Delve into our background: Browse through a selection of our projects based on our skills and see some of the innovative software, applications and web services we have created for and with our clients. We develop for many platforms and work with Windows, UNIX, Linux and OS X servers.
The Netherlands Public Library Association promotes the interests of its members, including management of its flagship Literatuurplein web site (Literatuurplen.nl). At the start of the project BSL completely rewrote the software and improved the underlying database using high-performance search technology. We added new features to make the site even more user-friendly. Our journey didn’t end there – we have since added many different content types, creating a unique title database, and a custom CMS designed specifically for the Public Libraries editorial team. The site now provides web services and title information to many libraries throughout the Netherlands.
CRV Multimedia DB Brochure
CRV Multimedia DB
CRV maintains a comprehensive database of herd records including many photos. The Bright Side of Life (BSL) was therefore asked to develop the Digital Photo Archive (DPA), an image database. Based on BSL’s standard Asset Management software (FRS), the DPA is now a multimedia DB (MMB), a unique database containing thousands of dairy and breeding stock images, as well as hundreds of videos…
NIOD WWII Image Bank Brochure
NIOD World War II Image Bank
The Netherlands Institute of War Documentation manages one of the largest collections of wartime images in the world. Their World War II Image Bank website gives access to a selection from their unique digital archive. The success of the website encouraged over 30 other institutes to participate in the creation of a joint database. These include world-famous institutes such as the Anne Frank Foundation, and the Dutch Resistance Museum. Their image collections can be managed using our FRS software. Selections made from their collections are available online. Visitors to the public website can search through the published images, and can order their own copies using the integrated e-commerce features.
NBD Biblion MIPS Brochure – Dutch Language
NBD Biblion MIPS
NBD Biblion aims to provide its customers with up-to-date and accurate information about every new publication as quickly as possible after it appears. To this end, BSL developed the Media Information Production System (MIPS), providing NBD Biblion with a comprehensive custom-made title registration- and production system.
NBD Biblion MoM Brochure – Dutch Language
NBD Biblion MoM
NBD Biblion’s MoM (More over Media) system is a publication platform for title data and additional information, based on BSL’s FRS asset management system for managing and publishing large numbers of multimedia documents. Numerous library systems make use of MoM and FRS, with public libraries being the largest user.