Tuscaloosa Public Library Launches Vega Discover

EMERYVILLE, Calif. August 6, 2021 – Innovative, a ProQuest company and leading global provider of library software, announced today that Tuscaloosa Public Library has launched Vega Discover as their primary discovery tool. 

The Tuscaloosa Public Library in Alabama serves the 192,000 residents of Tuscaloosa County, as well as the students and faculty of the University of Alabama, Shelton State Community College, and Stillman College. The library has three branch locations and two bookmobiles, and serves the Tuscaloosa community with classes and discussions for residents of all ages. 

Vega Discover is a full-featured discovery tool that not only delivers premier search results, but also features a patron bookshelf with custom reading lists, patron account management, library-curated showcases, and smart showcases on related resources and topics. Discover also comes with enhanced exploration tools, powered by Syndetics Unbound’s enrichment content, such as series data, reader reviews, browse by reading level and more, as part of an engaging library experience. Vega Discover is one module in the Vega Library Experience (LX) suite, a cloud-based platform that allows library staff to easily communicate and manage the full range of materials, programs, and services available to their community. 

Vega Discover is available for Sierra and Polaris libraries. To learn more, visit our website or contact Innovative for a demo. 



Innovative, a ProQuest company, provides leading technology solutions and services that empower libraries and enrich their users worldwide. Innovative offers one of the most comprehensive portfolios of library automation products on the market today, serving academic, public, national, corporate and special libraries and consortia. Headquartered in Emeryville, California, Innovative has a global presence—serving thousands of libraries in 66 countries and offices worldwide.