FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Duluth, GA–July 7, 2016
Equinox is pleased to announce that it has successfully migrated Amherst County Public Library to Evergreen within the Evergreen Virginia Project, managed by the Library of Virginia. Equinox completed the migration in early June. Amherst is hosted on Equinox’s Sequoia platform along with the rest of the consortium.
Amherst has two locations and circulates over 100,000 items plus electronic resources. The two locations serve close to 16,000 patrons in Amherst County. Rose Schoof, Evergreen Virginia Project Manager, had this to say about the migration: “The word to describe our migration process would be “easy”. The vast knowledge that Erica and the rest of the team possess is phenomenal.”
The addition of Amherst brings the number of libraries in the Evergreen Virginia Project to 23. We look forward to helping the Project grow even more in the years to come.
About Equinox Software, Inc.
Equinox was founded by the original developers and designers of the Evergreen ILS. We are wholly devoted to the support and development of open source software in libraries, focusing on Evergreen, Koha, and the FulfILLment ILL system. We wrote over 80% of the Evergreen code base and continue to contribute more new features, bug fixes, and documentation than any other organization. Our team is fanatical about providing exceptional technical support. Over 98% of our support ticket responses are graded as “Excellent” by our customers. At Equinox, we are proud to be librarians. In fact, almost half of us have our ML(I)S. We understand you because we *are* you. We are Equinox, and we’d like to be awesome for you.
For more information on Equinox, please visit http://www.esilibrary.com
Evergreen is an award-winning ILS developed with the intent of providing an open source product able to meet the diverse needs of consortia and high transaction public libraries. However, it has proven to be equally successful in smaller installations including special and academic libraries. Today, almost 1200 libraries across the US and Canada are using Evergreen including NC Cardinal, SC Lends, and B.C. Sitka.
For more information about Evergreen, including a list of all known Evergreen installations, see http://evergreen-ils.org
Sequoia is a cloud-based library solutions platform for Evergreen, Koha, FulfILLment, and more, providing the highest possible uptime, performance, and capabilities of any library automation platform available. Over 27,000,000 items within the Sequoia platform in the last year. It was designed by Equinox engineers in order to ensure that our customers are always running the most stable, up to date version of the software they choose.
For more information on Sequoia, please visit http://esilibrary.com/what-we-do/sequoia/