About Us

Bailey Solutions incorporated in 2002 and specialises in library and information management software. Our Managing Director and founder, Penny Bailey had a previous career as a librarian and worked in academic and workplace libraries as both employee and self-employed consultant. Penny developed her first library system, PenLib, because she was frustrated by the user experience of the existing systems she came across. The company has since developed two further systems LookUp and KnowAll to cater for different library requirements.

KnowAll is the only library software to be short listed for: International Industry Awards 2006 - Best Product for Libraries

About our Managing Director

Penny is active in the library community and the wider business sector generally:

  • Vice Chair of CLSIG (Commercial, Legal and Scientific Interest Group) of CILIP
  • March 2009-2013 Chair of CLSIG (Commercial, Legal and Scientific Interest Group) of CILIP
  • Chartered Librarian and member of CILIP
  • Former website editor for (British and Irish Association of Law Librarians) BIALL and joint winner of the BIALL / Lexis Nexis Butterworths Awards for Excellence for Best use of Technology in a Library Project for the BIALL web site.
  • Member of the Institute of Directors and finalist for Director of the Year Award 2008.
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