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November 19, 2019

(Innovative Interfaces, Inc.) Innovative announced the successful launches of Inspire Discovery at Cairn University in Langhorne Manor, Pennsylvania, and Hillsdale College in Hillsdale, Michigan. Cairn and Hillsdale are early adopters of Inspire, a radically different library platform that delivers experiences designed to meet people’s expectations of modern media and software solutions. Inspire Discovery, the first module to debut on the platform, revolutionizes traditional search-and-find by delivering curated information in context. The results are displayed in an intuitive, visual interface that’s easy to use.

November 5, 2019

(Innovative Interfaces, Inc.) Innovative Interfaces, a leading global provider of library software, is pleased to announce Calcasieu Parish Public Library in Lake Charles, Louisiana selected Innovative for its next integrated library system.

September 30, 2019

(Innovative Interfaces, Inc.) Innovative Interfaces announce several libraries have recently selected Innovative solutions, including Lafourche Parish Public Library (Polaris), Southwest Tennessee Community College (Inspire Discovery), Ouachita Parish Library (Vital), and Xavier University (Sierra Cloud Hosting Services),

August 29, 2019

(Innovative Interfaces, Inc.) Innovative Interfaces announced that during the first half of 2019, several libraries selected or implemented Innovative solutions as their Integrated Library System, including San Diego Public Library, Indianapolis Public Library, and Fairfax County Public Library.

May 6, 2019

(Innovative Interfaces, Inc.) Innovative, a leading provider of library software, today announced its board of directors has appointed Shaheen Javadizadeh as chief executive officer, effective immediately. Jim Tallman is appointed to the role of executive chairman. Javadizadeh has been with Innovative for three years and previously served as the executive vice president of global sales and marketing.

(Innovative Interfaces, Inc.) Innovative participates in the opening of the 27th Innovative Users Group (IUG) conference held in Phoenix, Arizona. For four days, over 700 library professionals from 8 countries around the world will gather to participate in over 130 sessions presented by their colleagues and Innovative staff.

April 10, 2019

(Innovative Interfaces, Inc.) Innovative unveiled Inspire Discovery. The new Inspire platform is state-of-the-art and delivers library experiences that are designed to meet people’s expectations of modern media and software solutions. Inspire Discovery, the first module to debut on the platform, becomes the most advanced Discovery research tool in the market. At the root of the technology, Inspire Discovery takes valuable library data and transforms it to deliver contextually relevant information, displaying results in an intuitive visual interface. Other market solutions utilize list-based relevancy search technology that does not provide students, faculty and researchers the ability to “see” relationships between authors, concepts and resources.

April 3, 2019

(Innovative Interfaces, Inc.) The biggest change in 2019 is for our Sierra and Millennium customers. Our staff has been re-organized into smaller, cross-functional teams of librarians and technical staff that share ownership of the libraries in one of five geographically-based regions. The regional team members are working together, and with a new Level 3 expert team, to broaden the product understanding of each team member as Innovative prepares to launch a series of new products, starting with Discovery.

January 30, 2019

(Innovative Interfaces, Inc.) Innovative Interfaces announced the company Landskerfi bókasafna hf., Consortium of Icelandic Libraries, selected the Innovative next-generation integrated library system (ILS) solution to support up to 300 library members in the Icelandic nationwide consortium. The selection is the result of an invitation to tender issued by CIL in the European Economic Area.

January 14, 2019

(Innovative Interfaces, Inc.) Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library software and solutions, announced that four products – Mobile Worklists, MyLibrary!, Polaris Web Application, and Resource Sharing – received platinum distinction, the highest honor, from LibraryWorks’ fifth annual Modern Library Awards.

December 20, 2018

(Innovative Interfaces, Inc.) Innovative Interfaces, a leading global provider of library automation software, announced New Orleans Public Library has selected the Polaris Integrated Library System as a hosted solution.

December 17, 2018

(Innovative Interfaces, Inc.) Innovative Interfaces announced the appointment of Joe McMorris as Global Chief Information Officer. Committed to providing the industry’s highest technical and security standards, Innovative has designated McMorris to support and extend Innovative services offerings for security, hosting, monitoring, disaster recovery, compliance and managed services for libraries across 66 countries. Prior to joining Innovative, McMorris served as CIO at Wolters Kluwer overseeing cloud hosting and database operations for the Governance, Risk and Compliance.

December 7, 2018

(Innovative Interfaces, Inc.) Innovative Interfaces announced that demand for product bundles remains strong as libraries continue to recognize the value and efficiency they deliver. The company introduced bundles to further enhance the solutions that Innovative offers to libraries and to simplify the purchasing process.

November 8, 2018

(Innovative Interfaces, Inc.) Innovative Interfaces announced Charleston Library Society has selected the Sierra Integrated Library System for the next five years along with Vital as its digital repository; Innovative is hosting both systems to offer the library a complete solution.

September 29, 2018

(Innovative Interfaces, Inc.) Innovative Interfaces announced fourteen libraries have selected Polaris or Sierra as their Integrated Library System over competitive alternatives.

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