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June 22, 2021

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Middle Country Public Library Chooses Vega Discover. Innovative, a ProQuest company and leading global provider of library software, announced that Middle County Public Library in New York has selected Vega Discover, Innovative's new, modern discovery solution. [Full Announcement].

June 9, 2021

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Sutherland Shire Council Libraries first in Australia to select Vega Library Experience (LX) Suite. Innovative announced that Sutherland Shire Council's libraries are the first library system in Australia to select Vega Discover with Vega Connect, and join the Discover Early Access partner program. Sutherland Shire Council operates eight libraries, serving a community of approximately 230,000 people in the south of Sydney, New South Wales. [Full Announcement].

June 2, 2021

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Torrance Public Library selects Polaris, Vega Discover, and Innovative Mobile. Innovative, a ProQuest company and leading global provider of library software, announced that Torrance Public Library in Torrance, California selected Polaris, Vega Discover, and Innovative Mobile as the next solution for its library staff and patrons. [Full Announcement].

May 13, 2021

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Three libraries launch Innovative Mobile. Innovative, a ProQuest company and leading global provider of library software, celebrated three libraries that have launched the Innovative Mobile patron app: Danbury Public Library in Connecticut, Nevada County Community Library in California, and Washington-Centerville Public Library in Ohio. [Full Announcement].

May 7, 2021

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Vega Discover features curated showcases for libraries. Innovative, a ProQuest company and leading global provider of library software, announced today that Vega Discover, Innovative's modern discovery tool, now offers library staff the ability to create curated showcases. Showcases display a visual carousel of items to the library's specifications and will automatically appear throughout the Vega Discover interface when relevant, helping libraries promote their entire catalog of items and encouraging virtual exploration. [Full Announcement].

May 6, 2021

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Metro Library Network selects Polaris and Vega Discover for consortia beeds. Innovative, a ProQuest company and leading global provider of library software, announced today that the Metro Library Network selected Polaris and Vega Discover as the next solution for their consortium. [Full Announcement].

April 29, 2021

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Fauquier Public Library launches Vega Discover for better patron experience. Innovative, a ProQuest company and leading global provider of library software, announced that the Fauquier Public Library in Virginia has now launched Vega Discover as their primary discovery tool. [Full Announcement].

April 13, 2021

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Vega Discover Launches Full Hoopla Account Integration. Innovative, a ProQuest company and leading global provider of library software, announced today that Vega Discover, Innovative's new discovery solution for public libraries, has completed full Hoopla account integration. [Full Announcement].

March 22, 2021

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Innovative announces Vega Library Experience Platform for better patron relationships. Innovative, a ProQuest company and leading global provider of library software, announced the Vega Library Experience (LX) platform along with a series of product announcements at the Innovative Users Group (IUG) annual conference. [Full Announcement].

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Innovative Users Group opens 29th Annual Conference Online. Innovative, a ProQuest company and leading global provider of library software, participates today in the opening of the 29th Innovative Users Group (IUG) conference, being held online for the first time. [Full Announcement].

March 5, 2021

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Four Public Library Systems Join Vega Development Partner Program. Innovative, a ProQuest company and leading global provider of library software, announced that four public library systems have joined the Development Partner program for Vega Discover, Innovative's new discovery solution. The new Development Partners are Cooperative Computer Services (CCS), Livingston Parish Library, Nassau Library System, and Pinnacle Library Cooperative. [Full Announcement].

February 24, 2021

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Innovative Announces Mobile Worklists 4.0 Available for Android. Innovative, a ProQuest company and leading global provider of library software, announced that Mobile Worklists 4.0 for Android is in general release. The Mobile Worklists mobile app, which lets library staff update lists and item records from their mobile device when pulling titles for exhibits, fulfilling holds, and conducting inventory, is now available on the Android platform and offers libraries more options for getting work done from within the stacks. The Android operating system is used by about three-quarters of mobile users worldwide. [Full Announcement].

February 11, 2021

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Miami-Dade Public Library System joins Innovative in developing the new Vega Community Engagement and Discovery Solution. Innovative, a ProQuest company and leading global provider of library software, today announced that the Miami-Dade Public Library System, one of the largest public library systems in the United States, serving 2.5 million residents through 50 library locations, has joined the Development Partner program for Vega, Innovative's new community engagement and discovery solution designed to serve library staff, patrons, donors, and citizens. [Full Announcement].

February 3, 2021

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Innovative celebrates customer-focused resources. Innovative, a ProQuest company and leading global provider of library software, celebrated a year of increased communications and improved connections with our library customers. During a very challenging year globally for libraries, universities, and government institutions, Innovative sped up many initiatives and added new ones to make our customer experience better than ever. [Full Announcement].

January 21, 2021

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Four Innovative solutions win recognition in 2021 Modern Library Awards. Innovative, a ProQuest company and leading provider of library software, has received platinum awards for three products – Innovative Resource Sharing (INN-Reach), Mobile Worklists, and MyLibrary! – and a gold award for Polaris Leap from LibraryWorks' seventh annual Modern Library Awards (MLAs). The MLAs are awarded to the top products and services in the industry, according to criteria including functionality, value, and customer service. This year, product submissions were sent to more than 80,000 librarians for scoring. [Full Announcement].

December 29, 2020

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Polaris Community Welcomes Five More Libraries to Innovative. Innovative, a ProQuest company and leading global provider of library software, is pleased to celebrate the libraries that joined the Polaris family in 2020. The following libraries selected the Polaris ILS or went live with Polaris:Nassau County Library Association, Florida, PLUS Library Consortium, Ohio, Lincoln Public Library, CaliforniaClearview Library District, Colorado, Livingston Parish Library, Louisiana [Full Announcement].

December 15, 2020

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Innovative announces Vega Discover Release. Innovative, a ProQuest company and leading global provider of library software announced today that Vega Discover is now in general release. [Full Announcement].

December 9, 2020

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. New York Public Library Joins Innovative in Developing New Vega Platform. Innovative, a ProQuest company and leading global provider of library software, announced that The New York Public Library has joined the Development Partner Program for Vega, a new patron engagement and discovery solution for public libraries. [Full Announcement].

November 7, 2020

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Innovative development partners launch Vega Discover: launch marks the start of compelling new discovery experiences for library patrons. Innovative, a ProQuest company announced that three public library partners in the Innovative Vega Development Partner program have launched Vega as their discovery tool. The partners are: The Ferguson Library in Connecticut, MidPointe Library System in Ohio, and Jefferson County Library Cooperative in Alabama. [Full Announcement].

October 27, 2020

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. New research on public library usage during pandemic. Innovative, a ProQuest company and leading global provider of library software, today announced the presentation of new research on how people in the U.S. are using their public libraries. The research report, titled “Centuries of Resilience: Public Libraries Still Crucial During COVID-19,” presents how people have used public libraries in 2019 and 2020. The data includes how usage changed after most libraries closed their doors in March of this year and have since been slowly reopening. [Full Announcement].

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