Equinox at the 2023 CORAL Community Meeting

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Atlanta, Ga., November 2, 2023: Equinox Open Library Initiative, a trusted leader in open source technology development and support for libraries, is pleased to announce that Equinox will be hosting and attending the 2023 CORAL Community Meeting, a virtual event bringing together current and prospective users of CORAL to share information, experiences, and best practices. The free event will take place on November 8, 2023 from 10:00am to 11:30am EDT. Registration for the event can be found here: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/3079651139839090522.

“The 2023 CORAL Community Meeting is an opportunity to experience the power of CORAL in action,” said Jennifer Weston, Product and Education Specialist at Equinox. “Libraries already using CORAL to manage electronic resources will provide information on the workflows and capabilities that their libraries have with CORAL. As members of the CORAL community, we are excited to host this event and to support the CORAL ERM community. We invite libraries interested in learning more about CORAL to join us – all are welcome!”

CORAL is an open source electronic resource management tool used by libraries and institutions worldwide. CORAL’s interoperable modules allow libraries to streamline their management of electronic resources and leverage useful tools such as customized acquisitions workflows, license comparison and management, vendor and subscription management, and COUNTER-compliant reporting tools.

“If you’re interested in learning more about CORAL, please join us for the 2023 CORAL Community Meeting,” said Rebecca Tatterson, Electronic Resources Librarian at East Carolina University. “Presented by members of the CORAL Steering Committee, presentations will be followed by a community discussion in which we will answer questions and information about how CORAL is used at our libraries. We hope to see you there!”

The CORAL project is led by the CORAL Steering Committee, and the software is developed and maintained by community contributions to the project. Equinox has worked with the CORAL community since 2021.

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For more information:
Laura Barry
Communications Coordinator
Equinox Open Library Initiative, Inc.
877.OPEN.ILS (877.673.6457)

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.

CORAL is an electronic resources management system consisting of interoperable modules designed around the core components of managing electronic resources for libraries and other organizations.  CORAL is available as a free, open source program. To learn more please visit: https://www.equinoxoli.org/products/coral/.