SIERRA provides a powerful, modern foundation on which to build the future of Academic and Research Library services. Combining complete functionality with the power and scale of an open services platform, Sierra frees librarians to create the kind of patron experience and management solution they've always wanted. Sierra offers trusted business logic and flexible workflow support, including circulation, cataloging, acquisitions, patron management, serials handling, and accounting management, in a unified staff application.
Two key elements contribute to Sierra's ongoing success:
SIERRA created the robust functionality academic and research librarians demand of a library services platform.
SIERRA developed a level of integration with other Innovative and third-party products that is truly seamless and unmatched anywhere in the library technology world. And Sierra efficiently extends this integration to other campus systems such as student information systems and campus portals.
- Proven print and electronic resource management with fulfillment functionality
- Integrated digital asset management capabilities
- SQL-based database with Sierra DNA Documentation
- APIs for integration with other applications
- Rich staff user experience including facets, Web-style browsing and more
- Mobile work-lists optimized for tablets
- Management dashboard with complete picture of library operations
- Staff-friendly, powerful management and reporting
- Cloud-ready architecture and hosting options