Library Technology Guides

Current News Service and Archive


May 23, 2024

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Showcasing your digital repository in Vega Discover. In a recent webinar, Vega Discover Senior Product Manager Samantha Cunning provided an overview of what will be the protocol for harvesting the OAI-PMH metadata from a digital repository into Vega Discover, where the digital repository becomes searchable and viewable by patrons using Discover's trademark clean, intuitive interface. [Full Announcement].

March 25, 2024

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Vega Discover Themed Catalogs available now. Innovative, part of Clarivate, announced the availability of new customization features for Vega Discover catalogs. Themed Discover catalogs include features that allow libraries to create custom catalogs with homepages and resources tailored to specific audiences or collections. [Full Announcement].

December 22, 2023

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Vega Discover Kids Catalog and Themed Catalogs enter beta testing. Innovative, part of Clarivate, announced that early adopters are now beta testing customized catalogs in Vega Discover. As announced at the 2023 Innovative Users Group conference, Innovative has been working on custom catalog options for Vega Discover, including a Kids Catalog that is eye-catching and easy for kids to navigate, and Themed Catalogs which allow the library to promote custom collections. [Full Announcement].

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Malmo Public Libraries in Sweden selects Vega Discover. Innovative, part of Clarivate, announced that the Malmö Public libraries in Sweden has selected Vega Discover as their new discovery layer. [Full Announcement].

November 11, 2023

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Innovative invites customers to learn more about Polaris and Vega LX updates at SWITCH in Penrith, Australia.. Innovative will participate as an exhibitor at the SWITCH Conference held in Penrith, Australia, November 14-17, 2023. Visitors will also have the opportunity learn about Vega Discover's new end-to-end integrations with Axis360, CloudLibrary, OverDrive, and Hoopla, which include the automatic ingestion of bibliographic records from electronic content vendors into Vega Discover catalogs. [Full Announcement].

May 26, 2023

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Innovative announces Vega Discover customization features, including ready-to-use Kids Catalog design. In early May, Innovative, part of Clarivate, announced new customization features for Vega Discover catalog homepages at the 2023 Innovative Users Group annual conference, enabling libraries to engage patrons by promoting custom catalogs for unique interests and topics. Innovative also introduced Vega Discover Kids Catalog, designed to attract younger patrons' attention through visual icons, colorful buttons, and playful backgrounds, while supporting the ability to automatically limit search results to age-appropriate library materials. [Full Announcement].

May 9, 2023

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Aurora Public Library chooses Vega Discover. Innovative, part of Clarivate, announced that the Aurora Public Library District in Illinois has selected Vega Discover as their new discovery layer. [Full Announcement].

April 19, 2023

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Vega Discover expands support of language translations. Innovative, part of Clarivate, announced the Vega Discover expansion to support over a dozen professionally translated dialects spanning over six languages. Adding local languages and dialects encourages positive interactions with the library and its discovery system, by increasing accessibility and usability for a wider audience. [Full Announcement].

April 18, 2023

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. New Haven Free Public Library launches Vega Discover. Innovative, part of Clarivate, announced that the New Haven Free Public Library in Connecticut has launched Vega Discover as their online catalog. [Full Announcement].

April 8, 2023

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Miami-Dade Public Library System launches Vega Discover for patron exploration. Innovative, part of Clarivate, announced that the Miami-Dade Public Library System has launched Vega Discover for patron catalog searches and exploration. [Full Announcement].

April 1, 2023

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Vega Discover launches new integrations with Axis360 and CloudLibrary. Innovative, part of Clarivate, announced an expansion of Vega Discover's end-to-end integrations to enable the automatic ingestion of bibliographic records from electronic content vendors into Vega Discover catalogs. This expansion applies to existing integrations with OverDrive and Hoopla and new integrations with Axis360 and CloudLibrary. [Full Announcement].

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Opelika Public Library joins the Vega LX family. Innovative, part of Clarivate, announced that Opelika Public Library in Alabama has selected Vega Discover as their new discovery layer. [Full Announcement].

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Vega Discover launches new integration with Bolinda Borrowbox. Innovative, part of Clarivate, announced that Vega Discover, Innovative's modern discovery solution for public libraries, now includes full account integration with Bolinda Borrowbox. [Full Announcement].

February 3, 2023

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. The Vega family welcomes North Canton Library in Ohio. Innovative, part of Clarivate, announced that North Canton Public Library in Ohio has selected Vega Discover as their new discovery solution. [Full Announcement].

December 14, 2022

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Camas Public Library in Washington chooses Vega Discover. Innovative, part of Clarivate, announced that the Camas Public Library in Washington has selected Vega Discover as its new discovery tool. [Full Announcement].

November 4, 2022

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Elkhart Public Library chooses Vega Discover. Innovative, part of Clarivate, is proud to announce that Elkhart Public Library in Indiana has selected Vega Discover as their new discovery tool. Vega Discover is a module of the Vega Library Experience (LX) suite of tools. Vega Discover is a responsive, accessible discovery solution that not only delivers premier search results, but also features a patron bookshelf with custom reading lists, patron account management, library-curated showcases, and smart showcases that display related resources and topics. [Full Announcement].

September 14, 2022

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. South Ayrshire Libraries launches Vega Discover for discovery needs. Innovative, part of Clarivate, is pleased to announce that the South Ayrshire Libraries in Scotland recently soft launched Vega Discover to their patrons as their new ILS discovery layer. [Full Announcement].

August 19, 2022

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Three Consortia Join the Vega LX Community. Three consortia have joined the Vega Library Experience community: Western Maryland Regional Library in Hagerstown, MD, Holston Associated Libraries, Inc. in Emory, VA, and the Finger Lakes Library System in Ithaca, NY. [Full Announcement].

August 10, 2022

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Innovative libraries join the Vega LX Community. Five additional libraries have decided to implement Vega Discover as their ILS discovery layer: Ocean County Library, Whitchurch-Stouffville Public Library, New Canaan Library, and Clinton-Macomb Public Library. [Full Announcement].

June 22, 2022

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Electronic and digital content management for Vega Discover. Innovative, part of Clarivate, announced today that select early access partners using Vega Discover can now automatically ingest bibliographic records from content vendors into their collection. This Electronic & Digital Content Management integration saves libraries time and gets materials in the hands of patrons sooner by automatically loading vendor records and the appropriate subscription details into Vega Discover. Current processes require additional time to update records—keeping highly sought-after items out of the hands of patrons for longer. [Full Announcement].

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