Duluth, GA — May 6 , 2013. Caldwell County Public Library has gone live with Evergreen as part of the NC Cardinal Consortium. Equinox Software provided data migration and staff training and will continue to provide system administration and technical support for the growing consortium.
Caldwell County Public Library consists of three branches located in Lenoir, Granite Falls, and Hudson. They are the 13th library system to join NC Cardinal adding 73, 000 bibliographic items and more than 36,000 patrons to the consortium. The online catalog for entire consortium can be viewed at www.nccardinal.org.
According to Equinox Project Manager, Shae Tetterton, "It was an honor to work with Sarah Greene at Caldwell County and, as always, the wonderful folks at the State Library. The growth of this new consortium is very exciting to me, especially being a North Carolinian myself. I look forward to my continued work with the NC Cardinal group."
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.