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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].

October 24, 2007

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Encore launches at twelve public and academic libraries, selected by seventy. Innovative announced the launch of its Encore discovery services platform at a dozen public and academic libraries around the world. In addition, the company announced that 70 libraries have selected the next-generation product. The deployment of Encore brings a full-featured discovery tool to users—uniting library collections, licensed-resource content, and the discovery process. To date, Encore has been selected by more libraries combined than any other next-generation library interface to both print and e-resources. Libraries are using Encore as a discovery platform compatible with leading ILS systems including Innovative's Millennium, Ex Libris Voyager, and Ex Libris Aleph, as well as deploying Encore with Innovative's federated search product, Research Pro, and other leading federated search tools. [Full Announcement].

October 25, 2006

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Thirteen Libraries join Innovative for Encore development. Innovative announced that thirteen leading academic and public libraries have entered into agreements to be partners in the company's Encore development initiative. The collaborating institutions are Binghamton University, Deakin University, Deschutes Public Library, Georgetown University, Michigan State University, Nashville Public Library, Scottsdale Public Library System, Springfield-Greene County Library, the Tri-College Library Consortium, University of Glasgow, the University of Queensland Library, Westerville Public Library, and Yale University's Lillian Goldman Law Library. The Encore discovery services platform transforms the user experience of the library with expanded search functionality, community features, and a rich presentation that includes federated-search results and contextual resource suggestions. Encore is scheduled for release in mid-2007. [Full Announcement].