Atlanta, Ga., July 19, 2023: Equinox Open Library Initiative, a trusted leader in open source technology development and support for libraries, is pleased to welcome the Mississippi County Library District to the Missouri Evergreen Consortium with their adoption of Evergreen ILS, an award winning library solution used by more than 1,800 libraries worldwide.
The Mississippi County Library District was founded in the 1940’s by the Business and Professional Women’s Club and has grown to include 46,730 bibliographic records and supports 5,409 patrons. The migration included implementation, data and training services provided by Equinox including project management, bibliographic deduplication and on-site training by Equinox staff.
The Missouri Evergreen Consortium is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization which began in 2012. Learn more at: http://moevergreenlibraries.org/
“When consortia grow, their communities benefit – in materials, in access, and in support,” said Rogan Hamby, Data and Product Analyst at Equinox. “We are happy to welcome the Mississippi County Library District to the Evergreen Community and to the Missouri Evergreen Consortium.”
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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, affordable, and sustainable open source solutions. We are 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.
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 libraries to museum and special library collections. 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.
For more information about Evergreen: https://www.equinoxoli.org/products/evergreen/.