Library Automation

Automation solutions for public, academic, and special libraries

An Integrated Library System (ILS) simplifies daily library operations by merging vital functions such as cataloging, circulation, magazine and newspaper tracking, online tools for borrowers, and much more into a comprehensive, easy-to-use software package.

The Library Corporation offers ILS solutions and product add-ons for public, academic, and special libraries of any size, ranging from one location to dozens. Long after a system is installed, TLC continues to back its automation offerings with an outstanding and unexpected level of customer service.

Automation Systems


In the Busiest Libraries
CARLX is used in some of the busiest libraries in the world.

Large public libraries and consortia can benefit from the sophisticated features of CARLX on an affordable UNIX® platform. Download the product sheet now.


Approved by Thousands of Libraries
LibrarySolution is the integrated automation solution of today — and tomorrow.
Thousands of libraries worldwide have chosen LibrarySolution.

ILS Modules for both CARLX and LibrarySolution


LS2 PAC is an elegantly designed, flexible, multi-application platform that merges library automation with the user-friendly, responsive platform for any screen or device.


LS2 Kids is the children’s version of TLC’s successful LS2 PAC – the same technology with new features oriented to younger library users. It’s powerful software with an intuitive, easy-to-use interface that helps children find exactly what they’re looking for within a library’s collection.


Smart Circulation for Libraries
LS2 Staff combines core circulation functionality with the convenience of a Web-based product.


Online Selection & Acquisitions (OSA) is a comprehensive, standalone solution that supports all aspects of collection development, acquisitions, fund management, and order management.


Simplify your library’s fine-collection process with TLC’s ECommerce enhancement for the LibrarySolution and CARLX integrated library systems.