March 12, 2014 -- Emeryville, CA. Ohio University Libraries, a customer of Innovative for over 20 years, have upgraded to the Sierra Library Services Platform. The Libraries hold nearly 2.5 million book volumes and maintain over 25,000 periodical subscriptions. They are moving from their existing Millennium ILS provided by Innovative.
"We are gratified to have had such a long partnership with Ohio University Libraries," says SVP of Global Marketing Gene Shimshock. "Innovative developed Sierra to support new and creative uses of technology through its open architecture, while providing solid library workflows customers have come to expect from the company, and we are confident that it will meet the needs of the Libraries today and in the years to come."
About Ohio University
Ohio University strives to be the best student-centered, transformative learning community in America, where more than 35,000 students realize their promise, faculty advance knowledge, staff achieve excellence, and alumni become global leaders. OHIO is committed to fostering, embracing, and celebrating diversity in all its forms. Our Athens Campus offers students a residential learning experience in one of the nation's most picturesque academic settings. Five regional campuses serve additional students throughout central and southeastern Ohio, and online programs further advance the University's commitment to providing educational access and opportunity. Visit ww.ohio.edu for more information.
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 35 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, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.