Norcross, GA -- May 26, 2010. Jonathan Trumbull Library, in Lebanon, CT has gone live with Evergreen open source ILS. This is the third library of Bibliomationís Evergreen pilot group, joining Beacon Falls Public Library and Douglas Library of Hebron, which have been live since March. The entire consortium is expected live during 2011.
Equinox Software, Inc. assisted with the migrations and continues to provide ongoing technical support for all the Bibliomation development partner libraries.
According to Amy Terlaga, Bibliomation Assistant Director, User Services, "Now that the Jonathan Trumbull Library is live, we can see the wonderful interplay between libraries in the Evergreen consortial environment."
Brad LaJeunesse, Equinox CEO, says "We are very excited about the success of Bibliomationís new consortium. As they continue to grow, the advantages of a combined catalog will become even more evident."
Founded in 1980, Bibliomation has grown into the largest of the Connecticut networks. They operate as a member driven, non-profit organization with 48 public libraries, 23 K-12 libraries, and 9 development partner libraries across the state. Bibliomation provides a wide array of information, telecommunications, and automation services in order to serve the ever changing technological needs of the networkís member libraries.
For more information about Bibliomation, please visit http://www.biblio.org/.
Evergreen is a robust, open-source integrated library system best known for its unique ability to meet the needs of very large, high-transaction, multi-site consortia. However, it has also proven equally successful scaled down for the smallest libraries.
Since its debut in September 2006, the software has sustained the 270-plus libraries of the Georgia PINES consortium. Evergreen has earned acclaim and praise from users worldwide, including a Technology Collaboration Award from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Evergreen now supports over 500 libraries of every type-public, academic, special, and school media centers. Evergreenís rapidly expanding community is now known to power live installations in 6 countries including 12 U.S. states and 4 Canadian provinces.
For more information about Evergreen, including a list of all known Evergreen installations, see http://evergreen-ils.org.
About Equinox Software, Inc.
Founded by the original Evergreen designers and developers, Equinox Software is a growing team of skilled professionals who provide services for Evergreen and Koha. These services include software development, consulting, legacy data migration, 24x7 technical support, and system hosting. Equinox also engages and supports a rapidly expanding open source community.
For more information on Equinox Software, please visit http://www.esilibrary.com.
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Evergreen and Koha are open source software, freely licensed under the GNU GPL. Evergreen and the Evergreen logo are trademarks of the Georgia Public Library Service.