Library Technology Guides

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June 11, 2024

Equinox Equinox presents on resource sharing and open source development at the 2024 American Library Association Annual Conference. Equinox Open Library Initiative, a trusted leader in open source technology development and support for libraries, announced that Galen Charlton, Implementation and IT Manager, will be presenting at the 2024 American Library Association Annual Conference in San Diego, California. The Equinox team will also be available throughout the conference by appointment. [Full Announcement].

June 10, 2024

Equinox Equinox announces major features in Evergreen 3.13. Equinox Open Library Initiative, a trusted leader in open source technology development and support for libraries, announced the arrival of Evergreen 3.13, the latest release of the award-winning library software used by more than 1,800 libraries worldwide. The Equinox team contributed 6 major features, 9 minor features, and 22 out of 39 bugfixes. As part of Equinox's commitment to accessibility, Equinox has been improving Evergreen's code to better support assistive technologies. Features that are part of this effort in Evergreen 3.13 include an innovative, keyboard-accessible column resize feature and rebuilt data grids that introduce automatic column sizing and text wrapping. [Full Announcement].

June 5, 2024

Equinox Equinox welcomes Mary S. Biesecker Public Library to Evergreen ILS with the Pennsylvania Integrated Library System. Equinox Open Library Initiative, a trusted leader in open source technology development and support for libraries, welcomed Mary S. Biesecker Public Library to Evergreen ILS with the Pennsylvania Integrated Library System . [Full Announcement].

May 28, 2024

Equinox Equinox welcomes Morrisson Reeves Library to Evergreen Indiana Library Consortium. Equinox Open Library Initiative, a trusted leader in open source technology development and support for libraries, welcomed Morrisson Reeves Library to the Evergreen Indiana Library Consortium with support from the Indiana State Library. Equinox provided technology and migration consulting services for the Morrisson Reeves Library project. [Full Announcement].

May 23, 2024

Equinox Equinox Announces 2024 Q1 Open Source Project Contributions Including CORAL ERM, Evergreen ILS, and Fulfillment ILL. Equinox Open Library Initiative, a trusted leader in open source technology development and support for libraries, is pleased to announce Q1 open source project contributions, including the release of CORAL ERM version 2024.04, improvements to Fulfillment ILL, and several new features soon to be available in the upcoming Evergreen 3.13 release. [Full Announcement].

May 16, 2024

Equinox Equinox welcomes Adair County Public Library to Evergreen with the Missouri Evergreen Consortium. Equinox Open Library Initiative, a trusted leader in open source technology development and support for libraries, announced that the Adair County Public Library has joined the Evergreen community as part of the Missouri Evergreen Consortium. [Full Announcement].

May 15, 2024

Equinox Equinox announces new release of CORAL ERM (2024.04). Equinox Open Library Initiative, a trusted leader in open source technology development and support for libraries, announces the release of CORAL ERM version 2024.04. The much anticipated release provides an improved, secure, and efficient experience for CORAL users and sets the stage for upcoming enhancements and features for libraries using CORAL. This new release includes additional SUSHI configuration in the Usage Statistics module, configurable license statuses, and a comprehensive PHP/jQuery update. [Full Announcement].

May 9, 2024

Equinox Equinox presents on Aspen Discovery and VuFind at the New Jersey Library Association 2024 Annual Conference. Equinox Open Library Initiative, a trusted leader in open source technology development and support for libraries, is excited to announce that Andrea Buntz Neiman will be presenting at the New Jersey Library Association 2024 Annual Conference. Andrea Buntz Neiman, Project Manager for Software Development, will present as part of the panel “Library Discovery Layers: Peeling Away the Mystery,” where panelists will discuss the benefits of discovery layers beyond the traditional catalog. The presentation will take place at 11:30am ET on Friday, May 31, 2024. [Full Announcement].

May 7, 2024

Equinox Equinox welcomes Richland Public Library to Aspen Discovery. Equinox Open Library Initiative, a trusted leader in open source technology development and support for libraries, is pleased to announce that the Richland Public Library (WA) has selected Aspen Discovery with Equinox as the discovery layer for their consortium. [Full Announcement].

April 30, 2024

Equinox Equinox welcomes Berks County Public Libraries to Evergreen ILS with the Pennsylvania Integrated Library System. Equinox Open Library Initiative, a trusted leader in open source technology development and support for libraries, welcomed Berks County Public Libraries to Evergreen ILS with the Pennsylvania Integrated Library System. [Full Announcement].

April 25, 2024

Equinox Equinox presents on Aspen Discovery and Open Source Tools at the Connecticut Library Association 2024 Annual Conference. quinox Open Library Initiative, a trusted leader in open source technology development and support for libraries, is excited to announce that Andrea Buntz Neiman, Project Manager for Software Development, will be presenting on Aspen Discovery and open source tools at the Connecticut Library Association 2024 Annual Conference. Equinox is a Silver Sponsor of the event. [Full Announcement].

April 23, 2024

Equinox Equinox's Andrea Buntz Neiman, Project Manager for Software Development, elected to The Evergreen Project Board. Equinox Open Library Initiative announced that Andrea Buntz Neiman, Project Manager for Software Development, has been elected to The Evergreen Project board. Andrea will be joining Galen Charlton, Implementation and IT Manager at Equinox, who is currently serving as Treasurer of The Evergreen Project. Rogan Hamby, Data and Project Manager at Equinox, who has been serving as the chair of The Evergreen Project Outreach Committee will be concluding his service as a board member at the end of the term. Other incoming board members recently announced include Katie Greenleaf Martin from the Pennsylvania Integrated Library System, who was re-elected; Susan Morrison from Georgia PINES; and Lindsay Stratton from the Westchester Library System." [Full Announcement].

April 10, 2024

Equinox Equinox welcomes Lake Agassiz Regional Library to Aspen Discovery. Equinox Open Library Initiative announced that Lake Agassiz Regional Library has chosen Aspen Discovery as their discovery layer with Equinox providing implementation and IT services. Lake Agassiz Regional Library is a consolidated public library system, serving seven counties in northwest Minnesota, with a total of 13 branch libraries [Full Announcement].

April 9, 2024

Equinox Equinox sponsors the Evergreen International Online Conference 2024. Equinox Open Library Initiative, a trusted leader in open source technology development and support for libraries, is proud to announce that Equinox is sponsoring the 2024 Evergreen International Online Conference at the Champion level. Equinox team members will be presenting at the conference. [Full Announcement].

April 8, 2024

Equinox Equinox welcomes the Evergreen Indiana Library Consortium to Aspen Discovery. Equinox Open Library Initiative welcomed the Evergreen Indiana Library Consortium to the Aspen Discovery community. Equinox is providing Aspen Discovery services for the consortium. Evergreen Indiana is a growing consortium of public and school libraries that use Evergreen ILS across the state of Indiana. Evergreen Indiana is supported by the Indiana State Library and is funded in part by the Library Services and Technology Act. [Full Announcement].

April 3, 2024

Equinox Equinox announces digital resource partnership with Connecticut Library Consortium. Equinox Open Library Initiative, a trusted leader in open source technology development and support for libraries, is excited to announce a new partnership with the Connecticut Library Consortium (CLC) which offers special pricing for Aspen Discovery, CORAL ERM, and SubjectsPlus for CLC members. [Full Announcement].

Equinox Equinox partners with Unique Management to provide MessageBee SMS services. Equinox Open Library Initiative announced its partnership with Unique Management Services to provide MessageBee SMS services to libraries. MessageBee is a patron engagement tool that facilitates and simplifies communications between libraries and patrons. Unique Management's MessageBee helps libraries connect with patrons via email, SMS, and phone. MessageBee's design streamlines communications workflows for libraries and maintains the library's brand. [Full Announcement].

March 21, 2024

Equinox Equinox at the Public Library Association 2024 Conference. Equinox Open Library Initiative will be exhibiting at the Public Library Association 2024 Conference in Columbus, Ohio, starting April 3, 2024 and running through April 5, 2024. Equinox will be available throughout the conference at Booth #2245 to say hello and share information about Evergreen ILS, Koha ILS, Aspen Discovery, VuFind, and more. [Full Announcement].

March 11, 2024

Equinox Equinox Open Library Initiative Sponsors AspenCon 2024. Equinox Open Library Initiative, a trusted leader in open source technology development and support for libraries, is pleased to announce that Equinox is sponsoring and exhibiting at the AspenCon 2024 conference at the Innovators level. Equinox team members will also be presenting at the event. [Full Announcement].

February 15, 2024

Equinox Pennsylvania Integrated Library System selects Equinox as Evergreen ILS support provider. Equinox Open Library Initiative announce that the Pennsylvania Integrated Library System has selected Equinox as their support provider for Evergreen ILS. PaILS was founded in June 2011 as a non-profit organization to provide an open source integrated library system for Pennsylvania libraries. It oversees SPARK, the Evergreen ILS managed by PaILS on behalf of its member libraries across Pennsylvania. Equinox and PaILS have worked together to support SPARK since 2013. [Full Announcement].

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