Artemis ILS

The Artemis® ILS (Integrated Library System) was designed from the ground up by practicing librarians to be a hosted ILS for public libraries. This provides our customers with amazing efficiencies and connectedness. And those customers are only public libraries with fewer than 300,000 items. Artemis customers say it is easy to use and dramatically increases ease of use and efficiency. Your staff will be able to accomplish more and deliver more to patrons with less time.

See Artemis Automation in Action

  • With no fee or commitment, we’ll import any or all of your library’s data into a new Artemis account so you can test drive it. Learn More (PDF) Take as long as you like; your migration comfort is paramount. You don’t pay anything until after you’ve migrated. Request your data trial now!

Delightful and efficient for your staff

Our customers simply rave about how much easy Artemis is and how more efficient they are (remember the awards we’ve won?). From time-savers, to error prevention,  leveraging of 3rd party resources, Artemis is making a difference. And this is all with only a browser and no server or software to install.

Here are a few examples:

  • Circulation Management:
    • Wonderfully streamlined Checkin interface
    • Text, email, and phone notifications
    • Communal catalog and virtual consortium capabilities with FlexShare™ Consortia
    • Auto-Calling for overdue and reserve notifications (with NO on-site hardware required).
    • Self-checkout with only a PC.
  • Collection Management:
    • Acquisitions.
    • Delete items without losing information.
    • Batch Weed/Delete.
    • Powerful authority control.
  • Other Advantages
    • “Ask a Librarian”/Gabbie® two-way texting
    • Powerful report to monitor text/email/phone call notice success/failure
    • Integration with 3rd party products/services with availability info.

Empower Students as Never Before

With Artemis, your students get a state of the art, gorgeous catalog. And you get more exposure for those expensive 3rd party e-Resources.

  • Gabbie® 2-way texting
  • Kids’ Catalog
  • Responsive catalog
  • Single log-in to your e-Resources.
  • Self-checkout with only a PC.

Smooth, Comfortable Migration

The free trial lets you virtually eliminate any leap of faith. You send us a copy of your data using the easy and secure upload page for only your library. We’ll import it into Artemis in a day or three then we’ll turn you loose on it! You can verify that we’ve gotten all your data copied and imported correctly. You can try everything (circulate, catalog, run reports, etc) as well as see how Artemis performs in your library. Plus, Artemis can use existing barcode labels, scanners, and printers.

So, while your library continues to operate normally, we’ll work together to answer your Artemis questions and address your issues. Take your time, because your comfort comes first. If you decide against Artemis, we’ll delete your data and wish you well. If you decide to go with Artemis, you and any staff/volunteers can take the free on-line, live training. We’ll also get on the phone with you, one-on-one, to make sure all the setup items and polices are configured the way you want them. Then we’ll pick the magic date! You’ll send a fresh upload of your data after you close one day, and we’ll replace all the trial data overnight. You can open the next day with Artemis! It IS that easy.

Concerned about the migration process? Read our Migration to Apollo (PDF).

Pricing

Artemis is a service, offered on an annual subscription basis, just as you might pay for magazines or databases. We don’t nickel and dime you. All current features are included in the base subscription price except just four: Acquisitions, Syndetics Unbound, Auto-Calling, and Gabbie®. You can have unlimited users and any number of computers using Artemis. Subscriptions include all server functionality, backups, customer support, free upgrades, and access to a user forum. A contract is not required. You can cancel at any time and receive a refund of your unused subscription term. Pricing is quoted on an individual library basis, so contact us for details on your subscription.

System Requirements

Because of our Internet delivery, the system requirements for Artemis are a breeze. We don’t lock you in to particular hardware or a particular operating system. Plus, since Artemis is hosted only, it’s optimized for on-line use, exhibiting excellent response times.

Browser Requirements
Patrons:

  • A reasonably modern Web browser for any PC or mobile device.

Staff:

  • Browser:  Firefox, Chrome, or Safari.  Edge will work in some cases.
  • A high-speed (DSL, cable, or better) Internet connection.

Device Recommendations

  • Reasonably modern PC or tablet, on which Web browsing is not painfully slow.
  • At least 1024×768 screen resolution for a PC.

Apollo will boost your library’s image. Patrons will experience easier, better access and a smoother running operation. Your staff will be more productive and have more fun on the job. Your collection data will be pure and collection decisions will be well informed. Dedicated solely to public libraries, Artemis will make a difference at your library.

 

 

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Miami Public Library
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