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Ex Libris signs definitive agreement to acquire Innovative

(5 Dec 2019) Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement to acquire Innovative, a leading provider of integrated library systems for public, academic, and specialty libraries. Innovative will become a business unit within Ex Libris. The Innovative products that customers have relied on for many years will continue […]


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Innovative expands international footprint with new competency center in Australia

(10 August 2016, Emeryville, CA)  Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, has opened a new competency center in Melbourne, Australia. Following successful growth in the Asia-Pacific region, this expansion will broaden Innovative’s international footprint to provide software development, support, training, and consulting to the marketplace. “This is very exciting […]


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Extensive survey report of over 4,000 academic library users published

(20 July 2015, Emeryville, CA) Innovative announced today the publication of survey results from over 4,000 library users at seven academic libraries in the UK. “We Love the Library, but We Live on the Web” – Findings around how academic library users view online resources and services (2015) reports on how online users interact with […]


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Gold Coast City Libraries (Australia) chooses suite of Innovative products

(7 July 2015, Emeryville, CA) Innovative announced today that Gold Coast City Libraries (GCCL) has selected a complete suite of library technology solutions from the company, including the Sierra Library Services Platform, Encore Discovery, and Vital digital asset management system. In a recent year, GCCL users borrowed 6.5 million items from a collection of a […]


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Pagoh Education Hub and Pagoh Polytechnic Select Virtua and Vital

(15 December 2014, Emeryville, CA) Innovative announced today that Malaysia’s Pagoh Education Hub (PEH) and Pagoh Polytechnic have selected Virtua and Vital. Their libraries will hold approximately 50,000 and 30,000 items respectively and will be implementing their first automation systems. Both are under construction and are due to open in 2015. “Innovative prides itself in […]


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Twenty-three recent “go-lives” underline Sierra’s international success

(7 October 2014, Emeryville, CA) Innovative announced today that 23 libraries in 11 countries have gone live with the Sierra Library Services Platform in a recent 6-week period. The new Sierra libraries in Asia are: Fu-Jen Catholic University (Hsinchuang, Taiwan) Huazhong University of Science and Technology (Wuhan, Hubei, China) National Taiwan Ocean University (Keelung, Taiwan) PETRONAS Petroleum Resource Centre […]


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Innovative acquires VTLS

(2 June 2014, Emeryville, CA) Innovative, a global leader in library technology, announced today that it has acquired VTLS, a library automation solutions provider to customers in 44 countries. The combined companies will be led by Innovative CEO Kim Massana. VTLS’s products include Virtua, VITAL, Chamo, MozGo and FasTrac. “This is great news for libraries […]


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Innovative and Bibliotheca announce strategic alliance

(10 March 2014)  Innovative, a leading provider of library services platforms, and Bibliotheca, a leader in RFID and bar-code based technology solutions, announced today that they have entered into a strategic alliance that will enhance integration of the companies’ products to create value-added offerings to library customers worldwide. Under the terms of the agreement Innovative […]


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Innovative establishes services and development center in Asia Pacific region

(Emeryville, CA, 26 September 2013) —Innovative announced today that it is establishing a services, support and development center in Noida, India to provide closer support to existing customers in Asia, Australia and New Zealand and position the company for continued growth in the region. Innovative India, which is projected to have approximately 60 staff members […]


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Innovative appoints Keng Wee Chuang as Sales Director of Asia

(Emeryville, CA, 22 October 2103) Innovative has appointed Keng Wee Chuang as Sales Director of Asia. Most recently he served as Senior Director at RealNetworks, a provider of internet streaming media delivery software and services, creating value in the areas of sales, marketing, and business development. Previously, he was at LogicaCMG, a multinational IT and […]


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