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3351 North Berkeley Lake Road NW
Duluth, Georgia 30096
Toll free: 877-673-6457
Web site: http://esilibrary.com
Equinox in an employee owned company.
Library automation systems
Equinox offers the following Integrated Library Systems:
- Evergreen -- Equinox Software (408 libraries, 649 facilities in libraries.org)
Public libraries: 361
Academic libraries: 15
School libraries: 4
265 libraries have migrated away from this system.
- Koha -- Equinox Software (29 libraries, 36 facilities in libraries.org)
Public libraries: 8
Academic libraries: 6
School libraries: 1
7 libraries have migrated away from this system.
A total of 685 library facilities included in libraries.org use an ILS provided by Equinox.
|Jan 20, 2014||
Equinox launches Sequoia.|
Equinox Software releases FulfILLment version 1.0.|
|Jan 25, 2012||
Equinox Software forms wholly-owned Canadian-based subsidiary, Equinox Library Services Canada.|
|Dec 5, 2011||
Equinox Software purchases new buildings in Duluth, GA.|
|Jul 5, 2007||
Georgia Public Library Service contracts with Equinox.|
|Feb 2, 2007||
Equinox Software, Inc. launched.|
|Sep 5, 2006||
Georgia PINES places Evergreen open source ILS into production.|
|Jun 5, 2004||
Georgia Public Library Service announces its initiative to develop an open source ILS.|
Selected Articles from Library Technology Guides
The following are a sample of articles related to the major events in the corporate history of Equinox, or you can view all articles related to the company from Library Technology Guides.
Smart Libraries Newsletter
Equinox Shifts to Non-Profit Status
Equinox Open Library Initiative has been established, carrying forward the work of Equinox Software, Inc., to provide services related to open source library software, including the Evergreen ILS, Koha, and the FulfILLment resource sharing environment. This change in status took effect on January 1, 2017. All personnel, assets, and liabilities of Equinox Software, Inc. have transferred to the new organization.
Smart Libraries Newsletter
Equinox Launches Sequoia: New ILS Service Based on Evergreen
In a move to further strengthen its ability to deliver stable and reliable automation to libraries, Equinox Software has launched a new hosting program called Sequoia. Equinox positions Sequoia as a comprehensive software-as-a-service ILS offering based on a new hosting platform with full-service support. It is based on a technical environment for its data centers that manages and provisions software applications with the flexibility to meet the needs of its largest or smallest library customers in a way that minimizes the possibility for downtime and delivers optimal performance. Going forward, Equinox intends to focus strategically on delivering automation to libraries based on open source software hosted on its Sequoia service platform and to transition away from providing support for self-hosted installations. The open source Evergreen ILS will continue as its primary offering for larger libraries and consortia, supplemented by Koha for mid-sized or small libraries preferring a stand-alone implementation. Equinox will continue to provide support for its existing self-hosted clients, but plans to focus on Sequoia-based installations as it markets its services to new potential customers. Equinox will encourage its self-hosted sites to migrate to Sequoia.
Friday Aug 23, 2019
All 222 Press Releases from Equinox
10 most recent items:
August 21, 2019. Equinox migrates Carleton University’s Audio Visual Collection to Koha.
Equinox announced the successful migration of Carleton University’s Audio Visual Collection to Koha, the first open source Integrated Library System to be used worldwide. Their migration involved 14,633 bibliographic records and 134 patrons at the college. Equinox provided implementation and data services in addition to Koha support, hosting, and auxiliary services.
July 11, 2019. Equinox Migrates Adams County Library System.
Equinox welcomed Adams County Library System to Evergreen with their successful migration to the Pennsylvania Integrated Library System (PaILS) SPARK Consortium.
June 18, 2019. Equinox announces Equinox Open Source Grant.
Equinox is honored to announce its first in-kind grant, the Equinox Open Source Grant. The program provides hosting and support of Koha, the first open source Integrated Library System to be used worldwide,successful grantee library.
June 10, 2019. Equinox migrates Westchester Library System to Evergreen.
Equinox welcomed Westchester Library System to Evergreen. The adoption of Evergreen by the Westchester Library System will support their 399,438 patrons in addition to migrating 959,561 bibliographic records. Services provided by Equinox included Evergreen support, hosting, and auxiliary services in addition to project management and Evergreen software configuration. Data extraction and bibliographic deduplication were completed including authority, item, patron, transaction, acquisitions, and serials data. Authority Control services were provided during migration plus RDA and Lexile Enrichment. Staff of the Westchester Library System prepared for the migration with on site and remote training from Equinox.
May 29, 2019. Equinox migrates Bucyrus Public Library to Evergreen with the Consortium of Ohio Libraries.
Equinox is pleased to welcome Bucyrus Public Library to Evergreen with their successful migration to the Consortium of Ohio Libraries with partnership from OhioNET.
April 16, 2019. Equinox migrates Degenstein Community Library to the PaILS SPARK Consortium.
Equinox welcomed the Degenstein Community Library to Evergreen with their successful migration to the Pennsylvania Integrated Library System (PaILS) SPARK Consortium.
March 20, 2019. Equinox migrates Clymer LIbrary to the PaILS/Spark Consortium.
Equinox announced the successful migration of the Clymer Library to Evergreen within the Pennsylvania Integrated Library System (PaILS) SPARK Consortium. The Clymer Library joins four other Monroe County Libraries as part of SPARK.
February 19, 2019. Equinox migrates Phillipsburg Free Public Library to Koha.
Equinox is pleased to announce the successful migration of Phillipsburg Free Public Library into the open source community with their deployment of Koha.
February 11, 2019. Equinox migrates Clearfield County Libraries to the PaILS/Spark Consortium.
Equinox announced the successful migration of Clearfield County Public Library, Curwensville Public Library, Joseph and Elizabeth Shaw Public Library, and the DuBois Public Library to Evergreen within the Pennsylvania Integrated Library System (PaILS) SPARK Consortium.
November 29, 2018. Equinox migrates Public Library of Catasauqua to the PaILS/SPARK Consortium.
Equinox announced the successful migration of the Public Library of Catasauqua to Evergreen within the Lehigh Carbon Library Cooperative and the Pennsylvania Integrated Library System (PaILS) SPARK Consortium. Equinox provided project management and configuration as part of the migration in addition to data hosting and support. To prepare for the migration remote and onsite training was provided by Equinox to the Public Library of Catasauqua staff.