Duluth, GA — July 12, 2012. Chicago is Equinox Software's kind of town. The company will make its first Special Library Association Conference appearance as exhibitors at booth #269 for the 2012 meeting.
According to Grace Dunbar, Equinox Vice President, "This is an exciting opportunity for us because SLA attendees are very tech savvy. We recognize that special libraries have specific needs for their ILS and are looking forward to showing them how flexible and cost effective open source options can be."
The SLA conference exhibit hall hours are 11 AM – 5 PM on July 15, 10 AM -5 PM on July 16 and 9 AM – 3PM on July 17. Equinox representatives will be available answer questions, help attendees test drive the new features in the latest Evergreen and Koha releases, and provide a preview of the FulfILLment project.
About Equinox Software, Inc.
Founded by the original Evergreen designers and developers, Equinox Software is a leader in open source solutions for libraries. Their goal is to engage and support a rapidly growing open source community while assisting libraries in moving away from expensive proprietary vendors and products.
For more information on Equinox Software, please visit http://www.esilibrary.com.
Evergreen is a robust, open-source integrated library system best known for its unique ability to meet the needs of very large, high-transaction, multi-site consortia. However, it has also proven equally successful scaled down for even the smallest libraries. Evergreen now supports over 1,200 libraries of every type-public, academic, special, and school media centers across 4 countries, 31 U.S. states, and 8 Canadian provinces.
For more information about Evergreen, including a list of all known Evergreen installations, see http://evergreen-ils.org.
Created in 1999 by Katipo Communications for the Horowhenua Library Trust in New Zealand, Koha is the first open source Integrated Library System to be used worldwide. The software is a full-featured ILS with a dual-database design (search engine and RDBMS) built to be compliant with library standards. Koha's OPAC, staff, and self-checkout interfaces are all web applications. Distributed under the General Public License (GPL), libraries are free to use and install Koha themselves or to purchase support and development service. For more information on Koha, please visit http://koha-community.org.
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