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Evergreen Canned Reports – Testing

Equinox has delivered a set of 29 reports for Bibliomation staff to test. They fall into three broad categories: Library Collections (10 reports) Library Patrons (9 reports) Library Services (10 reports) I’ve already run a handful of them, and so…

Douglas Library of Hebron is now LIVE on Evergreen

The Douglas Library of Hebron was the second library in Bibliomation’s Development Partners project to go live on Evergreen this past Monday, March 8th. We can now start seeing how holds function between these two libraries. We have a little…

First Bibliomation Development Partner Goes Live!

The Beacon Falls Public Library went live this morning on BibliOak, Bibliomation’s Development Partner Evergreen system. Beacon Falls is the first Connecticut library to go live on Evergreen. The Douglas Library of Hebron will quickly follow them next Monday, March…

PLA Conference – Evergreen Community Happy Hour!

Come join your friends in the Evergreen community at next month’s PLA conference in Portland! We’re planning to meet up at Deschutes Brewery for beer and conversation on Thursday, March 25th, at 5:30pm. Here’s some more info on Deschutes: Deschutes…

Kids’ Catalog Project Gets Underway

It’s official – Bibliomation will be partnering with King County Library System (Washington state), the SITKA Libraries (British Columbia), and the PINES library network (Georgia Public Library Service) to develop the specifications for the very first Evergreen kids’ catalog. We…

True Confessions…

Our own Amy Terlaga was once an open-source-ILS-phobe. She tells the story of her journey from resistance to enthusiastic embrace in this month’s Computers in Libraries magazine. For our Connecticut readers, the article is available through iCONN. Fear and trembling…

More on the Kid’s Catalog

As regular readers know, we’ve been looking for ideas for a kid’s catalog. We posted our original list a few weeks ago and since then, we’ve held a chat session with our members to brainstorm more ideas, including: A title…

PostgreSQL Training with Dan Scott

We’ve been busy setting up some Evergreen training with Equinox. In mid-January we’ll receive some admin training as well as a 1.6 update, including Acquisitions. We also need to learn how to write PostgreSQL queries, but Equinox doesn’t offer a…