Catalyst are pleased to announce we are co-hosting an event Open Technologies for Libraries with EBSCO information systems in Melbourne, next week.
There are a few spaces left, if you would like to join us, please RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/open-technologies-for-libraries-tickets-...
This event is open to all that would like to hear how open source software allows libraries the freedom and flexibility to share knowledge, innovate, and future-proof for the technology changes ahead. Our presenters are:
Chris Cormack, an original developer of Koha Library Management System, the software now 18 years deep into bringing a modern web experience to ~15,000 libraries worldwide. His experience and stories of developing library software, and continuing to work on it all over the world 18 years later, are possibly a true use of the word unique. Chris leads the Catalyst Koha technical team.
Kathryn Tyree, the Catalyst Services Manager for Koha, just 7 years into her library-world career (we know this is short in library years) she sees Koha libraries from their first enquiry through to implementation and ongoing support.
This collaboration between EBSCO and Catalyst follows 5 years of working together on open source software. Starting with the EBSCO Discovery plugin for Koha, and over time aligning closer together as the library sector commitment towards open data and open systems grows. Catalyst have been in the open source software business globally for 21 years, and recently celebrated 10 years in business in Australia.