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Second wave of early agreements for Sierra announced

Press Release: Innovative Interfaces, Inc. [September 30, 2011]

Copyright (c) 2011 Innovative Interfaces, Inc.

Abstract: Innovative announced that a total of 75 library organizations, representing over 300 individual libraries, have entered into agreements to be partners in or early implementers of the Sierra Services Platform.


Emeryville, CA. Innovative announced today that a total of 75 library organizations, representing over 300 individual libraries, have entered into agreements to be partners in or early implementers of the Sierra Services Platform.

The following library organizations are being announced for the first time: ALIS Corporation (NY); Andrews University (MI); Bangor University (UK); College of Lake County (IL); Coronado Public Library (CA); Denton Public Library (TX); Grand Rapids Community College (MI); Grand Valley State University (MI); HELIN Library Consortium (RI); Kalamazoo College (MI); Kellogg Community College (MI); Kent State University (OH); Lake Agassiz Regional Library and Northwest Regional Library (MN); Langara College (Canada); Long Beach Public Library (CA); Marin Automated Resources and Information Network (MARINet) (CA); Medaille College (NY); Miami University (OH); Naperville Public Library (IL); Northern Waters Library Service (WI); Ohio Dominican University (OH); Ohio Private Academic Libraries (OPAL) (OH); Outagamie Waupaca Library System (OWLSnet) (WI); Princeton Public Library (NJ); Sacramento Public Library (CA); Scottsdale Public Library (AZ); South East Academic Libraries System (SEALS) (South Africa); Springfield-Greene County Library District (MO); St. Joseph County Public Library (IN); Teachers College, Columbia University (NY); Union College (NY); Universitat de les Illes Balears (Spain); University of California Berkeley School of Law (CA); University of Glasgow (UK); University of Nebraska at Kearney (NE); University of Nebraska Medical Center (NE); University of Western Ontario (Canada); University of San Francisco (CA); Warren-Trumbull County Public Library (OH); and Westerville Public Library (OH).

Sierra development is currently focused on the new staff application interface, new features such as role-based workflows, third-party reporting options, and the open services architecture that is the foundation on which Sierra is built.

Innovative is working hard to ensure that the transition to Sierra will be as smooth as possible. For libraries using other ILS systems, Innovative's professional services team will design, deploy, and scale a solution that fits the specific needs of the library, including new services and training programs tailored to the new functionality of Sierra. Sierra's beta launch is scheduled for late 2011.

About Innovative Interfaces

Innovative Interfaces dedicates its energies to meeting the needs of libraries and the challenges of library automation. The company has fulfilled this mission with first-rate services and products such as the Millennium integrated library platform, INN-Reach resource sharing, Electronic Resource Management, and the Encore discovery services platform. Today, thousands of libraries of all types in over 50 countries rely on Innovative's products, services, and support. The company is located in Emeryville, California with offices around the world.

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Publication Year:2011
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:September 30, 2011
Publisher:Innovative Interfaces, Inc.
Company: Innovative Interfaces, Inc.
Products: Sierra
Libraries: ALIS Corporation
Andrews University
Bangor University
College of Lake County
Coronado Public Library
Denton Public Library
Grand Rapids Community College
Grand Valley State University
HELIN Library Consortium
Kalamazoo College
Kellogg Community College
Kent State University
Lake Agassiz Regional Library
Northwest Regional Library
Langara College
Long Beach Public Library
Marin Automated Resources and Information Network
Medaille College
Miami University
Naperville Public Library
Northern Waters Library Service
Ohio Dominican University
Ohio Private Academic Libraries
Outagamie Waupaca Library System
Princeton Public Library
Sacramento Public Library
Scottsdale Public Library
South East Academic Libraries System
Springfield-Greene County Library District
St. Joseph County Public Library
Teachers College, Columbia University
Union College
Universitat de les Illes Balears
University of California Berkeley School of Law
University of Glasgow
University of Nebraska at Kearney
University of Nebraska Medical Center
University of Western Ontario
University of San Francisco
Warren-Trumbull County Public Library
Westerville Public Library
Subject: System announcements -- selection
Record Number:16090
Last Update:2012-12-29 14:06:47
Date Created:2011-09-30 15:39:04