Executive Committee Report


PINES Consortium welcomes Lake Blackshear Regional Library

Just a quick post to announce PINES has grown by another library system: Lake Blackshear Regional. The PINES consortium has now grown to 49 library systems comprised of over 275 physical locations. The database has also grown: PINES is up to 9.3 million items and 1.8 million active users. PINES […]


Migration Post-Mortem 4

PINES is circulating books. Patrons are finding stuff. Catalogers are cataloging. PINES central staff members are still in-country and not in fear for their lives. We’ve done it, but we didn’t get here without a lot of hard work and lessons learned. For posterity’s sake, herein lies the tome of […]


Evergreen has reached Beta 1

It’s hard to believe it has been almost 2 years since we started down the path to create a powerful, flexible, open source, enterprise-class ILS. I’m very happy to report today that we’ve reach an important milestone on this journey: Beta. The PINES libraries have already been working hard on […]