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.
Index Data, OLE and EBSCO are hosting a 2-day workshop in Copenhagen on FOLIO for participants and interested organizations on 19-20 October. We will provide a deep debrief on FOLIO and progress in the project and expect active and lively discussion in the workshop, including some facilitated, topical breakout sessions.
Tune in to the second FOLIO forum to hear Sebastian, Kurt, Jakub, and Peter talk about the current state of the FOLIO Platform project and the plans for opening the github repositories. There will be a Q&A session at the end.
Index Data is leading the development of FOLIO software, which is designed to support libraries and developers in creating new kinds of library services.
Index Data will be at the IFLA World Library and Information Congress in Columbus, Ohio from August 14 - 17, 2016, so drop by and visit us at Booth H115. We would love to see you!
If you’d like to chat, please give us a call to set up something in advance.
Index Data will be exhibiting at the 2016 ALA Annual Conference in Orlando, June 23 - 28, 2016, so drop by and visit us at Booth #1144. We would love to see you! For a free exhibit pass, please send us an email.
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.
We’re excited to announce that Peter Murray will be joining Index Data in the role of Open Source Community Advocate. In this position, Peter will lead our efforts to build relationships among libraries, organizations, and companies participating in the EBSCO/OLE/Index Data Open Source LSP project, to recruit and mentor staff from partners to the effort, and to promote awareness of the project.
On Tuesday, June 7, Sebastian Hammer, along with co-presenters Ken Chad and Kirstin Kemner-Heeke, will be discussing The Library as Platform: Exiting the Old Library System and Transitioning to a New at ELAG 2016, Copenhagen, DK. The presenters will discuss the challenges faced in developing a new open source library platform, and how it will address these issues.
On Monday, April 11, Sebastian Hammer will be participating in a panel on “Redefining the Integrated Library System” at the UKSG 39th Annual Conference and Exhibition in Bournemouth, UK. The panel will look at principles of openness, community and choice as the core of the library’s services platform.
Index Data’s Lynn Bailey and Nassib Nassar will be attending the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) Spring 2016 Membership Meeting in San Antonio, Texas, April 4-5.