Soutron NEW 4.1.9 SaaS Update

We are pleased to announce the latest software update to Soutron is now available, version 4.1.9.

This update includes many enhancements, new features as well as security updates and general improvements. This release also includes improved multi-device responsiveness throughout our Search Portal templates.

The latest updates and enhancements are the result of working closely with, and listening to, clients’ needs. As a result, we continue to provide a world class combined library, archive, knowledge, and information management solution.

Introducing the latest updates and features

NEW Auto Catalogue Import Module

Bibliographic record importing has now been migrated to the new admin application with new features like automatic copy creation and import history.

Soutron Auto Catalogue Bibliographic Live Lookup


Orders Table now shown in the New Admin Record Edit Page (Orders Tab)

In the NEW catalogue edit screen the Orders Tab now shows current and completed orders for the current title.

Soutron Orders Tab


Search Portal: Set a default search result view for mobile devices.

It is now possible to set the default search results template based on the viewers device. For example, you might use the grid layout for desktops, but for users searching on mobile or tablet you might wish to view using citation or thumbnail views.

This provides optimized and clearer search results for users, whichever device they use.


Search Portal: Media Player plug-in now supports Google Drive images.

It is now possible to present image collections stored on Google Drive in the respective records in Soutron. The images appear in our new Media Player plug-in in the Search Portal.

Soutron Google Drive Image Support


Search Portal / New Admin: Right-to-Left display now supported.

We are pleased to welcome clients that use Arabic and other RTL languages that are read from right to left.

Soutron Arabic Right to Left RTL Language Support


The following functions have been redesigned and moved to the Admin application.

  • Catalogue Information Providers
  • Language Maintenance
  • Barcode Templates
  • Incremental templates


Other updates include:

  • Search Portal and Admin Templates Upgraded to Bootstrap 5
  • Expose Thesaurus Terms for quick searching in the Search Portal
  • Customization for sorting & renaming of Submission statuses in both the Search Portal & Admin
  • Search Portal and Admin timeout function improvements
  • API can now be searched using a saved search
  • Google Analytics 4 Integration Support
  • General security improvements

These are just a few of the highlights of 4.1.9. An extensive list of further updates and enhancements including fixes and improvements can be viewed in the Release Notes.


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Please note

We will not update any instance of Soutron without your permission.
Please visit our support site where you can request an upgrade to take place at a time convenient to you.

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> Soutron Integrated Library Management
> Soutron Archive
> Soutron Archive & Library Combined
> Soutron Discovery

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