Duluth, Ga., June 7, 2021: Equinox Open Library Initiative is pleased to announce the upcoming CORAL Online Summit on Wednesday, June 9, 2021. The free event is an opportunity for current and prospective users of the CORAL electronic resources management system to learn about CORAL and hear about best practices from CORAL community members. Registration link and full agenda are available at: https://www.equinoxoli.org/coral-online-summit/.
Presenters will cover how CORAL ERM is used in public, academic, and special libraries. Open discussion at the end of the event will be available for attendees to share experiences and feedback.
“Have you ever wondered if CORAL ERM could help with managing electronic resources at your library? This summit is an opportunity to learn more and discuss questions,” said Jennifer Weston, Product and Education Specialist at Equinox Open Library Initiative and coordinator of the CORAL Online Summit. “Sessions will include presenters currently employing CORAL ERM at their institutions as well as information about how to get involved with the community.”
CORAL ERM is used by libraries and institutions worldwide for management of electronic resources. The CORAL project is led by the CORAL ERM Steering Committee and the software is developed and maintained by community contributions to the project. Earlier this year, Equinox Open Library Initiative awarded the CORAL ERM Steering Committee with the Equinox Community Grant.
“The CORAL Steering Committee is excited to present the CORAL Online Summit and we invite you to join us on June 9th to experience what CORAL offers,” said Lisa Carlucci, Executive Director, Equinox Open Library Initiative. “CORAL is open source, modular, and flexible, which allows libraries to implement a customized, affordable solution for managing electronic resources, licensing, usage, and more.”
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Equinox Open Library Initiative provides innovative open source software for libraries of all types and delivers extraordinary service at exceptional value. As the successor to Equinox Software, Inc., Equinox Open Library Initiative builds upon more than a decade of trusted service and technical expertise, providing consulting services, software development, hosting, training, and support for Evergreen ILS, Koha ILS, and other open source library software. To learn more, please visit https://www.equinoxOLI.org. For Equinox Library Services Canada, please visit https://www.equinoxOLI.ca.
CORAL ERM 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: http://coral-erm.org/