Atlanta, GA -- February 14, 2023. Equinox Open Library Initiative, a trusted leader in open source technology development and support for libraries, is excited to announce that Equinox will be presenting at the 2023 NISO Plus Conference. Rogan Hamby, Data and Project Analyst, and Andrea Buntz Neiman, Project Manager for Software Development, will present the latest features and updates to the Fulfillment open source interlibrary loan software. Their presentation, "A Tiny Library with a Million Volumes" will take place at 7:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, February 14, 2023. The NISO Plus Conference will run from February 14 through February 16, 2023. Full details about the upcoming conference can be found here: https://niso.plus/.
Fulfillment is an open source resource sharing system which leverages intuitive design and efficient workflows to maximize value and impact for library users. The Connecticut State Library has relied on Fulfillment for statewide resource sharing since 2016, averaging more than 700,000 interlibrary loan items filled annually since implementation.
"With open source resource sharing supported by Fulfillment, even the smallest library can access global resources," said Andrea Buntz Neiman, Project Manager for Software Development at Equinox. "We are looking forward to presenting the latest developments to Fulfillment at NISO Plus."
The NISO Plus conference brings together a global community of information professionals. Equinox has been a member of the NISO Library Standards Alliance since 2022.
About Equinox Open Library Initiative
Equinox Open Library Initiative is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and is the successor to Equinox Software, Inc. Equinox's mission as a nonprofit is to promote and support a thriving ecosystem for open source library communities in order to provide libraries worldwide with innovative, affordable, and sustainable open source solutions. We are devoted to reducing barriers to library technology and services, expanding library access to open source software, and providing high quality technology, consulting, and support services.To learn more, please visit https://www.equinoxOLI.org.
Fulfillment is an open source interlibrary loan management system which leverages intuitive design and efficient workflows to maximize value and impact for libraries. Fulfillment provides community members expanded access to library resources across their state and beyond their consortium. Launched in 2011, Fulfillment facilitates sharing between separate library organizations, uniting collections and information in a combined union catalog. Fulfillment is highly customizable and is compatible with any integrated library system (ILS). Fulfillment benefits from an active open source community, where it is continuously updated and supported by Equinox and the designers, users, and developers who built Evergreen ILS. To learn more, please visit https://www.equinoxoli.org/products/fulfillment/ .