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October 22, 2014

Fort Worth Public Library Selects the Polaris ILS. Innovative Interfaces, Inc.

Innovative announced today that Fort Worth Public Library (TX), with sixteen locations and the six MetrOPAC libraries, has selected the Polaris ILS. FWPL holds over 2 million items and will be migrating from a Horizon system provided by SirsiDynix.

October 21, 2014

Polaris ILS 5.0 and Polaris Leap 1.0 in General Release. Innovative Interfaces, Inc.

Innovative announced that both the Polaris ILS 5.0 and Polaris Leap 1.0 are now in general release. Baltimore County Public Library (MD) is the first library to go live on Polaris ILS and was also a beta tester for the release.

October 9, 2014

Polaris Users Group convenes 13th annual meeting. Innovative Interfaces, Inc.

Innovative announced that the Polaris Users Group has convened its 13th Annual Meeting in Liverpool, NY. With an attendance of close to 300, the three-day event provides an opportunity for presentations and lively dialog between Innovative and this important segment of its user base. More than 50 Innovative staff members are participating, including those from the Executive Team, Product Management, Research and Development, and Customer Support. Innovative is the primary sponsor and exhibitor of the independent user group event, which also attracts 16 other exhibitors including 3M, Bibliotheca, and ChiliFresh.

October 7, 2014

Twenty-Two recent Go-Lives underline Sierra's international success. Innovative Interfaces, Inc.

Innovative announced today that 23 libraries in 11 countries have gone live with the Sierra Library Services Platform in a recent 6-week period. The

October 1, 2014

Marmot Utilizes Sierra APIs to Speed and Streamline Discovery. Innovative Interfaces, Inc.

Marmot Library Network, with 24 member libraries, hosts Innovative’s Sierra Library Services Platform (LSP) for its members, maintains a union catalog of 1.9 million titles, and provides related services for public, academic, and school libraries in Colorado. With a diverse constituency of professors and college students, teachers and grade school students, and public library staff and patrons, Marmot requires the Sierra LSP and its open source discovery solution VuFind to work together seamlessly to match a variety of user needs.

September 29, 2014

Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative (MN) selects the Sierra Library Services Platform. Innovative Interfaces, Inc.

Innovative announced that Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative, headquartered in Mankato, Minnesota, has selected the Sierra Library Services Platform. TdS serves a population of over 228,000 in south-central Minnesota across 38 public libraries and one academic library. The Cooperative's collections top 1 million items. They will be migrating from a Symphony system provided by SirsiDynix.

September 22, 2014

University of South Africa Library live on Sierra, will implement Encore Duet. Innovative Interfaces, Inc.

The University of South Africa has upgraded to the Sierra Services Platform and will soon provide Encore Duet for enhanced access to local collections and electronic articles sourced from EBSCO Discovery Service. Unisa's library is the largest academic library in Africa and holds 1.8 million items. Previously, Unisa had implemented the Millennium ILS and Encore Discovery Solution.

September 18, 2014

Innovative Brings Solutions to Middle East and Arabian Peninsula Customers. Innovative Interfaces, Inc.

Innovative announced that five libraries in the Middle East and the Arabian peninsula have selected the Sierra Library Services Platform. The new contracts were completed through Naseej, the exclusive provider of Sierra and related Innovative products and a leading knowledge solutions provider in the Arab world. The new Sierra libraries include Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Emirates College for Advanced Education, Institute for Applied Technology (part of Abu Dhabi Centre for Technical and Vocational Training), University of Sharjah, and American University of Cairo. Holy Spirit University of Kaslik is migrating from a Berytos library management system and the remaining four are upgrading from Innovative's Millennium ILS.

September 16, 2014

Four Polaris ILS Systems go live in four-week period. Innovative Interfaces, Inc.

Innovative announced that in the past four weeks, four libraries have gone live on Polaris ILS, including Irving Public Library (Irving, TX), Urbandale Public Library (Urbandale, IA), Pleasant Hill Public Library (Pleasant Hill, IA), and Moorpark City Library (Moorpark, CA)

September 15, 2014

Utah State University Selects Encore Duet. Innovative Interfaces, Inc.

Utah State University has selected Encore Duet as its discovery solution to help the library consolidate its diverse resources. The service will also make resources more readily available to library users through an intuitive interface. The University adopted Innovative's Encore discovery solution several years ago; and, when the new partnership between Innovative and EBSCO Information Services was announced, they were intrigued by the possibilities offered by the integration of EDS content with the Encore Duet interface.

September 5, 2014

Music and Theatre Library of Sweden Selects Sierra Library Services Platform. Innovative Interfaces, Inc.

Innovative announced that the Music and Theatre Library of Sweden has selected the Sierra Library Services Platform. Its unique holdings include 120,000 books, 378,000 pieces of sheet music, 40,000 theater scripts, and 30,000 special collection items. The Library will migrate from a Mikro Marc system provided by Bibliotekenes IT Center Ltd.

September 4, 2014

Kansas City Public Library's (MO) Civil War Project, Powered by Innovative's Vital, Wins Awards. Innovative Interfaces, Inc.

Innovative announced that the Kansas City Public Library's (MO) Civil War on the Western Border website, a custom implementation of Vital - Innovative's digital repository solution - has received three awards in 2014.

September 3, 2014

Innovative's Polaris Leap is now in Beta Release. Innovative Interfaces, Inc.

Innovative announced that Polaris Leap is in beta release, with general availability on track for October. Polaris Leap is the web client for Polaris ILS that performs public services workflows, such as registering new patrons and checking out items. Its responsive design allows Polaris Leap to work on devices such as tablets and laptops, enabling library staff to serve their patrons anywhere - even outside library walls.

September 1, 2014

Santa Clara County Library District Selects the Sierra Library Services Platform. Innovative Interfaces, Inc.

The Santa Clara County Library District, with administrative offices in Campbell, CA, has selected the Sierra Library Services Platform. A large system providing access to 1.8 million items to its communities, SCCLD is migrating from a Horizon system provided by SirsiDynix.

August 21, 2014

Rider University (NJ) selects Sierra Library Services Platform. Innovative Interfaces, Inc.

Innovative announced that Rider University (Lawrenceville, NJ) has selected the Sierra Library Services Platform and will migrate from a Voyager system provided by Ex Libris. The two campus libraries hold 1.6 million volumes combined.

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