June 2023: The Vega Insider
Vega Discover Releases New Homepage!
Libraries can customize an engaging and informative Vega Discover homepage with user-friendly designs to promote resources, events, and showcases.

Vega Discover has a new, user-friendly homepage design tool and template designs for a better patron experience and improved collection exploration. Vega Discover libraries will be able to easily build an engaging catalog homepage, incorporating their Discover showcases to highlight specific items, promote hot topics and new content, and generate patron interest in upcoming events.

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Coming Soon: Vega Discover Kids Catalog!
Capture the imagination of young patrons from preschoolers to high schoolers with custom catalogs for each age group.

Innovative is excited to announce the Vega Discover Kids Catalog, designed to attract younger patrons’ attention through visual icons, colorful buttons, and playful backgrounds, while supporting the ability to automatically limit search results to age-appropriate library materials.

The Kids Catalog is easy to use, benefiting from drag-and-drop functionality and dozens of professionally pre-designed templates to engage younger users. Available in 2023 for Vega Discover Premium and Consortia customers, libraries can use the Kids Catalog functionality to create multiple catalog landing pages for each young audience that needs a custom solution: elementary school, middle school, high school and beyond.

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Kids Catalog on Phone
Website Creation Just Got Easier for Libraries
Vega Promote Web gives libraries greater ease of use
and autonomy when creating and managing library
websites. Libraries can expect to benefit from:
  • Time-saving workflows
  • Improved online presence
  • Library-specific designs
  • Out-of-the box integrations
  • Open architecture
  • Advanced security protocols
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Innovative Libraries Launch LX Starter for Modern Email Notices
Designed to integrate with Sierra and Polaris, LX Starter enables libraries to set up professionally-designed email notices tailored to your library branding and personalized to your patrons.

LX Starter has already been successfully implemented by more than 20 libraries, who are enjoying the benefits of sending engaging circulation notices to patrons. “We found the LX Starter implementation process to be reasonably straightforward,” said Shanti Nand, Technical Services Manager at St. Joseph County Public Library. “We're very glad to have email notices that are now much easier to update and maintain. Both patrons and staff are enjoying the new look of our new email notices!”

Contact us today to join the LX Starter community!


The Complete Vega LX Platform at a Glance

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Vega LX is the first library experience platform of its kind. Encompassing a complete suite of modules, it empowers staff to effectively communicate and manage a full range of programs and services for the library community. Vega LX integrates seamlessly with your ILS through Vega Connect, and expands your patron reach and engagement through one or more of these solutions:

Available now:
  • Discover — A user-friendly discovery experience, rolling all formats into a single display
  • Promote — Send targeted communications to marketing contacts and segments
  • Program — Create, approve, and manage library events and room bookings

Coming soon:
  • Interact — Provides two-way communication with patrons via chatbot or digital assistants
  • Analyze — Uses key data to quantify your library’s value and ROI
What People Are Saying

“Simply put, we are really jazzed by how good the Discover homepage looks and how easy it is to edit. Changing featured content can be done effortlessly, to keep the catalog in line and relevant to what is happening locally and globally. You don’t need to have a lick of html or web design experience to deliver a fresh new look as often as you desire.”

Laurie Shedrick, Assistant Director and Technology Operations Manager at Mid-Hudson Library System, New York
Additional Resources

Webinars & Events

Incorporating Tik Tok into your library’s marketing strategy
Emily Jackson from Dallas Public Library will discuss creating TikToks for your library

E Content Management Inside Vega Discover
See how Vega’s eContent Management system can save your library staff time by keeping your subscription materials up to date automatically.

New Jersey Library Association Conference
May 31 - June 2

California Library Association Conference
June 1-3

ALA Annual-Chicago, IL
June 22-27

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Latest Announcements

Allen County Public Library Selects Polaris and Vega Discover
The storied Indiana library joins the Innovative family

Vega Discover Releases New Homepage Designs
Libraries can customize an engaging and informative Vega Discover homepage with user-friendly designs to promote resources, events, and showcases.

Aurora Public Library chooses Vega Discover
The Illinois library continues its history of innovation by choosing Vega Discover

The New York Public Library Launches New Catalog with Vega Discover, the Premier Discovery Tool created by Innovative
The New York Public Library joins 60 other libraries in using Vega Discover by Innovative.

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