Unified Application

Sierra integrates multiple workflows — eResource Management, Circulation, Cataloging, Acquisitions, and more — into one easy to use interface to allow uninterrupted progress on day to day initiatives or special projects, saving you valuable time.

Sierra gives you the ability to customize your workflow based on your role. Are you involved in circulation as well as acquisitions? Enjoy a persona-based experience by creating a customized module that allows you to work seamlessly within one space for efficiency.

We surveyed Sierra customers about their experience

Here's what they said:

64% agree that Sierra

is a leading Library Services Platform

Time spent creating reports

decreased by 60%

Software expenses went

down by 75%

Time spent managing

acquisitions and print serials

decreased by 65%

RESTful APIs

Sierra facilitates the connections libraries have with the communities they serve. Whether it be finance applications, learning management systems, or any community the library exists within, Sierra is open and can connect.

 

WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS SAY

“Innovative products are, as a rule, excellent.”

Executive Director, State & Local Government

RESTful APIs

Sierra facilitates the connections libraries have with the communities they serve. Whether it be finance applications, learning management systems, or any community the library exists within, Sierra is open and can connect.

 

WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS SAY

“Innovative products are, as a rule, excellent.”

Executive Director, State & Local Government

Workflow on the Go

Working seamlessly with Mobile Worklists, Sierra liberates library staff with a mobile experience that moves library operations into the stacks and away from repetitive material handling.

With MyLibrary! for Sierra, patrons can access library resources, place holds, check out digital items, and visit your library on social media all in one place on their mobile device.

Workflow on the Go

Working seamlessly with Mobile Worklists, Sierra liberates library staff with a mobile experience that moves library operations into the stacks and away from repetitive material handling.

With MyLibrary! for Sierra, patrons can access library resources, place holds, check out digital items, and visit your library on social media all in one place on their mobile device.

Cataloging

Manage bibliographic records, check statistics, load metadata

Acquisitions

Manage orders, vouchers and create lists

Circulation

View check-in/out and hold requests

eResource Management

View and manage electronic journals and databases including Open Access content

Serials

Serials and bindery management

Administration

Perform back office tasks, rapid update, global update, delete records

Works with:

Encore
Decision Center
Knowledge Base
MyLibrary!
Mobile Worklists
Hosting
Innovative Resource Sharing

84% of surveyed customers rate Sierra’s overall functionality as better compared to the competition.
WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS SAY
“It is a fully-functional ILS capable of meeting the demands of today's library.”
Member Services Manager, Library Network

Hear what our customers have to say

From people who trusted and invested with us

We found that the Sierra system offered a lot of flexibility with the library catalog so that we could do all the redesigning that we dreamed about doing.

Elliot Polak
Assistant Dean, Wayne State University
79% of Innovative customers are likely to purchase Innovative products again
Source

“We have a good partnership with Innovative. We both understand each others’ needs and know how to compromise and work products again towards what is best for our consortiums’ libraries and their communities.”

Executive Director
MOBIUS Consortium

“Our library has been an Innovative user since 1996… It was then and remains a leader in its field, and remains a wise choice for libraries choosing an ILS.”

Executive Director
Sierra Library

“Sierra has an incredible amount of functionality. The database is now accessible through SQL. API availability is a real strength.”

Executive Director
Sierra Library
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