This dashboard brings together data, trends, news, and other resources from Library Technology Guides describing the product and the libraries in
which it has has been implemented, its geographic presence, statistics of sales and installations, and satisfaction ratings from libraries that use it.
Polaris is an Integrated Library System offered by Innovative Interfaces, Inc..
Polaris has been installed in 1,594 libraries, spanning 3,894 facilities or branches)
Polaris implementations by Type of Library
[Data source: statistics derived from the libraries.org directory of libraries]
Libraries of Middlesex Automation Consortium join the Innovative family
January 22, 2024 - Innovative, part of Clarivate, announced that the Libraries of Middlesex Automation Consortium have selected Polaris as their new Integrated Library System, Vega Discover as their new discovery layer, Vega Program to manage events and room booking, Vega Promote for email marketing, and Innovative's library analytics solution.
Clarivate partners with Singapore's National Library Board
December 14, 2023 - Clarivate has successfully implemented library software solutions from Innovative for Singapore's National Library Board library system. NLB's library patrons can now enjoy an elevated user experience and new features such as an intuitive user interface and custom catalogs as they access NLB's library catalogue. The Polaris Integrated Library System and Vega Discover applications from Innovative provide automation solutions for library staff and patrons. These solutions help to improve the library experience for staff and patrons, whether in the physical library or online. Custom API support designed by Clarivate supports local systems such as self-check kiosks, book sorters, the NLB Mobile app and reservation lockers to improve efficiency.
Franklin Township Public Library chooses Polaris and Vega Discover
October 1, 2023 - Innovative, part of Clarivate, announced that the Franklin Township Public Library in Somerset County, New Jersey has selected Polaris as their new integrated library system and Vega Discover as their new discovery layer. The Franklin Township Public Library serves a community of approximately 68,500 residents with three branches. FTPL's collections include local resources, including physical and digital archives of local photos and newspapers, as well as a reference collection of New Jersey life and history. The library's events include story times for little ones, chess for adults, jewelry making classes, Zumba and yoga classes, film showings, tai-chi, tech help, and book clubs.