Emeryville, CA-Innovative Interfaces, a leader in information technology for libraries, announced that, in recent weeks, it has signed a number of significant new contracts with libraries.
EIN, the Electronic Information Network, is a is a collaborative project of the Allegheny County Library Association, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, and the Commission on the Future of Libraries in Allegheny County. Their mission is to used advanced technology to supply information access to public libraries, schools, and museums throughout the region in Pennsylvania. Over 70 public libraries are networked with Millennium, along with twelve "Knowledge Connections" centers which provide library services in public housing communities.
California State University, Dominguez Hills has selected the Millennium system to replace their GEAC Advance and will join the Link+ network. Link+ is an ever-growing union catalog project in the state of California that is served by Innovative's Inn-Reach Direct Consortial Borrowing System.
CLAMS, the Cape Libraries Automated Materials Sharing consortium, was organized in 1987 and incorporated in 1988. It has 26 member libraries in 35 locations around Cape Cod and the Islands of Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket. The current membership consists of one community college library and 25 public library systems. They will be converting from a DRA Classic system.
The Royal Library in Madrid selected Millennium to replace their Absyss system. The library is part of the Patrimonio Nacional, which administers the properties belonging to the Spanish State. Originally the private library of the Monarchs of the Bourbon dynasty, the Royal Library contains hand-written and printed books, maps, music scores, drawings, engravings and fine bindings, coins, and medals.
General Motors Corporation Research and Development Library will be converting to Millennium from their Horizon system. The library specializes in automotive and engineering subjects and has 52,000 volumes.
The Library System of Lancaster County has chosen Millennium, including MAP and XML Harvester, to replace its Gaylord Galaxy system. The fourth oldest library in America, its four branches server the greater metropolitan Lancaster, Pennsylvania area and support other public libraries in the county through technology.
Xidian University Library, located in X'ian, China, was founded in 1933. Xidian is a national university dedicated primarily to electronic technology and information which is integrated with a wide range of academic subjects including engineering, physical science, social science, foreign languages, and business management. The library serves 20,000 users and holds 600,000 volumes.
The Côte Saint-Luc Public Library, located at the heart of the Island of Montréal, has a collection of 115,181 volumes, with specialties in architecture, art, computers, and women. This is Innovative's first public library in Quebec; it is also fully bilingual (French and English).