Emeryville, CA. Innovative announced today that the PrairieCat Consortium is now live on the Sierra Services Platform. Supporting the large, multi-type library system, Sierra provides the PrairieCat member libraries integrated resource management, plus fully featured library workflows that deliver core functionality and performance. The PrairieCat Consortium is migrating to Sierra from a SirsiDynix Symphony ILS.
"PrairieCat member libraries are very pleased to be live on Sierra and Encore. Sierra offers a single, easy to navigate interface that allows staff to perform any authorized function with one login," says PrairieCat Manager Judy Hutchinson. "Staff are enjoying new features such as faceted searching and book jackets in the staff client, the ability to easily place multiple holds, easy holds management and more. We are grateful for the hard work of our Innovative implementation team who helped ensure a stable, on-time 'go live' for us on Sierra."
Symphony is a trademark of SirsiDynix.
Formed in 2007, PrairieCat is a consortium of 155 academic, public, school and special libraries in northern Illinois. PrairieCat is managed by staff of the Reaching Across Illinois Library System.
About The Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS)
RAILS provides delivery service to support Illinois' vast interlibrary loan program, technology support for more than 800 libraries' electronic catalogs, and Talking Book Services that serve persons with visual or physical disabilities who cannot read conventional print material. The RAILS service area covers northern and western Illinois. The system serves more than 1,500 public, private, university, and school library members, representing more than 3,700 library facilities in a 27,000 square mile area.
About Innovative Interfaces
Innovative Interfaces creates cutting-edge products that allow libraries to succeed in a modern technology environment and the freedom to implement solutions that best meet their specific needs. The company's versatile and market-leading solutions include: the Sierra Services Platform, the Millennium ILS, the Encore Synergy discovery application, Electronic Resource Management, and INN-Reach resource sharing. An established company with a vision for the future, Innovative connects with thousands of libraries of all types in over 50 countries. Innovative's commitment to service is reflected by its 24/7/365 Help Desk, Innovative University, and the CSDirect Web support center. The company is located in Emeryville, California with offices around the world.