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One Year of Evergreen

Happy Evergreen Anniversary to us! Bibliomation came up on Evergreen 2.0 on June 3, 2011. Since then, we’ve upgraded to 2.2 and TPAC, with countless small fixes (including some backported 2.1 features) along the way. Since we’ve been live, we’ve…

A tale of two libraries

Yee-haw! We’re officially welcoming two libraries to the Bibliomation fold this month. Warren Public Library went live on November 7 and Bridgeport Public Library returned to Bibliomation on the 14th. These two libraries couldn’t be more different, and it was…

Almost there!

We’re coming into the home stretch of our migration-filled two years. The Warren Public Library is automating for the first time and plans to go live on November 7th. Bridgeport Public Library will be re-joining Bibliomation with a go live…

Back to School!

For most of Bibliomation’s schools, the first day has been delayed thanks to Irene. However, our friends at Equinox software got their data transferred into our Evergreen servers before the storm hit. Bibs, items, and students are all ready to…

Signed, Sealed, and Delivered

This is me, signing the official Evergreen Fiscal Sponsorship Agreement with the Software Freedom Conservancy (SFC), an umbrella, not-for-profit organization that helps promote, improve, develop, and defend Free, Libre, and Open Source Software (FLOSS) projects. I was one of many…

Here we go!

Evergreen training starts tomorrow. My trusty little car is loaded up with documentation, handouts, and my picnic blanket. Don’t worry, there’s still room for donuts! -kate

Welcome, Hagaman Memorial Library!

We’re pleased as punch to welcome East Haven’s Hagaman Memorial Library to the Evergreen community! The Hagaman Memorial Library went live on Monday, April 4 and was a roaring success. The library staff used Evergreen’s offline circulation mode over the…

The Evergreen Kids Catalog Project Picks Up Steam

We’re happy to report that the kids catalog development project for the Evergreen catalog is moving nicely along. Bibliomation, along with our development partners, The King County Library System (Washington state), Sitka (British Columbia), and PINES (Georgia Public Library Service),…