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Get Up, Stand Up: Participate in the 2008 Perceptions Survey

Attention, Evergreen users/followers/consider-ers! Step up to the plate and participate in the Perceptions 2008 International Library Automation Survey, produced by library-automation industry pundit Marshall Breeding. Marshall’s 2007 survey received “a total of 1,779 individuals from 47 different countries.” That’s a good start, but this survey would benefit from higher turnout. […]


Access 2008: the Fall Fashion Color was Evergreen! 2

(Note: see the new Evergreen Flickr set and Delicious set for more linkalicious pleasure.) Many good topics were discussed at Access 2008 in Hamilton, Ontario this past weekend, but Evergreen seemed to be every other word (the alternate word was LibX). As you can see from the photo on the […]


What’s in a name? (open-ils.org to evergreen-ils.org) 2

The Evergreen community has been discussing changing the domain for Evergreen’s project site from open-ils.org to evergreen-ils.org. “Discussion” may be too strong a word… it’s more like consensus, at least from members of the Evergreen community who have been reading the list the last two weeks. The majority opinion seems […]