Emeryville, CA. Innovative Interfaces announced today that libraries in thirteen countries in the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region have selected the Sierra Services Platform. Included in the group are collaborating institutions such as Bangor University (UK); Qatar Foundation Central Library (Qatar); South East Academic Libraries System (SEALS) (South Africa); Universidad de Málaga (Spain); Universidad de Navarra (Spain); Universidad de Sevilla (Spain); Universitŕ Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (Italy); Universitat de les Illes Balears (Spain); University of Bedfordshire (UK); University of Glasgow (UK); University of Leeds (UK); and the Wellcome Library (UK). Sierra continues to rapidly gain support among the world's leading library organizations.
Sierra development is currently underway as the first development partners received access to Sierra test systems, which includes the modern Sierra Desktop Application, full support for all Millennium functionality, and the PostgreSQL database implementation. Innovative is working with the development partners to gather feedback on all aspects of the Sierra software.
Innovative is working hard to ensure that the transition to Sierra is as smooth as possible. For libraries using other ILS systems, Innovative's professional services team will design, deploy, and scale a solution that fits the specific needs of the library, including new services and training programs tailored to the new functionality of Sierra.
About Innovative Interfaces
Innovative Interfaces creates cutting-edge products that allow libraries to succeed in a modern technology environment and the freedom to implement solutions that best meet their specific needs. The company's versatile and market-leading solutions include: the Sierra Services Platform, the Millennium ILS, the Encore Synergy discovery application, Electronic Resource Management, and INN-Reach resource sharing. An established company with a vision for the future, Innovative connects with thousands of libraries of all types in over 50 countries. Innovative's commitment to service is reflected by its 24/7/365 Help Desk, Innovative University, and the CSDirect Web support center. The company is located in Emeryville, California with offices around the world.