Library Technology Guides

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July 13, 2020

FOLIO. FOLIO Libraries Announcing Implementations and Timelines as the Open Source Library Platform Nears Significant Milestone. 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. [Full Announcement].

June 18, 2020

Index Data Simmons University Library Goes Live with FOLIO. The Simmons University Library went live with the Open Source Library Services Platform FOLIO on Monday, June 15, 2020. As part of the Fenway Library Organization (FLO), Simmons implemented FOLIO in collaboration with the FLO staff as well as its hosting partner Index Data. It is using VuFind, the open source library resource portal, as its public-facing catalog user interface. This is the first implementation of VuFind as a public interface to FOLIO, and it includes full integration with patron empowerment functionality. [Full Announcement].

March 11, 2019

Index Data Fenway Library Organization and Index Data announce partnership. Fenway Library Organization has selected Index Data to support their adoption of the FOLIO Library Services Platform. The organizations will partner to migrate and support two of FLO’s members – Wentworth Institute of Technology and Simmons University – to FOLIO in June 2020. The rest of the FLO membership is looking to migrate to FOLIO in 2021. [Full Announcement].