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Press Release: Equinox [May 16, 2024]

Equinox welcomes Adair County Public Library to Evergreen with the Missouri Evergreen Consortium

Atlanta, GA -- May 16, 2024. Equinox Open Library Initiative, a trusted leader in open source technology development and support for libraries, is pleased to announce that the Adair County Public Library has joined the Evergreen community as part of the Missouri Evergreen Consortium.

"Evergreen and Equinox have been amazing," said Dana Devore, Library Director of Adair County Public Library. "I can't say enough good things about the staff at Equinox; they were patient and took the time to get us what we needed. That, to me, is working together for the good of the consortium. Our patrons will have so many more resources to enjoy at no additional cost as part of Missouri Evergreen. I couldn't be happier about the migration and how it has allowed us to adapt as a library."

The Missouri Evergreen Consortium is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization which began in 2012. Learn more at: http://moevergreenlibraries.org/. Equinox has hosted and supported Missouri Evergreen since 2019.

The Adair County Public Library first opened in 1986 and serves the community of Adair County, Missouri. The system supports 6,016 patrons and includes 55,480 bibliographic records. By joining Missouri Evergreen, Adair's patrons gain access to a significantly larger set of resources through resource sharing with other member libraries. Equinox provided implementation and training services during the migration and will continue to provide hosting and technical support.

"Adair County Public Library's director, Dana Devore, was previously with another Missouri Evergreen library and knew the impact Evergreen could have for patrons," said Rogan Hamby, Data and Project Manager at Equinox. "It is always great to work with a library that is already excited about what Evergreen can do and we were glad to help Adair County Public Library continue to grow in how it serves its 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 open source solutions. Equinox is 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 Evergreen

Evergreen Integrated Library System is an award winning and trusted library solution used by more than 1,800 libraries worldwide. Evergreen ILS is a web-based and mobile-friendly system which provides attractive, easy to use interfaces for library acquisitions, administration, cataloging, circulation, OPAC, reports, course reserves, and serials functionality.

Evergreen ILS is an enterprise level system designed to manage a scalable catalog shared across libraries, including large public and academic library consortia. While designed for large collections, Evergreen is suitable for libraries of any size and type from government to museum and special collection libraries. Its flexibility enables libraries to configure policies and settings that work best for their communities and to maintain ownership of their library and systems data.


Summary: 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.
Publication Year:2024
Type of Material:Press Release
LanguageEnglish
Date Issued:May 16, 2024
Publisher:Equinox
Company: Equinox
Products: Evergreen
Libraries: Adair County Public Library
Subject: System announcements -- selection
Permalink: https://librarytechnology.org/pr/30096/equinox-welcomes-adair-county-public-library-to-evergreen-with-the-missouri-evergreen-consortium

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