Emeryville, CA--Innovative Interfaces, the leader in information technology for libraries, announced that its Web- and Java-based Millennium system has been chosen by the Newark Public Library in Newark, New Jersey. Millennium will replace the library's existing Dynix system.
“The staff committee at Newark Public Library charged with selecting a new ILS chose Millennium because it currently provides important features that are still only promised by vendors of other systems,” said Bruce E. Ford, Assistant Director for Access Services at Newark Public Library.
Established in 1888, the Newark Public Library rose to prominence during the first quarter of the twentieth century under the leadership of John Cotton Dana, public librarianship's best-known innovator and publicist. In the 114 years since its founding, the library has developed substantial collections. In the fields of art, music, business, and local history, its collections were developed to the research level throughout much of the twentieth century and thus it is designated as a statewide resource library in the New Jersey Library Network.
The library consists of the Main Library and ten branch libraries. It shares its library system with Irvington Public Library, the New Jersey Historical Society Library, and the Newark Museum Library. Annual circulation is 331,835, with total volumes of 1,294,344.
Innovative continues to have success in the public market. Recent sales also include Concord Public Library (New Hampshire) and Monroeville Public Library (Pennsylvania).