Equinox Welcomes Lake Agassiz Regional Library to Aspen Discovery

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Atlanta, Ga., April 10, 2024: Equinox Open Library Initiative, a trusted leader in open source technology development and support for libraries, is pleased to announce that Lake Agassiz Regional Library (LARL) has chosen Aspen Discovery as their discovery layer with Equinox providing implementation and IT services.

“We are very pleased to optimize our library’s catalog with the addition of Aspen Discovery,” said Liz Lynch, Lake Agassiz Regional Library’s Executive Director. “The new tool puts the entirety of our collection at our customer’s fingertips, and they have reported that they love the new functionality and look of our catalog.”

Lake Agassiz Regional Library is a consolidated public library system, serving seven counties in northwest Minnesota, with a total of 13 branch libraries. Equinox has worked with the LARL system since 2015. This project includes implementation of Aspen Discovery along with project management, training, and configuration. Equinox will provide continued hosting and support services for LARL for Aspen Discovery and Evergreen.

“Aspen Discovery allows libraries to leverage their investment in print and electronic collections,” said Felicia Beaudry, Business Development Manager at Equinox. “Aspen Discovery provides a comprehensive single search, which includes not only databases and other e-resources but also library events. We are excited to support Lake Agassiz Regional Library in their implementation of Aspen Discovery.”

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For more information:
Laura Barry
Communications Coordinator
Equinox Open Library Initiative
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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 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 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. For more information on Aspen Discovery: https://www.equinoxoli.org/products/aspen-discovery/.