Top 15 Blacklight Alternative and Similar Softwares | Aug 2020

Blacklight is a free and open source ruby-on-rails based discovery interface (a.k.a. “next-generation catalog”) especially optimized for heterogeneous collections. You can use it as a library catalog, as a front end for a digital repository, or as a single-search interface to aggregate digital content that would otherwise be siloed.

1. VuFind

VuFind VuFind is a library resource portal designed and developed for libraries by libraries. The goal of VuFind is to enable your users to search and browse through all of your librarys resources by replacing the traditional OPAC to include:- Catalog Records - Digital Library Items- Institutional Repository- Institutional Bibliography- Other......

2. LexisNexis

LexisNexis LexisNexis Group is a corporation providing computer-assisted legal research as well as business research and risk management services. During the 1970s, LexisNexis pioneered the electronic accessibility of legal and journalistic documents. As of 2006, the company has the world's largest electronic database for legal and public-records related information.......

3. Evergreen ILS

Evergreen ILS Evergreen is a highly-scalable software for libraries that helps library patrons find library materials, and helps libraries manage, catalog, and circulate those materials, no matter how large or complex the libraries.......

4. Koha

Koha Koha is the first free and open source software library automation package (ILS). Koha’s feature set continues to evolve and expand to meet the needs of its user base.Full-featured ILS. In use worldwide in libraries of all sizes, Koha is a true enterprise-class ILS with comprehensive functionality including basic or......

5. AquaBrowser

AquaBrowser A "discovery layer" that provides a fresh, modern interface for patrons of varied backgrounds to use independently. By providing a simple interface with a single search box, patrons are able to quickly find relevant results when they need them. A fully hosted, subscription-based solution, AquaBrowser 3 significantly enhances service quality......

6. encore

encore Encore: A Discovery Services Platform from Innovative Interfaces. Encore transforms the way people connect with their library. A fresh approach to discovery, Encore has been embraced by libraries of all types and sizes and has become a fast favorite among library users. With Encore, you don’t have to wait to......

7. uniFLOW

uniFLOW A fully integrated print, scan & device management system......

8. Primo

Primo Meeting user expectations for quick, easy, and effective searching and retrieval, this "discovery system" is a one-stop solution for the discovery and delivery of local and remote resources, such as books, journal articles, and digital objects.......

9. L4u (Library 4 Universal)

L4u (Library 4 Universal) L4U - library software for School, Public and Church Libraries and Media or Resource Management Centers.......

10. Enterprise

Enterprise Imagine a search that isn’t deterred by misspellings or human error. Where results populate in “rooms” based on content categories or themes. Imagine a search that not only spans the physical library contents, but newswires, databases and multimedia. Where the exact thing you’re searching for is displayed side-by-side with user-generated......

11. BiblioteQ

BiblioteQ BiblioteQ strives to be a professional cataloging and library management suite, utilizing a Qt interface and providing connectivity to PostgreSQL and SQLite. The SRU and Z39.50 protocols are used for retrieving data for books, journals, and magazines. The software is available for all major operating systems and should be compatible......

12. SchoolUp™ - Homework Alerts

SchoolUp™ - Homework Alerts Lumos SchoolUp™ is a free App that helps teachers and parents discover thousands of learning resources while staying connected. Through this app, teachers can easily share alerts on homework, assignments, PTA meetings, supply lists, conferences or extracurricular activities with the parent community. Teachers and parents can also assign relevant, high-quality......

13. OpenBiblio

OpenBiblio It is an open source Integrated Library System. The software is popular with small and rural libraries worldwide due to its simplicity, extensive language support, and good documentation.......

14. Goprint

Goprint GoPrint acts as traffic cop on the network for designated print queues. It intercepts print jobs before they get to the printer and holds them in the queue until the user releases the job, deletes the job or the time out feature automatically deletes the job.Releasing or deleting a print......

15. Wikisource

Wikisource Wikisource is an online digital library of free content textual sources on a wiki, operated by the Wikimedia Foundation. Wikisource is the name of the project as a whole and the name for each instance of that project (each instance usually representing a different language); multiple Wikisources make up the......