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Innovative Launches Free Webinar Series

 

EMERYVILLE, Calif – Innovative, a ProQuest company and leading global provider of library software, is pleased to announce a series of webinars to offer product best practices, training, and insights for libraries.

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Lafourche Parish Public Library Now Live on Polaris

 

EMERYVILLE, Calif – Innovative, a ProQuest company and leading global provider of library software, is pleased to announce Lafourche Parish Public Library in Thibodaux, Louisiana is now live on the Polaris integrated library system.

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Ex Libris Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Innovative

 

Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement to acquire Innovative, a leading provider of integrated library systems for public, academic, and specialty libraries.

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Innovative Launches Inspire™ Discovery at Cairn University and Hillsdale College

 

Innovative, a leading provider of library software, announces the successful launches of Inspire™ Discovery at Cairn University in Langhorne Manor, Pennsylvania, and Hillsdale College in Hillsdale, Michigan.

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Calcasieu Parish Public Library Chooses Innovative ILS Solution

 

EMERYVILLE, Calif – Innovative, a leading global provider of library software, is pleased to announce Calcasieu Parish Public Library in Lake Charles, Louisiana selected Innovative for its next integrated library system.

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November Sierra Idea Lab Challenge: Death to Popups

 

Popups alert us to necessary information, but if not well designed, they can interrupt our work with extra clicks or lead us to make mistakes.  Is there a popup you’d like to eliminate?  Or maybe there’s one that could be more useful with a tweak to wording or behavior.  This challenge is about smoothing out … Continued

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November Sierra Idea Lab Challenge: Death to Popups

 

Popups alert us to necessary information, but if not well designed, they can interrupt our work with extra clicks or lead us to make mistakes.  Is there a popup you’d like to eliminate?  Or maybe there’s one that could be more useful with a tweak to wording or behavior.  This challenge is about smoothing out … Continued

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Lafourche Parish Public Library Selects Innovative ILS Solution

 

Innovative is pleased to announce several libraries have recently selected Innovative solutions, including Lafourche Parish Public Library, Southwest Tennessee Community College, and Xavier University.

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San Diego, Indianapolis Public Libraries and More Choose Innovative Solutions

 

EMERYVILLE, Calif.—Innovative, a leading global provider of library software, is pleased to announce that during the first half of 2019, several libraries selected or implemented Innovative solutions as their Integrated Library System, including San Diego Public Library, Indianapolis Public Library, and Fairfax County Public Library. The following libraries selected the Polaris ILS: Fairfax County Public … Continued

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Innovative shares new Salon series and Inspire™ Discovery experience at ALA Annual 2019

 

EMERYVILLE, Calif. — Innovative, a leading provider of library software, is hosting a thought-leadership series focused on solving library challenges, and demonstrating its newly launched Inspire Discovery solution at the American Libraries Association Annual Conference, June 20-25 in Washington, D.C.

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Innovative Appoints Shaheen Javadizadeh as CEO

 

EMERYVILLE, Calif. MAY 6, 2019 – Innovative, a leading provider of library software, today announced its board of directors has appointed Shaheen Javadizadeh as chief executive officer, effective immediately. Jim Tallman is appointed to the role of executive chairman. Javadizadeh has been with Innovative for three years and previously served as the executive vice president of global sales and marketing.

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Innovative Users Group Opens 27th Annual Conference

 

EMERYVILLE, Calif — Innovative, 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.

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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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Innovative Launches Inspire™ Discovery for Academic Libraries

 

EMERYVILLE, Calif. April 10, 2019 –Survey of university professors validates need for Inspire’s modern search platform which transforms valuable library data into contextually relevant information presented in a visual, intuitive interface.

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Consortium of Icelandic Libraries Selects Innovative for National ILS Solution

 

EMERYVILLE, Calif.—Innovative, a leading provider of library automation software that serves libraries globally, is pleased to announce the company Landskerfi bókasafna hf., Consortium of Icelandic Libraries (CIL), selected the Innovative next-generation integrated library system (ILS) solution to support up to 300 library members in the Icelandic nationwide consortium.

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Four Innovative Solutions Win Platinum Distinction in 2019 Modern Library Awards

 

EMERYVILLE, Calif. — Innovative, a leading provider of library software and solutions, is proud to announce that four products – Mobile Worklists, MyLibrary!, Polaris Web Application, and Resource Sharing – received platinum distinction, the highest honor, from LibraryWorks’ fifth annual Modern Library Awards (MLAs).

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New Orleans Public Library Secures Disaster Plan with Hosted Polaris ILS

 

EMERYVILLE, Calif.— Innovative, a leading global provider of library automation software, today announced New Orleans Public Library has selected the Polaris Integrated Library System (ILS) as a hosted solution.

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Innovative Invests in Future of Libraries with High-Value Product Bundles

 

EMERYVILLE, Calif.— Innovative, a leading global provider of library software, today announced that demand for product bundles remains strong as libraries continue to recognize the value and efficiency they deliver.

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Charleston Library Society Renews Commitment to Innovative

 

EMERYVILLE, Calif.— Innovative, a leading global provider of library automation software, today announced Charleston Library Society has selected the Sierra Integrated Library System (ILS) for the next five years along with Vital as its digital repository; Innovative is hosting both systems to offer the library a complete solution.

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Fourteen Libraries Choose Innovative’s ILS Over Competitive Systems

 

EMERYVILLE, Calif.— Innovative, a leading global provider of library automation software, announced today fourteen libraries have selected Polaris or Sierra as their Integrated Library System (ILS) over competitive alternatives.

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Innovative Update on GDPR

 

Innovative is dedicated to helping you deliver a library experience that builds better, smarter communities. This means that, in addition to ensuring superior client service and providing next-generation technologies, we are committed to helping protect your patrons’ data and privacy.

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Innovative Update on GDPR

 

Innovative is dedicated to helping you deliver a library experience that builds better, smarter communities. This means that, in addition to ensuring superior client service and providing next-generation technologies, we are committed to helping protect your patrons’ data and privacy. We invest heavily in security and compliance, partnering with library security teams to mitigate security … Continued

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IUG Annual 2018: Orlando, here we come!

 

From time-saving tips and tools, to quick-hit solutions, to success stories that provoke great a-ha moments, IUG 2018 is ripe with opportunity to explore and collaborate with Innovative staff and fellow library partners.

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Find Answers in the Supportal

 

Wherever you are, whatever kind of library you run, our librarians and technical analysts will be there for you. For access to support resources and information including the solutions Knowledge Base, Help Desk, announcements and more, log in to the Supportal

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Load Profile Training & Refresher Workshops

 

Give new library staff a solid understanding of Millennium and Sierra load profiles or bring more experienced staff up to date with a load profile refresher. Check out our Load Profile Trainings available this fall.

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United Kingdom Serials Group 40th Annual Conference and Exhibition

 

Visit Innovative stand # 72 & 73 at this major trade exhibition held in Harrogate Convention Centre, April 10-12.

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Introduction to Sierra SQL Workshop

 

Held on March 14, this beginners workshop will give you the tools you need to start working with your Sierra SQL database.

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IUG 2017 Annual Conference

 

Starting April 3, Innovative users from around the globe will gather in National Harbor, MD to learn best practices, hear what’s new and what’s coming, and experience the community of the largest user group in the industry.

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Site Manager

 

Site Manager To apply, please visit: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=iii.com&jobId=168114&lang=en_US&source=CC3 The Site Manager is responsible for overseeing all operations at a customer site to ensure customer satisfaction. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Essential Functions: Analyzes and isolates problems, and develops and implements solutions while maintaining detailed documentation for all problems including description issues and steps taken toward resolution. Builds relationships … Continued

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Video: The Sierra Story

 

   

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Innovative Introduces New APIs and Broad Functionality Enhancements in Sierra Release 2.4

 

Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of integrated library systems (ILS) that empowers libraries globally, has launched Sierra Release 2.4 with significant new capabilities across multiple functional areas. The wide-reaching enhancements in Sierra Release 2.4 include: Improved user experience with Sierra Web Application style and design updates; Greater feature parity between Sierra Web Application and … Continued

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Innovative Increases Staff Productivity with the Launch of Mobile Worklists Release 2.2

 

Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, has launched Mobile Worklists Release 2.2 to increase staff productivity throughout the library from a mobile device. With Mobile Worklists Release 2.2, staff are empowered to manage complex collection projects and daily operations with ease. Developed in response to ongoing user … Continued

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Innovative Adopts International Image Interoperability Framework for Enhanced Delivery of Digital Images in Vital Release 7.0

 

Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, has announced the adoption of a global standards framework in Vital, delivering advanced capabilities for interacting with image-based resources. To provide libraries with a superior digital asset management solution, Innovative has become the first library vendor to offer a commercial repository … 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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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 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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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 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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James Tallman Named Chief Executive Officer

 

Emeryville, CA—Innovative announced today that Mr. James Tallman will join the executive ranks of Innovative Interfaces as Chief Executive Officer. In this role, Tallman will be focused on the company’s commitment to library success and increasing velocity in product leadership and operational excellence. Tallman comes to Innovative with extensive experience as CEO for top software … Continued

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SkyRiver Database Now Exceeds 60 Million Records

 

Emeryville, CA—SkyRiver, Innovative’s cataloging utility product, is growing faster than ever and now tops 60 million full, unique records. The SkyRiver database grew by nine million records in 2015, which includes 3.5 million new records from the British Library. This rich metadata, known as the British National Bibliography, reflects the publishing activity of the UK … Continued

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