[Metadatalibrarians] Webinar: FOLIO Open Source Project to build a Library Services Platform – Questions and Answers

Doreen Herold dok205 at lehigh.edu
Fri Jul 8 04:17:14 PDT 2016

Open Library Community Forum:

FOLIO Open Source Project to build a Library Services Platform – Questions
and Answers

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at 11 AM EDT/3 PM GMT

Please come join the Open Library Community Forum!

Speakers will answer questions about FOLIO, the open source project to
build a library services platform (LSP), and attendees can learn more about
the project as well as how they can participate.  Members of the audience
are welcome to submit questions during the Forum. Questions not answered
during the Forum will be answered in a soon-to-come blog posting from the
FOLIO Project Leaders.


Sebastian Hammer is the President and co-founder of Index Data
<http://www.indexdata.com/>. Index Data has gained worldwide respect in the
library community for its work in standards-based solutions and its
commitment to open source software. Sebastian describes his role as the
chief strategist, creative person, consultant, requirements capturer,
occasional innovator and cheerleader of the company.

Christopher Spalding is VP, Open Source Platforms & Communities at EBSCO
Information Services <https://www.ebsco.com/>. He has over fifteen years of
experience working in application and database support, implementation, and
presales for both vendors and academic libraries.  He has held positions
managing systems and systems departments while at Novo Nordisk in Denmark
and Emory University, Atlanta, GA, as Director of Library Core Services.

Michael Winkler is the Managing Director for the Open Library Environment
<http://www.openlibraryenvironment.org/>, serving as chief project
executive for the OLE community, which is committed to providing innovative
software platform on which to build a new generation of library services.
Prior to taking on his current role, Michael provided leadership and
strategic visioning for the use of information technology at the University
of Pennsylvania Libraries.

Please join a few minutes early to ensure that we can start promptly.   Space
is limited to the first 500 participants.

When: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT July 13, 2016

Event: Open Library Community Forum

Location: WebEx

Register Here:

A confirmation email will contain access information for the event.

OLE Community Forum Code of Conduct:

A recording of this forum will be made available on the Open Library
Environment <http://www.openlibraryenvironment.org/?page_id=76>website.

To learn more about FOLIO

EBSCO Supports New Open Source Project by Marshall Breeding


Introducing FOLIO - A new collaboration bringing libraries, service
providers and developers together to speed innovation and redefine the
future of library automation


Let’s Get This LSP Party Started
blog post by Tania Fersenheim

Constructive disintegration -- re-imagining the library platform as
videorecoding of Sebastian Hammer’s presentation at code4lib 2016,
Philadelphia, PA March 2016 https://youtu.be/P03kD_Q5qcU?t=3269

Doreen Herold
Manager, Library Technical Services
Lehigh University
Library & Technology Services
30 Library Drive - Bethlehem, PA - 18015
610.758.3040 - dherold at lehigh.edu
Library Technical Services Wiki <https://confluence.cc.lehigh.edu/x/SQAR>

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