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Evolve Library

Web based library automation system for all sized libraries

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Evolve Library Alternatives

How do Evolve Library alternatives compare?

Alexandria and Mandarin stand out as its top competitors based on similarity, popularity and user reviews. When comparing Evolve Library to its top 23 alternatives, Surpass has the highest rating, with Mandarin as the runner-up, and Evolve Library ranking 4th place. Surpass has the most reviews with a total of 66, while Evolve Library has 22. Users say Surpass tops the list for value for money followed by Mandarin, while Evolve Library comes in 3rd. Users also say Surpass and Mandarin are the easiest to use, while Evolve Library takes 3rd place.

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Top 23 Alternatives & Competitors to Evolve Library

Alexandria

4.8
(24)

Automation software for library management & promotion

Features

Total

14

22

46

features in common

14

features in common

Alexandria's unique features

  • Reserve Shelf Management

  • Barcode Printing

  • Barcode / Ticket Scanning

  • Barcoding/RFID

Evolve Library's unique features

  • Purchasing & Receiving

  • Customer Database

  • Multimedia Support

  • Discount Management

Value for money

4.7

0.2

4.9

What users say about Alexandria's value for money

The program is reliable and consistent. I love the organization of it and appreciate the willingness of the company to constantly be making improvements and updates.

KC

Kate C.

I like that the features are user friendly and that there are constant updates from the company to ensure ease of use.

RD

Rosemary D.

Mandarin

4.6
(45)

Web-based & fully customizable library automation software

Features

Total

18

34

46

features in common

18

features in common

Mandarin's unique features

  • Calendar Management

  • Booking Management

  • PDF Conversion

  • Label Printing

Evolve Library's unique features

  • Order Tracking

  • Customizable Fields

  • SMS Messaging

  • Online Catalog

Value for money

4.7

0.2

4.9

What users say about Mandarin's value for money

I have worked with both Mike and Tom and what a joy it is. Both those fellows are so knowledgeable and always willing to help me out, make suggestions and just do a fantastic job in general.

DW

Dee W.

We are long-time and very happy Mandarin Library Automation customers. We think everyone in your tech support department is fantastic and so very helpful.

DW

Diana W.

Apollo

4.8
(6)

Integrated library automation system for public libraries

Features

Total

12

30

46

features in common

12

features in common

Apollo's unique features

  • Access Controls/Permissions

  • Status Tracking

  • Batch Processing

  • Reserve Shelf Management

Evolve Library's unique features

  • Indexing

  • SMS Messaging

  • Template Management

  • Periodicals Management

Surpass

4.8
(66)

Library automation system for public & corporate libraries

Features

Total

24

42

46

features in common

24

features in common

Surpass' unique features

  • Self Service Portal

  • Barcode Printing

  • Reserve Shelf Management

  • Barcoding/RFID

Evolve Library's unique features

  • Multimedia Support

  • Purchase Order Management

  • Vendor Management

  • Multi-Currency

Starting from

$500/year

Value for money

4.7

0.2

4.9

What users say about Surpass' value for money

Bibliographic information is automatically imported from relevant external database servers. Not only is the searching interface beautiful but also interesting and effective.

AR

Anonymous Reviewer

I would be glad to share my Surpass experiences with anyone interested in purchasing this superior library automation system.

LZ

Lois Z.

ResourceMate

4.5
(35)

Library automation and cataloging software

Features

Total

15

22

46

features in common

15

features in common

ResourceMate's unique features

  • Content Management

  • Digital Asset Management

  • Barcoding/RFID

  • Categorization/Grouping

Evolve Library's unique features

  • Order Tracking

  • Template Management

  • Indexing

  • Invoice Management

Starting from

495

Value for money

4.7

0.2

4.9

What users say about ResourceMate's value for money

I participated in the instructional opportunities provided to users which were quite helpful and deepened my understanding of how to use the program more effectively.

MC

Michael C.

For collection analysis I like that the database looks like and works a lot like Microsoft Excel. The training videos are very good and easy to follow.

WR

Wyma R.

Liberty

4.8
(10)

Knowledge, content & library management solution

Features

Total

23

46

46

features in common

23

features in common

Liberty's unique features

  • IT Asset Tracking

  • Interactive Content

  • Multiple Data Sources

  • Asset Tracking

Evolve Library's unique features

  • Records Management

  • Monitoring

  • Vendor Management

  • Template Management

Value for money

4.7

0.2

4.9

What users say about Liberty's value for money

A keen supporter of liberty and organize user workshops in PNG. Encourage institutions to buy the product as it is user friendly and good support services.

PJ

Paul J.

Lots of functionality and looks good on screen. Lots of help available through the online manual and Softlink support (people) is really responsive and helpful.

DO

David O.

Lucidea Integrated Library Systems

4.8
(8)

Integrated library solution & knowledge management platform

Features

Total

12

31

46

features in common

12

features in common

Lucidea Integrated Library Systems' unique features

  • Acquisition Management

  • Single Sign On

  • Ad hoc Reporting

  • Configurable Workflow

Evolve Library's unique features

  • Indexing

  • Monitoring

  • Template Management

  • Multimedia Support

LibraryWorld

3.5
(6)

Library automation solution

Features

Total

13

23

46

features in common

13

features in common

LibraryWorld's unique features

  • Serial Number Tracking

  • Receipt Management

  • Barcode / Ticket Scanning

  • Transaction History

Evolve Library's unique features

  • Customizable Fields

  • Fee Collection

  • Vendor Management

  • Indexing

Access-It Library

4.7
(11)

School library management system

Features

Total

21

42

46

features in common

21

features in common

Access-It Library's unique features

  • HTML5 Technology

  • Video Management

  • Database Support

  • RFID Scanning

Evolve Library's unique features

  • Budget Control

  • Invoice Management

  • Customer Database

  • Alerts/Notifications

Value for money

4.7

0.2

4.9

What users say about Access-It Library's value for money

Our library has been using Access-It Library for the last 4 years and we have found it to be a great product, with prompt and wonderful service.

JN

Joanne N.

It has been interesting to watch how it has grown and developed in response to feedback from the library community. Access-it has helped me manage a greater work load with less hours.

JL

Jan L.

Aura Online

(0)

Catalog & lending management solution

Features

Total

16

32

46

features in common

16

features in common

Aura Online's unique features

  • Self Service Portal

  • Labeling

  • User Management

  • Design Management

Evolve Library's unique features

  • Records Management

  • Vendor Management

  • Customizable Fields

  • Serials Management

VERSO

4.0
(2)

Library management system

Features

Total

20

47

46

features in common

20

features in common

VERSO's unique features

  • Widgets

  • Categorization/Grouping

  • Multiple Data Sources

  • Collections Management

Evolve Library's unique features

  • Budget Control

  • Invoice Management

  • Alerts/Notifications

  • Purchase Order Management

T.M.A.S.

5.0
(4)

People Counting - Management and Analytics Software

Features

Total

5

29

46

features in common

5

features in common

T.M.A.S.'s unique features

  • User Management

  • Video Management

  • Feedback Management

  • Data Capture and Transfer

Evolve Library's unique features

  • School Libraries

  • Discount Management

  • Online Catalog

  • Budget Control

BVS

(0)

Media management for libraries of all sizes

Features

Total

5

15

46

features in common

5

features in common

BVS's unique features

  • Data Import/Export

  • Email Distribution

  • Automatic Backup

  • Digital Signature

Evolve Library's unique features

  • Real Time Reporting

  • Discount Management

  • Online Catalog

  • School Libraries

LiBRARY.online

(0)

Database for library media and literature

Features

Total

4

9

46

features in common

4

features in common

LiBRARY.online's unique features

  • Keyword Tracking

  • Categorization/Grouping

  • RFID Scanning

  • Data Import/Export

Evolve Library's unique features

  • School Libraries

  • Discount Management

  • Online Catalog

  • Budget Control

OpenBiblio

(0)

PHP-based administration software for libraries

Features

Total

1

2

46

features in common

1

features in common

OpenBiblio's unique feature

  • User Management

Evolve Library's unique features

  • Template Management

  • Budget Control

  • Customizable Fields

  • Circulation Management

WinBook

(0)

Digital media and loan management for libraries

Features

Total

3

8

46

features in common

3

features in common

WinBook's unique features

  • Barcode / Ticket Scanning

  • Barcode Recognition

  • RFID Scanning

  • Data Import/Export

Evolve Library's unique features

  • School Libraries

  • Full Text Search

  • Serials Management

  • Budget Control

Koha ILS

4.5
(15)

Web-based and open-source library automation software

Features

Total

11

15

46

features in common

11

features in common

Koha ILS's unique features

  • Barcoding/RFID

  • Database Support

  • Access Controls/Permissions

  • Self Service Portal

Evolve Library's unique features

  • Multimedia Support

  • SMS Messaging

  • Customer Database

  • Real Time Reporting

Starting from

$999/month

Value for money

4.8

0.1

4.9

What users say about Koha ILS's value for money

The fact that the software is an open source is the biggest disadvantage, The organization risks losing all of the data to hackers.

NS

NOREST S.

Koha is an excellent software and i would recommend it to any library that is serious about helping its students.

PM

PRINCE M.

Perpustakaan

(0)

Library software for large and small book collections

Features

Total

4

11

46

features in common

4

features in common

Perpustakaan's unique features

  • Barcoding/RFID

  • Barcode / Ticket Scanning

  • Product Catalog

  • Barcode Recognition

Evolve Library's unique features

  • School Libraries

  • Inventory Management

  • Self Check-in/Check-out

  • Budget Control

libreja

(0)

Software for managing libraries of all sizes

Features

Total

10

27

46

features in common

10

features in common

libreja's unique features

  • Access Controls/Permissions

  • Data Storage Management

  • RFID Scanning

  • Barcode / Ticket Scanning

Evolve Library's unique features

  • Periodicals Management

  • Serials Management

  • Purchase Order Management

  • Multimedia Support

Sierra

4.7
(3)

Library automation tool for handling eResources & cataloging

Features

Total

13

16

46

features in common

13

features in common

Sierra's unique features

  • Barcoding/RFID

  • Acquisition Management

  • Reserve Shelf Management

Evolve Library's unique features

  • Indexing

  • Monitoring

  • Vendor Management

  • Multimedia Support

Terentia

(0)

Terentia empowers cultural institutions.

0

Features

Total

18

28

46

features in common

18

features in common

Simple Little Library System's unique features

  • Data Import/Export

  • Customizable Branding

  • Barcoding/RFID

  • Barcode Recognition

Evolve Library's unique features

  • Records Management

  • Full Text Search

  • SMS Messaging

  • Invoice Management

Handy Library Manager

4.8
(11)

Library automation software with OPAC and Unicode

Features

Total

22

40

46

features in common

22

features in common

Handy Library Manager's unique features

  • Data Import/Export

  • Database Support

  • Equipment Tracking

  • Reserve Shelf Management

Evolve Library's unique features

  • Budget Control

  • SMS Messaging

  • Template Management

  • Customer Database

Starting from

$345

Value for money

4.8

0.1

4.9

What users say about Handy Library Manager's value for money

Our clients love the fact that they can be contacted by email, that they can become a member with a Barcode ( just like the big library in town) and that they feel " looked after.

AT

Amanda T.

Reasonable price, good balance between ease of use and functionality.

GF

George F.