Press Release: Innovative Interfaces, Inc. [June 11, 2014]

Three Universities in North Carolina upgrade to Sierra Library Services Platform

Copyright (c) 2014 Innovative Interfaces, Inc.

SummaryThe University of North Carolina at Pembroke, the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (Winston-Salem), and the University of North Carolina Wilmington have all selected the Sierra Library Services Platform, and will migrate from Innovative's Millennium ILS. Their libraries hold 370,900; 110,000; and 962,717 volumes respectively.

June 12, 2014 -- Emeryville, CA. The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (Winston-Salem), and the University of North Carolina Wilmington have all selected the Sierra Library Services Platform, and will migrate from Innovative's Millennium ILS. Their libraries hold 370,900; 110,000; and 962,717 volumes respectively.

"The UNC campuses have been long-term partners of Innovative, and we are excited that these three libraries made the decision to take advantage of Sierra's features such APIs and integrated book and e-resource management," says SVP of Global Sales Christopher Le Blanc. "Sierra has had notable successes in the academic library market this year, from both existing customers and new libraries. We look forward to serving these libraries as they chart their technology future and adapt to an ever-changing technology landscape."

About the University of North Carolina at Pembroke

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke is a Master's-level university with a spirited community of more than 6,200 students. With a wide array of bachelor's and master's degree offerings, fantastic Pembroke faculty, and a diverse community of cultures, ideas and organizations at their fingertips, UNCP students are poised to excel in life. Each student is an individual at UNCP. Our students get a chance to make names for themselves—to stand out in a warm and welcoming community that wants them to succeed—and experience a rare combination of opportunities, cultures and ideas that can't be found anywhere else.

University of North Carolina School of the Arts

As America's first state-supported arts school, the University of North Carolina School of the Arts is a unique stand-alone public university of arts conservatories. With a high school component, UNCSA is a degree-granting institution that trains young people of talent in music, dance, drama, filmmaking, and design and production. Established by the N.C. General Assembly in 1963, the School of the Arts opened in Winston-Salem ("The City of Arts and Innovation") in 1965 and became part of the University of North Carolina system in 1972.

About the University of North Carolina Wilmington

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state's coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. Our powerful academic experience stimulates creative inquiry, critical thinking, thoughtful expression and responsible citizenship in an array of high-quality programs at the baccalaureate and master's levels, and in our doctoral programs in marine biology and educational leadership. Substantial research activity, combined with our hallmark teaching excellence and moderate size, advances distinctive student involvement in faculty scholarship. We are committed to diversity and inclusion, affordable access, global perspectives, and enriching the quality of life through scholarly community engagement in such areas as health, education, the economy, the environment, marine and coastal issues, and the arts.

About Innovative

Innovative (www.iii.com) is dedicated to providing leading technology solutions and services that empower libraries and enrich their users worldwide. Innovative offers one of the broadest and most complete portfolio of library automation products on the market today. Headquartered in Emeryville, California, Innovative serves thousands of libraries in 66 countries and has offices around the world.

Publication Year:2014
Type of Material:Press Release
LanguageEnglish
Issue:June 11, 2014
Publisher:Innovative Interfaces, Inc.
Company: Innovative Interfaces, Inc.
Products: Sierra
Libraries: University of North Carolina at Pembroke
University of North Carolina School of the Arts
University of North Carolina Wilmington
Subject: System announcements -- installations
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Date Created:2014-06-12 15:31:22