Emeryville, CA--Innovative Interfaces, the leading supplier of Web-based library automation systems, announced the University of Scranton in Scranton, Pennsylvania has chosen to install Millennium. Innovative's fourth-generation library automation system will replace Sirsi Classic.
“We chose Millennium because we knew that our partnership with Innovative would provide us with new and exciting opportunities to meet the needs of our twenty-first century users,” said Charles Kratz, Director at the University of Scranton's Weinberg Memorial Library.
Founded in 1888, the University of Scranton is a Jesuit school serving a student population of approximately 4,700, including adult, part-time, undergraduate, and graduate students. The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Memorial Library was completed in 1992 and offers a collection of over 400,000 volumes in a setting that is fully integrated into the campus-wide video, voice, and data network. The library maintains a collection of over 100 Internet-based indexes and databases and over 14,000 full-text journals provided by electronic services. In its last survey, Yahoo! Internet Life magazine included the University of Scranton on its list of “America's Most Wired Colleges.”
“We are very pleased that the University of Scranton, an institution committed to the use of advanced information technology, has chosen to partner with Innovative. MAP--Innovative's meta searching and resource linking product--will provide enhanced access to the library's electronic resources. Installing Millennium will enable the library to better serve all the information needs of its staff and students,” said Neil Block, Vice President of North American 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.