Lexwin is an Online Public Access Cataloging System, or
NEW: Our sample Lexwin creates an online Lexweb in minutes.
Lexweb is free during the one-year sample period, and if you buy a $200
support package in a year, the free-status continues. See Lexweb
and search 44,000 Project Gutenberg records of web-readable books.
allows users to control an inventory of resources in the way a library
controls the searching, circulating, inventory, and other functions
useful to its patrons and library staff. Because it uses library
standard MARC records its records are transferrable to other library
systems around the world. The system connects to major libraries around the world by a standard known as Z39.50,
which means that most published books and media resources can be found
already catalogued in MARC format. Local information can be added
and the record saved effortlessly to the local database.
The software now
freeware, Institutional users are asked to register for a
service package, which
entitles them to high-level assistance and the name of their
institution (instead of unsupported sample) on the masthead. The basic
support package is $200 CDN or equivalent. Please
email Lex Systems
if you have any problems with the download and install.
Recent new features include automatic backup of your files, linking to website reviewing services (such as Amazon, Chapters-Indigo or Goodreads), through the ISBN number.