Limb Gallery Solution

BUILD and SHARE your collections online with LIMB Gallery...
Simply import your metadata, media and your collection is born.

LIMB Gallery  is delivered with an eye catching user interface including several tools to guide the user to maximize the discovery of requested and related information. The overall LIMB Gallery presentation is made to be simple and clear for a rich user experience.

The LIMB Gallery user interface is fully configurable in order to adapt the look and feel to your graphical environment (logo, colors and template).

LIMB Gallery is available either as a fully hosted SaaS digital library solution or as an onsite solution, installed locally


Powerful search engine

Patrons can easily browse and search content in your digital library with a powerful search engine

Rich discovery experience for your patrons

Engage your patrons and increase traffic with a rich discovery user experience. LIMB GALLERY provides a modern user interface with multiple ways to browse and access contents.

Responsive design

Content of your digital library can be seen and discovered from all media with a fully responsive design

Manage your collections

LIMB™ Gallery provides a fully featured online back office to manage your digital library easily using a simple web browser

Share & promote your content

Increase the visibility of your digital library with built in OAI-PMH metadata repository and share features for social networks

Choose your hosting solutions

LIMB GALLERY digital library solution is available for local on premise hosting or in a dedicated Cloud


Powerful Search Engine

Patrons can easily browse and search content with a powerful search engine including:

  • Facetted search dynamically created with the Metadata
  • Language based fuzzy search (spelling mistakes, similar sounds and alternative suggestions)
  • Full text search with keyword highlighting in the entire collections
View an example

Manage your collections

LIMB™ Gallery provides a fully featured online back office to manage your collections easily using a simple web browser:

  • Upload single or multiple contents as a batch
  • Create, update, enrich metadata and records
  • Organize your content in categories and collections
  • Upload and manage your medias : Images, PDF document, Audio, Video, 3D objects
  • Manage your website content : CMS, News, Exhibitions
  • Define Public or Private access to document, collections, pages,...
  • Apply changes as batch with the bulk action feature

Faceted search

In the user interface is the faceted search menu. Faceted search is the ability for the user to narrow the search within the collection to certain fields.

The facets are automatically created by the search engine from the metadata provided with the objects. Within the back office, it is possible to configure which facets to display including:

  • Authors
  • Collections
  • Period
  • Dates
  • Location
  • etc...

Faceted search engines are being widely used now in all websites presenting large amounts of content in order to access as quickly as possible to the specific material the user is looking for.

View an example

Full text search

Get complete full text search into your content with keyword highlighting. Full text search is available for global search into all of your content as well as inside a document. With our powerful search engine and language support full text search provides some fuzzy search capability to correct spelling mistakes, suggest similar sounds, etc...

Text search can be done on:

  • Metadatas
  • Full text
  • Bookmarks
View an example

Responsive and customizable Design

Engage more visitors with the ability to discover content from any platform including tablets and mobile phones. LIMB GALLERY is delivered with a fully responsive design. The built in content viewer includes a powerful image streaming engine to facilitate discovery on mobile platforms.

All content viewers are built on modern technologies using HTML5 javascripts. These technologies employ a widely used open standard that is available on all web browsers without any requirements for additional plugins.

Solution is delivered with 4 different design templates and full access to the template source code for customization. 

Metadata, images...and more...

Limb Gallery is able to import all standard file format and much more : 

  • Images : TIF, JPEG, PNG,...
  • PDF document
  • Full text ALTO
  • BookMarks
  • Audio files such as MP3, OGG, MPEG, M4A...
  • Video files such as MP4, OGG, WEBM,...
  • 360° images
  • 3D Objects
  • Connection to Video platform such as YouTube or Viméo
  • Connection to iiif server
View a 3D object sample

Share and promote content

  • Easily share metadata with partner libraries or content aggregators with the build in OAI-PMH. OAI is an open standard for facilitating metadata exchange accross libraries.
  • Use the Social Network widgets to promote your content : FaceBook, Twitter, Google+, ….
  • Connect your existing tools to our solution with the Limb Gallery API : online catalog, internal tools,...
  • Create digital images repositories interoperable with others libraries thanks to the iiif protocol.
View an example


Easily ingest metadatas through :

  • CSV, XML, …
  • Connection to online catalog
  • OAI-PMH connection with partner libraries

Share images from other libraries: 

  • iiif server connection

Automate ingestion through :

  • API build or connect your existing tool
  • Limb Processing automatic connection

Users Features

From the Limb Gallery front office, final user can easily create an account and benefits from the following features:

  • Manage its favorites into personal collections
  • Have access to a document historical
  • Create personal notes on documents
  • Have a private access to specific document or collection 
  • Enrich document metadatas with collaboratives annotations 
View an example

Easy Back Office Management

  • Create new records and upload content

New records can be easily created or updated from the back office by entering the descriptive metadata information and uploading the digital files. New records can be added manually or as a batch for large content upload

  • Create and manage collections

Within the CMS create collections and assign records individually or as a batch. Collections can be easily created and organized as a hierarchy (sub collection and sub categories) within the back office without any limit.

  • Get the real time analitics on the traffic and most seen content

Directly from your dashboard get a real time view on the traffic generated by your content and most popular documents, collections or authors.

  •  Manage
    • Collection and Document
    • Users
    • Rights
    • Languages
  • Edit Pages, News, Exhibitions,…
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