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Welcome Melissa!

Bibliomation welcomed Melissa Ceraso as Evergreen System Specialist in October 2013. She has worked in libraries for seven years, and earned her MLS from Southern in 2010. This is her most “techie” job with libraries so far, and she’s quickly…

Crunching some eBook Numbers

Bibliomation’s OverDrive libraries recently decided to start purchasing HarperCollins titles. There was some soul-searching, some serious contemplation, and some discussion. More than that, there was Jessica Venturo’s analysis. Jessica looked at the cost per circulation of ebooks by various publishers,…

Welcome Debbie!

Bibliomation is fortunate to have Debbie Daiss on board as our Business Manager/CFO. Debbie holds a degree in Accounting and Marketing from Georgia Southern University and has worked in finance at both businesses and nonprofits. You’ve been in business and…

A fond farewell

Bibliomation is sad to bid farewell to Melissa Lefebvre, our Evergreen Systems Manager. Melissa came to Biblio in 2004 as the Web Services Administrator.  She was the project manager for the BibliOak project and oversaw our migration to Evergreen. She…

Nutmeg Awards in the OPAC

Headquarters staff meet weekly to discuss all things Evergreen. Our member libraries should already see one of the results of a recent Evergreen meeting. Connecticut’s Nutmeg Awards now include a High School category and the Nutmeg committee plans to add…

Evergreen Enhancements – Developers Selected

Bibliomation has reviewed the quote submissions from the Evergreen developers and based on our priorities and the available funds for this fiscal year, we will be working with four different developers on thirteen of our original twenty-eight enhancement requests. The…

Evergreen Enhancements

Bibliomation will be funding the development of these enhancements for Evergreen in the coming months. We are working with a variety of developers to add these features to Evergreen, so the timelines will vary for each item. If you have…

Evergreen Enhancements – Our Wish List Items

Earlier this year, we surveyed our member libraries, asking them to submit their most desired wish list items for Evergreen development.  We collected these items and added them to IdeaTorrent, an open source idea submission and voting software solution.  Then…

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