Bibliotheque interuniversitaire de la Sorbonne selects Innovative Sierra

EMERYVILLE, Calif – Innovative, a ProQuest company and leading global provider of library software, is pleased to announce that the Sorbonne Interuniversity Library, which serves multiple universities in Paris, has chosen to migrate to the Sierra library services platform (LSP).

The Sorbonne library is an academic library specialized in human sciences, with a focus on sciences of Antiquity, history, philosophy and geography, and an important collection of manuscripts and rare books. It offers its patrons rich research services. Like 80% of our customers, Sorbonne chose an Innovative product to continue our long-term relationship.1

Ms. Laurence Bobis (Phd), Directrice de la Bibliothèque Interuniversitaire de la Sorbonne / Director of the Interuniversity Library of the Sorbonne said, “Sierra offers new possibilities that meet our immediate and future needs. In particular, we look forward to better exposure of data and services and better interoperability within Sierra system and with third-party external applications.”

Innovative recently shared the latest product roadmaps with customers on a series of webinars discussing both near-term and future plans to enhance the staff and patron experiences, with the ultimate goal of accelerating libraries’ impact on the world.

Yariv Kursh, the General Manager of Innovative shared that “Innovative is committed to the success of libraries, now and in the future. A flagship institution like Sorbonne choosing to remain and upgrade with Innovative shows that they are as excited about our mission as we are.”

1Source: TechValidate Survey of 684 Sierra customers


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