Updates


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

July 18, 2016

The FOLIO community is pleased to announce the first FOLIO developer forum will be held on July 27th, 2016.

July 15, 2016

The first Open Library Community Forum was held on July 13th. The goal was to answer questions about FOLIO and provide attendees with more information about how they can participate. Speakers included Sebastian Hammer from Index Data, Christopher Spalding from EBSCO and Michael Winkler from OLE.

July 8, 2016

The Open Library Community Forums, brought to you by OLE, are a place to learn and converse about the collaborative efforts of FOLIO, the Future of Libraries is Open.

June 24, 2016

Libraries and service providers have come together to reshape the future of libraries and develop new technologies. The new initiative, FOLIO, provides a platform for libraries, service providers, and other organizations to team up to redefine library automation via open source projects.

May 4, 2016

Tania Fersenheim, Manager of Library Systems at Brandeis University, comments on the open source project in this blog post. She notes that “the OLE / Index Data / EBSCO LSP project proposes to deliver an option that is closer to a modular, interoperable, open ideal – a new option that will include not only a multi-tenant ILS, but modules that will take it beyond the core ILS and officially into next-generation LSP.”

April 1, 2016

In this April 2016 American Libraries article, Marshall Breeding provides an overview of the open source project. Marshall notes that the launch of the open source project “opens a new chapter in the library technology industry — potentially wielding an even greater impact than the latest rounds of mergers and acquisitions.”

March 1, 2016

In this presentation at the Code4Lib conference, Sebastian Hammer from Index Data introduces the open source LSP project. Sebastian discusses the new Collaboration and presents the architectural principles of the planned platform.

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