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Inmagic DB/TextWorks is a popular database and text retrieval system.

Inmagic DB/TextWorks combines a database management system with powerful search capabilities, and can be customized and managed by non-IT staff to organize information and share knowledge throughout an organization.

With its high-speed fielded search engine delivering precise results, DB/TextWorks has become the popular choice for managing all types of content - documents, images, corporate records, audio, video and image files - by thousands of organizations worldwide.

Andornot has been an authorized Inmagic Partner since our founding in 1995 and continues to develop innovative solutions with DB/TextWorks at the core.

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Andornot's Starter Kits for DB/TextWorks provide pre-built, proven databases, reports, search screens and data entry forms for managing the collections and operations of a typical small library, archives or museum.

View a list of features added to DB/TextWorks in each version, and learn more about other Inmagic software.

DB/TextWorks is available for on-premises installation or through our managed hosting service.

Key Features of DB/TextWorks

Keyword, fielded, Boolean, phrase, and proximity searching.

  •  Ease of use - many clients need no assistance in designing their own systems and, since no programming is required, clients can modify and customize databases as necessary.
  •  Unlimited field lengths, repeating fields and the ability to make all fields fully searchable, thus giving the program a flexibility unmatched by traditional database packages.
  •  A WYSIWYG drag and drop screen, form and report designer.
  •  Full-text import.
  •  Integrated image and PDF/document management.
  •  Data may be stored in a proprietary format or in a SQL server.

View a detailed list of features added to each version of DB/TextWorks.

DB/TextWorks is available for on-premises installation, or through our Managed Hosting service.

Take a look at some of the projects in our portfolio for ideas of how DB/TextWorks can help you, as well as posts in our blog about DB/TextWorks.

Andornot Starter Kits

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Andornot Starter Kit for Libraries

If you are starting a new library or finally have time to think about implementing a loans or ordering system, the Andornot Starter Kit for Libraries, used with Inmagic DB/TextWorks software, could be just what you need.

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Andornot Starter Kit for Archives

The Andornot Starter Kit for Archives helps you manage archival accessions and descriptions and complies with the Canadian Rules for Archival Description (RAD) and the International Standards for Archival Description (ISAD).

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Andornot Starter Kit for Museums

The Andornot Starter Kit for Museums works with Inmagic DB/TextWorks to manage museum accessions and artifact descriptions.

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Web Search Interface

When you are ready to make your collections available online, on the Internet or an intranet, there are several ready-to-go options for you.

Andornot Discovery Interface
Discovery Interface

A modern search engine for diverse resources.

VuFind Discovery Interface
Discovery Interface

An economical search engine for bibliographic resources only.

Inmagic Software
Inmagic Software

Integrated library systems and knowledge management solutions.


Virtual exhibits and website content management.


Crowdsourced transcription and translation solution.

Managed Hosting

Andornot has offered professionally managed hosting services from our Canadian data centre for over 25 years.

Managed Hosting
Do you know where your web applications are hosted?

In a cloud, in an unknown location? Is it difficult to obtain support for your application from your own IT group? Are your servers slow or due for replacement? Why not let Andornot help by having us host your data and applications?

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