Equinox Sponsors the Evergreen International Online Conference 2024

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Atlanta, GA, April 9, 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.

“The Evergreen International Conference is a significant event for the Evergreen Community and one that we look forward to participating in every year,” said Andrea Buntz Neiman, Project Manager for Software Development. “Amazing brainstorming comes out of the conference and it’s exciting to see Evergreen community members working together to make Evergreen the best it can be.”

The 2024 Evergreen International Online Conference will run from April 22, 2024 through April 24, 2024. It is an annual event which provides the opportunity for Evergreen community members to share best practices and plan and collaborate on new projects. Full details about the upcoming conference can be found here: https://evergreen-ils.org/conference/2024-evergreen-international-online-conference/.

Equinox staff will be presenting throughout the event:

  • Tuesday, April 23, 2024 includes a panel with Galen Charlton (Equinox) entitled “Bins and Bags and Boxes: Resource Sharing Infrastructure and its Challenges,” and presentations by Rogan Hamby (Equinox) with Ruth Frasur Davis (Evergreen Indiana and Evergreen Community Development Initiative) on “Using Aspen as Your Evergreen OPAC,” and Lena Hernandez (Equinox) and Stephanie Leary (Equinox) with Jennifer Pringle (BC Libraries Cooperative) on “Uncovering Accessibility Issues Through UI Testing.”
  • Wednesday, April 24, 2024, Andrea Buntz Neiman (Equinox) will present alongside Ruth Frasur Davis for their annual Evergreen feature presentation, this year entitled, “New Features in Evergreen 3.11+: The Ruth and Andrea Show, Version 5.0.”

“The Evergreen Conference is vibrant and welcoming,” said Stephanie Leary, Front End Developer. “Everyone cares about improving our user experience, and we are making huge progress to ensure that library resources are accessible to everyone.”

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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 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.

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 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/.

About Aspen Discovery
Aspen Discovery is an open source discovery layer that powerfully gathers all of a library’s resources together into a single search. Aspen Discovery provides comprehensive access to the entirety of a library’s holdings, pulling in data from the ILS and licensed databases. To learn more, visit: https://www.equinoxoli.org/products/aspen-discovery/.