Category: Sierra ILS


Solano County Library, Benicia Public Library, and St. Helena Public Library select Polaris and Vega LX for their Consortium Needs

 

Innovative, part of Clarivate, is pleased to announce that the consortium comprised of Solano County Library, Benicia Public Library, and St. Helena Public Library in California has selected Polaris as … Continued

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Electronic & Digital Content Management Brings Time-Saving Solutions to Vega Discover

 

Electronic & Digital Content Management (EDCM) automates processes and gets eContent into the hands of patrons sooner.

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Vega Discover Launches Consortia Support for Polaris and Sierra

 

This launch features central office support for shared eContent accounts, and allows members to create unique, branded URLs for their collections.

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Library Experience Starter Suite Launches Early Access

 

Select partners will begin using the new approach to handling automated email circulation notices.

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Innovative Phone Alerts Delivers VoIP, Cloud-Based Telephone Notifications to Sierra Customers

 

This modern telephony service offers outbound and inbound messaging for patron notifications and library announcements.

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Modernize your circulation notices with LX Starter

 

Innovative, part of Clarivate, recently announced that all current Sierra and Polaris ILS customers will soon gain access to a modern approach to handling email circulation notices—at no additional cost—through … Continued

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Innovative Mobile Brings the Power of Vega Discover to the In-app Experience

 

Library users can now find the Vega Discover features they enjoy and expect from their online library catalog, such as work-level roll ups, within the Innovative Mobile app.

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Congrats to Sierra Idea Lab Winners for “All Systems Go!”

 

We have our winner for the Sierra – All Systems Go! Idea Lab Challenge!

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Decision Center 1.2 SP12 Brings Popular Titles Improvements, More Accurate Patron Reporting

 

Decision Center Release 1.2 SP12 is now available to Innovative library partners.

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Mobile Worklists 4.2 Brings Improvements for Keeping Metrics; Managing Items

 

Innovative is proud to announce that Mobile Worklists 4.2 is now available!

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Sierra 5.4 Introduces Native SAML Authentication, More Sierra Web Users, Improved Notices

 

Innovative is happy to announce that Sierra 5.4 is in general release, offering several improvements to libraries using Sierra.

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Sierra and Polaris Idea Lab Winners – The Meta-Challenge 2021

 

Pairwise voting has concluded for the Idea Lab Meta-Challenge, and we have our winners! The Meta-Challenge was designed to help focus future challenges on the areas of the product most important to Polaris and Sierra libraries.

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Sierra 5.3 Brings Improvements to Holds, Expanded Limits

 

Innovative is happy to announce that Sierra 5.3 is in general release, offering many enhancements to libraries using Sierra. 

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“It Bugs Me” New Sierra and Polaris Idea Lab challenge

 

The Innovative Product Team invites you to participate in our Second Quarter 2021 Idea Lab challenge: It Bugs Me!

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Sierra 5.2 Create List improvements, Improved Security

 

Innovative is happy to announce that Sierra 5.2 is in general release, offering numerous enhancements to Sierra libraries.

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Bibliotheque interuniversitaire de la Sorbonne selects Innovative Sierra

 

Sorbonne Interuniversity Library has chosen to migrate to the Sierra library services platform (LSP).

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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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Charleston Library Society Renews Commitment to Innovative

 

Charleston Library Society has selected the Sierra Integrated Library System (ILS) for the next five years along with Vital as its digital repository.

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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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Setting Your Library Up for Success: A Sierra Migration Tip Series – Part 2

 

This is the second in a series of tips that can help you successfully prepare your library mentally and physically for a migration from Millennium to Sierra. We discuss why you should proactively plan for on-premise server failure.

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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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Sierra 4.0 Now Available with System Limit Expansion and Automatic Renewal

 

Innovative is happy to announce that Sierra 4.0 is now in general release, offering libraries powerful new features. We started beta in early March and want to thank our beta program partners for your testing and feedback.

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New Sierra Offline Circulation Client Now Available with Sierra Release 3.4

 

Innovative recently launched Sierra Release 3.4 with a new Sierra Offline Circulation client and additional enhancements to give library partners more customization options as they manage their system and data.

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Case Study: University of Essex Turns to Open, Cloud-based Sierra to Streamline Workflows

 

The University of Essex has been an Innovative library partner since 1995, to help fulfill their founding vision of “a new kind of university… where students could live and learn… … Continued

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Case Study: Encore Duet Delivers Robust Article Delivery and Real-time Integration

 

The University of Warwick is globally recognised for the quality and impact of their research and commitment to student success.  The institution is consistently ranked as one of the top … Continued

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Case Study: Marmot – Utilizing Sierra APIs to Speed and Streamline Discovery

 

Marmot Library Network, with 24 member libraries, hosts Innovative’s Sierra Library Services Platform (LSP) for its members, maintains a union catalog of 1.9 million titles, and provides related services for … Continued

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Case Study: Tulsa City-County Library – Smart Selection

 

Smart Selection The many adventures of Wild West Sheriff Walt Longmire, as created by author Craig Allen Johnson, are in particular demand at some of Tulsa City-County Library’s 24 branches. … Continued

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Case Study: UC Hastings Law Library Speeds and Simplifies Collection Overhauls

 

Librarians at the Law Library at the University of California Hastings College of the Law (UC Hastings Law Library) faced a huge upcoming weeding and relocation project; they knew that … Continued

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