Open Library Foundation

EBSCO is a proud contributor to the Open Library Foundation (OLF), an unbiased nonprofit dedicated to promoting open source technologies and innovation for libraries.

Current Open Library Foundation Projects

FOLIO Library Services Platform

An open source collaboration to redefine the future of library technology

Open Library Environment (OLE)

An active community building open, service-driven library management tools

Global Open Knowledgebase (GOKb)

An open data platform providing information about e-resources


The foundation’s mission to foster and support open source projects is consistent with OLE’s vision for collaboration to inform library technology development and to promote the innovation of great software for libraries.

— Michael Winkler, OLE Managing Director and Open Library Foundation Board Member

Interested in Open Library Foundation community projects?