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Michigan Evergreen Project Chooses Equinox

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Duluth, GA–August 13, 2014

The Michigan Evergreen Project (managed by Midwest Collaborative for Library Services) has chosen Equinox Software Inc. to provide its hosting and support services. Michigan Evergreen consists of 6 library systems with 11 service locations. They serve 76,000 patrons with 442,727 items. Michigan Evergreen will move onto the Sequoia platform in two months. They have also chosen Equinox to provide their training services.

Shae Tetterton, Equinox Director of Sales, says “I worked with Michigan Evergreen when they migrated their first library and am thrilled to see their return. They are long standing Evergreen users and have so much to offer our community.”

About Equinox Software, Inc.

Equinox was founded by the original developers and designers of the Evergreen ILS. We are wholly devoted to the support and development of open source software in libraries, focusing on Evergreen, Koha, and the FulfILLment ILL system. We wrote over 80% of the Evergreen code base and continue to contribute more new features, bug fixes, and documentation than any other organization. Our team is fanatical about providing exceptional technical support. Over 98% of our support ticket responses are graded as “Excellent” by our customers. At Equinox, we are proud to be librarians. In fact, half of us have our ML(I)S. We understand you because we *are* you. We are Equinox, and we’d like to be awesome for you.

For more information on Equinox, please visit http://www.esilibrary.com.

About Midwest Collaborative for Library Services

MCLS is a non-profit membership organization comprised of all types of libraries in Indiana and Michigan. MCLS provides libraries a convenient, single point of contact for training, group purchasing, and technical support for electronic resources. MCLS saves member libraries time and money.

For more information about MCLS, visit http://mcls.org/about-mcls/.

About Evergreen

Evergreen is an award-winning ILS developed with the intent of providing an open source product able to meet the diverse needs of consortia and high transaction public libraries. However, it has proven to be equally successful in smaller installations including special and academic libraries. Today, over 1400 libraries across the US and Canada are using Evergreen including NC Cardinal, SC Lends, and B.C. Sitka.

For more information about Evergreen, including a list of all known Evergreen installations, see http://evergreen-ils.org.

About Sequoia

Sequoia is a cloud-based library solutions platform for Evergreen, Koha, FulfILLment, and more, providing the highest possible uptime, performance, and capabilities of any library automation platform available. Sequoia was designed by Equinox engineers in order to ensure that our customers are always running the most stable, up to date version of the software they choose.