Equinox at the 2022 Connecticut Library Association Annual Conference
Atlanta, Ga., April 20, 2022: Equinox Open Library Initiative, a trusted leader providing open source technology services for libraries, is proud to support the 2022 Connecticut Library Association Annual Conference as a Gold Level Sponsor. The Equinox team will be attending the conference at the Hartford Convention Center in Hartford, Connecticut, from May 3-4, 2022. For full conference details as well as registration information please visit: https://www.claconference.info/home.
“We’re excited to attend this year’s CLA Conference and to share the latest updates for Evergreen and Fulfillment,” said Lisa Carlucci, Executive Director. “Equinox’s mission is to support libraries with open source technologies and we are pleased to expand support for Connecticut libraries with new services, features, products, and training resources now available. We look forward to seeing you at CLA!”
Fulfillment ILL is the open source system used for findIT CT and requestIT CT. As of March 2022, findIT CT, the Connecticut Statewide Library Catalog, included 354 Connecticut Libraries and 23,794,737 bibliographic records. FindIT CT and requestIT CT, the Connecticut Statewide Interlibrary Loan service, have been active since 2017 and are hosted and coordinated by Bibliomation, Inc. and administered and funded by the Connecticut State Library. Fulfillment ILL is developed by Equinox and a new major release, Fulfillment 11, is scheduled for later this year.
“Bibliomation and the Connecticut State Library have been important development partners for Fulfillment ILL,” said Andrea Buntz Neiman, Project Manager for Software Development. “We’re looking forward to meeting library staff using the software and talking about the new and upcoming features in Fulfillment.”
Equinox provides a full suite of open source software services for public, academic, and K-12 libraries. In addition to Evergreen and Fulfillment, Equinox supports Koha ILS, CORAL ERM, SubjectsPlus research guides, and the VuFind discovery system.
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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.
Fulfillment is an open source interlibrary loan management system which leverages intuitive design and efficient workflows to maximize value and impact for libraries. Fulfillment provides community members expanded access to library resources across their state and beyond their consortium. Launched in 2011, Fulfillment facilitates sharing between separate library organizations, uniting collections and information in a combined union catalog. Fulfillment is highly customizable and is compatible with any integrated library system (ILS). Fulfillment benefits from an active open source community, where it is continuously updated and supported by Equinox and the designers, users, and developers who built Evergreen ILS. To learn more, please visit https://www.equinoxoli.org/products/fulfillment/ .
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 CORAL ERM
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/
SubjectsPlus is a user-friendly, open source, content management system for information sharing. SubjectsPlus provides tools to create information-rich subject guides, organize curated content for specific audiences in or around a research topic, and to develop and manage library websites. Originally developed by Joyner Library at East Carolina University, work has been contributed by Ithaca College Library and now the University of Miami Libraries. To learn more please visit: https://www.equinoxoli.org/products/subjectsplus/