Surpass CL is library automation software streamlined especially for churches, synagogues, and other places of worship. For both new and well-established libraries, Surpass CL provides professional quality in a volunteer-friendly package. Pricing starts at just $495.
Surpass CL is a basic, entry-level automation product. Additional features and functionality are available in Surpass SL and Surpass Select. To find out which suite is best for your library compare features (PDF).
Surpass CL Central Base Package has all the essentials
Provides all the basic administrative functions needed to automate. Uncluttered screens are a pleasure to use as you catalog, circulate, and maintain member records. Patron Self-Check module is included! Single-user and multi-user versions are available.
Surpass Copycat for enhanced cataloging capabilities
Creating your catalog from scratch and have a ton of books to enter? If you need more power than the free quick cataloging feature integrated into Surpass CL Central base package, Surpass Copycat is for you.
Surpass CL Safari adds a searchable patron catalog
Provides a searchable catalog for your members, as well as a library portal for library news and announcements, recommended titles, book reviews and more. Make your collection searchable in your library or over the web!
Surpass Hosting Service puts your library on the Web
Provides a maintenance-free solution that puts your entire Surpass CL system, including an on-line catalog for your patrons, on the Web. Access your system from anywhere with no servers to maintain and no software to update.
Safari Selections makes your catalog look great
Add book jacket cover images, professional book reviews, author notes, chapter excerpts and more to your catalog with this subscription.
Surpass Awards and Honors adds literary awards info.
Enhance your catalog with links to national, international and state-level literary awards. Our extensive awards list includes Christian and Jewish book awards, too. When you subscribe, you select which ones to display in your catalog.
"Since we are a church library, our staff consists of volunteers. Even those volunteers who have never worked in a library before are able to quickly learn and use the basic features of Surpass.!"
Trace Creek Baptist Church