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Polaris

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Polaris is an Integrated Library System offered by Innovative Interfaces, Inc..

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Polaris has been installed in 1,568 libraries, spanning 3,821 facilities or branches)

Polaris implementations by Type of Library

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Distribution of Polaris sites by Country

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System migration patterns for Polaris

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Sales Statistics for Polaris

[Data source: statistics reported for the Annual Library Systems Report]

Sales and Installation Statistics for Polaris
Product NameCompanyNameProduct TypeYearContractsLibrariesInstalled
Polaris Innovative Interfaces, Inc.Integrated Library System20218286613
Polaris Innovative Interfaces, Inc.Integrated Library System20202227430
Polaris Innovative Interfaces, Inc.Integrated Library System201917
Polaris Innovative Interfaces, Inc.Integrated Library System2017226557
Polaris Innovative Interfaces, Inc.Integrated Library System20161638501
Polaris Innovative Interfaces, Inc.Integrated Library System20151338493
Polaris Innovative Interfaces, Inc.Integrated Library System20141515483
Polaris Innovative Interfaces, Inc.Integrated Library System20133049481
Polaris Innovative Interfaces, Inc.Integrated Library System201230701448
Polaris Innovative Interfaces, Inc.Integrated Library System20115379418
Polaris Innovative Interfaces, Inc.Integrated Library System20102342374
Polaris Innovative Interfaces, Inc.Integrated Library System20093338348
Polaris Innovative Interfaces, Inc.Integrated Library System20085696269
Polaris Innovative Interfaces, Inc.Integrated Library System20073276286
Polaris Innovative Interfaces, Inc.Integrated Library System20065154260
Polaris Innovative Interfaces, Inc.Integrated Library System200539146
Polaris Innovative Interfaces, Inc.Integrated Library System20043792
Polaris Innovative Interfaces, Inc.Integrated Library System20032073
Polaris Innovative Interfaces, Inc.Integrated Library System20022148
Polaris Innovative Interfaces, Inc.Integrated Library System20011232

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Polaris Satisfaction Ratings

[Data source: International Survey of Library Automation]

2019 Polaris Responses by Sector
PolarisallAcademicPublicSchoolConsortium
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SatisfactionLevelILS2207.41 87.13101267.48427.48126.331147.64
ILSFunctionality2197.34 87.13101267.44417.32126.171147.64
PrintFunctionality2157.74 88.00101247.59407.90117.731148.29
ElectronicFunctionality2186.19 85.75101246.25426.45125.501145.79
SatisfactionCustomerSupport2146.94 86.25101216.91427.10126.751147.43
CompanyLoyalty2106.45 85.13101196.39426.83125.671147.14


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News Anouncements for Polaris

North Country Library System selects Polaris, Innovative Mobile, and Vega Discover for their consortia needs
September 23, 2022 - vative, part of Clarivate, a global provider of library software, announced that North Country Library System (NCLS) has selected Polaris as their ILS, Vega Discover as their discovery layer, and the Innovative Mobile app.

Polaris 7.3 introduces visiting patron functionality with INN-Reach, manual acquisitions in Leap, and hold cancellations
September 18, 2022 - Innovative, part of Clarivate, announced the launch of Polaris 7.3, the latest version of our award-winning integrated library system. This release introduces new INN-Reach visiting patron functionality, additional technical services in Leap, and the launch of several highly requested customer enhancements.

Clarivate selected by Singapore's National Library Board to play a part in building libraries of the future
August 8, 2022 - Clarivate, a global leader in providing trusted information and insights to accelerate the pace of innovation, has been selected by The National Library Board of Singapore to provide library software solutions from Innovative, part of Clarivate, to support NLB's Libraries and Archives Blueprint 2025. The Polaris Integrated Library System and Vega Discover applications from Innovative will be used by NLB as automation solutions for its library staff and patrons across Singapore. These solutions will help to improve the library experience for staff and patrons, whether in the library or online.

Suburban Library Cooperative selects Polaris ILS and Vega LX
June 30, 2022 - Innovative, part of Clarivate, announced that the Suburban Library Cooperative in Michigan has selected the Polaris ILS, Vega Discover, Vega Promote, and Vega Program. The Suburban Library Cooperative is a network of 18 public libraries in the Macomb County area of Michigan that have joined together to provide materials and services to their communities. In addition to a wide range of materials and services, from free wi-fi to scanning, the SLC offers a local history digital collection that includes information about the history of local transportation, regional history, and genealogy; and offers patrons the ability to check out a Michigan Activity Pass, which allows free access to museums, parks, cultural centers, and more.

Solano County Library, Benicia Public Library, and St. Helena Public Library select Polaris and Vega LX for their consortium needs
June 28, 2022 - Innovative, part of Clarivate, announced that the consortium comprised of Solano County Library, Benicia Public Library, and St. Helena Public Library in California has selected Polaris as their ILS and Vega Discover as their discovery layer. Solano County Library, Benicia, Public Library, and St. Helena Public Library serve over a million visitors per year across their eleven locations and have been part of the Link+ family of INN-Reach libraries in California since 2017.

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