Atlanta, Ga., July 17, 2023: Equinox Open Library Initiative, a trusted leader in open source technology development and support for libraries, is pleased to welcome Saint Joseph Public Library to the Missouri Evergreen Consortium with their adoption of Evergreen ILS, an award winning library solution used by more than 1,800 libraries worldwide.
Saint Joseph Public Library’s migration encompassed 228,651 items, 60,223 bibliographic records and provides support for 19,236 patrons. Equinox provided Saint Joseph Public Library with onboarding services including project management, ILS configuration, data services and training. Saint Joseph Public Library is supported by Equinox’s Sequoia hosting and support services.
“The Saint Joseph Public Library’s migration to the Missouri Evergreen Consortium could not have been better,” said Mary Beth Revels, Director of the Saint Joseph Public Library. “Our migration was a total success thanks to the excellent staff at Equinox and the Missouri Evergreen Consortium. I cannot say enough positive things about all the support and guidance we have received from Equinox throughout the migration.”
The Missouri Evergreen Consortium is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization which began in 2012. Learn more at: http://moevergreenlibraries.org/
“We are excited to see the Missouri Evergreen Consortium continue to grow and thrive with the addition of Saint Joseph Public Library,” said Rogan Hamby, Data and Project Analyst at Equinox. “There’s so much they can accomplish with the collaborative power of the open source Evergreen community, Missouri Evergreen Consortium, and Equinox.” Follow Equinox Open Library Initiative on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn for the latest updates.
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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/.