Convergent Library Technologies

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Convergent Library Technologies is a leading provider of technology and services to Canadian libraries and information organizations. We are unique in our ability to bring together diverse products and services specific to the library market. Our solutions streamline processes, facilitate broader access to services and provide efficiencies to staff. We are recognized among our peers as industry experts and are frequently engaged by libraries to provide consultative services. We are active development partners in both the BookWhere Suite and PeopleWhere products assisting with product direction based on customer driven expectations.

Our current focus is to deliver solutions to the public we all serve with their ever evolving technology needs, ubiquitous mobile demands and desire for enhanced accessibility to your services. Solutions that help Libraries raise their profile, extend hours and reach, and leverage technology in ways that all of our customers have come to expect.


Allison Standen, MLIS (University of Western Ontario), MA

Allison has a background in public libraries, and has worked both in university and special library (government) libraries. She also worked for several years with a vendor of library management systems. Focused primarily on business development, Allison brings over 20 years’ experience working in and with libraries to her work at Convergent.

Phil Smith, BSc. (Physics, McMaster U)

Phil brings a work history of programming, development, system installation, professional services and project management to his work in identifying solutions, managing partner relationships and overseeing the Convergent operations.


We are based in the great city of Barrie, Ontario, a growing, thriving community situated on the shores of Lake Simcoe, close to the ski hills and a 1-hour train ride from downtown Toronto. For information about living and working in Barrie, visit the City of Barrie website for more information. To learn more about what our community has to offer, visit the Tourism Barrie website for details on climate, history, recreation (including close-by skiing and boating on Lake Simcoe) and festivals.