Index Data talks about FOLIO at these events in the first quarter of 2017

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.

  • FOLIO Technical Review Team Report (free webinar; Wednesday, January 11, 2017, at 11:00AM Eastern U.S. time / 1600 GMT). Index Data's Jakub Skoczen joins members of the OLE-commissioned FOLIO Technical Review Board to discuss the report and the advances that the developers have made since the report was presented to the OLE Board.
  • Folio: A New Library Services Platform Built for Innovation (free webinar from ACRL; Thursday, January 12, 2017, at 2:00pm Eastern U.S. time / 1900 GMT). Peter Murray and EBSCO's Harry Kaplanian offer a one-hour presentation on what FOLIO is, why it is different from other library automation systems, and how community participation is key to the project's success. If you are new to FOLIO, this is the presentation to attend!
  • FOLIO Day: Imagine the Future of Libraries (announcement in Hungarian; Budapest, Hungary; January 17, 2017). Join Jakub Skoczen in this all-day event with Christopher Spalding from EBSCO, Mark Denham from University of Glasgow, and Marc Johnson from Knowledge Integration to get a deep dive into the technology and strategy of the FOLIO platform.
  • RMG’s 2017 ALA/Midwinter Presidents' Seminar: The View from the Top (ALA Midwinter; Atlanta, Georgia; Friday, January 20, 2017) Index Data co-founder Sebastian Hammer joins other library industry executives in this annual discussion of trends in library automation.
  • FOLIO, a New Model in Library Technology (ALA Midwinter; Atlanta, Georgia; Sunday, January 22, 2017). Sebastian Hammer and Lynn Bailey will be on hand during this presentation to talk about Index Data's work on the FOLIO project.
  • Yearning and Yielding To Change: Choice And Modularity in Library Technology (Ontario Library Association Superconference, Toronto; Wednesday, Febuary 1, 2017). Neil Block from EBSCO, Michael Winker from OLE, and Peter Murray offer a session at this year's OLA Superconference describing what FOLIO is becoming and what participants can do it get involved.
  • Symposium on the Future of Libraries (Sydney, Australia; Monday, February 13, 2017). Sebastian Hammer and Lynn Bailey talk with Australian libraries about FOLIO's possibilities in this day-long event.
  • FOLIO tutorial and Hack-a-thon at Code4Lib (Monday, March 6th in Los Angeles). Jakub Skoczen, Peter Murray and others will lead new developers in an exploration of the FOLIO software and pursue work on the platform during these two half-day sessions.
  • Redefining the LSP from the Inside Out (Library Technology Conference, St. Paul, Minnesota; Wednesday, March 15, 2017). OLE's Michael Winkler and Peter Murray walk participants through how FOLIO is transforming how libraries think about their existing workflows and imagine new services.
  • The Revolution Will Not Be Televised: New Opportunities for Vendor/Library Collaboration to Prepare for An Unprecedented Next Generation (ACRL; Baltimore, Maryland; March 23, 2017). Sebastian Hammer joins a panel with EBSCO's Neil Block and OLE's Michael Winker to talk about the FOLIO project's drive for customized workflows and new library service paradigms under the banner of a library-vendor open source collaboration.
  • Reimagining Libraries: Open Ecosystems (Computers in Libraries, Washington, DC; Wednesday Evening Session; March 29, 2017). A lively panel moderated by Marshall Breeding and including OLE's Michael Winkler talk about the push to open up the software systems used by libraries. Peter Murray and colleagues from other institutions participating in the FOLIO project will be on hand to answer questions.
  • Bibliographic and Entitlement Records Under One Roof: The Making of a Kabalog (ER&L 2017; Austin, Texas; April 4, 2017). Sebastian Hammer and Kristen Wilson from the North Carolina State University describe FOLIO's unified data model for both conventional bibliographic metadata and e-resource knowledge bases.