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April 23, 2022

Patron Point Sacramento Public Library (CA) launches Patron Point. Patron Point announced that Sacramento Public Library, Sacramento, California, has selected its patron engagement platform to support its mission to inspire its communities to discover, learn and grow. [Full Announcement].

October 23, 2014

Zoobean. Sacramento Public Library to launch new children's recommendation service. Sacramento Public Library announced that it will be the first public library to launch Beanstack, a new service that provides free personalized recommendations of children's books and apps selected by its librarians. The service is powered by children's curation company Zoobean and gives the library access to a database using over 1,600 tags unique to children's media to help patrons find the right books and educational apps. [Full Announcement].

September 30, 2011

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Second wave of early agreements for Sierra announced. Innovative announced that a total of 75 library organizations, representing over 300 individual libraries, have entered into agreements to be partners in or early implementers of the Sierra Services Platform. [Full Announcement].

July 29, 2010

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Encore Synergy Live at Academic and Public Libraries. Innovative announced that Encore Synergy, a product that brings the whole library and more to a single search, is live at nine institutions: Deakin University (Australia), HELIN Library Consortium (RI), Sacramento Public Library (CA), Saginaw Valley State University (MI), Scottsdale Public Library System (AZ), West Bloomfield Township Public Library (MI), University of Nebraska-Lincoln (NE), University of San Diego (CA), and Wellcome Library (United Kingdom). Encore Synergy is the only way to bring books, live full-text articles, e-resource information, programs, course reserves, and more to a single search box. [Full Announcement].

August 26, 2009

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Seven Public Libraries in North America Go Live With Encore. Innovative announced that seven public libraries in North America have recently gone live with Encore Discovery: Deerfield Public Library (IL), Denton Public Library System (TX), Monroe County Library System (MI), Portsmouth Public Library (NH), Sacramento Public Library (CA), San Diego County Library (CA), and Sanibel Public Library (FL). [Full Announcement].

May 15, 2009

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Three New Encore Installations on Two Continents. Innovative announced that its Encore Services team recently installed the product at three libraries: Sacramento Public Library (CA), University of Scranton (PA), and University of Wollongong Library (Australia). [Full Announcement].