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Polaris ILS Webinar for Ireland, UK, Australia, New Zealand

 

Innovative will host two webinar sessions June 23 & 24 featuring team members from Marigold Library System in Alberta, Canada to discuss the power of the Polaris integrated library system (ILS) for the 180 members of The Regional Automation Consortium (TRAC).

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Innovative Continues Free Quick Hits Webinar Series in June

 

Innovative Announces Continuation of Free Quick Hits Webinar Series Based on Successful Attendee Turnout. The ‘Quick Hits’ Webinar Series launched in March 2020 in response to changes in library operations.

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Innovative Polaris ILS for Public Libraries Now Available in Ireland, UK, Australia, and New Zealand

 

Innovative, a ProQuest company and leading global provider of library software, today announced that the Polaris integrated library system (ILS), is now available in Ireland, the United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand.

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Innovative Announces New Partner Gemini Bilgi Teknolojileri

 

Innovative, a ProQuest company and leading global provider of library software, is pleased to announce a new partnership with Gemini Bilgi Teknolojileri based in Istanbul, Turkey.

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Sioux City Public Library Migrates to Innovative Polaris ILS

 

nnovative, a ProQuest company and leading global provider of library software, is pleased to announce that Sioux City Public Library in Sioux City, Iowa is now live on the Innovative Polaris integrated library system (ILS).

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Bibliotheque interuniversitaire de la Sorbonne selects Innovative Sierra

 

EMERYVILLE, Calif – Innovative, a ProQuest company and leading global provider of library software, is pleased to announce that the Sorbonne Interuniversity Library, which serves multiple universities in Paris, has chosen to migrate to the Sierra library services platform (LSP). The Sorbonne library is an academic library specialized in human sciences, with a focus on … Continued

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Ex Libris Completes the Acquisition of Innovative

 

Chicago, Illinois, and Emeryville, California—January 16, 2020. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, has completed its acquisition of Innovative, a leading provider of integrated library systems for public, academic, and specialist libraries.

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Four Innovative Solutions Earn Platinum Distinction in 2020 Modern Library Awards

 

EMERYVILLE, Calif. January 9, 2020 – Innovative, a leading provider of library software, has earned platinum awards for four products

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Innovative Users Group Commences 26th Annual Conference

 

ORLANDO, Fla. —Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, today kicked off IUG 2018, the 26th Innovative Users Group (IUG) conference held in Orlando, Fla. For four days, 650 library professionals from 10 countries around the world will gather to participate in more than 100 sessions presented by colleagues … Continued

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Innovative Gains Momentum in Academic Market With Four New Library Partners

 

Emeryville, Calif.— Innovative Interfaces, a leading global provider of library automation software, today announced four academic institutions have switched to Sierra as their Integrated Library System (ILS) over competitor alternatives. Throughout the United States, the new Innovative library partners include: City Colleges of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois Idaho State University in Pocatello, Idaho Prairie View … Continued

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Innovative Mobile Worklists Wins Platinum Third Year in a Row in 2018 Modern Library Awards

 

EMERYVILLE, Calif. — Innovative is proud to announce three products received distinctions from LibraryWorks’ annual Modern Library Awards (MLAs): Mobile Worklists, Innovative Resource Sharing, and the Polaris Web Application.

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Innovative Solution Offers Significant Benefits for Idaho State University

 

EMERYVILLE, Calif.—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, is happy to announce that Idaho State University (ISU) in Pocatello, Idaho, has selected the Sierra integrated library system (ILS) and the Encore Duet discovery layer for the Eli M. Oboler Library and satellite locations.

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Emporia State University Returns to an Innovative Solution

 

EMERYVILLE, Calif.—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, is pleased to announce that Emporia State University in Emporia, Kansas, has selected the Sierra integrated library system (ILS) with the Encore discovery layer.

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Innovative Expands Open Integrated Library System with New RESTful APIs in Sierra Release 3.3

 

Innovative has launched the newest release of the Sierra integrated library system (ILS) with two new RESTful APIs for open integrations, and an additional new feature in compliance with the W3C Web Accessibility Guidelines.

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Innovative Appoints New Senior Vice President of Product Strategy

 

EMERYVILLE, Calif. – Innovative Interfaces today announced the appointment of Kathryn Harnish as Senior Vice President of Product Strategy. “Kathryn is a library industry veteran and librarian,” said Chris Fields, Chief Technology Officer at Innovative. “She has a great passion for preserving the role of libraries in the community and we know her enthusiasm and … Continued

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Innovative Adds System-wide Unicode Support in Polaris Release 5.6

 

Innovative has launched Polaris Release 5.6 with system-wide support for Unicode characters, integration of items from Vital in the PowerPAC discovery solution, and additional functionality in the Polaris Web Application.

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Waco-McLennan County Library Looks Forward to New Patron Opportunities, Using Innovative Solution in New Year

 

EMERYVILLE, Calif.—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, is pleased to announce the Waco-McLennan County Library in Waco, Texas has selected the Polaris integrated library system (ILS).

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Innovative Enhances Productivity through Efficient Workflows with Mobile Worklists Release 2.6

 

This release includes the ability to quickly swipe between Item Detail screens and view copy number information on each Item Detail screen. Mobile Worklists is Innovative’s native iOS app for library staff that makes material handling & management tasks easier and more efficient.

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Utah State Library Chooses Innovative System to Power Bookmobiles and Libraries in Multi-Agency Consortium

 

Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, is happy to announce the Utah State Library Division has selected the Polaris integrated library system (ILS) to promote autonomy among consortium members and extend equal patron access to resources.

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Innovative Improves Workflow Integrations for Library Staff and Patrons in Sierra Release 3.2

 

Simplify operations with three new API endpoints and integration for PCI-compliant credit card payments at Express Lane self-service stations.

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DeKalb County Public Library Chooses Robust Innovative Solution To Support 22 Branches

 

EMERYVILLE, Calif.—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, is pleased to announce the DeKalb County Public Library in Decatur, GA selected the Polaris Web Application to support 22 branches across the county.

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Innovative Introduces New Consortia Management Capabilities and Multi-Provider Coverage Support in Knowledge Base Release 1.2

 

As requested by Innovative library partners, this release provides the ability for consortia central offices and member libraries to manage electronic resources with shared workflows, and for any library to view coverage data from multiple content providers together in one place.

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San Diego State University Provides Expansive Access to Consortial Resources, Powered by Innovative Resource Sharing Technology

 

EMERYVILLE, Calif.—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, is proud to announce that San Diego State University Library & Information Access (SDSU) has committed to using Innovative Resource Sharing, the consortial borrowing system of choice for member libraries in the San Diego Circuit. San Diego State University uses Innovative … Continued

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Innovative Delivers Market-Leading Digital Asset Management with Responsive Web Experience in Vital Release 8.0

 

Innovative Interfaces has launched Vital Release 8.0 with a new fully responsive user interface that provides instant access to important repositories from any device.

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Proctor Library at Flagler College Implements Innovative Solution, Joining a Host of Academic Libraries in Florida

 

Innovative Interfaces is pleased to announce that Proctor Library at Flagler College in St. Augustine, FL, has moved to the Sierra integrated library system (ILS) and Encore Duet discovery solution.

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West Baton Rouge Parish Library Opens New Patron Possibilities With Implementation of Innovative Library Solution

 

EMERYVILLE, Calif.—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, is pleased to announce that West Baton Rouge Parish Library (WBRPL) in Louisiana now benefits from strengthened workflow efficiencies and expanded functionality with a fully implemented Polaris integrated library system. WBRPL selected the Polaris ILS to optimize its reach within and … Continued

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Innovative Strengthens Sierra with New Holdshelf Architecture and Increased Open Integration Options in Sierra Release 3.1

 

EMERYVILLE, Calif. — Innovative Interfaces has strengthened the Sierra integrated library system with a re-designed holdshelf architecture and increased open integration options to provide libraries with more flexibility.

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Over 150 Library Partners Leverage the Innovative Open Library Stack for Cloud-based, Multi-tenant Applications

 

Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, is pleased to announce that the cloud-based, multi-tenant Innovative Open Library Stack (IOLS) now serves more than 150 library systems.

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Nationwide Public Library System in Ireland with Over 300 Locations Now Live on a Single Innovative System

 

Dublin, Ireland —Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, is pleased to announce that the final implementation phase of the Republic of Ireland’s public library authorities is now live on Sierra. This project completion ensures single access for all library members to over 15 million items in 333 libraries. … Continued

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Cooperative Computer Services Latest Library Consortium in the Greater Chicago Area to Choose Innovative

 

Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, is pleased to announce Cooperative Computer Services (CCS) has selected the Polaris integrated library system to serve 24 public libraries across the north and northwest suburbs of Chicago. With 1.1 million bibliographic records, CCS provides access to technology support and learning … Continued

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Poplar Creek Public Library District Selects Innovative To Enhance Patron Experience

 

Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, is proud to announce the Poplar Creek Public Library District in Illinois has selected Polaris as their integrated library system. Poplar Creek was interested in finding a standalone ILS that could provide more local control while still benefitting from one proven … Continued

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King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals Opens Access to Library Resources Regionwide

 

Innovative solution provides expansive reach and unique user experience

Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, is pleased to announce that King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), has selected the Sierra integrated library system.

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Innovative Strengthens Customer Service with Executive Leadership Appointments

 

Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, announced today the launch of a new Customer Operations organization. This new organization will be under the leadership of Marina Keating, Senior Vice President of Customer Operations, and will include the current Library Success, Professional Services, Training, and Support functions. In … Continued

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Wingate University Selects Innovative to Enhance User-Focused Experience

 

Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, is proud to announce that Ethel K. Smith Library at Wingate University in North Carolina has selected the Sierra integrated library system. With service to three campus locations, including the Ballantyne Campus in Charlotte and the Hendersonville Campus, the library staff … Continued

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Innovative Provides Top Choice Solution for John B. Coleman Library at Prairie View A&M University

 

Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, is pleased to announce that John B. Coleman Library at Prairie View A&M University has selected the Sierra library management system. One of several academic libraries formerly hosted by Texas A&M University, College Station, John B. Coleman Library required a turnkey … Continued

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Innovative Expands Library Staff Workflow Options with Mobile Worklists Release 2.4

 

New star feature provides flexibility in daily library operations
Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, has launched Mobile Worklists Release 2.4 to give library staff increased flexibility and control when managing workflows from a mobile device.

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The Public Libraries of Erie County Consortium Selects Innovative to Expand Member Library Opportunities

 

Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, is pleased to announce the Public Libraries of Erie County (PLEC) selected the Polaris integrated library system for collective use with its 12-location, seven-member library consortium in Pennsylvania. Sharing an integrated library system between Erie County Public Library, Albion Public Library, … Continued

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McMaster University Library System Selects Innovative for Next-Generation Solution

 

Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, is pleased to announce that the McMaster University Library System in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada has selected the Sierra integrated library system and Encore Duet discovery solution. Supporting more than 28,000 full-time students, faculty, and staff, the University and Health Sciences Libraries … Continued

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Innovative Users Group Commences 25th Annual Conference

 

Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, today announces the kickoff of IUG 2017, the 25th Innovative Users Group (IUG) conference held in National Harbor, Maryland, marking a significant quarter-century milestone for experience in library partnership. The conference brings together libraries from all over the world. Through April … Continued

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Eastern Shore Regional Library Selects Polaris for New Maryland Consortium, Making Innovative the Library Partner of Choice for 75 Percent of the State’s Counties

 

Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, is proud to announce the Eastern Shore Regional Library (ESRL) in Maryland has selected Polaris as the Integrated Library System for a new ILS consortium. The newly-created Eastern Shore Library Consortium, made up of eight county library systems, confirms Polaris as … Continued

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Innovative Achieves ISO 27001 Information Security Management Systems Certification

 

Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, is pleased to announce it has achieved the International Organization for Standardization certification for information security management systems (ISMS). ISO 27001 is the best known certification for ISMS standards and is internationally recognized as a top tier certification. The scope of … Continued

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Innovative Improves Electronic Resource Management for Libraries with Expanded Consortium and Search Capabilities in Innovative Knowledge Base Release 1.1

 

Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, has launched Innovative Knowledge Base Release 1.1 with access to additional title-level metadata and new features for consortia to manage coverage across member libraries.

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Innovative Selects Amazon Web Services as Cloud Provider

 

Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, today announced the selection of Amazon Web Services (AWS) as its cloud infrastructure provider. Innovative’s solutions are available globally for all Innovative library partners, and provide services from AWS locations in the U.S., Canada, South America, Europe, and Asia. “With the … Continued

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Chicago Public Library Selects Polaris, Joining the Growing List of Influential Urban Libraries to Become an Innovative Partner

 

Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, is proud to announce the Chicago Public Library has selected Polaris, joining the growing list of influential urban libraries who have become an Innovative partner. Chicago Public Library will migrate from a TLC Carl.X system to increase staff efficiencies within the … Continued

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Innovative Expands Search Functionality for Highly Specific Results with Encore Release 4.6

 

Facets now include multiple-selection values for each criteria, and Encore Duet features publication finder integration Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, has launched Encore Release 4.6 with new options for patrons and students to find specific materials more quickly through facet selection and publication finder integration. In … Continued

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TALKINGTECH and Innovative Partner to Deliver Modern Communications Solutions for Library Patrons

 

Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of integrated library systems (ILS) that empowers libraries globally, has partnered with TALKINGTECH to enhance the patron experience and deliver modern, automated communications solutions for libraries. This partnership will provide Sierra libraries with a robust service for patron notifications directly through Innovative from an award-winning service provider. TALKINGTECH’s i-tiva library service, … Continued

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Innovative Delivers New APIs and Operational Efficiencies in Sierra Release 3.0

 

Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, has launched Sierra Release 3.0 to deliver a streamlined user experience, greater operational efficiencies, and more robust integration across systems. The latest release of Sierra demonstrates Innovative’s ongoing commitment to open systems for libraries, expanding an already robust set of RESTful … Continued

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Innovative Increases Staff Productivity with Automated Report Scheduling in Decision Center Release 1.2

 

Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, has launched Decision Center Release 1.2 with new features for tracking library activity and scheduling automated reports. With Decision Center Release 1.2, library staff are able to save time and plan ahead with automated report scheduling. Staff can now schedule a … Continued

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Innovative Wins Platinum, Gold, and Silver in 2017 Modern Library Awards

 

Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, is proud to announce three products have been named recipients of LibraryWorks’ third annual Modern Library Awards (MLAs.) Innovative products received honors spanning all levels of distinction: Mobile Worklists, a mobile iOS app for collection management, received Platinum for the second … Continued

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Innovative Offers Libraries New Ways to Engage Patrons with MyLibrary! Release 2.0

 

Android availability increases patron usability for the native mobile app globally Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, expands the library’s ability to connect and engage mobile users with the launch of MyLibrary! Release 2.0. Originally launched as a native iOS app, MyLibrary! Release 2.0 now offers the … Continued

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Innovative Enhances Patron Discovery Experience and Staff Workflow Efficiencies with Polaris Release 5.2

 

Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, has launched Polaris Release 5.2 to enhance the patron discovery experience and offer new, more efficient workflows for staff. Polaris Release 5.2 offers new ways for patrons to find, save, and request materials in the library catalog, ensuring patrons have access … Continued

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Innovative Delivers Native Android Version of MyLibrary!

 

Collaboration with library partners leads to successful development and testing of patron mobile app Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, will launch the MyLibrary! mobile app for Android later this month, offering immediate access to library resources from additional mobile devices. Originally launched as a native iOS … Continued

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Innovative Empowers Library Staff with More Efficient Digital Asset Management Tools in Vital Release 7.1

 

Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of integrated library systems (ILS) that empowers libraries globally, has launched Vital Release 7.1 to streamline staff operations and more effectively manage metadata for digital collections. With more efficient workflows, staff now have more time to focus on promoting their unique collections to an even wider audience. Rare collections with low visibility … Continued

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Innovative Demonstrates Success in the United Kingdom as Academic Libraries Continue to Select Sierra

 

Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, is pleased to announce two more academic libraries in the United Kingdom have selected Sierra as their next-generation library automation platform of choice. Upgrading from Millennium, the two institutions that are now live on the latest version of Sierra include: •Queen … Continued

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Innovative Launches Knowledge Base Release 1.0 for Electronic Content Lifecycle Management

 

Open global knowledge base enhances collection management, offers greater insight into academic content subscriptions Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, is proud to announce the launch of the Innovative Knowledge Base Release 1.0 for an accurate view of entitlements and comprehensive management of library content lifecycles. As … Continued

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Innovative Improves Staff Efficiencies with Sierra Release 2.3

 

Complete staff capabilities in Sierra web application and expanded APIs improve library workflows Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, has launched Sierra Release 2.3 to deliver enhancements that strengthen library service offerings and staff workflows. Sierra Release 2.3 increases efficiencies by exposing comprehensive staff capabilities in a … Continued

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Innovative Digital Asset Management Solution Gains Momentum with Two More Vital Selections

 

Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, builds international momentum with two more partners selecting the Vital digital asset management solution. These institutions will now be able to surface a variety of unique content from their collections for the community to consume in digital form. Joining Innovative’s growing … Continued

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University of London Senate House Libraries Select the Sierra & Encore Duet Cloud Solution

 

Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, is pleased to announce the University of London Senate House Libraries in the United Kingdom have selected Sierra with Encore Duet discovery as their new cloud-based library solution. The University of London Senate House Libraries has one of the world’s most … Continued

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Four Millennium Academic Libraries in Ohio Select Sierra

 

Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, has brought four more academic libraries in Ohio live on the latest version of Sierra. These libraries will experience the power of open systems architecture and robust API support to enhance access to the rich resources available at their institutions. Innovative … Continued

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Innovative Expands International Footprint with New Competency Center in Australia

 

Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, is proud to announce the company has opened a new competency center in Melbourne, Australia. Following successful growth in the Asia-Pacific region, this expansion will broaden Innovative’s international footprint to provide software development, support, training, and consulting to the marketplace. “This … Continued

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Talis and Innovative Partner to Deliver Best-in-Class Solutions for Academic Libraries

 

Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, has partnered with Talis to enhance the student experience and deliver superior workflow efficiencies around course reserves and reading list management for academic libraries. This partnership will provide the framework for further integration between the Innovative and Talis Aspire solutions, and … Continued

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Two Millennium Libraries Upgrade to the Innovative Sierra Solution

 

Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, continues to see Millennium libraries adopt the latest solutions, with two more library partners upgrading to Sierra. These upgrades exemplify how academic and public libraries from coast to coast continue to recognize the value of Sierra. Following successful implementations, these institutions … Continued

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SPLASH Consortium Joins LINK+ Resource Sharing Network to Strengthen Community Access to Information

 

Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, the leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, is proud to announce the Solano Partner Libraries & St. Helena (SPLASH) Consortium in California will join the LINK+ network, powered by Innovative’s resource sharing technology. SPLASH joins sixty other academic, public, and special libraries that are part of the LINK+ … Continued

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Four Innovative Library Partners Go Live on Sierra

 

Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, the leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, is delighted to announce that four more library partners have gone live on Sierra. These successful implementations include three libraries who have migrated from Millennium, and one library who has joined the MOBIUS consortium in Missouri. Throughout the United States, these … Continued

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Launch of INN-Reach Release 3.0 Sets the Stage for Seamless Integration Among All Libraries Using Innovative Resource Sharing Solution

 

Polaris resource sharing integration complete, APIs forthcoming for non-Innovative library partners Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, has launched INN-Reach Release 3.0, delivering the same level of integration to Polaris library partners that libraries using Millennium or Sierra experience with the Innovative resource sharing solution. Through the … Continued

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Innovative Facilitates More Effective Material Handling with Mobile Worklists Release 2.1

 

Mobile application features new item record details and list sort criteria Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, has launched the latest version of its mobile application for library staff, facilitating more effective material handling with greater visibility into item record details. Mobile Worklists Release 2.1 further increases … Continued

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University West in Sweden Selects Sierra to Enhance Student Discovery Experience

 

Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, today announced a new partnership with University West in Trollhättan, Sweden, delivering a comprehensive Sierra solution with fully-integrated electronic resource management (ERM) and Encore Duet discovery. Migrating to Innovative from Ex Libris, University West will now enjoy proven library workflow technology … Continued

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Innovative Automates Library Acquisitions Workflow with GOBI Integration from YBP Library Services

 

Powerful RESTful APIs result in significant savings in time and resources, with GOBI orders automatically created in Sierra Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, has collaborated with YBP Library Services to enhance Sierra acquisitions with an integration between Innovative’s RESTful API and YBP’s acquisition and collection development … Continued

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Launch of Sierra at Umm Al-Qura University Demonstrates Continued Success in Saudi Arabia

 

Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, demonstrates continued success in Saudi Arabia with the recent launch of Sierra at Umm Al-Qura University, joining four other institutions who have selected Innovative over the past year. These libraries, including Arab East Colleges, Bisha University, Buraydah Private Colleges, and King … Continued

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MyLibrary! Release 1.2 Empowers Patrons with Better Mobile Access

 

Enhanced mobile offering delivers increased convenience for library end-users and analytics for library staff Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, has launched MyLibrary! Release 1.2 to elevate the mobile user’s library experience. MyLibrary! Release 1.2 delivers features designed specifically to make library interactions more powerful and seamless … Continued

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Innovative Introduces Major New Features in Sierra Release 2.2

 

Sierra delivers full suite of circulation capabilities in a web browser and next-generation list functionality Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, has launched Sierra Release 2.2, introducing new functionality that will streamline staff operations and enhance the end-user experience. Eagerly anticipated by many Innovative library partners, this … Continued

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Vital Release 6.4 Streamlines Implementation of Digital Asset Management and Institutional Repositories

 

New features offer seamless online search experience for library staff, faculty, and end-users Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, today announced the launch of Vital Release 6.4 to streamline the implementation of digital asset management and institutional repositories. Vital Release 6.4 delivers a flexible and highly customizable … Continued

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The University of Warwick Selects the Sierra Library Services Platform

 

Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, is delighted to announce that the University of Warwick in the United Kingdom has chosen to move to Sierra. As one of the UK’s leading universities with an acknowledged reputation for excellence in research and teaching, innovation, and for links with … Continued

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New Developments in Polaris Release 5.1 Present Greater Opportunities for Discovery

 

Resource sharing, search suggestions, reporting filters, and Leap circulation requests lead major version enhancements Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, has announced the next major version of Polaris is now available. Polaris Release 5.1 is part of the fastest release train in the history of Polaris, delivering … Continued

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Innovative Solutions Transform Library Business Processes

 

Mobile solutions redefine how libraries cultivate and inspire communities Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, has created a product development strategy that enables libraries to remain engaged in the digital world by transforming library business processes. To align with staff workflows and patron needs, Innovative concentrated on … Continued

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The Innovative Knowledge Base Release 1.0 Extends Range and Quality of Library Data

 

Robust knowledge base with real-time updates supports integrated resource management across content lifecycle Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, has begun beta testing the Innovative Knowledge Base Release 1.0 to integrate higher quality content and better coverage of library data in one location. Built on the Innovative … Continued

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Innovative Advocates for Library Visibility on Semantic Web with Launch of Innovative Linked Data

 

Library collections and locations to appear in search engine results Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, today announced the debut of Innovative Linked Data, a new service that will help transform library visibility on the Semantic Web. Innovative Linked Data leverages the value of existing metadata within … Continued

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Innovative Users Group Commences 24th Annual Conference with Notable Boost in Attendance

 

Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, today announces the kickoff of IUG2016, the 24th Innovative Users Group (IUG) conference held in San Francisco. This conference brings together libraries from all over the world, with a notably higher number of library professionals in attendance than recent years past. Through March 18th, … Continued

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Millennium Release 2014 SP2 Updates Now Live

 

Release updates span all major modules and international needs Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, has delivered a new service pack update for Millennium users. The Millennium Release 2014 SP2 updates span all the major modules in the system, including acquisitions, administration, cataloging, circulation, create lists, serials, … Continued

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Innovative Announces Beta Testing for Polaris to INN-Reach Now in Progress

 

APIs offer a seamless, unified experience for resource sharing among Innovative library partners Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, today announced Polaris library partners now have a direct connection for the Polaris to INN-Reach resource sharing system. Currently in beta testing, Innovative will offer the same level … Continued

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Innovative Cloud Platform Transforms Library Workflows and Patron Experiences

 

Cloud-based solutions built on the Innovative Open Library Stack satisfy the library’s growing need for sustainable, collaborative, and personalized solutions Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, continues to transform library workflows and patron experiences by releasing cloud-based solutions built on the Innovative Open Library Stack (IOLS). Innovative … Continued

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Innovative Enhances the Library User Experience with MyLibrary! Release 1.1

 

Leading-edge mobile application designed for library users on-the-go Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, has released MyLibrary! Release 1.1, a patron-facing mobile application that allows users to access their library’s resources right from their mobile device. As the demand for information via mobile technologies continues to grow, … Continued

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Innovative Streamlines Material Handling with Mobile Worklists Release 2.0

 

New features enhance list-making and sharing capabilities Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, announced today the latest version of Mobile Worklists is now available for download in the Apple App Store. Building upon the success of Innovative’s first native, cloud-based product, Mobile Worklists Release 2.0 offers greater … Continued

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Innovative Unveils Encore Release 4.5 with a Continued Focus on Open Discovery

 

Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, unveils Encore Release 4.5 with new capabilities to meet the changing requirements of today’s libraries. Fully integrated with the Sierra Library Services Platform and Millennium ILS, the Encore Discovery Solution delivers a truly comprehensive discovery experience for any library user. From … Continued

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Innovative Delivers Powerful New Features in Sierra Release 2.1

 

More than 2,000 library locations across more than 16 countries are live on latest release of the Sierra Library Services Platform Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, today announced a record-setting number of implementations of the Sierra Release 2.1 following its general release in December 2015. Over … Continued

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