SirsiDynix partners with user groups around the world in an effort to better interact with and communicate with, as well as support, the users of our products and services. International user conferences, regional user group meetings, online communication forums, and product enhancement interaction mechanisms are a few of the ongoing initiatives that SirsiDynix and its user groups work together to maintain and expand for their mutual benefit. On this page, you'll find information on our official regional user groups including COSUGI (Customers of SirsiDynix User Group, Inc.) for North America; COSI EMEA (Customers of SirsiDynix International) for Europe, the Middle East and Africa; COSA (Customers of SirsiDynix Australasia); and numerous others for specific countries and geographic areas.
COSUGI (Customers of SirsiDynix User Group, Inc., North America)
COSUGI's purpose is to facilitate communication among its members, and between the membership and SirsiDynix; to collaborate with our international counterparts and SirsiDynix on recommendations for product development and enhancements; and to support the activities of Special Interest Groups and Regional Users Groups.
Portland Hilton 921 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR
30 March 2015 to 1 April 2015
COSA (Customers of SirsiDynix Australasia)
COSA is an association of libraries and organizations using one of SirsiDynix's integrated library systems (Symphony, Unicorn, Horizon, and Dynix Classic) throughout Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Rim. COSA represents its members on a range of automated library systems and IT related issues, and has links with similar organizations around the world.
Novotel Parramatta, Parramatta, NSW
14 October 2015 to 15 October 2015
COSI EMEA (Customers of SirsiDynix International, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa)
COSI EMEA is an independent user group for libraries and other organizations using SirsiDynix products financed through institutional membership subscriptions. Inaugurated in December 2008, the group is formed from the old European Unicorn User Group (EUUG), the Dynix User Group (DUG), and the Horizon User Group (HUG), and promotes communication among users and systems administrators to increase awareness of local development initiatives.
The group holds an annual conference to allow the user community to exchange knowledge and ideas as well as to facilitate networking opportunities. COSI EMEA offers a mechanism to represent the interests of SirsiDynix users in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA), and to maintain a constructive and collaborative relationship with SirsiDynix. COSI EMEA works with SirsiDynix to influence system development for the benefit of EMEA customers.
Copthorne Hotel, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
8 July 2015 to 10 July 2015