower Records
  • Notices
  • Other mentioned features
  • Periodicals
  • Ordering
  • Check-In
  • Routing
  • Claiming
  • Binding
  • Fund Accounting
  • Enquiries
  • Reports and Statistics
Advanced Features  
Our Library Management System also provides several advanced features that enhance usability, accessibility and efficiency: 
  • Interactive Library Maps provide a multimedia representation of the Library buildings that help a user to pin point the exact location of a particular item
  • Advanced Security Features can be used restrict access to sensitive services and administrative functions by allowing access only from particular machines with pre-assigned IP addresses
  • Integration with Bar Code Readers and Printers
  • Automated Remote Backup
  • Automated Data Import and Portability
  • Multilingual Support
  • Automated Messaging System to generate email and/or SMS messages automatically, including, but not limited to:
  • 24 hour reminder that a borrowed item is due for return
  • Notification of late returns, fines due etc
  • Notification of availability of an item that was previously requested, but not available
  • Notification of new collection items for subject and items of particular interest to the user

Video: MUSES Installation at the Museum of Fine Arts in Malta

Video: Application of MUSES Platform for the RFID-Based SmartMuseum Project