Sierra is designed to make your library effective.
From integrating separate workflows into one, to seamless integrations, Sierra is a leading LSP that frees you up to do what matters. View the roadmap for planned product updates.
Unified Application
Sierra integrates multiple workflows — eResource Management, Circulation, Cataloging, Acquisitions, and more — into one easy to use interface to allow uninterrupted progress on day to day initiatives or special projects, saving you valuable time.
Sierra gives you the ability to customize your workflow based on your role. Are you involved in circulation as well as acquisitions? Enjoy a persona-based experience by creating a customized module that allows you to work seamlessly within one space for efficiency.
We surveyed Sierra customers about their experiences
Here's what they said:
64% AGREE THAT SIERRA
is a leading Library Services Platform
Time spent creating reports
DECREASED BY 60%
Software expenses went
DOWN BY 75%
TIME SPENT MANAGING
acquisitions and print serials
DECREASED BY 65%
RESTful APIs
Sierra facilitates the connections libraries have with the communities they serve. Whether it be finance applications, learning management systems, or any community the library exists within, Sierra is open and can connect.
 
WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS SAY
“Innovative products are, as a rule, excellent.”
Executive Director, State & Local Government
Workflow on the Go
Working seamlessly with Mobile Worklists, Sierra liberates library staff with a mobile experience that moves library operations into the stacks and away from repetitive material handling.
With MyLibrary! for Sierra, patrons can access library resources, place holds, check out digital items, and visit your library on social media all in one place on their mobile device.

Cataloging
Manage bibliographic records, check statistics, load metadata

Acquisitions
Manage orders, vouchers and create lists

Circulation
View check-in/out and hold requests

eResource Management
View and manage electronic journals and databases including Open Access content

Serials
Serials and bindery management

Administration
Perform back office tasks, rapid update, global update, delete records
Works with:
Encore
Decision Center
Knowledge Base
MyLibrary!
Mobile Worklists
Hosting
Innovative Resource Sharing
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RESOURCES
3 Ways Sierra Helps Deliver a Better Experience
This one-page brochure describes three proven, measurable advantages of using Sierra.
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Video: Wayne State Moves to Sierra
In a short video, Wayne State University describes the reasons they chose Sierra.
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2 Ways Sierra Reduces Library Overhead
This one-page brochure describes two proven, measurable ways Sierra reduces overhead.
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84% of surveyed customers rate Sierra’s overall functionality as better compared to the competition.
Source: TechValidate survey of 592 users (2019)
WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS SAY
“It is a fully-functional ILS capable of meeting the demands of today's library.”
Member Services Manager, Library Network
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