Kent County Public Library in Chestertown, Maryland has gone live with Evergreen(tm) ILS Software. In preparation, Equinox
Software Inc. and Alpha-G Consulting have partnered to provide comprehensive migration services and support, including
database expertise, consultation, and system configuration.
KCPL is the first public library in Maryland to migrate to an open source ILS, and according to Public Services Librarian, Karen
Collier, “It took a visionary director and a dedicated staff for us to embrace an open source ILS as quickly as we did, but we're
Norcross, GA – June 6, 2008
Robertson Library at the University of Prince Edward Island in Charlottetown becomes the first academic library to run
Evergreen in production. The story of the lightning migration, from concept to execution in a month, is documented in the blog of
Mark Leggott, University Librarian: http://loomware.typepad.com/
Those who are interested can view the Library’s catalogue at: http://islandpines.roblib.upei.ca/.
The University was incorporated in 1969 by joining the rich traditions of two historic institutions: the Prince of Wales College
Equinox Software, Inc., the Evergreen Experts, welcomes Shae Tetterton to the staff as Project Manager. Shae will play a key role in demonstrating Evergreen applications at industry conferences and in training new Evergreen users around the world.
Karen Schneider Joins Equinox Software, Inc.
Norcross, GA –May 19, 2008
Equinox Software, Inc., the Evergreen Experts, welcomes Karen Schneider to the staff as Community Librarian. Karen will play
a key role in community liaison activities. She will also help build the Equinox brand and promote the use of open source
“I came to Equinox because, as a librarian who for sixteen years has worked with nearly every brand of library software, I
enthusiastically believe in open source,” explained Karen. “The scalability, interoperability, and support models for open source
OCLC and Google Inc. have signed an agreement to exchange data that will facilitate the discovery of library collections through Google search services.
Under terms of the agreement, OCLC member libraries participating in the Google Book Search™ program, which makes the full text of more than one million books searchable, may share their WorldCat-derived MARC records with Google to better facilitate discovery of library collections through Google.
Daniel Sweeney comes to LibLime from Ex Libris (formerly Endeavor) where he spent the last 9 years in project management and business analyst roles. Previously, Dan worked as a librarian in academic libraries for five years. He has an MLS from State University of New York at Buffalo and an MS in Computer Science from DePaul University.
The Michigan Library Consortium, working in partnership with the Grand Rapids Public Library, has selected Evergreen as their next-generation library automation system. In preparation, the Michigan Library Consortium has signed a contract with Equinox Software Inc., which will provide comprehensive library data migration services, software configuration, consultation, and on-going Evergreen technical support http://www.esilibrary.com/esi/news.php#47
ATHENS, OH--April 2, 2008--LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries, announced today that Beverly Church has joined LibLime as Project Manager.
Church comes to LibLime from SirsiDynix where she worked as an implementation consultant helping clients with data migration issues and software configuration. Previously, Church provided technical support and conducted software training for Dynix. She has 25 years of experience in the library field and holds an MLS from the University of Toronto.