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July 13, 2020

(FOLIO) Libraries around the world are beginning to implement FOLIO, the open source Library Services Platform, as it approaches a named release that signals a significant achievement in the development of initial apps, features and functionality.

May 7, 2018

(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Service is providing grants to four academic libraries as part of the EBSCO FOLIO Innovation Challenge. The grant program is awarding up to $100,000 in grants to libraries to develop innovative technology solutions that address the challenges academic libraries face. The second round’s winning proposals came from the University of Alabama, the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign, the Johns Hopkins University and Lehigh University.

August 19, 2014

(Kuali Foundation) Lehigh University has launched the Kuali Open Library Environment (OLE), the first university in the nation to implement the open-source, community-based library management system.

March 29, 2011

(eXtensible Catalog) The open source community of software developers working on and supporting the eXtensible Catalog's NCIP Toolkit announced the first production use of the new NCIP Toolkit that supports version 2.0 of the NCIP protocol. Lehigh University, a member of Pennsylvania Academic Library Consortium is using the XC NCIP Toolkit as a way to perform circulation functions between their SirsiDynix Symphony ILS and the newly released resource sharing system named E-ZBorrow.

August 29, 2008

(Lehigh University) A $475,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to the Duke University Libraries and its multi-national project partners—including Lehigh University—will lead to the design of a next-generation, open-source library system.

February 26, 2007

(Innovative Interfaces, Inc.) Lehigh University selected Innovative's Electronic Resource Management to maximize staff efficiency and collaboration, troubleshoot e-resource access issues for users, and increase the overall effectiveness of usage statistics. The University will implement the Innovative ERM as a stand-alone solution.

June 20, 2003

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced the success of the award-winning SFX and MetaLib systems, with the signing of eighteen new customers in the last month in North America alone. With these new awards, the global customer base of MetaLib and SFX will have doubled in the last year.

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