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Power Your Library Website with LibGuides CMS

 

Compare Features Between LibGuides & LibGuides CMS

Area

Feature

LibGuides

LibGuides CMS

Accounts

Unlimited Accounts

Y

Y

Accounts

Granular Account Permissions

N

Y

Accounts

Add Editors to help edit a guide (not a full account)

Y

Y

Accounts

Customizable profile boxes & pages for full accounts (not Editors)

Y

Y

Guides

Unlimited Guide Creation

Y

Y

Guides

Organize Guides Into Groups - Create an unlimited number of Groups

N

Y

Guides

Choice of guide-level navigation styles

Y

Y

Guides

Asset types to choose from (to assist with adding various types of content)

Y

Y

Guides

Extra Bowker info in the Books from the Catalog Asset

N

Y

Guides

File Uploads (Docs & Files Asset)

10MB / file

20MB / file

Guides

Secure File Uploads & Password Protection in the Docs & Files Asset

N

Y

Guides

Twitter & Social Media Integration

Y

Y

Guides

Subject Categories & Tags to help organize your guides

Y

Y

General Functionality

Global Asset Management Area

Y

Y

General Functionality

Discussion Boards: Public system-wide discussion board, internal discussion board, public discussion board pages in your guides, internal discussion board specific to each guide

N

Y

General Functionality

Blogs

Y

Y

General Functionality

Dedicated A-Z Database Asset Management Area

Y

Y

General Functionality Ability to log into Springy Apps with SSO Y Y
General Functionality IP-restricted results will not appear in search results N Y

General Functionality

Standard Statistics Package

Y

Y

General Functionality

Enhanced Statistics Package

N

Y

General Functionality

Link Checker

Y

Y

General Functionality

Embeddable Widgets

Y

Y

General Functionality

Realtime, RESTful, & Secure API

N

Y

General Functionality

LibWizard Lite: Survey & Form Wizards

N

Y

General Functionality

E-Reserves Module Available (additional module)

Y

Y

General Functionality

Publishing Workflows - designate reviewers and route all guides through a publication review process

N

Y

General Functionality

Courseware Integration via LTI

N

Y

General Functionality

A-Z List Community - a curated list of databases around the world

N

Y

General Functionality

A-Z List - Analyze Holdings

N

Y

General Functionality Include guides, A-Z Databases, or course reserves (with E-Reserves) in your discovery layer with OAI-PMH  Y Y

Customization

Unrestricted global customization of system

Y

Y

Customization

Unlimited Guide Template Customization

N

Y

Customization

Internal "Sandbox" type functionality for developing look & feel changes

N

Y

Customization

Internal/Restricted functionality for creating a Staff Intranet

N

Y

Customization

Customize Groups & Individual Guides

N

Y

Customization

Change language default hard coded system text on public pages

Y

Y

Customization

Customize hard-coded language on specific groups of guides. I.e., labels in one group of guides in English another in Spanish

N

Y

Other Admin Functionality

Import subscription database links from Serials Solutions or via Excel template

Y

Y

Other Admin Functionality

Global Search & Replace

Y

Y

Other Admin Functionality

Restrict Access by IP and/or route LibGuides system through proxy authentication layer

N

Y

Other Admin Functionality

Password protect guides & groups

N

Y

Other Admin Functionality

Restrict Site Access via SSO

N

Y

Other Admin Functionality

Restrict Access to groups of guides or a single guide via SSO 

N Y

Support / Community

Tons of training & documentation and outstanding customer service

Y

Y

Support / Community

Community site - search to get ideas/inspired

Y

Y

Support / Community

Access to the Springshare Lounge to chat with other amazing customers

Y

Y

Support / Community

Newsletters to keep you up on the latest & greatest

Y

Y

Support / Community

SpringyCamp online conferences

Y

Y