Emeryville, CA--Innovative Interfaces, the leader in information technology for libraries, announced that De La Salle University (DSLU) in Manila, Philippines will install the Millennium library automation system. This will be Innovative's second Millennium site in the Philippines, following the International Rice Research Institute.
“Millennium was chosen for its robust features as well as its ability to meet the increasing demands for a better and more competitive information management and delivery system for our students, faculty, and other members of the academic community,” said Perla T. Garcia, Director of DLSU's Library. “Innovative has a wonderful performance track record, as attested by over two decades of successful operation in so many academic and research libraries in the world, and Millennium has become affordable to libraries such as ours.”
DLSU is an internationally recognized Catholic institution affiliated with the worldwide network of Lasallian institutions. DLSU-Manila has a population of about 13,000, made up of faculty members, administrators, undergraduate and graduate students, and support staff. Over 6,800 square meters accommodate its collection which comprises approximately 250,000 books; 10,000 volumes on deposit; 25,000 graduate and undergraduate theses and dissertations; 9,000 audiovisual materials; and journals and periodicals in both print and electronic format. In addition, online access to more than 33 databases covering practically all disciplines is available on site. The DLSU Library offers academic information resources and services to support the institution's instructional, curricular,
research, and extension programs.
“We are proud to expand Innovative's presence in the Asia-Pacific region with libraries of De La Salle University's caliber,” said Leslie Straus, Vice President of Worldwide Sales at Innovative.
Innovative Interfaces (www.iii.com) is the leader in providing Web-based automated library systems. Innovative's library automation systems are installed in thousands of libraries in 32 countries around the world. The company is headquartered in Emeryville, California, with offices in Canada, France, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, and the United Kingdom.