Category: Sierra ILS


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. Throughout the extensive testing period, our beta partners were instrumental in making sure Sierra 5.2 is stable and fully functional for all workflows.   Highlights of new features in 5.2: “AND NOT” boolean operator in Create List … Continued

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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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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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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 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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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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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… and research really mattered.” With an effective library management system that was well-suited for their needs, the university excelled, providing over 13,000 undergraduate and postgraduate … 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 ten universities in the United Kingdom and continues to demonstrate strong performance in the government’s Research Excellence Framework.  Matching academic excellence with relevance is a … 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 public, academic, and school libraries in Colorado. With a diverse constituency of professors and college students, teachers and grade school students, and public library staff … 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. The challenge for library staff is to make enough copies – and no more – available at locations that serve communities, each with their own … 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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Video: The Sierra Story

 

   

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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 creating and accessing item lists on a mobile device using Sierra Mobile Worklists would increase efficiency and simplify the largely manual process. The Library became … Continued

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