September 5, 2014 -- Emeryville, CA. Innovative announced today that the Music and Theatre Library of Sweden has selected the Sierra Library Services Platform. Its unique holdings include 120,000 books, 378,000 pieces of sheet music, 40,000 theater scripts, and 30,000 special collection items. The Library will migrate from a Mikro Marc system provided by Bibliotekenes IT Center Ltd.
"When the Music and Theatre Library of Sweden began the process of acquiring a new library system, it was important that the new system meet certain criteria," says Kerstin Carpvik, Deputy Head of the Library. "We were looking for a system that was compatible with our specific workflows and daily routines. Equally important were qualities such as stability, user friendliness and easy configuration. We are now looking forward to the implementation of Sierra."
"Sierra again is proving its international appeal with this selection," says Christopher Le Blanc, SVP of Global Sales. "In addition, special libraries are selecting the platform because of its integrated management of special collections and its ability to integrate with new specialized eResources as they emerge."
About The Music and Theatre Library of Sweden
The Music and Theatre Library of Sweden is one of Sweden's most important library and archive resources in music, theater and dance. In addition to the purchase and lending of literature, musical scores, dramatic works, etc. It is also one of Europe's largest research libraries in the music field with extensive collections of rare prints and manuscripts, including some of the most significant Swedish original manuscripts. The Library's history dates back to the 1770s, when the library belonged to the Royal Academy of Music.
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