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February 7, 2012

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. University of Michigan selects Innovative's Electronic Resource Management (ERM) system. Innovative Interfaces announced that the University of Michigan Library in Ann Arbor, one of the largest university library systems in the U.S., has selected the Electronic Resource Management solution, which will centralize and assimilate all of the technical and administrative details of the Library's electronic resources. [Full Announcement].

April 10, 2009

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Innovative's Electronic Resource Management Leads Early Adoption of SUSHI 1.6. Innovative Interfaces announced that the current release of its Electronic Resource Management product leverages version 1.6 of the NISO Standardized Usage Statistics Harvesting Initiative (SUSHI). The latest version of the SUSHI standard makes access to e-journal usage statistics within the Innovative ERM quick and simple. [Full Announcement].

December 11, 2007

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. ARL Libraries Get eResource Usage Stats Faster and Easier with Innovative ERM. Innovative Interfaces announced that members of the prestigious Association of Research Libraries (ARL) have achieved real-time acquisition of user statistics from within Innovative's ERM. Using the Standardized Usage Statistics Harvesting Initiative (SUSHI) model, staff can now access the high-volume of information from hundreds of e-resources—enabling cost-per-use analysis and eliminating time-consuming staff chores. This SUSHI advance extends Innovative's leadership in supporting the ARL members. The first to implement SUSHI with the Innovative ERM are Cornell University, Dartmouth College, University of Arizona, Washington State University, Wayne State University, and University of Washington. To date one-in-four ARL institutions are using the Innovative ERM. [Full Announcement].

September 26, 2007

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. California State University, Fresno selects Innovative ERM. Innovative announced that California State University, Fresno has installed the Innovative ERM. This marks the milestone of 200 installations of Electronic Resource Management, now in use at academic and public libraries in Africa, North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. [Full Announcement].

May 10, 2007

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Brock University in Canada selects Innovative's Electronic Resource Management. Brock University in Ontario, Canada has selected Electronic Resource Management to work as an integrated component of their Millennium integrated library platform. Now approaching its fourth release, the Innovative ERM provides the tools a library needs to master the licensing and administrative [Full Announcement].

March 26, 2007

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. 200th library selects Innovative's Electronic Resource Management. Innovative Interfaces announced that Electronic Resource Management has been purchased by Furman University, which becomes the 200th institution to choose the market-leading product. [Full Announcement].

February 26, 2007

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Lehigh University selects Innovative's Electronic Resource Management. Lehigh University selected Innovative's Electronic Resource Management to maximize staff efficiency and collaboration, troubleshoot e-resource access issues for users, and increase the overall effectiveness of usage statistics. The University will implement the Innovative ERM as a stand-alone solution. [Full Announcement].

November 02, 2006

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Washington State University Libraries add value to E-Resources with the Innovative ERM and ScholarlyStats. Innovative Interfaces and MPS Technologies today announced that the Washington State University Libraries have achieved real-time acquisition of user statistics from within the Innovative Electronic Resource Management product. Using the Standardized Usage Statistics Harvesting Initiative model, staff have accessed data provided by ScholarlyStats, eliminating the need to retrieve them on a resource-by-resource basis. [Full Announcement].

April 26, 2006

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Washington State University speeds access to Project Euclid usage stats with Innovative ERM. Innovative Interfaces announced that the Washington State University Libraries using Innovative''s Electronic Resource Management have effortlessly accessed Project Euclid usage statistics, saving time and enhancing their ability to analyze this critical data. Project Euclid, providers of e-resources in mathematics, have made usage statistics available using the Standardized Usage Statistics Harvesting Initiative (SUSHI) model. Innovative, along with its library partners Cornell University; University of Nebraska-Lincoln; University of Queensland; University of Technology, Sydney; University of Washington; and Washington State University, has been a leading force in the creation and adoption of this standard for harvesting of electronic resource usage statistics. [Full Announcement].

April 13, 2006

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries achieve real-time download of usage statistics using Innovative's Electronic Resource Management. Innovative Interfaces announced that the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries have overcome a major hurdle in managing e-resources by achieving real-time acquisition of user statistics from within the Innovative''s Electronic Resource Management. Using the Standardized Usage Statistics Harvesting Initiative (SUSHI) model, staff have downloaded this data from EBSCO in real-time, eliminating the need for obtaining it on a resource-by-resource basis. [Full Announcement].

March 31, 2006

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Binghamton University, State University of New York selects Innovative's Electronic Resource Management. Innovative Interfaces announced that Binghamton University, State University of New York has selected the company''s Electronic Resource Management to manage the Libraries'' electronic holdings. Binghamton University will install Electronic Resource Management in a stand-alone implementation. [Full Announcement].

December 15, 2005

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Innovative's Electronic Resource Management now installed in 150 libraries. Innovative announced the completion of 150 installations of Electronic Resource Management at academic, public, and special libraries worldwide. The most recent group of installations includes Bowdoin College, Cal Poly Pomona University, Concordia University, Dartmouth College, Deakin University (Australia), and San Jose''s Martin Luther King Jr. Library. Electronic Resource Management enables these libraries to manage e-journal holdings more easily than ever before. [Full Announcement].

November 23, 2005

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Upcoming Release of Electronic Resource Management speeds transfer of usage statistics. Innovative Interfaces announced that Electronic Resource Management Release 2006, the third major release of its market-leading product, will offer libraries the ability to more easily access vendor statistics on e-resource usage by library patrons. Using Web Services to provide easy-to-understand, uniform, and up-to-date information, library staff will be able to make the most informed judgments possible about how they allocate funds to e-resources. [Full Announcement].

May 31, 2005

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Innovative launches second major release of Electronic Resource Management. Innovative Interfaces announced the latest release of Electronic Resource Management. Available as part of Millennium Release 2005, this product leverages its integration with Millennium to deliver enhanced electronic resource information to patrons through the online catalog. In addition, Innovative libraries sharing a consortial Millennium system will be able to use all the power of Electronic Resource Management as individual entities. With Release 2005, Electronic Resource Management achieves compliance with Project COUNTER guidelines. [Full Announcement].

April 04, 2005

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. NYU streamlines E-Serials with Innovative's Electronic Resource Management. New York University has selected Innovative''s Electronic Resource Management to aid the evaluation, acquisition, and maintenance of their electronic resources. NYU needed Electronic Resource Management to manage the sheer scale of its collections: 24,057 e-journals from publishers, an additional 15,951 aggregated in commercial databases, 407 reference databases, and numerous products covering electronic books and primary source material. [Full Announcement].

January 10, 2005

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Library of Congress installs Innovative's Electronic Resource Management. Innovative Interfaces announced today that the Library of Congress has installed Electronic Resource Management. Electronic Resource Management, a market-first from Innovative, provides all of the tools a library needs to collect and manage the licensing and administrative details of its myriad electronic resources while dramatically improving staff and patron access to this information. The Library of Congress implementation is a stand-alone sale that will use an Oracle database. [Full Announcement].

July 08, 2004

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Yale University's Lillian Goldman Law Library installs Electronic Resource Management. Innovative Interfaces announced that Yale University Law Library has installed Electronic Resource Management. Electronic Resource Management provides all of the tools a library needs to collect and manage the licensing and administrative details of its e-subscriptions while improving patron and staff access to this information. [Full Announcement].

June 6 , 2004

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Cornell University Selects Innovative's Electronic Resource Management. Innovative Interfaces announced Cornell University has selected Electronic Resource Management. Electronic Resource Management will improve staff control of e-resources, while populating Cornell’s Web OPAC with data to improve patron access to subscription products. [Full Announcement].

June 17, 2004

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Cornell University Selects Innovative's Electronic Resource Management. Innovative Interfaces announced that Cornell University has selected Electronic Resource Management, the first product of its kind in the marketplace. Electronic Resource Management will improve staff control of e-resources, while populating Cornell’s Web OPAC with data to improve patron access to subscription products. [Full Announcement].

January 06, 2004

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Utah State University selects Innovative's Electronic Resource Management. Innovative Interfaces announced that Utah State University, Logan, has selected the stand-alone version of its new Electronic Resource Management Module to support their digital collections. [Full Announcement].

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