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Innovative solutions win 2024 Modern Library Awards!
LibraryWorks issues Modern Library Awards every January, and this year Vega Discover, INN-Reach resource sharing, Mobile Worklists, and Polaris were all winners! One librarian judge states, “We believe Vega represents the future of III, and we’re delighted to be a part of this thriving community.”

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Top Innovative reads of 2023
2023 was a busy year for Innovative and our community of libraries. From information about cutting-edge tools and tricks to revitalize library marketing as well as systems updates to elevate library operations, to the latest Innovative events and announcements, our website is a great place to stay in the loop.

Our top-read resources included our LX Starter fact sheet, details about National Library Board of Singapore using Polaris and Vega Discover, and how you can use TikTok at the library.

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See Innovative at LibLearnX 2024!
Innovative will be attending LibLearnX 2024 in Baltimore this week, January 19-22!

Be sure to look for Innovative at the Clarivate booth 812!

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Sullivan County Public Library unveils their Vega Promote Web website!
Sullivan County Public Library is one of Innovative’s Vega Promote Web beta partners, and they’ve just gone live with their Vega Promote Web-built website!

See the new website here: https://www.sullivan.lib.in.us/

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Libraries send over 7 million emails with LX Starter
More than 7 million emails (with an exceptional 65% open rate) have been sent to library users through the Library Experience (LX) Starter suite! 

Since LX Starter’s launch less than a year ago, 120 Sierra and Polaris libraries have implemented this groundbreaking, integrative solution to automate and personalize patron notifications.

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Are you coming to IUG 2024?
The Innovative Users Group is meeting in Detroit on March 25-27, and registration is now open! Click here for more info on registering for IUG 2024.

Still not sure? Join IUG Chair Wes Osborn and Vice-Chair Jeff Campbell for their webinar on Wednesday, January 31 at 11:30am ET. Click to register: Webinar: Learn about the IUG 2024 Conference
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The Complete Vega LX Platform at a Glance


Multiple modules, One library experience platform. All seamlessly connected to your ILS.

Discover — Create a user-friendly discovery experience, rolling all formats into a single display
Innovative Mobile – Mobile access to Discover work-level rollups, showcases and enhanced content.
Promote — Send targeted communications to marketing contacts and segments
Promote Web — Build a modern library website to promote your ever-evolving services
Program — Create, approve, and manage library events and room bookings
Interact — Provide two-way communication with patrons via chatbot or digital assistants
Analyze — Uses key data to quantify your library’s value
What People Are Saying
“We knew we wanted to update our website to make it more mobile-friendly and dynamic, and being part of Vega Promote Web as a new solution was exciting for us. Our staff and patrons are already loving Vega Discover. We’re happy that we’ll have a fresh look to start the new year and have simplified our processes by using Innovative tools for multiple solutions.”

Jordan Orwig, Director of Sullivan County Public Library
Additional Resources

Webinars & Events

Webinar: How We Use LX Starter
Thurs January 18
1:30pm ET | 12:30pm CT |11:30am MT | 10:30am PT
Join Katie LeBlanc from Clinton-Macomb Public Library (Polaris) and Becky Bowers from Princeton Public Library
(Sierra) talk about how they’re using LX Starter

Webinar: What’s new in Sierra 6.1
Thurs  January 25
11am ET | 10am CT |9am MT | 8am PT
Join the product team for a discussion of the latest features and improvements in Sierra 6.1!

Webinar: Leap weeding workflow deep dive
Thurs February 1
1pm ET | 12pm CT | 11am MT| 10am PT
Join us for an in-depth discussion of weeding workflows in the web-based Leap staff client for Polaris

Webinar: Promote more than programs with Cordelia Anderson
Tues February 6
11am ET | 10am CT | 9am MT | 8am PT
Join marketing expert Cordelia Anderson for a review of how marketing and can strengthen your library’s
reputation and brand.

Webinar: Fall in Love with our Kids and Themed Catalogs
Wed February 14
11am ET | 10am CT | 9am MT | 8am PT
Vega Discover now has the option of custom-themed catalogs, including kids’ catalogs! Come learn more about these


Latest News

Four Innovative solutions awarded recognition in 2024 Modern Library Awards
Innovative products earned three platinum awards and a gold award from LibraryWorks’ tenth annual Modern Library
Awards (MLAs).

Innovative Celebrates 7 Million+ Emails Sent via LX Starter
LX Starter is the modern, visually rich email notification platform for Sierra and Polaris libraries

Sullivan County Public Library Launches New Website with Vega Promote Web
Innovative's new website solution makes it easy for libraries like Sullivan County Public Library to modernize their

Innovative Wrapped: 8 Great Reads for Libraries
Librarianship at Innovative, TikTok at the library, and more of Innovative's top stories of 2023

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