Decision Center Launches at Public and Academic Libraries. Innovative announced that Decision Center, a new collection-management solution that provides actionable recommendations to libraries, has been implemented at several libraries including Jefferson County Public Library; Tulsa City-County Library; and University of Nebraska, Lincoln. Decision Center's key features include showing library staff where to weed or expand collections, providing guidance for effective spending and staffing, optimizing collections to reflect community demand and usage, and maximizing item-availability for faster service. [Full Announcement].
Eight Academic Libraries Partner with Innovative for Encore Reporter Development. Innovative announced that the development of Encore Reporter, the product that brings the power and ease of Encore Discovery to library-business information, now benefits from the participation of a group of academic libraries that has grown to eight. These libraries are focusing on further developing the features of Encore Reporter that provide collection- and cost-analysis reports to library staff. The academic libraries partnering with Innovative are American University of Law (DC); Ballarat University (Australia); Michigan State University; Stetson School of Law (FL); University of Cadiz (Spain); University of Nebraska, Lincoln; University of Sydney (Australia); University of Wollongong (Australia). [Full Announcement].