Updates


We have been presenting at conferences and have been conducting many workshops. Check out the following links to recent articles and presentations:

June 13, 2017

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The ALA Annual Conference is approaching. There are a variety of events at the conference focused on FOLIO. Whether you want to hear a quick description, learn more about and meet members of FOLIO Special Interest Groups or have a drink, grab a bite to eat and mingle with the community, there is something for you.

May 16, 2017

Will you be at the ALA Annual Conference?

We are hosting A Toast to FOLIO at ALA! Join us for an evening of drinks, finger foods and mingling, on Friday, June 23rd, 7:00 p.m.  –  9:00 p.m., at Theory in downtown Chicago. Hang out with members of FOLIO’s Special Interest Groups (the SIGs), meet developers working on the project and network with your colleagues. Or, enjoy the atmosphere and have a beer!

Click her for more info and to RSVP.

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March 31, 2017

Monthly FOLIO First Friday Meetings help Cornell University evangelize around the Open Source Project

March 7, 2017

In an effort to keep the community informed on the FOLIO project, we will be posting monthly community updates, including information on what’s happening in the community, discussions in Special Interest Groups, past and upcoming webinars (FOLIOForums), engagement metrics, and a section dedicated to developer updates.

February 28, 2017

Watch Sharon Wiles-Young, Director of Library Access Services at Lehigh University, talk about why her library choose to be part of the FOLIO open source project.

February 10, 2017

FOLIO is not the exclusive domain of large research libraries and well-resourced consortia. As a participant-driven community, FOLIO welcomes input from the wide and diverse library community. Join us for a webinar that will explore FOLIO from the perspective of three small to mid-sized organizations.

January 26, 2017

FOLIO relies on the community to grow and succeed. Learn how you can lend your voice to the project as it continues to grow and develop. I wonder....

January 19, 2017

Read all about how far the project has come and see an infographic illustrating impressive community growth.

January 5, 2017

FOLIO will have a presence at the ALA Midwinter Conference – in person and online

December 28, 2016

Run your library and imagine new possibilities.

FOLIO is a community collaboration to develop a new open source library platform from the ground up. The software includes core library services (such as cataloging, acquisitions, circulation) and will include a platform to support new services. FOLIO will make it possible for libraries to choose applications developed by libraries, different groups or vendors. Open and proprietary apps will all be available to the community in a marketplace (app store) environment.

With the first iteration of the platform coming out in 2018, we ask you to think beyond a typical ILS and imagine what your library could look like with completely new, innovative apps.

So we ask you: In addition to the core functionality that will be offered by FOLIO’s platform, what would be the first app that you want for your library? Share your thoughts by tweeting your answer using the hashtag #FOLIOBuilds. One lucky person will win a Bamboo Folio Smartpad, Notepad and Spark pen for contributing to the discussion!

Are you headed to ALA Midwinter Conference? If so, look for the FOLIO postcard in your conference bag. You can write your answer on the postcard and drop it off at either the Index Data (#819) or EBSCO (#1514) booths.

We look forward to a vibrant community discussion around how apps can open new possibilities for your library.

Look for snippets of the conversation to be shared on Twitter and in biweekly community updates. Click here to subscribe to community updates.

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