FOLIO Community Accepted to Google’s Season of Docs Initiative

Open Source Community Seeks Technical Writers to Collaborate on Documentation

June 22, 2020

IPSWICH, Mass. — June 22, 2020 — FOLIO, an open source library services platform, has been accepted to Google’s Season of Docs initiative. Season of Docs is an effort to bring together technical writers and open source projects to foster collaboration and improve documentation in the open source space.

FOLIO is now seeking technical writers to contribute to the initiative on its behalf, working closely with the open source community. Writers will bring their technical writing expertise to the FOLIO project’s documentation while learning about the open source project and new technologies. Technical writers from around the world can apply to participate in Season of Docs. Those who apply and are accepted to the project will be assigned a mentor and receive a stipend from Google.

FOLIO is seeking technical writers to participate in the following projects:

  • Expansion of End User Documentation of FOLIO Apps
  • Improvement of the Developer Experience when Working with or Contributing to FOLIO
  • Creation of System Administrator Documentation for FOLIO Implementations

For more details regarding the projects, click here.

 About FOLIO

FOLIO is a collaborative effort among libraries, vendors, developers and consortia that leverages open

source technology and a community-based effort to redefine library services and innovate based on library futures. By building on what libraries need and by leveraging library expertise as well as vendor capacity and velocity, FOLIO is designed to move libraries forward, build on the services they provide and redefine the role libraries play within their institution. FOLIO also levels the playing field and makes open source technology available to all institutions regardless of size or staffing. FOLIO brings vendors together to innovate and host services for customers and introduces open source as a service to libraries. To sign up to participate or receive more information, go to www.folio.org.

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For more information, please contact:

Kathleen McEvoy
Media Relations, FOLIO

978-223-0438
kathleen@folio.org

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