Emeryville, CA—Innovative Interfaces, a leader in information technology for libraries, announced that it has signed a number of significant new contracts with libraries.
Brooklyn Public Library, the fifth largest public library system in the United States serving the borough's 2.5 million residents, has selected the Millennium system to replace its GEAC Plus. The library's Web OPAC will run in six languages: English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Hebrew, and Russian.
California State University, Northridge joins fourteen libraries in the California State University System to use Millennium as their library automation system. The library houses 1.3 million total volumes and has an annual circulation of 289,238.
California State University, Northridge in Glendora, California, will install Millennium in September. Founded in 1915, Citrus is the oldest community college in Los Angeles county and the fifth oldest in the state. The Hayden Memorial Library, with holdings of approximately 53,000 volumes, is currently undergoing a major expansion and renovation.
The Curtis School of Music in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has chosen Millennium as its first automated library system. Curtis alumni can be found in virtually every major orchestra and opera company in the world. The library houses approximately 95,000 volumes and has an annual circulation of 15,000.
Bibliothèque Municipale de Rennes will be converting to Millennium in July. Located in Rennes, France, it has a rich collection of rare books—55,000 of which were published before 1811—and includes 2,500 volumes from the 16th century. At the end of 2003, the library will be located in a new building that will also house the Forum of Science and the Museum of Brittany. The library is comprised of thirteen area libraries and four partner libraries.
The High Court of Australia contains 163,000 volumes. The main strengths of the collection are law reports, including some 19th century U.S. state reports, and historical texts including a set of Nineteenth-Century Legal Treatises on microfiche. The library is maintained for the Justices of the High Court. They will be installing Millennium in July.