With the development of the core FOLIO modules well underway, Index Data staff are thinking about how the FOLIO platform can be extended to new areas of libraries. One example is the Intersection of Repositories with the FOLIO Library Services Platform, a new whitepaper that explores how FOLIO can interface with and extend the functionality of content repositories.
On June 20, Sebastian Hammer will be presenting at the FOLIO Symposium hosted by La Sapienza University in Rome. Topics include: - The Platform, The Process, The Product - EU Community Potential - Open Source Communities
Join us in Rome to explore the future of library technology!
Index Data is presenting at the 41th European Library Automation Group (ELAG) Systems Seminar in Athens (Greece), June 6 – 9, 2017.
If you’re planning on attending the 2017 ALA Annual Conference and Exhibition in Chicago, June 22 - June 27, please drop by and visit Index Data at Booth #5220. We love to visit with old friends and new, and ALA is a wonderful place to touch base.
If you’d like to chat, please give us a call to set up something in advance, since our schedule tends to get a little crowded during the conference.
Index Data will be participating in two panels related to FOLIO at the upcoming ACRL Conference in Baltimore. On Thursday, March 23, Lynn Bailey will join Tony Zanders (EBSCO) and Mike Winkler (OLE) in a session titled “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised: Opportunities for Community-wide Collaboration to Prepare for An Unprecedented Next Generation.”
Time: 9:40 AM - 10:40 AM Room: 339-340
Lynn Bailey and Sebastian Hammer are traveling “down under” to Sydney to attend the 2017 Australian Library and Information Association Conference from February 13 - 17 and the FOLIO Symposium on the Future of Libraries.
Join us at the Ontario Library Association Super Conference in Toronto, Canada on Wednesday, Feb. 1 from 2:30 PM - 3:45 PM for a talk: “Yearning and Yielding To Change: Choice And Modularity in Library Technology.” Presented by Michael Winkler (OLE), Peter Murray (Index Data), and Neil Block (EBSCO).
Sebastian Hammer, Index Data’s president and co-founder, will be featured on a panel discussing the FOLIO Project’s impact on library automation at ALA Midwinter this weekend. Moderated by Rob McGee of RMG Consultants, the panel will answer questions about the project’s progress, governance, and plans for transforming how patrons interact with a library’s services.
Index Data staff are excited to be talking about the FOLIO project in various venues in early 2017. Come meet with us and hear more about the project and how your organization can get involved.
Lynn Bailey and Nassib Nassar of Index Data are attending the Fall Membership meeting of the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) Dec. 12 - 13 in Washington, D.C. Representatives from CNI member organizations gather twice annually to explore new technologies, content, and applications; to further collaboration; to analyze technology policy issues; and to catalyze the development and deployment of new projects.
On Wednesday, November 16th, Index Data’s Peter Murray will host a FOLIO Forum on the development roadmap. Harry Kaplanian from EBSCO will present the short, medium and long term goals for the FOLIO development effort and take questions from participants.