Emeryville, CA—Innovative announced today that Tyler Public Library (TX) has selected the Sierra Services Platform with integrated patron-empowerment capabilities. Through the Encore discovery solution, users can conduct a single search for print and electronic resources, get real-time information about catalog items, write reviews, and manage their own account.
"Public libraries of all sizes are choosing Sierra at a rapid pace. Sierra provides the best technology environment for public libraries so they can do what they do best - provide outstanding and timely service for their users," says SVP of Marketing, Gene Shimshock. "As these libraries set new service goals they can expand their service offerings, supported by Sierra's open architecture and ability to interact with the larger technology ecosystem."
About Tyler Public Library
The Tyler Public Library, funded by the City of Tyler, primarily serves residents of Tyler. Founded in 1899 as a public subscription Library, it became a municipal department, and in 1904 moved to a Carnegie Library building until the present three story building was opened in 1980. With hundreds of magazines subscriptions and over 100,000 volumes, Tyler Public Library serves as a major information center with a specialized section for local and family history.
About Innovative Interfaces
Innovative (www.iii.com) is dedicated to providing leading technology solutions and services that empower libraries and enrich their users worldwide. Innovative offers the broadest and most complete portfolio of library automation products on the market today. Innovative's flagship library services platform, Sierra, is the most rapidly adopted product in library automation history. The company's versatile and market-leading solutions also include the Millennium ILS, the Encore discovery solution, Electronic Resource Management, Decision Center collection management tool, the SkyRiver cataloging service, and INN-Reach resource sharing. Customers are supported through a 24/7/52 Help Desk, Innovative University, and the CSDirect Web support center. A recognized leader in library automation software, Innovative has introduced technological advancements for over 30 years. Headquartered in Emeryville, California, Innovative serves thousands of libraries in over 50 countries and has offices around the world. Keep up with Innovative on the CEO INN-Sights blog at blog.iii.com.