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SirsiDynix Symphony Alternatives & Competitors

(15)3.6 out of 5

Looking for alternatives to SirsiDynix Symphony? Tons of people want Library Management Software. What's difficult is finding out whether or not the software you choose is right for you. Sierra ILS, Alma, Polaris ILS, and Koha are the most popular alternatives and competitors to SirsiDynix Symphony.

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Top Alternatives to SirsiDynix Symphony

  • Sierra ILS
  • Alma
  • Polaris ILS
  • Koha
  • Destiny Library Manager

Top 20 Alternatives & Competitors to SirsiDynix Symphony

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    #1
  1. Sierra ILS

    (21)3.9 out of 5
  2. Sierra is a library system that provides automated workflows, integrated resource management, and open access to data.

    Categories in common with SirsiDynix Symphony:
    JL
    Visually, Sierra is stunning compared to other ILS’s. All the material is simple, easy to read, and organized quite well. The general circulation features are very strong.

    Reviewers say compared to SirsiDynix Symphony, Sierra ILS is:

    More usable
    #2
  3. Alma

    (22)3.3 out of 5
  4. Alma is a library management solution that supports your library operations from selection to meta management, digitization, and fulfillment that helps you consolidate, manage and extend workflows systems and more.

    Categories in common with SirsiDynix Symphony:
    UL
    Alma makes it easy to organize requested books by their location, which largely increases efficiency and productivity.
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    #3
  5. Polaris ILS

    (13)3.5 out of 5
  6. The Polaris ILS is designed to provide a scalable software solution with powerful staff tools and an intuitive experience for patrons.

    Categories in common with SirsiDynix Symphony:
    SS
    I have used it in two library systems so far and it's easy to use. Makes cataloging very easy.

    Reviewers say compared to SirsiDynix Symphony, Polaris ILS is:

    More usable
    #4
  7. Koha

    (20)4.2 out of 5
  8. Koha.org offers a functionally advanced version of Koha and ready access to the most experienced Koha software support company in the industry, LibLime.

    Categories in common with SirsiDynix Symphony:
    Mohammad Joynal A.
    MA
    User friendly interface, light weights and multi library management

    Reviewers say compared to SirsiDynix Symphony, Koha is:

    More usable
    #5
  9. Destiny Library Manager

    (32)4.2 out of 5
  10. Destiny Library Manager is an interactive solution that allows librarians and staff to keep real-time track of inventory and media assets and allows students digital means of discovery and reading.

    Categories in common with SirsiDynix Symphony:
    Rita P.
    RP
    I like that whenever I need help I get it in minutes. The customer service is excellent.

    Reviewers say compared to SirsiDynix Symphony, Destiny Library Manager is:

    More usable
    Better at support
    #6
  11. Apollo ILS/LSP

    (45)4.8 out of 5
  12. Apollo library automation is an award winning system solely for public libraries.

    Categories in common with SirsiDynix Symphony:
    PL
    Although we are organizationally new to the system, it is relatively easy to learn the basics and train new people to system use. The advanced features are great.

    Reviewers say compared to SirsiDynix Symphony, Apollo ILS/LSP is:

    More usable
    Better at support
    Better at meeting requirements
    #7
  13. Millennium ILS

    (11)3.8 out of 5
  14. Millennium integrated library system (ILS) is a global library technology company.

    Categories in common with SirsiDynix Symphony:
    UL
    Millenium was intuitive and easy to use. It allowed us to run reports, get statistics and diagnostics and even for a user who, at the time, was unfamiliar with cataloging, still gave us the...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to SirsiDynix Symphony, Millennium ILS is:

    More usable
    Better at support
    #8
  15. Insignia Library System

    (3)3.2 out of 5
  16. Insignia Library System is a full-featured library system (ILS Brochure). It can be installed as Windows-based or web based or web enabled, it has simple point-and-click navigation and is easy and fun for library patrons and staff.

    Categories in common with SirsiDynix Symphony:
    UP
    Good for end users, but not good for back end users (the people who use it to create records). End users can see changes in the catalogue right away. Web-based program, so we are no longer...Read more
    #9
  17. WorldShare Management Services

    (15)3.5 out of 5
  18. WorldShare Management Services (WMS) is an integrated suite of cloud-based library management applications.

    Categories in common with SirsiDynix Symphony:
    KL
    I love the flexibility that OCLC WorldShare Management Services provides. I can get work done from anywhere since it's web-based.

    Reviewers say compared to SirsiDynix Symphony, WorldShare Management Services is:

    More usable
    #10
  19. Aleph

    (10)3.4 out of 5
  20. Integrated library system

    Categories in common with SirsiDynix Symphony:
    UL
    I like the fact that it is multi lingual. You will be able to find and share sources.

    Reviewers say compared to SirsiDynix Symphony, Aleph is:

    More usable
    #11
  21. Alexandria

    (15)4.2 out of 5
  22. Alexandria library automation software empowers librarians and patrons with customizable interfaces, set-up, and hosting options. Access your catalog from any device on any browser - no apps needed! Plus, with 24/7 customer support, we're here for you every step of the way.

    Categories in common with SirsiDynix Symphony:
    AE
    This is a very user friendly system with lots of in product help.

    Reviewers say compared to SirsiDynix Symphony, Alexandria is:

    More usable
    Better at support
    #12
  23. LibraryWorld

    (13)4.4 out of 5
  24. LibraryWorld is a web-based library management system that allows you to create your library site, build your collection with applications to help you manage your collection and help it grow.

    Categories in common with SirsiDynix Symphony:
    Amanda Y.
    AY
    Very affordable price, you can have ample access to various resources that we could not even dream of. You can import records from the standard MARC format, manually enter the records or extract...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to SirsiDynix Symphony, LibraryWorld is:

    More usable
    Better at support
    #13
  25. Koha LMS with Free Hosting, AMC & Upgrades

    (4)2.9 out of 5
  26. Koha is a fully featured, open-source, scalable library management system.

    Categories in common with SirsiDynix Symphony:
    Pronoy P.
    PP
    Some features like accessibility and response are quite good
    #14
  27. Surpass Select

    (4)4.3 out of 5
  28. Surpass Select provides reliable library automation solutions world-wide in school, church and public libraries, corporate centers, and other special libraries.

    Categories in common with SirsiDynix Symphony:
    Greg K.
    GK
    I find the surpass software to be easy to use, and quite intuitive to the unique needs of our school library. It is apparent that the designers have listened closely to suggestions and feedback...Read more
    #15
  29. LibAnswers

    (11)4.3 out of 5
  30. A platform with a built-in knowledge base for improved reference service.

    Categories in common with SirsiDynix Symphony:
    CB
    Makes the process of engaging with customers via multiple social media accounts a breeze (well, a breeze compared to NOT using Libanswers) The user interface is clean, simple, and intuitive, and...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to SirsiDynix Symphony, LibAnswers is:

    More usable
    Better at support
    Better at meeting requirements
    #16
  31. Evergreen ILS

    (2)3.8 out of 5
  32. An open source enterprise-class library automation system that helps libraries manage, catalog, and circulate materials.

    Categories in common with SirsiDynix Symphony:
    UL
    Evergreen is a fully functional piece of software, that includes a surprising number of features. It excels at basic library circulation and cataloging tasks.
    #17
  33. Library.Solution

    (1)2.0 out of 5
  34. Library.Solution is a library automation system that provides features with a user interface to help manage web-based automation, touch screen interfaces, access to e-books and digital resources, automatic authority controls, real-time inventory, reports manager and more.

    Categories in common with SirsiDynix Symphony:
    SD
    Customer service, dedicated representative
    #18
  35. Lucidea Integrated Library Systems

    (1)3.5 out of 5
  36. SydneyEnterprise and GeniePlus are purpose-built to deliver integrated library system and knowledge management capabilities. Rather than adding functionality to its existing products, Lucidea offers the first ILS developed from the ground up with knowledge workers in mind. Our applications are flexible and multifunctional, delivering traditional library services to global or mobile users, while fully leveraging online subscriptions, third party search engines and internal knowledge repositories.

    Categories in common with SirsiDynix Symphony:
    AL
    Sydney- the team from Lucidea was great in implementing, training, and launching this. I like the capabilities to customize reports and allow users/patrons to have a stored profile.
    #19
  37. Infor Library & Information Solutions

    (2)5.0 out of 5
  38. Infor Library & Information Solutions provide end-to-end automation for your library. The system helps libraries, archives, and museums market services and engage staff and customers in interactive ways, providing access to both digital and traditional materials.

    Categories in common with SirsiDynix Symphony:
    Natalya  P.
    NP
    I found it very helpful for different branches of business such as aerospace,chemicals, construction,hospitality,libraries as it offers best intelligent network that could predict process of...Read more
    #20
  39. LibraryH3lp

    (5)3.7 out of 5
  40. LibraryH3lp is software used by libraries, educators, and non-profits for better customer service.

    Categories in common with SirsiDynix Symphony:
    UH
    The layout is very clean, and allows for multiple concurrent chats. You can create your own 'canned' messages to send out when you don't have time to respond personally and devote your full...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to SirsiDynix Symphony, LibraryH3lp is:

    More usable
    Better at meeting requirements