Our Most Read Stories in 2017: Makerspace Movements, Bookbikes, and APIs


As 2017 comes to a close, we stopped to take a look at the most read stories on the Innovative website this year. Innovative made big investments in 2017 to support library success, patron engagement, secure technology, training, and continued development of our open software solutions. Here’s our list of greatest hits from 2017:

  1. Makerspace Movement Takes Hold at University of La Verne
  2. Innovative Selects Amazon Web Services as Cloud Provider
  3. Innovative Expands Open Integrated Library System with New RESTful APIs in Sierra Release 3.3
  4. The Power of APIs: Connecting tools with your ILS to unlock new opportunities
  5. McMaster University Library System Selects Innovative for Next-Generation Solution
  6. Innovative Appoints New Senior Vice President of Product Strategy
  7. Orion Township Public Library Rides Into Events With New Bookbike
  8. How the Sierra APIs Gave Us Seven Days Back
  9. I Never Liked The Bumper Sticker: Question Authority
  10. Chicago Public Library Selects Polaris, Joining the Growing List of Influential Urban Libraries to Become an Innovative Partner

Thank you to our library partners and strategic partners for an exciting and successful 2017. We’re looking forward to continued library partner engagement in 2018 through the Directors Symposium, IUG 2018, and Idea Lab.