Category: Events


Visit the Virtual Innovative Booth at MOBIUS Annual Conference

 

Innovative is proud to be a sponsor of the 2020 MOBIUS Annual Conference and participant in the virtual trade show.

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Making Connections and Finding Community at IUG

 

This guest blog post comes to us from Beth Juhl, librarian at University of Arkansas Libraries, and Secretary/Treasurer for the IUG Steering Committee.
I’ve attended the Innovative Users Group (IUG) conference for many years. After every conference, I return to Fayetteville, Arkansas with more ideas than I could ever dream of implementing – and new friends from around the globe.

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Did Cataloging Choose You? Learn How To Level Up (At IUG)

 

The 2020 Innovative Users Group (IUG) annual conference features approximately 80 presentation ideas submitted by Innovative users, including some very clever presentation titles, such as “Did Cataloging Choose You? Learn How To Level Up.”

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The Innovative Users Group 2020 Conference

 

The IUG 2020 conference is a four-day event April 15-18 in Minneapolis, Minnesota where over 700 library professionals from around the world gather to participate in over 130 sessions presented by their colleagues and Innovative staff.

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What Programs Would You Love Most at IUG 2020?

 

Are you still using tips and tricks from one of this year’s IUG 2019 sessions? Reach out to the presenters and let them know their hard work was appreciated, then consider getting involved in IUG 2020! Our annual, independent Innovative user group conference has been successful for the past 27 years thanks to users like … Continued

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You’re Invited: Innovative Salon at ALA 2019

 

We invite you and your library peers to join us Saturday June 22 – Sunday June 23 from 8am until 5pm in the Innovative Salon to share ideas, recharge, and eat. The Innovative team is excited to announce that we’re hosting a series of short thought-leadership talks during the weekend ALA Annual. The Innovative Salon … Continued

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Innovative Users Group Opens 27th Annual Conference

 

EMERYVILLE, Calif — Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, today participates in the opening of the 27th Innovative Users Group (IUG) conference held in Phoenix, Arizona. For four days, over 700 library professionals from 8 countries around the world will gather to participate in over 130 sessions presented … Continued

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I Found New Skills and a New Career through the IUG

 

This guest blog post comes from Jeremy Goldstein, Data Curation Librarian for the Minuteman Library Network, and Enhancements Co-Coordinator for the 2019 IUG Steering Committee. “My first IUG conference changed everything for me. Instead of the standard conference fare, I found a program full of presentations that all made me better at my job.”

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“A Wizard has turned you into a Sierra Admin. What do you do?”

 

Register today for IUG 2019 so that you too can find out where we keep the chocolate, how to use catnip at work, and what to do when a wizard invites you on an epic quest.

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Wes Osborn Named 2018 IUG Beacon Award Winner

 

ORLANDO, Fla. — Innovative Interfaces is pleased to congratulate Wes Osborn, executive director of Information Technology for the Central Library Consortium in Ohio, recipient of the 2018 IUG Beacon Award at the IUG conference in Orlando, Fla. As a Polaris ILS user and former member of the Polaris Users Group Steering Committee, Osborn has shown … Continued

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From Unsure to Confident: The Value of the IUG

 

Overwhelmed and unsure. That described me at my first Innovative Users Group conference in 2010. System administrator at my library for a whopping 7 months, I didn’t know the difference between the SCAT table and a load profile.

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Kudos to 2017 ULC Top Innovators

 

It’s amazing what can happen when you harness the power of innovation to connect people with vital resources and opportunities. Just consider the recent winners recognized by the 2017 Urban Libraries Council (ULC) Innovations Initiative. This great group of public libraries is full of success stories! And each one began with a strategic program that … Continued

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ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition: Chicago, June 22-27

 

Visit us at Booth #4417 at the 2017 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference & Exhibition in Chicago, June 22-27.

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Congrats to John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Award Winners

 

Just like the man for whom this award is named, these libraries have made excellent strides toward bringing communities together—something we at Innovative are truly passionate about. Congratulations to all the 2017 John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Award winners

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