(Ath-en-ay-um - that is how we pronounce it)) n.

  • a library or reading room [L, from Gk Athenaion]
  • cool library software for schools since 1996

    The new version was introduced in 2018: New engine, new installation options, new update options, new web site and blog. Access over 100 resource and training videos from inside the app. We dropped the "Pro" from the name.


    Athenaeum, the venerable library management package has had a ground up rewrite. Starting with a "clean slate", we optimised Athenaeum internally allowing future growth and new cloud hosting options while maintaining the popular familiar look we have developed over the last 25 years.


    • Athenaeum hosted cloud option
    • Self host with your own private server†
    • FileMaker WebDirect™ administration (coming)
    • New Data Storage model
    • New SCIS options
    • New Support Resources built directly into Athenaeum

    It's different, yet familiar. We have made it so current users can use it immediately.


    Preview the documentation on the web or download that documentation as pdf.



    † with options to bring your own FileMaker 16, 17, 18 or 19 platform

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