Library Technology Guides

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November 11, 2021

Equinox Equinox welcomes Pearisburg Public Library to Virginia Evergreen libraries. Equinox Open Library Initiative, an expert leader in open source technology development and support for libraries, welcomed Pearisburg Public Library to the Virginia Evergreen Libraries system with their deployment of Evergreen ILS, an award winning library solution used by more than 1,800 libraries worldwide. [Full Announcement].

November 9, 2021

Equinox Equinox presents at virtual VuFind Summit 2021. Equinox Open Library Initiative, a trusted leader in open source technology development and support for libraries is pleased to announce that Galen Charlton, Implementation and IT Manager, will be presenting at the Virtual VuFind Summit 2021. Charlton will be presenting “Updating the VuFind ILS Driver for Evergreen ILS” on November 15 at 3:00 pm UTC / 10 a.m. Eastern. [Full Announcement].

October 26, 2021

Equinox Equinox presents Transforming Services in Response to COVID-19 at the Internet Librarian 2021 Conference. Equinox Open Library Initiative, a trusted leader in providing open source technology development and support for libraries, presents “Transforming Services in Response to COVID-19” on October 27, 2021 at the Internet Librarian 2021 Conference. Lisa Carlucci, Jason Goodson, and Angela Kilsdonk present Equinox's recent initiatives as part of the conference theme of “Innovation In Library Technology & Communities.” [Full Announcement].

October 25, 2021

Equinox Equinox announces latest release of Fulfillment ILL software. Equinox Open Library Initiative, a trusted leader in open source technology development and support for libraries, is pleased to announce the latest release, Version 10.0, of the Fulfillment open source interlibrary loan management system. Fulfillment leverages intuitive design and efficient workflows to maximize value and impact for library users, allowing community members to have expanded access to resources across their state and beyond their consortium. The Connecticut State Library has relied on Fulfillment ILL for statewide resource sharing since 2016, averaging more than 700,000 interlibrary loan items filled annually since implementation. [Full Announcement].

October 6, 2021

Equinox Equinox welcomes Rolla Public Library to the Missouri Evergreen Consortium. Equinox Open Library Initiative welcomed Rolla Public Library to the Missouri Evergreen Consortium with their deployment of Evergreen ILS, an award winning library solution used by more than 1,800 libraries worldwide. [Full Announcement].

October 4, 2021

Equinox Equinox announces sponsorship for the New England Library Association Annual Conference. Equinox Open Library Initiative will support the 2021 New England Library Association's Annual Conference. Equinox's contribution will help fund in-person and virtual conference events running from September 1 through October 18, 2021. [Full Announcement].

September 28, 2021

Equinox Equinox joins EveryLibrary’s 5K Your Way for Libraries. Equinox Open Library Initiative, a trusted leader in open source technology services and support for libraries, is pleased to support the ‘5K Your Way for Libraries' fundraising initiative by EveryLibrary, a nonprofit organization working to ensure stable funding for libraries through advocacy, education, and support. Between September 26, 2021 and October 2, 2021, individuals and teams will raise funds by completing ‘5K' of an activity of their choice, such as running, reading, jumping jacks, and more. [Full Announcement].

Equinox Equinox supports the 2021 Missouri Library Association Annual Conference. Equinox Open Library Initiative, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and a trusted leader in providing open source technology services for libraries is proud to support the 2021 Missouri Library Association Annual Conference in St. Louis, Missouri. The conference will take place from September 29 through September 30, 2021 [Full Announcement].

September 20, 2021

Equinox Equinox presents at 2021 Koha-US Annual Conference. Equinox Open Library Initiative, an expert leader in open source technology development and support for Koha ILS is pleased to announce that Erica Rohlfs, Senior Implementation Project Manager, will be presenting at the 2021 Koha-US Annual Conference. Rohlfs will be presenting The Versatility of Authorized Values on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at 2:00pm CDT. The presentation will provide an overview of predefined authorized values for Koha ILS, how they interact with the System Preferences and the Patron Attribute Class, and how to create new authorized values. [Full Announcement].

September 14, 2021

Equinox Equinox welcomes James Memorial Public Library to the Missouri Evergreen Consortium. Equinox Open Library Initiative, an expert leader in open source technology, development, and support for libraries, announced the migration of the James Memorial Public Library to Evergreen ILS as the newest member of the Missouri Evergreen Consortium. [Full Announcement].

August 30, 2021

Equinox Equinox welcomes Henry County Library to the Missouri Evergreen Consortium. Equinox Open Library Initiative announced the migration of Henry County Library to Evergreen ILS as part of the Missouri Evergreen Consortium. Evergreen Integrated Library System is an award winning and trusted library solution used by more than 1,800 libraries worldwide. [Full Announcement].

August 3, 2021

Equinox Center for Khmer Studies goes live on Koha ILS. Equinox Open Library Initiative is pleased to announce the successful implementation of Koha ILS at the Center for Khmer Studies, with funding provided by the Equinox Open Source Grant. The grant provides implementation, training, hosting, and support services for Koha ILS, an open source integrated library system used by libraries worldwide. [Full Announcement].

August 2, 2021

Equinox Vermont Jazz Center Goes Live on Koha ILS. Equinox Open Library Initiative is pleased to announce the successful implementation of Koha ILS at the Vermont Jazz Center of Brattleboro, Vermont, with funding provided by the Equinox Open Source Grant. The grant provides implementation, training, hosting, and support services for Koha ILS, an open source integrated library system used by libraries worldwide. [Full Announcement].

June 23, 2021

Equinox Equinox Open Library Initiative presents Developing Open Source Tools To Support Libraries during COVID-19 at the 2021 ALA Annual Conference. Equinox Open Library Initiative is pleased to present the poster “Developing Open Source Tools To Support Libraries During COVID-19” at the 2021 American Library Association Annual Conference, June 23-29, 2021. The poster describes the programs, workflows, and software that Equinox designed to provide support to libraries and library staff during the COVID-19 pandemic. Equinox team members Lisa Carlucci, Galen Charlton, Sally Fortin, Angela Kilsdonk, Andrea Buntz Neiman, and Mike Rylander contributed to the poster, with audio description by Sally Fortin. [Full Announcement].

June 15, 2021

Equinox Equinox Open Library Initiative launches SubjectsPlus content management software. Equinox Open Library Initiative announces the launch of SubjectsPlus, a user-friendly, open source, content management system for sharing information. From subject guides, research guides, course materials, and course reserves, to classroom and curriculum content, digital and multimedia resources, online learning centers, and library websites, SubjectsPlus may be designed to support the information needs of your audience. SubjectsPlus provides tools to create information-rich resources, organize curated content around a topic, and to easily develop and manage an online home for your library's web content. Use SubjectsPlus to create a digital bulletin board for library programs or summer reading materials, to advertise campus events, author signings, or community meetings, or to centralize content for library book clubs, committees, or volunteers. [Full Announcement].

June 7, 2021

Equinox CORAL Online Summit to be Hosted by Equinox Open Library Initiative. Equinox Open Library Initiative is pleased to announce the upcoming CORAL Online Summit on Wednesday, June 9, 2021. The free event is an opportunity for current and prospective users of the CORAL electronic resources management system to learn about CORAL and hear about best practices from CORAL community members. [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].

April 27, 2021

Equinox Equinox Open Library Initiative awards Center for Khmer Studies the Equinox Open Source Grant. Equinox Open Library Initiative is pleased to announce that the Center for Khmer Studies, with offices located in New York as well as Phnom Penh and Siem Reap, Cambodia, is one of two grant recipients of the Equinox Open Source Grant. The Equinox Open Source Grant program provides migration, implementation, hosting, and support of the Koha Integrated Library System to eligible libraries, archives, museums, and other educational, cultural, and information organizations. The grant was inspired by the vibrant open source community and the belief that every community deserves to benefit from an accessible and thriving library. [Full Announcement].

April 26, 2021

Equinox Equinox Open Library Initiative awards Vermont Jazz Center the Equinox Open Source Grant. Equinox Open Library Initiative is pleased to announce that the Vermont Jazz Center in Brattleboro, Vermont is one of two grant recipients of this year's Equinox Open Source Grant. The Equinox Open Source Grant program provides migration, implementation, hosting, and support of the Koha Integrated Library System to eligible libraries, archives, museums, and other educational, cultural, and information organizations. The grant was inspired by the vibrant open source community and the belief that every community deserves to benefit from an accessible and thriving library. [Full Announcement].

April 16, 2021

Equinox Equinox launches new website featuring open source library products, services, and education. Equinox Open Library Initiative proudly announces the launch of its newly designed website https://www.equinoxOLI.org, featuring open source library products, services, and educational resources. Equinox Open Library Initiative, the successor to Equinox Software, Inc., celebrates fifteen years as a small business delivering “Extraordinary Service. Exceptional Value” to libraries worldwide. Equinox provides innovative open source software for libraries and consortia of all types, serving academic, public, school, corporate, cultural, and government organizations. The new website serves as the central place for current news from Equinox, information about open source library software, including Evergreen, Koha, Fulfillment, and CORAL, and details and announcements regarding Equinox's grants, programs, and community events. [Full Announcement].

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