October 22, 2014 -- Emeryville, CA. Innovative announced today that Fort Worth Public Library (TX), with sixteen locations and the six MetrOPAC libraries, has selected the Polaris ILS. FWPL holds over 2 million items and will be migrating from a Horizon system provided by SirsiDynix.
"We are excited that another large, urban public library has selected the Polaris ILS," says Bill Schickling, Senior Vice President of Global Sales. "Library staff will have better tools to work efficiently in the library and meet the needs of a diverse community of users."
About Fort Worth Public Library
The mission of Fort Worth Public Library (FWPL) is to link the community with the information and knowledge for success at work, at school, or in one's personal life. That link is provided through materials and programming as a gateway to the wide world of libraries, books, reading and learning. Founded in 1901, the FWPL established its first library building in part from the generosity of philanthropist Andrew Carnegie.
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.