Atlanta, Ga., February 27, 2023: Equinox Open Library Initiative, a trusted leader in open source technology development and support for libraries, is pleased to announce that Snow College in Ephraim, Utah (UT) is migrating Koha ILS to Equinox's Sequoia hosting with Equinox's support.
Snow College was founded in 1888 by members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It currently serves over 5,000 undergraduates. Snow College supports two library branches encompassing 60,810 bibliographic records and 67,314 across two campuses. Their instance of Koha ILS will be hosted on Equinox's cloud-based platform for library automation services.
"We are excited to support Snow College's engagement with the open source community," said Erica Rohlfs, Senior Implementation Project Manager at Equinox. "One big advantage of open source software is having the flexibility to choose the support and hosting that best fits the needs of your library and community."
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.
About Koha ILS
Created in 1999 by Katipo Communications for the Horowhenua Library Trust in New Zealand, Koha Integrated Library System is the first open source Integrated Library System to be used worldwide. The software is a full-featured ILS with a dual-database design (search engine and RDBMS) built to be compliant with library standards. Koha's OPAC, staff, and self-checkout interfaces are all web applications. Distributed under the General Public License (GPL), libraries are free to use and install Koha themselves or to purchase support and development services. For more information on Koha, please visit https://www.equinoxoli.org/products/koha/.