November 27, 2015

Colorado’s Statewide Ebook Pilot Project Moving Into Testing and Demo Phase

Direct to e-Voke Colorado Web Site (User Interface)

From Douglas County, CO Libraries:

After seven months of work, the project is nearing completion.

An alpha-stage, e-content management platform has been 80% developed, and currently meets six of eight functional requirements as determined by the eVoke advisory committee, including representatives from the Colorado State Library, CLiC, Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries, DCL and Marmot Library Network.

2014-04-28_16-09-27Milestones such as allowing library users to search and access e-content alongside physical content, see real-time availability, and download titles from within library catalogs have been successfully achieved.


The project is now entering the testing and demonstration phase, in which select libraries from around the state will be invited to test the platform.

The project team, led by project manager Monique Sendze, associate director of information technology at DCL, will lead the testing phase. The team will contact libraries for participation, gather results, and report on findings.

Regular project updates will continue to be posted at

Sendze encourages interested members of the community to visit the project website.


Douglas County Libraries (DCL) and partner the Colorado Library Consortium (CLiC) were awarded a Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant of $209,460 for their project proposal, “eVoke 2.0: Colorado Statewide eBook Pilot Project” in October 2013.

Read the Complete Announcement

See Also: Technology from OdiloTID Will Power Colorado’s Statewide Ebook Pilot Project (January 21, 2014)

See Also: Evoke 2.0  Timeline

See Also: e-Voke Colorado 2.0 Information Site

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