Spanning eleven libraries in Idaho, the consortium holds 1.5 million items and circulates 6.3 million items each year. The consortium is migrating from a Horizon® system supplied by SirsiDynix.
“As a company, Innovative is dedicated to the success of library consortia around the world,” says Bill Schickling, Executive Vice President of Global Sales. “We are able to provide solutions that allow for maximum flexibility for individual libraries, while leveraging content of each library to reduce cost and increase the level of service patrons receive.”
About LYNX! Consortium
The LYNX! Consortium (lynx.lili.org), located in southwest Idaho, is comprised of Ada Community Library, Boise Public Library, Caldwell Public Library, Eagle Public Library, Emmett Public Library, Garden City Library, Hailey Public Library, Meridian Library, District Mountain Home Public Library, Nampa Public Library, and Twin Falls Public Library. Boise Public Library is the hub for the system providing system administration and maintenance, wide area and local network consulting, and a Web server for the online library catalog.
Innovative (iii.com) partners with thousands of libraries of all types to help them achieve success. Serving libraries in 66 countries, the company provides complete library automation solutions that include mobile access, digital asset management, resource sharing, discovery, and reporting tools. Innovative's staff includes nearly 350 library and technology experts, with more than 100 degreed librarians, who stay in close contact with customers through formal development partnerships and conversations at Innovative User Group meetings on four continents. The company is headquartered in Emeryville, California with offices in Syracuse, NY; Blacksburg, VA; Dublin, Ireland and beyond.