September 29, 2014 -- Emeryville, CA. Innovative announced today that Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative (TdS), headquartered in Mankato, Minnesota, has selected the Sierra Library Services Platform. TdS serves a population of over 228,000 in south-central Minnesota across 38 public libraries and one academic library. The Cooperative's collections top 1 million items. They will be migrating from a Symphony system provided by SirsiDynix.
"The member libraries of the Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative look forward to Sierra's cutting edge technologies and patron ease of use," says Executive Director of TdS Dayle Zelenka. "We think that is the best choice as we set our goals and meet challenges over the coming years."
"Sierra is proving to be very successful in the public-library consortia market," says Chris Le Blanc, SVP of Global Sales. "We know that Sierra can help leverage the collective strength of these libraries to make staff operations more efficient and service more complete for users. By selecting a platform that will provide robust functionality today and adapt to their needs in the future, Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative is sure to make the most of their content and economic resources across all member libraries."
About the Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative
The Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative, a multicounty regional library system serving all types of libraries in south-central Minnesota and headquartered in Mankato, exists to promote cooperation, provide support services, and coordinate shared access to needed resources, programs, and technologies to member libraries. We currently have 38 public libraries and branches, and one academic library using our automation software. We hope to add several K-12 schools in the upcoming years. On the web at: http://tdslib.org/.
Innovative (www.iii.com) is dedicated to providing leading technology solutions and services that empower libraries and enrich their users worldwide. Innovative offers one of the broadest and most complete portfolios of library automation products on the market today. Headquartered in Emeryville, California, Innovative serves thousands of libraries in 66 countries and has offices around the world.