Early agreements for the Sierra services platform announced. Innovative announced that 25 leading academic and public libraries have entered into agreements to be partners in or early implementers of the company's Sierra development initiative. Included in the group are collaborating institutions such as Central Arkansas Library System (AR), Council Bluffs Public Library (IA), Gardner-Webb University (NC), The George Washington University Law School (DC), Greene County Public Library (OH), Grinnell College (IA), Hillsdale College (MI), Hope College (MI), Indianhead Federated Library System (WI), Jefferson County Public Library (CO), Lafayette College (PA), London Public Library (Canada), Marquette University (WI), Mentor Public Library (OH), Michigan State University (MI), Middle Country Public Library (NY), Texas Southern University Law (TX), University of Nebraska-Lincoln (NE), University of Notre Dame Law School (IN), Wright State University (OH), and Lillian Goldman Law Library at Yale Law School (CT). [Full Announcement].
Sixteen libraries move to Encore Synergy in month of October. Innovative Interfaces announced that its Encore Services team moved sixteen libraries from Encore Discovery to Encore Synergy in the month of October 2010. These libraries now provide deep article integration that brings real-time, full-text articles into Encore Synergy's single-search discovery environment. With Encore Synergy, users discover live, full-text articles and abstract previews in every results set, along with library materials such as books/ebooks, digital collections, programs, and more. [Full Announcement].