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

November 9, 2016

FOLIO is on a fast development track with the public announcement of the project in June and the opening of the code in August. Subject matter experts, developers, and strategists are now working to bring the first applications to the platform next year. What does the long term path for FOLIO development look like?  What is the development status of the first applications and the short term goals?  How might you be able to get involved?

Hear Harry Kaplanian, Senior Director of Product Management, Software Services at EBSCO Information Services, present the short, medium and long term milestones along the FOLIO roadmap.

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September 27, 2016

The initial code base for the FOLIO project is now available on GitHub.

September 20, 2016

FOLIO, a community collaboration to develop an open source library services platform has taken shape. The FOLIO platform will support traditional resource management functionality but is open throughout and extensible at its core. By providing a platform for innovation, libraries and service providers can create applications and functionality that will deliver new and exciting services to libraries.

Join this second webcast to learn about the FOLIO platform, the status of the project, and the reimagining of library technology.


Event Date & Time: Wednesday, September 28th, 2016, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET / 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM PT

Peter Murray – Open Source Community Advocate, Index Data

Christopher Spalding – VP, Open Source Platforms and Communities at EBSCO Information Services

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September 20, 2016

Join us on Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 at 11:00AM EDT / 1500GMT for a webinar on how to engage with the FOLIO code. The presentation portion will cover two main topics: context around how the FOLIO platform provides integration points for module development and what that means for developing modules in FOLIO and a look at how the platform pieces come together in the user interface to provide functionality to the end user. The presenters will be showing some code and data structures as well as the current user experience prototype.


  • Jakub Skoczen, Architect and Developer at Index Data
  • Kurt Nordstrom, Software Engineer at Index Data
  • Peter Murray, Open Source Community Advocate at Index Data

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A confirmation email will contain access information for the event.

The Open Library Community Forum is sponsored by the OLE (Open Library Environment) and is governed by the Open Library Community Forum Code of Conduct.

A recording of this Forum will be made available on the OLE website.


September 9, 2016

The Open Library Foundation has been established to promote open source projects for libraries and to foster and support contribution, distribution, and sustainability of the benefits of these projects. The foundation provides the infrastructure for librarians, developers, designers, service providers, and vendors to collaborate with innovative open source technologies and develop transformative solutions for libraries.

September 2, 2016

Are you wondering how to participate in FOLIO? Having trouble figuring out where and how to engage? Never used Discuss? What is Slack? How do I get accounts? Our next FOLIO Forum will discuss the FOLIO communication channels, what they are used for, how to join, and what you can expect on each channel.

August 30, 2016

French news agency AEF interviewed Director of Common Service Documentation at Montaigne University, Bordeaux, Grégory Miura about the FOLIO initiative.

August 12, 2016

Join this first webcast  (in a series of 6) on August 23rd to learn about the FOLIO platform and the reimagining of library technology.

August 4, 2016

In this forum, facilitated by the Open Library Environment (OLE), attendees can ask questions about GOKb’s current data enhancement strategy, learn about potential new services built on the FOLIO platform, and how they can participate as GOKb partners.

July 27, 2016

The initial FOLIO Developer’s Forum was held on July 27, 2016.

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