February 14, 2001óLa Biblioteca Foral de Bizkaia, the library of the Biscay Regional Council in Bilbao, Spain, has chosen the Millennium library automation system from Innovative Interfaces to replace its current Dobis Libis system. The implementation process is underway, and the new Millennium system will run on a Sun platform.
Clotilde Olaran, Library Director at Biblioteca Foral, said, "The selection of Millennium was based on many aspects, not least its impressive functionality and extensive development. Millennium's multi-lingual capabilities will enable us to provide access to the OPAC in the Basque language, Euskera, and Spanish, and its compliance with international standards such as ANSI x-12, EDI, USMARC, AACR-II, Z29.50 and ISO 2709, were also key factors in the decision. We also found the large number of worldwide installations of Innovative's systems very encouraging."
Olaran continued, "We were impressed with the level of experience held by Innovative staff, and also by the professionalism shown throughout the process. We look forward to working with staff from Innovative's Madrid office, and also its headquarters in California."