ReShare is the newest resource sharing platform on the market, tied to a fundamentally different business model. ReShare is the result of a deep, open collaboration between a group of libraries, consortia, and companies, based on the notion that community infrastructure should be owned by communities, not by individual organizations. Its open-source code base is available for anyone to use, enhance, or support. Learn more about ReShare and Index Data’s involvement in the project.

Meet ReShare Implementers at the Charleston Conference

Project ReShare is hosting a reception during the Charleston Conference on Wednesday, November 8, 2023, from 4:30pm to 6:30pm. Meet the ReShare implementers for a social mixer, celebration, bowling, and arcade games. Please let us know you are coming by signing up on EventBrite. The reception will be at The Alley, 131 Columbus Street in […]

Minitex Selects ReShare Hosted By Index Data for MNLINK

(​​MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA and BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS) Minitex and Index Data are excited to announce that Minitex has selected ReShare to replace the VDX system that supports MNLINK—Minitex’s groundbreaking statewide system that has revolutionized library access and resource sharing for patrons and staff across Minnesota since its initial launch in 2004. MNLINK’s new platform is scheduled to […]

TRLN Successfully Launches ReShare With Hosting From Index Data

Index Data, a leading provider of innovative library software solutions, is pleased to announce the successful launch of ReShare hosting for the Triangle Research Libraries Network (TRLN). ReShare, the open source resource sharing system, offers TRLN libraries a modern, customizable, and efficient platform for seamless resource sharing among their esteemed institutions. TRLN, a consortium of […]

Index Data is Showcasing Open Source Library Solutions at the American Library Association Annual Conference and Exhibition

Index Data, a leading provider of innovative library software solutions, is thrilled to announce its participation at the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference and Exhibition. The event will take place from June 23-26, 2023, in Chicago, Illinois. Index Data staff are eager to meet to discuss cutting-edge solutions, including FOLIO, the open source library […]

Learn about Controlled Digital Lending at the Charleston Conference

Controlled Digital Lending (CDL) is a hot topic in libraries. Libraries use the rights of first sale associated with physical books to lend patrons a digital copy. By holding back access to the physical item while the digital copy is lent, libraries maintain an “own-to-loan” ratio that parallels the physical lending practice. The digital copy […]

Project ReShare at ALA CORE Interest Group Week on March 7

Index Data’s Debra Denault will have her Project ReShare Product Owner hat on as she represents the project during the ALA CORE Interest Group week.  The CORE division of ALA hosts this week of events to highlight the activities of its interest groups.  The Open Source Systems interest group is hosting a panel of leaders […]

PALCI and ConnectNY Libraries now Live on ReShare Hosted by Index Data

Earlier this month, library patrons of both the PALCI consortium and ConnectNY started using ReShare Shared Inventory and ReShare Returnables to request the delivery of books between campuses. Learn about what this means for these libraries.

PALCI and ConnectNY Partner with Index Data to Adopt ReShare

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 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.