Duluth, GA — February 14, 2013. Wayne County Public Library System has gone live on Evergreen as part of the NC Cardinal consortium. Equinox Software oversaw both data migration and staff training. ESI will also continue to provide on-going system administration and technical support for the entire consortium.
The Wayne County Public Library consists of four branches located in Goldsboro, Mt. Olive, Fremont, and Pikeville. Wayne County is the 12th library to migrate to Evergreen and join NC Cardinal bringing 200,000 bibliographic items and 33,000 patrons to the consortium. The online catalog for entire consortium can be viewed at www.nccardinal.org.
Equinox President, Brad LaJeunesse, says, "This is the second system to go live on NC Cardinal this year. We are very proud of the work that they are doing and appreciate the enthusiasm North Carolina libraries have shown for Evergreen."
About Equinox Software, Inc.
Founded in 2007 by the original Evergreen developers, Equinox remains deeply committed to being an active and enthusiastic voice in the open source community. Equinox's unparalleled depth of knowledge regarding libraries and library data is reflected in our services which include implementation, development, support, hosting, and educational services for both Evergreen and Koha software. For more information on Equinox Software, please visit http://www.esilibrary.com.
Evergreen is an award-winning ILS developed with the intent of providing an open source product able to meet the diverse needs of consortia and high transaction public libraries. However, it has proven to be equally successful in smaller installations including special and academic libraries. Today, almost 1200 libraries across the US and Canada are using Evergreen including King Country Public Library, SC Lends, and B.C Sitka. For more information about Evergreen, including a list of all known Evergreen installations, see http://evergreen-ils.org.