New Orleans Public Library Secures Disaster Plan with Hosted Polaris ILS

Like many libraries today, mitigating the danger of large-scale disasters such as Hurricane Katrina in 2005, has become an increasingly significant concern for New Orleans Public Library. By selecting the Polaris Integrated Library System (ILS) as a hosted solution, the library has taken important steps toward implementing a well-prepared disaster plan.

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The Innovative Story

While Innovative can point to nearly 40 years of software development and advancements, we know that our history is not enough. It’s the lessons we’ve learned, the ways we’ve grown and expanded, and the tenets we stand by that illustrate why Innovative is the library automation market leader today.

We are driven by the same mission as our customers: to provide the best service possible to library patrons. To this end, we create breakthrough product solutions. We keep pace with technology and library trends.  We believe in open systems and integrated workflows. We advocate for libraries and their patrons.

Innovative today has more than 2,400 library systems installed in 9,500 libraries, spanning the globe in 66 countries. Innovative’s 350+ employees provide a depth of talent unmatched elsewhere, with more than 120 librarians on staff who understand the demands placed on libraries every day. Innovative also leads in installed systems among members of the Association for Research Libraries and the Urban Library Council. Innovative looks forward to many more years of technological advancements and growth as we continue to support libraries, their staff, and the patrons we all serve.

 

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