Category: Library Success


Setting Your Library Up for Success: A Sierra Migration Tip Series

 

Whether your library expects to migrate to Sierra in the near term or remain on Millennium a bit longer, Innovative can help you develop a solid plan.

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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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I Never Liked The Bumper Sticker: Question Authority

 

I much prefer: Authorize Questions. From subjects, to names, to places and uniform titles, as an authority control consultant, I love doing the detective work to authorize everything so library users find what they seek!

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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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TeenHQ: A Place All Their Own

 

Youthful achievements are evident all over the mezzanine level of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library in downtown San José, CA. That’s where you’ll find the TeenHQ.

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Conversations That Count: Amidst not Betwixt

 

Arriving home from ALA Annual this year, I am struck … library is actively amidst transformation of its services and software, as well as its people and processes.

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Innovative Libraries Go Live in June

 

From California to Vietnam, we’re pleased to announce that 20 library partners launched on an Innovative solution during June:
Polaris ILS – Vaughan Public Libraries in Vaughan, Ontario, Canada
Sierra ILS – Rivier University in Nashua, New Hampshire…

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Orion Township Public Library Rides Into Events With New Bookbike

 

With a riding trail behind them, an extensive volunteer base beside them, and a calendar full of community events ahead, Orion Township Public Library (OTPL) in Michigan saw an opportunity to deliver services in a unique new way this spring. In May, they introduced their new pedal-powered mobile library—a Bookbike!

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