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Libraries aren’t just about lending good stories. They’re about telling them.

As a partner to many of the world’s most successful libraries, we’re pleased to hear, and more importantly, share stories and thoughtful perspectives about the exceptional work libraries are doing today. We hope some of these posts will spark new ideas, inspire you to try a new community program, or expand the services you offer on campus.

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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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Announcing Resource Sharing 3.1, Now In General Release

Innovative is pleased to announce that Resource Sharing 3.1 is now in general release, offering libraries powerful new features.

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Library Culture is People Culture

If you’re compelled to truly live the mission of libraries – providing resources, community engagement, provoking curiosity, and support lifelong learning – and inspire the same in those you work with, the Mindful Leadership Bootcamp Series will serve as a strong foundation.

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The PCC and Me

As someone who began cataloging in her infancy, well, early 20s, performing copy cataloging of musical sound recordings at the University of Illinois, Senior Consultant Martha Rice Sanders dreamed of participating in the PCC (Program for Cooperative Cataloging).

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Our Latest Go Lives

We are pleased to announce the following worldwide library partners launched an Innovative solution through an ILS or Resource Sharing network.

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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… Read more »

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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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Wes Osborn Named 2018 IUG Beacon Award Winner

ORLANDO, Fla. — Innovative Interfaces is pleased to congratulate Wes Osborn, executive director of Information Technology for the Central Library Consortium in Ohio, recipient of the 2018 IUG Beacon Award at the IUG conference in Orlando, Fla. As a Polaris ILS user and former member of the Polaris Users Group Steering Committee, Osborn has shown… Read more »

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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… Read more »

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Polaris 6.0 Paves Way For Web App Credit Card Payments, New Filters and Displays in PowerPAC

Innovative is happy to announce Polaris Release 6.0 is now in general release, offering libraries powerful new features, including enhancements to the PowerPAC and the Polaris Web Application.

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