Index Data at the Charleston Conference, Nov. 2 – 6

On Thursday, November 5, from 5 PM to 6 PM, Index Data’s Sebastian Hammer, will be participating in Innovation Session 1 at the Charleston Conference. This year the conference will be held virtually due to the pandemic. The 60-minute session will focus on innovative or entrepreneurial thinking in libraries – new ways to solve problems, […]

Index Data’s Sebastian Hammer presents at the 2020 Library Leaders Forum on Project ReShare

Each year, the Internet Archive hosts the Library Leaders Forum.  The theme this year is Empowering Libraries & Communities Through Digital Lending and the schedule of speakers reflect how library service impacted on a global scale due to COVID-19.  Index Data co-founder Sebastian Hammer is part of a panel discussion on October 13 to talk […]

Index Data joins Mass TLC Tech Compact for Social Justice

Index Data is proud to announce that we, along with over 60 other Massachusetts technology companies, have joined the Tech Compact for Social Justice.  This initiative was established under the leadership of the Executive Diversity and Inclusion Steering Committee (EDISC) of the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council (Mass TLC) to promote meaningful change in making Massachusetts’ […]

Spokane Public Library Partners with Index Data to Adopt FOLIO

SPOKANE, WA – September 1, 2020 – Spokane Public Library announced today that it has chosen to partner with Index Data to help the Library adopt FOLIO. The Library aims to go live on FOLIO in the first half of 2021.  FOLIO (an acronym for the Future Of Libraries Is Open) is an open source […]

FOLIO Libraries Announces Implementations and Timelines as the Open Source Library Platform Nears Significant Milestone

Libraries around the world are beginning to implement FOLIO, the open source Library Services Platform, as it approaches a named release that signals a significant achievement in the development of initial apps, features and functionality. Read the press release here.

Index Data at ICOLC Conference [ONLINE] – July 20 – 22

On Wednesday, July 22 from 1:45-2:30 EDT, Kristen Wilson of Index Data will be doing a presentation on “Project ReShare: Consortial and Commercial Partnerships that Work” along with Jill Morris (PALCI) and Scott Garrison (MCLS) at the International Coalition of Library Consortia virtual conference.

Simmons University Library Goes Live with FOLIO

BOSTON, MA – June 18, 2020 – The Simmons University Library went live with the Open Source Library Services Platform FOLIO on Monday, June 15, 2020. As part of the Fenway Library Organization (FLO), Simmons implemented FOLIO in collaboration with the FLO staff as well as its hosting partner Index Data. It is using VuFind, […]

Index Data at NASIG 2020 – June 9 – 11

Index Data is sponsoring NASIG 2020, being held online from June 9 – 11. Our own Kristen Wilson, who is serving as the President of the NASIG Executive Board this year, will be giving a talk on ERM during the Lightning Session on June 10 at 2:15 PM.

ReShare in Action

Project ReShare is getting ready to start testing across a group of PALCI member libraries. Watch a quick video walking through some of the functionality of the latest software release. If you’d like to learn more, feel free to get in touch with us, or with the project at http://projectreshare.org/

Library of Congress Announces New BIBFRAME-to-MARC Conversion Tools

Today the Library of Congress announced the availability of new BIBFRAME 2.0 components for converting BIBFRAME data to MARC.  These include BIBFRAME 2.0 to MARC Specifications and BIBFRAME to MARC Conversion Programs, both written by Index Data under the direction of the Library’s Network Development and MARC Standards Office.  http://www.loc.gov/bibframe/news/bibframe-to-marc-conversion.html