Top Charts from Lois – April 2018

Book lovers across the UK are celebrating World Book Night this evening. Set up by The Reading Agency charity, this event leans on the power of libraries and other community groups to help get books into the hands of those who do not read regularly. Short Stories are perfect for those of us with little time … Continued

Insight Newsletter

Insight February 2018

Insight is a quarterly enewsletter from collectionHQ. Our February edition features case studies from Joe Oxley at St Helens Library Service and Jamie Simmons at Glen Ellyn Public Library; the latest customer news from collectionHQ; top forthcoming titles predicted by ESP; and much more.

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Top Charts from Lois – February 2018

Many of my patrons tell me how they love to escape with a good Mystery & Detective novel. Check out this sample of pre-published Mystery & Detective titles that ESP predicts will circulate well in library collections over the coming months: Death of an Honest Man, M. C Beaton – available in February The Policeman’s … Continued


Latest News – February 2018

New Customers

We are delighted to welcome 19 new customers to collectionHQ and ESP since October last year, including Stadtbücherei Frankfurt am Main – the first library in Germany to subscribe to collectionHQ.


At recent customer Forums in Manchester and London, we were delighted to see so many of our U.K. customers, some of whom have been using collectionHQ for more than 10 years. We invited attendees to share their collectionHQ best practice and enhancement suggestions which customers can read now in Community (in Academy).

We look forward to meeting with our customers across the globe at a number of national and regional events over the next 12 months. We have already announced some dates which you can view on our events calendar.


Meet the team

Most customers will be familiar with James McMahon who has been providing collectionHQ technical support since 2012. We caught up with James to find out what his average day working at collectionHQ’s Headquarters in Glasgow looks like and much more. How would you describe an average day in the life of an Implementation and Support … Continued