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Adams Public Library System Goes Live With Evergreen

Oct
06

Adams Public Library System Goes Live With Evergreen
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Norcross, GA – October 6, 2008
Adams Public Library System in Indiana has gone live with Evergreen, the consortial-quality open-source library automation software. Adams Public Library is the second library in Indiana to migrate to Evergreen, following Hussey-Mayfield Public Library, which went live in August. Fifteen other Indiana public libraries are on track to migrate to Evergreen by the end of 2008 as part of Indiana Evergreen, a shared-catalog project administered by the Indiana State Library.

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LITA Forum: Call for Participation in 5-Minute Madness

Oct
06

This year's LITA Forum will feature our second annual Five Minute Madness session, bringing a touch of the "unconference" to our meeting.

This will be held during one of the concurrent sessions and will feature nine five-minute mini-talks. We invite you to participate and share information about a project of interest to LITA members that perhaps wasn't "jelled" when we issued the formal call for participation. Speakers are strictly held to five minutes, and then there is a Q&A period for all speakers at the end. This year's session will be held Saturday, October 18, 10:50am - noon.

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J. David Bavousett Joins LibLime as Implementation Specialist

Oct
01

ATHENS, OH--October 1, 2008 --

LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries, announced today that J. David Bavousett has joined LibLime as Implementation Specialist.

David comes to LibLime from the Abilene Library Consortium where he had worked since 2002 as Project Manager and Systems Administrator. Prior to that, David worked as a Systems Analyst Consultant for both Computer Horizons Corp. and Laboratory Corporation of America.

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Grand Rapids Public Library Goes Live With Evergreen

Sep
30

The Grand Rapids Public Library has gone live with Evergreen, the consortial-quality open-source library automation software. GRPL follows Branch District Library in Branch County as the second of seven public libraries in the Michigan Evergreen project that will migrate to Evergreen by the end of the year. Michigan Evergreen is a shared-catalog project administered by the Michigan Library Consortium (MLC). Equinox Software, Inc., the support and development company for Evergreen, provided bumper-to-bumper support during the data migration process.

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National Weather Center Library Chooses Evergreen

Sep
29

Norcross, GA – September 29, 2008

The National Weather Center Library has selected Evergreen, the consortial-quality open-source library automation software, as their next-generation integrated library system (ILS). In preparation, they have signed a contract with Equinox Software, Inc. for complete data migration. After the Evergreen catalog has gone live, Equinox will continue to serve the library with technical support as well as full-service data hosting.

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Big Country Library System Selects Koha ZOOM

Sep
29

Athens, OH--September 29, 2008-- LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries, announced today that Big Country Library System (BCLS) has selected a Koha ZOOM hosted system for their next integrated library system and union catalog.

Big Country Library System (BCLS) is a 39-member regional library system. Geographically, BCLS is the largest regional system in Texas, and at 34,127 square miles, is larger than the state of South Carolina. Eleven libraries will migrate to Koha during 2009, with additional libraries joining over the next 2 years.

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Debra Denault Promoted to Senior Vice-President Operations at LibLime

Sep
23

ATHENS, OH--September 23, 2008--LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries, announced today that Debra Denault has been promoted to Senior Vice-President Operations.

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Code4Lib Journal Announces Publication of Issue 4

Sep
22

The fourth issue of the Code4Lib Journal is now available at http://journal.code4lib.org/ .

Editorial Introduction -- Issue 4
Ken Varnum
http://journal.code4lib.org/articles/363

Auto-Populating an ILL form with the Serial Solutions Link Resolver API
Daniel Talsky
http://journal.code4lib.org/articles/108
In this article we'll take a tour of the OpenURL protocol; discover
how to use it to get an XML API response from the Serial Solutions link
resolver; and see how to receive and process that XML data using PHP to

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Bell/Whittington Library Selects Koha

Sep
01

ATHENS, OH --September 2, 2008-- LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries announced today that the Bell/Whittington Library in Portland, Texas has selected a hosted Koha ZOOM solution for their next integrated library system.

The Library's database of over 32,000 items will be hosted off-site at one of LibLime's secure data centers. The Library has also contracted with LibLime for data migration, support and training on their Koha system.

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Hussey-Mayfield Public Library Goes Live With Evergreen

Aug
28

Hussey-Mayfield Public Library in Zionsville, Indiana has gone live with Evergreen, the consortial-quality open-source library automation software. This is the first step in a process that will see seventeen Indiana public libraries migrate to Evergreen by the end of 2008 as part of Indiana Evergreen, a shared-catalog project administered by the Indiana State Library. Equinox Software, Inc., the support and development company for Evergreen, provided bumper-to-bumper support during the Hussey-Mayfield migration.

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