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Press Release: Innovative Interfaces, Inc. [August 4, 2015]

Strong demand for Innovative products drives sales worldwide

Emeryville, CA—Innovative announced today that, in the first half of 2015, over 600 libraries selected Innovative library systems, which include the Sierra Library Services Platform and the Polaris ILS. These selections show the growing excitement around Innovative's Open Library vision for libraries, known as the Open Library Experience.

The focus of the Open Library Experience is on achieving successful experiences for users each time they interact with the library. A common goal among these institutions is creating an environment where every user feels "my library understands my needs and exceeds my expectations." Adoption of Sierra Mobile Worklists, Polaris Leap, Encore Duet, and Sierra REST APIs offer efficiencies in the way libraries deliver services to their users.

The Open Library Experience is powered by a cloud-enabled and evolutionary technology architecture called the Open Library Stack (OLS). The OLS meets even the most demanding needs of library staff and users by utilizing the Cloud -- a high availability and elastic infrastructure that accommodates new data sources and capabilities -- to provide the robust functionality that migrating libraries use today with the sustainability needed for the future.

The following library systems selected Innovative and represent over 600 libraries:

  • Alexander Mitchell Public Library (Aberdeen, SD)
  • American Museum of Natural History (NY, NY)
  • Beaver County Library System (Aliquippa, PA)
  • Berks County Public Libraries (Leesport, PA)
  • Bibliothèque Méjanes (Aix, France)
  • Black Country Libraries Partnership (West Midlands, UK)
  • Botswana College of Agriculture (Gaborone, Botswana)
  • Boulder Public Library (Boulder, C0)
  • Burlington County Library (Mount Holly, NJ)
  • Carrollton Public Library (Carrolton, TX)
  • City College of San Francisco (San Francisco, CA)
  • City of Palo Alto Public Library (Palo Alto, CA)
  • Cornerstone University (Grand Rapids, MI)
  • Danbury Public Library (Danbury, CT)
  • Downey City Library (Downey, CA)
  • École Normale Supérieure (Paris, France)
  • El Segundo Public Library (El Segundo, CA)
  • Elgin County Library (ON, Canada)
  • Finkelstein Memorial Library (Spring Valley NY)
  • Fletcher Free Library (Burlington, VT)
  • Fresno Pacific University (Fresno, CA)
  • Gold Coast City Council Library (Gold Coast, Australia)
  • Helen Plum Memorial Library (Lombard, IL)
  • Humboldt County Library (Eureka, CA)
  • Huntington Library (San Marino, CA)
  • London South Bank University (London, UK)
  • Lorain County Community College (Elyria, OH)
  • Los Rios Community College (Sacramento, CA)
  • Manatee County Library (Bradenton, FL)
  • Maryland State Law Library (Annapolis, MD)
  • Middlesex County Public Library (ON, Canada)
  • Municipal Library Consortium (University City, MO)
  • National Sun Yat-Sen University (Taichung, Taiwan)
  • National Technical University of Athens (Athens, Greece)
  • North Liberty Community Library (North Liberty, IA)
  • Nova Scotia Legislative Library (Halifax, Canada)
  • Pima Community College (Tucson, AZ)
  • Riverside Public Library (Riverside, CA)
  • Santa Clara Public Library (Santa Clara, CA)
  • Saskatchewan Information & Library Services Consortium (SK, Canada)
  • Savannah College of Art & Design (Savannah, GA)
  • Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University (Pretoria, South Africa)
  • Shawnee State University (Portsmouth, OH)
  • Siouxland Libraries (Sioux Falls, South Dakota)
  • St. Thomas Public Library (ON, Canada)
  • Texas A&M University-Kingsville (Kingsville, TX)
  • Trident Technical College (Charleston, SC)
  • Universiti Islam Malaysia (Selangor, Malaysia)
  • Universiti Utara Malaysia (Sintok, Malaysia)
  • University of Arkansas – Fort Smith (Fort Smith, TX)

"Innovative continues to enjoy success in the marketplace because we provide solutions that are the right fit for any kind of library or consortium," says SVP of Global Sales Bill Schickling. "We believe this group is a good representation of the diversity of our expanding customer base in terms of library type and geographic region. We are continuing to see strong sales this year in part due to our dedication to development of additional Sierra RESTful APIs and Polaris Leap, a responsive Web client that provides key public services workflows to library staff through a browser."

These libraries' previous systems came from competing vendors, including: Ex Libris Ltd.; Capita; Axiell Systems; Civica Library Solutions; SirsiDynix; and Insignia Software.

  • About Innovative
  • 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.


    Summary: Innovative announced that, in the first half of 2015, over 600 libraries selected Innovative library systems, which include the Sierra Library Services Platform and the Polaris ILS. These selections show the growing excitement around Innovative’s Open Library vision for libraries, known as the Open Library Experience.
    Publication Year:2015
    Type of Material:Press Release
    LanguageEnglish
    Date Issued:August 4, 2015
    Publisher:Innovative Interfaces, Inc.
    Company:
    Company: Innovative Interfaces, Inc.
    Products: Polaris
    Sierra
    Libraries: Alexander Mitchell Public Library
    American Museum of Natural History
    Beaver County Library System
    Berks County Public Libraries (Leesport, PA)
    Bibliothèque Méjanes
    Black Country Libraries Partnership
    Botswana College of Agriculture
    Boulder Public Library
    Burlington County Library
    Carrollton Public Library
    City College of San Francisco
    City of Palo Alto Public Library
    Cornerstone University
    Danbury Public Library
    Downey City Library
    École Normale Supérieure
    El Segundo Public Library
    Elgin County Library
    Finkelstein Memorial Library
    Fletcher Free Library
    Fresno Pacific University
    Gold Coast City Council Library
    Helen Plum Memorial Library
    Humboldt County Library
    Huntington Library
    London South Bank University
    Lorain County Community College
    Los Rios Community College
    Manatee County Library
    Maryland State Law Library
    Middlesex County Public Library
    Municipal Library Consortium
    National Sun Yat-Sen University
    National Technical University of Athens
    North Liberty Community Library
    Nova Scotia Legislative Library
    Pima Community College
    Riverside Public Library
    Santa Clara Public Library
    Saskatchewan Information & Library Services Consortium
    Savannah College of Art & Design
    Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University
    Shawnee State University
    Siouxland Libraries
    St. Thomas Public Library
    Texas A&M University-Kingsville
    Trident Technical College
    Universiti Islam Malaysia
    Universiti Utara Malaysia
    University of Arkansas – Fort Smith
    Subject: System announcements -- selection
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