Equinox provides innovative open source software for libraries of all types.

Extraordinary service. Exceptional value.

As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, Equinox supports library automation by investing in open source software and providing technology services for libraries.

Products & Services

Koha is the first free and open source library automation package. Equinox’s team includes some of Koha’s core developers.

Evergreen is a unique and powerful open source ILS designed to support large, dispersed, and multi-tiered library networks.

Equinox provides ongoing educational opportunities through equinoxEDU, including live webinars, workshops, and online resources.

Fulfillment is an open source interlibrary loan management system. Fulfillment can be used alongside or in connection with any integrated library system.

CORAL is an open source electronic resources management system. Its interoperable modules allow libraries to streamline their management of electronic resources.

Why Choose Equinox?

  • Equinox is different from most ILS providers. As a non-profit organization, our guiding principle is to provide a transparent, open software development process, and we release all code developed to publicly available repositories.
  • Equinox is experienced with serving libraries of all types in the United States and internationally. We’ve supported and migrated libraries of all sizes, from single library sites to full statewide implementations.
  • Equinox is technically proficient, with skilled project managers, software developers, and data services staff ready to assist you. We’ve helped libraries automating for the first time and those migrating from legacy ILS systems.
  • Equinox knows libraries. More than fifty percent of our team are professional librarians with direct experience working in academic, government, public and special libraries. We understand the context and ecosystem of library software.

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Equinox EDU Spotlight

equinoxEDU: Spotlight on Fulfillment

January 26, 2022 (1-2pm ET).  Take ownership of your ILL software! Join us for an introduction to Fulfillment, a fully open source union catalog and resource sharing system. Fulfillment is
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Equinox EDU Workshop

equinoxEDU: Workshop on Evergreen Reports (Beyond the Basics!)

December 9, 2021 (2-4pm ET).  Are you already familiar with running and cloning reports in Evergreen? Do you want to start working on a higher level to customize reports for
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Equinox ChatOpenS

Open Source Twitter Chat with PTFS Europe #ChatOpenS

November 17, 2021 (3-4pm EDT). Join us on Twitter with the hashtag #ChatOpenS as we discuss our favorite open source communities and how to get started contributing with PTFS Europe.
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