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June 24, 2021

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Orion Township Public Library Joins Vega Community. Innovative, a ProQuest company, announced that Orion Township Public Library has joined the Early Access partner program for Vega Discover, Innovative's new, modern discovery solution. [Full Announcement].

May 24, 2021

Equinox Equinox migrates Wainfleet Township Public Library to Evergreen ILS. Equinox announced the migration of Wainfleet Township Public Library of Wainfleet, Ontario to Evergreen ILS, as it joins the Libraries in Niagara Cooperative (LiNC) and the international Evergreen ILS community. [Full Announcement].

July 31, 2020

Patron Point Jefferson Township Public Library (NJ) selects Patron Point. Patron Point announced that Jefferson Township Public Library (NJ) has selected its patron relationship management system to support the Library's marketing efforts. Of particular interest to the library is Patron Point's ability to produce newsletters and engage patrons with welcome messaging. [Full Announcement].

April 24, 2018

Equinox Equinox migrates the Whitehall Township Public Library to the PaILS SPARK consortium. Equinox announced the successful migration of the Whitehall Township Public Library to Evergreen within the Pennsylvania Integrated Library System SPARK Consortium. [Full Announcement].

January 9, 2018

Pennsylvania Integrated Library System. Pennsylvania Integrated Library System growth in 2017. Pennsylvania Integrated Library System (PaILS), a consortium of Evergreen libraries, saw additional growth in 2017 adding the Bedford County Library System, Memorial Library of Nazareth and Vicinity, Bangor Public Library, Tunkhannock Public Library, Allentown Public Library, Bethlehem Area Public Library, Easton Public Library, and Shamokin Public Library. All of these libraries are now live on SPARK, the PaILS-operated, open source, Evergreen-based ILS. New libraries for 2018 will include the Huntingdon County Library, Potter-Tioga Library System, and 11 public libraries in Lehigh and Carbon Counties. This will bring the total to 122 service outlets. SPARK is hosted by the Equinox Open Library Initiative who also provide migration, consulting, training, and development services. [Full Announcement].

November 27, 2017

Equinox Equinox adds Shamokin and Coal Township Public Library to the PaILS Consortium. Equinox announced that they have successfully migrated the Shamokin and Coal Township Public Library to Evergreen within the PaILS SPARK Consortium. [Full Announcement].

March 4, 2017

Biblionix Biblionix adds twenty-eight new customers from August 2016 through February 2017. Biblionix, the major award winner for library automation systems, today announced that twenty-eight (28) new customers migrated to its Apollo system in from August of 2016 through February of 2017. Apollo is devoted solely to public libraries. [Full Announcement].

January 2, 2014

Polaris Library Systems. Polaris Library Systems Announces Continued Success and Growth in 2013. Polaris Library Systems, a trusted provider of library automation software for public libraries, has experienced significant growth in 2013. This year, 44 libraries have selected the Polaris Integrated Library System (ILS), representing over 130 new locations adopting Polaris library software throughout the United States and Paris, France. [Full Announcement].

August 21, 2013

ByWater Solutions Waterford Township Public Library Chooses ByWater Solutions’ Koha Support. ByWater Solutions announced that the Waterford Township Public Library in Atco, NJ is now live on their installation of the Koha integrated library system. [Full Announcement].

May 4, 2012

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Bloomfield Township Public Library (MI) now live on Sierra. Innovative announced that the Bloomfield Township Public Library in Michigan went live with the Sierra Services Platform last week. The Library is the first among roughly 435 public libraries that have selected Sierra to successfully install the new system. [Full Announcement].

April 3, 2012

ByWater Solutions Middletown Township Public Library goes live on Koha with ByWater Solutions. ByWater Solutions announced that the Middletown Township Public Library, of Middletown, NJ. is now live on their installation of the Koha integrated library system. [Full Announcement].

July 27, 2011

Polaris Library Systems. Polaris Library Systems Announces strong start to 2011. Polaris Library Systems, a leading provider of library automation technology, announced today that twenty libraries selected the Polaris Integrated Library System during the first and second quarters of 2011. [Full Announcement].

July 29, 2010

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Encore Synergy Live at Academic and Public Libraries. Innovative announced that Encore Synergy, a product that brings the whole library and more to a single search, is live at nine institutions: Deakin University (Australia), HELIN Library Consortium (RI), Sacramento Public Library (CA), Saginaw Valley State University (MI), Scottsdale Public Library System (AZ), West Bloomfield Township Public Library (MI), University of Nebraska-Lincoln (NE), University of San Diego (CA), and Wellcome Library (United Kingdom). Encore Synergy is the only way to bring books, live full-text articles, e-resource information, programs, course reserves, and more to a single search box. [Full Announcement].

March 31, 2010

Equinox Evergreen Indiana Now Has 62 Libraries Live on Evergreen. Evergreen Indiana continues to grow with 62 libraries now live on Evergreen, the consortial, open-source library automation software. The newest additions are Boswell Grant Township, Greensburg-Decatur, Kirklin, Ligonier, Linden, Linton, Monon Town and Township, Oxford, and Roanoke public libraries. [Full Announcement].

January 28, 2010

SkyRiver West Bloomfield Transitions to SkyRiver in Record Time. The West Bloomfield Township Public Library in West Bloomfield, MI has completed the conversion from its legacy bibliographic service to being fully operational with SkyRiver cataloging in less than a month. West Bloomfield's conversion is the quickest to date for a SkyRiver partner underscoring the relative ease with which SkyRiver partner libraries can adopt this new service. [Full Announcement].

November 17, 2009

Equinox Evergreen Indiana Welcomes 6 More Library Systems Live on Evergreen. Evergreen Indiana continues to grow with 6 new library systems live on Evergreen, the consortial, open-source library automation software. In total, 48 Indiana library systems are now part of Evergreen Indiana, a shared-catalog project of the Indiana State Library. The newest additions are Culver-Union Township, LaGrange, Monticello-Union Township, Paoli, Princeton-Patoka, and Westfield Washington Public Libraries. [Full Announcement].

August 11, 2009

Equinox Six More Libraries Go Live on Evergreen Indiana. Thirty-seven libraries are now live on Evergreen Indiana, a shared-catalog project of the Indiana State Library powered by Evergreen, the highly-scalable open-source library automation software. The six additions include Shoals Public Library—the first previously non-automated library to join Evergreen Indiana—as well as Andrews Dallas Township, Loogootee, Middletown Fall Creek, Milford, and Washington Public Township Public Libraries. [Full Announcement].

January 15, 2009

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Encore Recently Installed at Six U.S. Public Libraries and Library Systems. Innovative announced today that its Encore Services team recently installed the product at four U.S public libraries: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (PA), Evansville-Vanderburgh Public Library (IN), Grosse Pointe Public Library (MI), and West Bloomfield Township Public Library (MI). In addition, the team completed Encore installations at two major library systems: Lakeland Library Cooperative (MI) and Suffolk County Library System (NY). [Full Announcement].

October 14, 2008

Indiana State Library. Five Indiana public libraries go live with Evergreen. The Colfax-Perry Township Public Library, Jackson County Public Library, Lebanon Public Library, Mooresville Public Library and Plainfield-Guilford Twp Public Library went live yesterday with Evergreen, an integrated library system (ILS) that holds the records of all of the library patrons, circulation transactions, and collection items. These five libraries are among the first eight Indiana libraries to migrate to Evergreen. A total of 19 Indiana libraries are on track for the initial Evergreen installation taking place now through January 2009. [Full Announcement].

January 23, 2006

Infor Library and Information Solutions. Jeffersonville Township Public Library selects Vubis Smart. Jeffersonville Township Public Library in Indiana recently selected the Vubis Smart library automation system from Geac. [Full Announcement].

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