Category: Blog


Join our June Polaris Idea Lab Challenge. Only the Lonely: Time for Tech Services

 

Calling all back office opportunists! The Innovative Product Team invites Polaris users to participate in our June Idea Lab challenge:  Only the Lonely: Time for Tech Services, beginning June 3. Geared toward improving staff-only areas in Polaris, this challenge is pre-seeded with your ideas, but we certainly welcome more!  Have a new idea you’d like to … 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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Adventures in a Linked Data World

 

This blog post comes to us from Martha Rice Sanders, MSLS, Innovative Senior Systems Librarian. Ever since I began working for Innovative 2 ½ years ago, I have been learning about linked data – what it is and how it is used on the open web and inside libraries. I’ve been learning what it takes … Continued

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Adventures in a Linked Data world

 

Ever since I began working for Innovative 2 ½ years ago, I have been learning about linked data – what it is and how it is used on the open web and inside libraries. I’ve been learning what it takes to transform metadata stored in the MARC format into linked data within BIBFRAME and other … Continued

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Relationships Are More Important Than Ever

 

This is an exciting year for Innovative Customer Support, starting off with the recent announcement of several department changes focused on building relationships with customers.

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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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Polaris 6.1 Includes User-Requested Features for eCommerce & NoveList Integration

 

Innovative is happy to announce that Polaris 6.1 is in general release, offering a number of new features. Our Polaris users actively engaged with the Innovative enhancements process, providing feedback through Idea Lab, which resulted in many of the features in this release.

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Sierra 4.1 Expands License Limits, Customizes Facets

 

Innovative is happy to announce that Sierra 4.1 is in general release, offering a number of new features. Through their testing and feedback, our beta partner community played an important part in making this development and deployment possible.

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Setting Your Library Up for Success: A Sierra Migration Tip Series – Part 3

 

This is the third in a series of tips that can help you successfully prepare your library mentally and physically for a migration from Millennium to Sierra. Think about the technical resources, data quality and training you’ll need.

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