August 6, 2015 -- Emeryville, CA. Alexander Mitchell Public Library (AMPL) in South Dakota has selected the Polaris ILS and Leap, a browser-based tool that offers key public services workflows in the stacks or outside the library. AMPL library holds nearly 100,000 items and has 230,000 circulation transactions each year. The Polaris ILS will replace an Aleph system provided by Ex Libris.
"Innovative provides solutions tailored to the needs of public libraries large and small," says Bill Schickling, SVP of Global Sales. "The Polaris ILS will provide AMPL patrons with a personalized library experience that connects them with their library wherever they may be. With Polaris Leap, staff will have more convenient workflows and the ability to reach out to patrons in new and exciting ways."
Aleph is a registered trademark of Ex Libris, Ltd.
About Alexander Mitchell Public Library
The primary purpose of the Alexander Mitchell Public Library is to provide resources and services in a variety of media to meet the needs of individuals and groups for education, information, and personal development including recreation and leisure. The Library's goal is to give individuals access to a wide and varied range of knowledge, ideas, and opinions. The Library attempts to provide materials in all formats, updated regularly to meet the changing needs of groups and individuals, including newly published and replacement materials. On the Web: www.aberdeen.sd.us/library.
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.