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June 25, 2020

(Insight Informatics) The team at LIBERO announced that Burdekin Library has chosen LIBERO Cloud for its Library system.

June 19, 2020

(Leibniz-Informationszentrum Wirtschaft) The ZBW – Leibniz Information Centre for Economics now uses FOLIO to manage its electronic holdings. FOLIO is an Open Source platform developed cooperatively by an international community of libraries, associations and companies. The ZBW is a member of this worldwide group of developers and goes live as the first pilot library in the GBV Common Library Network.

June 18, 2020

(Index Data) 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.

June 17, 2020

(Insight Informatics) Isaac Regional Library had a smooth transition from a Library Management system (LMS) that was no longer fit for purpose, to LIBERO's flagship product, LIBERO Cloud.

(Equinox) Equinox Open Library Initiative announced the successful migration of Dominican University College of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada to the Koha Integrated Library System .

(Leipzig University) After two years of preparation and development, Leipzig University Library put the open source Library Service Platform FOLIO into operation on June 11 2020. We have thus reached a further milestone in the use of open source software. From now on our electronic resources (i.e. e-journals, e-books and databases) will be managed with this innovative, self-hosted software. This makes us the second German library and the fifth library worldwide to use this future-oriented platform productively. Instances for other Saxon university libraries will be added in the course of the year.

June 16, 2020

(EBSCO Information Services) Missouri State University Libraries are now live with the FOLIO Library Services Platform, making MSU the first academic institution in the United States to fully implement FOLIO. Missouri State University Libraries implemented FOLIO by working with the EBSCO FOLIO migration team and are using EBSCO FOLIO Services for hosting and service.

June 15, 2020

(Equinox) Equinox announced the successful migration of the Putnam County Library to Evergreen as part of the Missouri Evergreen Consortium.

June 4, 2020

(MOBIUS) MOBIUS announced that the Transylvania County Library successfully migrated and went live as a member of the NC Cardinal Consortium, which utilizes the Evergreen ILS, on May 21, 2020.

May 30, 2020

(ByWater Solutions) ByWater Solutions, America’s forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced today that the University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries, in San Antonio Texas is now live on Libki. ByWater completed the transition of the library's cross-platform Open Source computer reservation and time management system and is providing ongoing support services to the library.

May 27, 2020

(Yewno) Yewno announced that The University of Nottingham, one of the world’s top research universities, will be implementing their AI-driven Yewno Discover platform. As a web-based system, Yewno Discover is an ideal tool for distance learning and will form part of the University’s online discovery tools.

May 19, 2020

(ByWater Solutions) ByWater Solutions announced that King's College, Leonard Corgan Library in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania is now live on Koha. ByWater completed the transition of the libraries' 214,000 plus holdings from Polaris ILS and is providing ongoing support services to the library.

May 15, 2020

(ByWater Solutions) ByWater Solutions announced that CLiC (Colorado Library Consortium) has added Lamar Community College Library, Lamar, Colorado to their consortium. They will be using Koha for their ILS and Aspen Discovery for their catalog. ByWater completed the transition of the libraries' 10,000 plus holdings from Follett ILS and is providing ongoing support services to the library.

May 7, 2020

(Innovative Interfaces, Inc.) Innovative announce that Sioux City Public Library in Sioux City, Iowa is now live on the Innovative Polaris integrated library system.

(ByWater Solutions) ByWater Solutions announced that Los Angeles Film School Library, Los Angeles, California is now live on Koha. ByWater completed the transition of the libraries' 13,000 plus holdings from LibraryWorld ILS and is providing ongoing support services to the library.

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