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Emeryville, CA, United States, 2013/09/30 - Innovative Interfaces announced today that the Barcelona Provincial Council (Diputació de Barcelona) will implement the Sierra Services Platform - III.com.
The Council provides over 5.5 million citizens across the Province with economic and technological support, including the 211-member Barcelona Cities Library Network. The Network contains 2.4 million registered users who borrow over 50,000 items each day. The Network is replacing its current Millennium ILS from Innovative, which it implemented in 2008.
"This major partnership represents the popularity of Sierra worldwide, and our growing investment in libraries in the EMEA region and beyond," says Christopher Le Blanc, Senior Vice President of Global Sales. "Only Sierra's combination of robust functionality and modern technology can bring results to a large library system such as this, while positioning it to thrive in the new technology ecosystem."
About Barcelona Provincial Council
The Barcelona Provincial Council provides support and services to its municipalities and strives to achieve excellence in the provision of services through the efficient use of public resources and the constant improvement and innovation in public management. The Coordination Service of the Barcelona Provincial Library supports and services the Barcelona Cities Library Network, to ensure balanced services across the region, as well as exchange experiences and information. For more information visit diba.cat/biblioteques.
About Innovative Interfaces
Innovative (iii.com) is dedicated to providing leading technology solutions and services that empower libraries and enrich their users worldwide. Innovative offers the broadest and most complete portfolio of library automation products on the market today. Innovative.s flagship library services platform, Sierra, is the most rapidly adopted product in library automation history. The company's versatile and market-leading solutions also include the Millennium ILS, the Encore discovery application, Electronic Resource Management, the SkyRiver cataloging service, and INN-Reach resource sharing. Customers are supported through a 24/7/52 Help Desk, Innovative University, and the CSDirect Web support center. A recognized leader in library automation software, Innovative has introduced technological advancements for over 30 years. Headquartered in Emeryville, California, Innovative serves thousands of libraries in over 50 countries and has offices around the world.