Atlanta, Ga., October 11, 2023: Equinox Open Library Initiative, a trusted leader in open source technology development and support for libraries, is pleased to welcome Nevada Public Library to the Missouri Evergreen Consortium with their migration to Evergreen ILS, an award winning library solution used by more than 1,800 libraries worldwide.
The Nevada Public Library celebrated 100 years of service in 2017. Today it serves more than 5,032 patrons and includes 37,729 bibliographic records. Equinox provided implementation, data, hosting, support, and training services which included project management and configuration of their ILS.
“Our migration to Missouri Evergreen was incredibly smooth thanks to the support and direction provided by the whole Equinox team,” said Jodi Polk, Director of Nevada Public Library. “Equinox’s staff are friendly, patient, and the well-orchestrated team have been extremely helpful throughout the migration process. They were quick to respond to our questions and shared helpful suggestions with us as we made numerous decisions. The training we received helped our library staff feel confident and prepared to use the new system. We are very excited to be a part of the Missouri Evergreen Consortium.”
The Missouri Evergreen Consortium is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization which began in 2012. Learn more at: http://moevergreenlibraries.org/ .
“Equinox has the privilege of working with so many historic and storied libraries across the United States,” said Erica Rohlfs, Senior Implementation Project Manager at Equinox. “It was a privilege to be a part of Nevada Public Library’s story as they moved to Evergreen ILS. Equinox is proud to support Nevada Public Library and the continued growth of the Missouri Evergreen Consortium.”
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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.
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/.